Engineer

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Dubai

43 days ago

  • Analyse, prepare and distribute daily inspection plans for inspectors based on work loads among them as per the defect reports, complaints and reports from the Inspection Section.
  • Follow up and ensure timely completion of defect rectifications according to time policy frame and to assure that all the KPI’s are within the allowed limit.
  • Review plans, specifications and drawings related to all road projects and suggest improvements/alternatives and refer to the superior for relevant action.
  • Prepare and discuss annual budget with superior and follow up expenditure to ensure effective utilization of budget.
  • Participate in contractor prequalification process by review their proposals, submittals and prepare report with recommendations for further approval.
  • Supervise the contractor works of Road Maintenance works as per the contract conditions in coordination with Senior Engineer in order to achieve specifications and the department objectives.
  • Instruct inspectors for site visit based on urgent needs and verify reports before taking any corrective actions.
  • Conduct daily site visits to ensure maintenance works are carried out as per the approved plan and specification. Meeting with contractors to address any hurdles and solve problems.
  • Ensure that daily reports' data are entered into the system for effective management and future reference.
  • Review and approve the contractors' periodic programs like daily, weekly, monthly and annual programs to ensure fulfilling the RTA and customer requirements.
  • Follow up and ensure timely completion of maintenance works as assigned by the Manager / Senior Engineer.
  • Attend meetings with contractors and other external organizations for effective coordination.
  • Receive customer requests for road maintenance works and ensure timely completion as per the section procedure.
  • Prioritize maintenance works based on nature of defect, importance and safety( vandalism, traffic accident and due to any other damage).
  • Being a part of emergency teams within the department to address all the corrective actions for emergency calls and ensure availability 24/7. Ensure immediate response and rectification for the emergency works such as crack, collapse, damage etc.
  • Responsible for handling accident reports, timely cost estimation and ensure actions are taken within the specified time frame.
  • Participate in substantial and end of defect liability inspections and prepare snags for rectification by the concerned project department follow up during that period.
  • Ensure the quality of materials used in the maintenance contract as well as road projects and enforce supplier to submit guarantee certificates and lab test results.
  • Ensure the return of scrap materials / redundant materials after project completion to scrap yard.
  • Prepare technical reports for any violations within the road corridors and refer to superiors.
  • Approve NOCs related to Road Maintenance in coordination with NOC Engineer.
  • Responsible to review contractor payment periodically and prepare payment schedule.
  • Coordinate with RTA staff for prompt actions related to maintenance works.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position when appropriate.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university.
  • 0-2 years of relevant working experience.
  • Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
  • Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications.


  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • 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.
  • Good knowledge of statistical methods and their applications..
  • Job Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Job Role: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Agency: Traffic and Roads Agency
  • Department: Roads&Facilites Maintenance
  • Section: Roads Maintenance
  • Career Level: Entry Level
  • Years of Experience : Min: 0 Max: 2
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree