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Civil EGS - Army Barracks Design (International Assignment)



Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company (SABCO) has worked as the management services contractor directly with our client, the Saudi Arabian Royal Commission for the last 30 years. We are the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) managers, managing design submissions from local AE firms, contract and procurement management, and overseeing the actual construction work being performed by local contractors and sub-contractors in Jubail Industrial City. 


Projects we are actively involved with in Jubail include: new residential communities, petrochemical industrial zone site preparation, various commercial buildings and structures, mosques, schools, hospitals, sports facilities, clinics, a new 30,000 student university, utility services and infrastructure (electrical sub-stations, lift stations), roads and highways, port & pipeline expansions, and more






Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia



Job Responsibilities


  • Responsible for assigned activities within an engineering or scientific discipline in a global business unit on a project or program. 
  • Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering.
  • Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project. 
  • Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work.





A.   Supervision Received

  • Receives operational supervision and technical guidance from a Project Engineer, Senior Engineering Supervisor, or Chief Engineer.
  • Objectives are defined and results are subject to supervisory review.


B.  Supervision Exercised

  • Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate engineers, scientists, specialists, designers and drafters as assigned.


C.  Contact

  • Maintains contacts with client representatives as directed, with suppliers, appropriate field personnel and other disciplines to ensure the coordination of the work within the project or assignment and compliance with Bechtel/client requirements.





  • Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work within a discipline on a project or assignment in a global business unit.
  • Supervises the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, scientists, specialists, designers and drafters.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  • When assigned, recommends personnel actions such as staff additions, terminations, transfers and salary changes.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.
  • Estimates staffing needs and schedules and assigns work to meet schedule dates.
  • Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain their approval on phases of work.
  • Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.
  • Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.
  • Ensures that engineers and scientists supervised receive appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.
  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.





  • Knowledge of systems, calculations, equipment, applications of methods, materials, and computers in the discipline.
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.
  • Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Knowledge of industry /regulatory codes and standards, and design and/or layout criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Design Guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Computer Applications (BSAPs) and administrative practices.
  • Demonstrated skill in leadership.
  • Knowledge of application and coordination of 2-D and 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools on a project.


The above is normally acquired through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, from an accredited college or university OR
  • A professional license in an appropriate engineering or scientific discipline, from a recognized licensing board OR
  • Specialized courses in relevant general engineering or science or an appropriate engineering discipline, and broad progressive work experience in design engineering, science or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants, or engineering/construction firms.




Grade 27


  • Responsible for the activities on a medium size project in an engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate engineering supervisors, engineers, specialists, scientists, designers and drafters.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management.
  • Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations and bid summaries.
  • Requires a broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Requires a good knowledge of Bechtel’s administrative practices and supervisory experience.


Grade 26

  • Responsible for a portion of the activities on a major or medium size project, or a relatively small size project in an engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Supervises and provides technical direction to engineers, scientists, technicians, designers and drafters.
  • Regularly informs the senior Engineering Supervisor, Chief Engineer, or Project Engineer of technical activities, staffing, budgets and schedules.
  • Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendations.
  • Requires knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of Bechtel’s administrative practices.







Bechtel employees in Jubail receive free furnished housing and basic utilities, work transport, free health care (on site in Saudi Arabia), eligible participation in Bechtel group/private health care plan options, retirement benefit plan participation, life insurance options for you and qualified dependents, a base of 24 days of paid leave, 11 paid holidays, airfare coverage and additional time off for R&Rs and Home Leave, and local private schooling tuition coverage for up to two school-aged dependent children.