Site Automation Manager – Air Products (Middle East) FZE

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  • Responsible for the execution and support of the Project Automation Execution Strategy and Construction Automation Plan at the project site.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Coordinate with the local system owners to ensure efficient use of the tools that support the following functions.
  • Document management
  • Sub-contracts management
  • Construction management
  • Advanced Work Packaging
  • Commissioning
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Identify and coordinate to resolution any IT, Automation or training requirements.
  • In coordination with Construction and home-office Automation, support the roll out and use of new technology to support field functions.
  • Assess network and communications connectivity needs and the level of support required to support the construction site, warehousing and fabrication yards.
  • Coordinates with Project Execution, Construction, Digital Technologies (IT), to ensure deployed systems and tools are appropriately sized, configured, and service-ready for field.
  • Works closely with the home-office Project Automation Manager to coordinate the setup and support of construction and commissioning software tools.
  • Develops site specific job aids to support the site roll out of automation tools.
  • Ensures that the automation strategy is adhered to through the construction phase of the project.
  • Performs engineering data integrity audits to ensure compliance with Air Products data standards, approved conventions, and terminology.
  • Keeps pace with industry trends and best practices.


  • Experience on very large-scale EPC, Oil and Gas, Industrial Gases, or Petrochemical projects (>500MM CapEx).
  • Strong working knowledge of software applications used on large EPC projects, e.g., Hexagon SmartPlant tools, Smart Materials, Ecosys, and OpenText.
  • Knowledge of the information flow between the automation tools.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering data management and dependencies.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal.)
  • Strong facilitative skills, including presenting to cross cultures and geographies.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2024-05-28
Job Location: Saudi Arabia – Duba
Company Industry: Management Consulting

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