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MEP Project Manager

  • Job reference: FG-005236
  • Sector: Construction, Management Consultancy, Programme Management
  • Location: Abu Dhabi

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SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include :Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.


Faithful+Gould are currently looking for an experienced MEP Engineer to form part of our  Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based in Abu Dhabi.  The main objective of the PMC is the successful delivery of a high quality hospitality project in accordance with the client’s expectations with regards to budget, program, and quality compliance.


The project has completed the design and contract award stage, with the focus being upon technical submittals, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning, and authority approvals.


  • Degree qualified: Bachelor Degree or equivalent in a related field;
  • 8 years of experience and preferably have experience similar to this project/role;
  • Professional membership;
  • Track record in the delivery of large multi functional projects;
  • Technically proficient and able to understand the requirements of each MEP system installation
  • Ability to identify key issues and risks associated with system design and installation, and ability to coordinate management and resolution of the same in consultation with client, designer, and contractor.
  • A “rounded profile”, comfortable with overseeing all aspects of design, technical submittal procedures, procurement, installation (QA/QC), and testing and commissioning.
  • Effective in building good working relationships with client, contractor, and design team.


  • Provide MEP systems advice to the PMC team and client in relation to systems installation, commissioning, and handover
  • In conjunction with the Supervision Consultant identify any non-conformance and coordinate appropriate rectification
  • Oversee contractor progress and identify any progress concerns
  • Review of design consultants and contractors for compliance with their contractual responsibilities.
  • Identify risks and develop appropriate mitigation measures in conjunction with the PMC team and the client
  • Oversee the technical submittal process and identify any issues inhibiting the process of submission, review and approval.
  • In conjunction with the Supervision Consultant, ensure ITP’s and Work Method Statements have been correctly prepared, approved, and complied with by the contractor
  • Oversee the Lead Consultants performance in finalising authority design approvals, and the contractor’s performance in relation to obtaining necessary authority permits during installation and at completion
  • Coordinate with the client to ensure their requirements and expectations are met in relation to the MEP works
  • Conduct periodic inspections and advise the PMC team and client regarding compliance.
  • Participate in any necessary quality audits in relation to MEP works
  • Oversee the testing and commissioning program and ensure contractor compliance in conjunction with the Supervision Consultant
  • Review contractor schedules in relation to procurement, installation, and testing and commissioning, and identify any potential delays or progress concerns
  • Assist the PMC team with change management and provide any necessary recommendations upon the same
  • Manage the handover of MEP systems to the Operator
  • Ensure As-builts and O&M Manuals requirements are completed in accordance with the owner and operator’s requirements
  • Manage MEP defects rectification during the defects liability period
  • Attend coordination meetings.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants