Design Technician / Discipline Engineer Job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

job in riyadh

Atkins Middle East

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ref: HP331-1390

Job description / Role

Due to our continued success in the Saudi, we are now seeking to add a Design Technician / Discipline Engineer to join an established professional team, committed to technical integrity, innovation and development of its people.


• Integration of data from multiple sources into the spatial data repository.
• Analysis, interrogation and manipulation of spatial data received from stakeholders and third parties.
• Spatial and temporal analysis of data.
• Adherence to project quality procedures.
• Look for opportunities to increase efficiency on the project


Essential Requirements:

• A degree qualification in GIS or a related field.
• Experience of providing GIS support to multi discipline, client focused, project environments.
• Understanding of spatial data formats and spatial reference systems.
• The candidates should ideally have experience with managing GIS data on large scale master planning projects.
• Some level of programming for A/cad would also be advantageous in order to extract metadata from masterplan CAD files to excel.
• Experience with Autodesk civils would be a great advantage. Revit is less of requirements as this tool it is still mostly buildings focused.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Proven experience of delivering to deadlines within pressurized environments.
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.

Desirable Requirements:

• Experience of working with and controlling a large number of evolving data sets.
• Experience using ArcGIS Server.
• Experience using AutoCAD software (including Civil 3D and Map).
• Hands on experience of using CAD derived data within a GIS environment.

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Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

• A competitive salary
• Transportation allowance
• Medical and life insurance cover
• 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

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers’ needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).