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Senior Resident Engineer (MEICA)(Binnies)

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.

Key Responsibilities

Leads a team of REs, RTOs, QS and document controller and provide 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 DTSS2 contractors and PUB.
  • Supports the Project Director, Deputy Project Director and Construction Manager in leading a team of technical professionals to deliver construction and programme management services.
  • 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 Contractor’s work progress, schedule and cost performance and safety records.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of Contractor submissions which include but not limited to reports, RFI, claims, specification, calculations and drawings.
  • Ensures consistent and thorough submittal reviews of the Contractors’ submission havebeen done throughout the submittal approval process.
  • Chairs meetings, lead discussions with Clients and Contractors and prepare meeting notes.
  • Assesses and checks on RE’s and RTOs’ certification on the value of work completed, recommend progress payments to be made to Contractor, and monitors the Contractor’s cash flow projection.
  • Resolves contractual issues (which include variations and EOT claims) with the Contractor and recommend to the Client for approval.
  • Ensures that records of all works including but not limited to tests, inspections, and minutes of 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 programme

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

· Minimum Degree in Mechanical/Electrical engineering or equivalent

· RE registration accredited with the Joint Accreditation Committee (JAC) of the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) and the Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore is preferred

· About 10-15 years of relevant experience in Odour/Wastewater/Conveyance Systems and familiar with the associated MEICA works.

· Experience in managing and administering engineering work in multiple disciplines and multiple contract environment

· Broad working knowledge of all engineering disciplines.

· Conversant with PSSCOC, local building codes, M&E Codes of Practices and regulations

· Good supervisory and management 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 11 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

Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold


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

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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

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