Assistant Resident Engineer -Technical in Kuwait City at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Assistant Resident Engineer - Technical


Position Overview:

The ARE - Technical will act as backup for Resident Engineer when required.

Under general supervision, participates in the development, execution, supervision, and coordination of all technical aspects of field engineering assignments including development of plans, schedules, contracts, procedures, and construction methods and systems. Incumbent is also responsible for reviewing the performance of subcontractors to assure contract compliance, the application of accepted construction technology and standards, and the acceptable standardization of materials and supplies. Provide technical guidance to less-experienced field engineering personnel. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.

This position will be responsible to adjudicate all technical, Contract Administration, Contract and project Management and all items delegated to this Personnel by Resident Engineer including but not limited to Parsons policies and procedures, employee supervision, payroll and anything the RE deputize him to do.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs difficult and complex field engineering assignments involving the development, execution, supervision, and coordination of all technical aspects of a construction project.
  • Maintains first-level quality assurance to confirm that the installation of all work within his/her discipline is in accordance with the plans, specifications, and industry standards. May supervise the construction engineering work and provide technical expertise for one or more of the construction engineering disciplines.
  • Ensures that tests and inspections are performed, witnessed, and documented in accordance with approved procedures.
  • Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees. Ensures that personnel of the assigned group engage in safe work practices in compliance with site-specific safety procedures and industry standards.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with the discipline design engineering staff. Reviews and interprets discipline design drawings and specifications to ensure current revision level and correct technical execution of the work.
  • Provides resolution for technical engineering problems within the assigned discipline(s); coordinates application of solutions.
  • Develops discipline construction schedules and monitors progress. Provides schedule and progress appraisal report to the Construction Manager.
  • Monitors material procurement and deliveries to ensure timeliness in support of construction activities and schedule within the assigned discipline. Ensures that materials received meet specifications and established standards of quality.
  • Organizes the accumulation of assigned discipline data for the final project turnover and report.
  • Initiates and maintains records, back-charge procedures, progress reports, etc., as required.
  • May have some interface with the client and upper-level management.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management. 
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in construction supervision of infrastructure projects.  
  • Working knowledge of engineering and construction related processes, as well as industry practices. 
  • Strong analytic capabilities and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to perform in a lead capacity on the project.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Arabic language is preferred. 
  • Commitment to safe work practices.


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