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Resident Engineer (Mechanical) (Binnies)

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads, interfaces and provides direction for field engineering for system wide MEICA works which include Odour Control & Air Jumper Facilities and Site Wide Instrumentation monitoring for DTSS2.
  • Site supervision and commissioning of the system wide MEICA works including coordination and interface with the Tunnel and Link Sewer contractor.
  • Ensures the Contractor provides consistent quality of works in accordance with approved drawings and contract specifications.
  • Resolves construction and commissioning related issues raised by Client/Contractors.
  • Monitors and reports on daily, weekly and monthly work progress and safety records.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of Contractor submissions which include, but not limited to reports, RFIs, claims, specification, calculations and drawings.
  • Ensure consistent and thorough submittal reviews of the Contractors’ submission have been done throughout the submittal approval process.
  • Attendance in meetings, discussions with clients, contractors and to lead in interface, technical and progress discussions; and preparation of meeting notes.
  • Monitor Contractor’s progress and schedule and cost performance.
  • Assess and check on RTOs’ certification on the value of work completed and recommend progress payments to be made to Contractor.
  • Ensures that records of all works including but not limited to tests, inspections, and minutes of site meetings are filed in the DTSS2 Project Information Management System.
  • Maintains a high profile in HSES by active participation in HSES audits, inspections and reviews.
  • Promotes a near-miss reporting culture and ensure lessons learnt from these near misses are shared across the program.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Registered with the BCA and accredited with the Joint Accreditation Committee (JAC) of the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) and the Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore is preferred
  • About 8 years of relevant experience in Odour/Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Project and familiar with process mechanical and building services related works.
  • Experience in managing and administering engineering work in multiple-contract environment
  • Conversant with local building codes, M&E Codes of Practices and regulations
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Strong letter and report writing ability

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


Job Segment: Resident Engineer, Engineer, Construction, Mechanical Engineer, Instrumentation, Engineering

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