Senior Process Engineer - Water & Waste

  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time
  • Entities: BESIX Sharjah

Company Description

Six Construct, a subsidiary of the BESIX Group, is the largest Belgian construction company operating in the Middle East. The company combines the efforts of a highly skilled workforce, along with strategic planning and innovative use of technology to overcome the most complex business challenges. Six Construct is a multi-services company that operates in the construction of commercial and residential buildings, sport and leisure facilities, infrastructure and marine-related projects. The company currently employs a workforce of 16,000 in the Middle East, and a total of 19,000 worldwide.

Job Description

  • Responsible for process selection of water/wastewater/waste treatment systems based on interpretation and implementation of Client Requirements / Project Specifications
  • Propose original and cost-effective alternative process solutions (Capex and Opex), in conjunction with the engineering team
  • Prepare meetings with other parties (client, consultant, stakeholders, partners…) to defend and justify the process selection, and to drive process optimization
  • Manage and deliver all process-related deliverables of a single or of multiple projects (tender and/or execution projects), throughout the whole lifecycle of the project(s) till start-up, operations, and maintenance :
    • Process calculation note – Process modeling – Process simulations or projections – Process description
    • Process guarantees – Risk assessment
    • Process block diagram – Process flow diagram (PFD) – Mass balance – Heat balance
    • Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (PID’s) in conjunction with the engineering team
    • Control philosophy – Cause & Effect table
  • Participate to / supervise the development of the engineering including pricing/purchase aspects :
    • Plant general layout – Hydraulic Grade Line (HGL) – Pipe sizing – Pipe layout
    • Equipment / Instrumentation / Valves : schedule and data sheets
    • Process units GA drawings
    • Request for quotation for process-related items – Communication with suppliers – Evaluation of the quotations toward the final selection
    • Integration of vendor data into process and engineering documents
    • Commissioning plan
  • Develop internal knowledge of existing and new technologies
  • Contribute to feasibility studies of conceptual design
Main Responsibilities:
  • Follow-up the job execution under the responsibility of his operational link
  • Ensure that process deliverables are complying with the Client Requirements / Project Specifications
  • Ensure that process deliverables are issued as per the project schedule
  • Check all process deliverables prior submission to / validation by his operational link.
  • Participate to interdisciplinary coordination meetings
  • Ensure that process constraints are duly considered throughout the project lifecycle
  • Take the necessary decisions to resolve any process question or problem that could arise
  • Anticipate technical risks that may occur during the project while proposing appropriate measures to avoid extra cost or extra time
  • Ensure that technical evaluation and comparison of vendor’s quotations are done in a timely manner for cost estimation or purchasing activities
  • Ensure that technical follow-up for purchased equipment / packages is done properly and that approval of vendor documentation is timely and properly addressed
  • Ensure total confidentiality of all information, internal and external, pertaining to the business of SIX CONSTRUCT


  • Master degree or Bachelor degree in biochemistry, chemistry, agricultural or environmental engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience in municipal/industrial wastewater treatment projects, potable water and reuse water projects, including sludge treatment technologies: tender, execution and commissioning phases
  • Good knowledge of engineering practices in the water treatment and in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Capabilities in engineering calculations such as hydraulics
  • Current use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint,…
  • Proficient in English communication; Arabic is a plus
  • You are autonomous, flexible, a team player and you like to take decisions and initiatives…
  • You have strong analytical skills while being creative…
  • You can prepare technical papers and conduct oral presentations…
  • You are result-oriented and customer-focused…

Additional Information

We believe our employees are key to our success, hence, we offer an inspiring working environment where our people feel rewarded & engaged. Career opportunities & training programs are offered to help you develop both personally and professionally and we offer attractive additional benefits to your monthly remuneration.

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