Doka Group, a subsidiary of the Umdasch Group is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork products and systems with more than 160 sales and logistics facilities in over 70 countries. From its headquarters in Austria, Doka’s heritage of innovation has positioned itself as a front runner in creating disruptive technologies for the construction market, with an emphasis firmly placed on supporting the needs of its clients.
Thanks to its immense reserves of oil and natural gas, Qatar’s national development and economic diversification has led to a boom in the construction industry, which to date shows no signs of slowing down. In lieu of successfully securing the FIFA 2022 World Cup, Qatar is reported to be investing an extra $160bn on preparations for the sporting event that includes eight state-of-the-art stadiums and 60,000 hotel rooms.
Doka Qatar is currently looking to recruit a career driven professional to join its versatile team and support the company’s ongoing national expansion. The suitable candidate will be a qualified, natural team player who can add significant value to this highly dynamic team.
As a customer-focused organisation, Doka understands that its greatest assets are its employees which is why it is consistently looking for talented professionals who are keen to develop their career in this challenging and fast-paced industry.
Main duties and other tasks:
. Accountable for technical planning, forming projects and managing multiple projects.
. Ensure that policies, procedures, programs, standards of performance and compliance are dhered to, and the proper use and design of Doka equipment.
. Determine, plan and implement technical solutions for utilizing Doka formwork systems.
. Partner with customers, contractors, sales and operations departments while managing jobs from the preliminary project planning stages to project completion.
. Support the sales team by determining appropriate formwork solutions that meet the customers’ needs (economically and in compliance with safety and regulatory guidelines), from the project design stage to project inception and completion, and prepare technical specifications, adapting them to the available stocks.
. Work with sales to produce AutoCAD drawings during the proposal stage, finalise working drawings, and produce material lists for quotations to sales and operations, for shipments to the site.
. Provide guidance to customers regarding forming solutions, service job sites and respond to queries concerning equipment usage etc.
. Provides analysis and design/price calculations as required.
. Following the Sales Department’s demands, prepares the technical specifications, adapting them to the available stocks.
. Monitor conformance with contractual guidelines.
. Analyse structural drawings given by clients.
. Conduct static calculations.
. Technical solutions will mandatory include safety and security equipment and components.
. Visit job sites as required, identify any improper implementation and take action to ensure technical solutions are immediately implemented.
. Support formwork instructors with regards to technical inquiries, installation instructions and troubleshooting.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience
. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or equivalent (civil, structural or construction).
. 4 – 6 years formwork experience (preferably Doka experience).
. Strong design skills in AutoCAD 3D
. Excellect MS office skills
. Excellent communication skills including a good command of English (within company and with clients).
Skills / Characteristics
. Proven team player.
. Self driven and proactive personality.
. Strong leadership skills.
. Excellent time management skills. Able to work in a deadline driven and fast-paced environment.
. Attention to detail.
. Qualitative abilities including strong analytical, technical proficiency and effective problem solving skills.
. Strong ability to read, interpret and understand structural and architectural contract drawings.
. Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects and work unsupervised.
. A feel for economical matters.