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Chief Engineer, Planning Studies  Dubai,   Posted: 1/16/2024
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Our client is seeking a Chief Engineer, Planning Studies to initiate ideas and conduct studies to ensure the rail transit system is well integrated with the surrounding uses, best fit within the urban fabric, fully satisfy the objectives of the Rail Agency.


Key Results Accountabilities:
* Ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored as per the project management plan.
* Review and evaluate the proposed transit stations plans and their relations to the surrounding land uses and urban developments, and identify necessary changes and adjustments.
* Formulate long-range objectives relative to future land uses along the transit corridors and around transit stations.
* Ensure Coordinate with Stakeholders internal and external to ensure all their requirements related to Handover are fulfilled
* Ensure full compliance for the quality/specification of the materials/products and work done and managing inspection/testing activities regularly during the implementation stages of the project.
* Ensure the compliance of project handover in accordance with company project management policies and process
* Conduct field investigations, and compile and analyze data on demographic, economic, physical and other factors affecting planning of transit corridors.
* Initiate and manage/contribute to urban planning/ ridership studies/initiative and Projects.
* Ensure the list of snags and outstanding works is complete and properly followed up during the Defect Notification Period (DNP)
* Coordinate with government planning authorities and other local agencies regarding land parcels designated or to be designated to Dubai Metro in terms of land use, zoning and issuing site plans.
* Review and evaluate context planning around transit stations and prepare planning recommendations.
* Ensure the list of snags and outstanding works is complete and properly followed up during the Defect Notification Period (DNP)
* Prepare ROW land acquisition plans for the transit lines and follow up the approval procedures with concerned government authorities.
* Review and evaluate proposals for land uses and development plans and prepare recommendations.
* Prepare & present technical information & reports to a variety of audiences
* Investigate, identify and analyze the impact of rail projects on existing urban communities, specifically on areas around rail stations, and propose improvement policies and urban upgrading solutions.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor degree in Architecture / Civil from a recognized university.

* Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints
* Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
* Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
* Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
* Proven ability to develop quality standards, testing procedures, inspection reporting formats, and ability to conceptualize tasks and accomplish them.
* 8 years' experience in Urban Planning field.
* Excellent knowledge and intensive experience with international or local planning projects, functions, systems and procedures
* Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications
* Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
* Excellent Knowledge of local laws, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process of UAE.
* Good knowledge of statistical methods and their applications.
* Ability to use and manage GIS and CAD drawings and maps.


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