Sr. Civil Engineer
at Agility

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

Job Description


We are looking to add a key member to the Engineering team of Agility Logistics Parks (ALP), a leading provider of world-class logistics facilities and services across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. This role will be responsible for planning and design, project budgeting, and overall management of ALP’s engineering projects.


 Planning and Design

  • Plan and design including the preparation and/or review of design documents (drawings and specifications) for new construction or renovation projects
  • Assess potential construction sites, check existing structures for upgrades, and analyze survey reports, maps, drawings and other data to plan projects
  • Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors in planning stages and risk analysis
  • Carry out technical and feasibility studies and draw up blueprints that satisfy technical specifications
  • Create drawings and schematics of projects using computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Compile and submit permit applications to local, state, and federal agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations
  • Ensure that building materials used in particular projects are in compliance with the projects’ specifications and are subjected to the appropriate testing procedures

 Project Budgeting

  • Complete cost estimations for materials, equipment, and labor for all phases of a construction project, and develop the complete budget to determine a project’s economic feasibility
  • Manage budget and purchase equipment/materials

 Project Management

  • Oversee the construction team comprising of workers, contractors, junior engineers, and technicians, ensuring that all project contributors within assigned responsibility are performing their duties and meeting the demands of the project
  • Perform/oversee surveying operations
  • Mentor junior staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders
  • Monitor progress and compile project status reports
  • Comply with standards, guidelines and regulations, and deliver technical documentation/files as required
  • Manage projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner
  • Perform a final evaluation of completed structures to ensure compliance to local codes and specifications

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience including 4 years in a supervisory and/or design role
  • Good understanding of building code compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and verbal and written communication skills


  • Ability to think methodically with a capability to maintain an overview of a project as well as its detailed technicalities
  • Ability to make informed decisions and resolve issues independently
  • Keenness to meeting deadlines and budgets
  • Natural ability to supervise and lead diverse teams
  • Ability to negotiate and motivate

Join us and learn the Agility Way!

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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