Resident Engineer, Stantec UAE

  • Full time
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • 10000-22000 AED / Month

Stantec presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for the position of a Resident Engineer in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This job has recently been posted on company’s career page and is now open for all interested candidates.

Job Purpose of A Resident Engineer

The Resident Engineer will lead development of the strategy, design and implementation of an enhanced SCADA control environment.

Job Duties of A Resident Engineer

  • In close collaboration with the client designs, documents, and manages implementation of essential SCADA control systems and components for drainage utility networks and recycled water networks.
  • Provides appropriate and timely technical advice on matters relating to SCADA and control systems.
  • Acts as the lead problem solver in incorporating industry standards and modern technology into the SCADA design.
  • Provides review/comments on electrical engineering control system drawings such as site location instrumentation layout drawings, SCADA control room layout drawings, control schematic diagrams, wired/wireless protocol designs, control and logic diagrams, and control system equipment.
  • Acts as the client’s representative in design meetings with consultants and contractors and suggests solutions and recommendations in evolving a standard design philosophy.
  • Coordinates with consultants in preparation of method statements related to SCADA works.
  • Develops, establishes and upgrades SCADA design and implementation standards, with periodic reviews to ensure the client remains current with evolving SCADA design methods.
  • Reviews control systems architecture, material submittals & design drawings for the entire SCADA system including site locations and the central control room.
  • Reviews and validates PLC/SCADA software programs, logic, operation & functionality.
  • Plans and suggests strategic recommendations and improvements for SCADA system.

Who Can Apply?


  • 4 years engineering degree (Electrical, Electronic or similar) or equivalent.


  • Professional Engineer certification is preferred. 


  • 10+ years experience in designing, implementing and/or managing SCADA control systems and components in the 24×7 continuous process drainage, sewer or water utility industry.
  • Hands-on experience in the design of SCADA systems and demonstrable work experience on at least 4 major SCADA projects with a minimum of 3 major SCADA projects.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Demonstrable knowledge of structured programming, SCADA communication techniques and protocols.
  • Knowledge and application of all instrumentation related standards, codes and regulations
  • Working knowledge of DCS, PLC and SCADA/HMI control system software, hardware and architecture.
  • Knowledge of profibus, Modbus, OPC & industrial Ethernet networks are mandatory.
  • Expert Knowledge of database & reporting tools are mandatory.
  • Knowledge of fiber optics installations and Cisco Firewalls/routers/switches in the automation network layer is mandatory.
  • Developed interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to interact effectively with multicultural teams.
  • Ability to work effectively and diligently as an individual and team member to resolve complex faults on critical equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and present technical and non-technical documentation.

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