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Lead Electrical Design Engineer

Lead Electrical Design Engineer

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UAE-Abu Dhabi
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Electrical Engineering

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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

We are now seeking a talented Lead Electrical Design Engineer to join our award winning team based within our Abu Dhabi Office.

This critical role will be responsible for the leadership and management of the design process on one or several projects and applying sound engineering principles in the development of design solutions and the production of contract documentation.


Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

  • Providing leadership in research, planning, design and development of building engineering systems, including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing and electrical, by providing guidance and instruction to the designated project engineers.
  • Supervising project engineers to perform engineering evaluations, feasibility studies, conceptual and final designs, cost estimates, and engineering calculations.
  • Overseeing the administration of contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.
  • Attending all coordination and progress meetings and present options and solutions as required.
  • Conducting reviews of engineering options and evaluations to validate the robust nature of new products and design solutions.
  • Overseeing the use of Autodesk Revit tools to present design and engineering solutions for all projects.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision the successful applicant will bring a minimum of 15 years post graduate experience in engineering design partnered with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.

Membership of an internationally recognized professional Institution i.e. C. Eng. M.I.C.E. or P.E. and professional registration is preferred.

KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.