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Research Engineer

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority DEWA
Dubai (City) (AE)
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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Job Type
Engineer, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Research Engineer

Position Code: RE4IR3DP
Area: Research Programs
Program: 4IR
Field: 3D Printing


The DEWA R&D Center is looking to fill the vacancy of a research engineer to contribute in project for deployment of 3d printing parts.

  • Reverse Engineering, 3D Scanning, 3D modeling, CAD.
  • Operate and maintain advanced 3D printers, including: PBF, SLA and FDM
  • Performing material characterization tests and parts validation while adhering to ASTM/ISO standards.
  • Technical writing of SOP and reporting according to industrial standards.
  • Participate in L&D programs, mentoring interns and trainees.
  • Support in research activities related to Additive Manufacturing.


The project requires an understanding of 3D design/modeling, reverse engineering, understand process of manufacturing spare parts. The candidate should be proficient in the 3D Design, testing components, evaluating fabricated parts, identifying the components needs and requirements. In addition to conduct simulations to evaluate parts. The candidate should be comfortable working as member of a dynamic, research-oriented group with several ongoing concurrent projects across multiple areas but also manage individual tasks independently. Thinking out of the box and comfort in bridging cross-disciplinary silos to conduct innovative research are strongly desirable qualities. This will not be a direct DEWA hire but through a third party.

Basic Qualifications:


  • M.Sc. / M.Eng. in a related discipline e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management etc.
  • Experience with line manufacturing/fabrication/testing parts/3D design/application of additive manufacturing, Minimum: 4-5 years of relevant experience in well-reputed institute.
  • Scopus-indexed publication record.
  • Intellectual property (patent) record.
  • Strong industrial/research experience with 3D design and additive manufacturing
  • Experience with Fab Lab
  • Advanced experience with 3D design.
  • Advanced knowledge of geometric modeling and computer aided design (e.g. Fusion 360, Solidwork).

Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2-3 years of experience in additive manufacturing operations or advanced manufacturing facility.
  • Advanced knowledge of geometric modeling and computer aided design (e.g. Fusion 360, Solidwork).

To apply


To apply, send your cover letter, CV with complete list of publications/patents, iii) at least three names of references with contact information in one PDF-document and optionally other documents to R&D Recruitment R& Please include the Area and Position Code in the subject line of the email.

About the employer


DEWA is one of the largest enterprises in the UAE, offering a dynamic work environment, internationally competitive salary packages, and living in the vibrant city of Dubai. The DEWA R&D Center is housed in a state-of-the-art laboratory facility located at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park, one of the largest of its kind in the world.


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