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Field Civil Engineer - RIC (Saudi National)

Requisition ID:  217868



Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

This position is open for applicants from Saudi Nationals that meet the requirements of the job specification.


Job Summary:


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is seeking a Field Civil Professional to join the Jubail, SA team. In the Field Civil Engineer - RIC role, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professional across the globe to support the Team.

The senior Field Civil Engineer (FCE) is the front end of Bechtel’s operations in Jubail, responsible for overseeing multiple contractors to construct, test and commission all large scale highways and roadwork’s projects whilst maintaining a positive health and safety working environment with the site team and proactively eliminating rework through an effective quality control program.

The senior  FCE reviews and approves all quality assurance and health and safety documentation and is then responsible for working with the contractor to implement these practices on the construction site. The senior FCE will be capable of independently working with the contractor whilst representing the client on site, he shall be competent to read, analyze and advise on interpreting design drawings and specifications and proactively identify conflicts between the disciplines.

The senior  FCE shall have experience in the design and construction of highways and bridges including earthworks, drainage, asphalt and reinforced concrete structures.


Job Dimensions:


A Supervision Received

  • Receives direction from the Resident and Assistant resident Engineer
  • Receives technical direction from the Project Field Engineer.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Shall take responsibility for all site related activities including Health, Safety and Quality.

C. Contacts

Works closely in a multi-disciplined team of field engineers and safety engineers to:

  • Oversee multiple utility construction projects.
  • Maintain a zero-accident policy on site.
  • Proactively implement a zero-rework culture within the project team through careful coordination with other disciplines.
  • Is the primary contact on site for the clients team.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders to help the contractors negotiate traffic detour plans and road closures as an when required.





Job Responsibilities:


  • Construction supervision of large-scale highways and infrastructure projects through the whole project life cycle including the testing and commissioning process.
  • Must be technically proficient in asphalt and reinforced concrete construction.
  • Review and approve shop drawings, vendor design packages all other site related quality and health and safety documentation.
  • Maintain a zero-accident policy on site with the contractor through regular participation in the clients health and safety programs and undertaking regular health and safety audits on site.
  • Proactively eliminate rework activities through reviewing and understanding drawings and specifications and coordinating with other discipline specialists in the team.
  • Support the contractor to prepare and submit technical queries as and when required.
  • Support the contractor to implement a quality assurance system in line with Royal Commission quality processes and procedures including recording as-built drawings, technical submittal logs, TQ registers and third-party laboratory documentation.
  • Represent the client in undertaking quality, health and safety inspections on site, preparing punch list items and taking lead with the contractor to close all outstanding comments.
  • Coordinate with the project team and contractors to identify defects, raise non-conformance reports and follow through to identify correction procedures to close out.
  • Monitor all site related material quantities and as clients representative sign off on contractors’ monthly invoices.


Basic Qualifications:


  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Must Possess a minimum of 8 years of hands on experience in the construction of commercial buildings, especially in HVAC systems such as Chillers, PACU’s, Air Handlers, Exhaust Fans, and Plumbing systems such as Sanitary System, Potable Hot & Cold-Water System, Storm Water System, Fire Suppression System, and BMS System, Elevators, etc.
  • Good oral & written communication skills in English are required. 
  • Self-motivated individual with good skills and experience and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication and ability to explain construction related issues to Supervisor as well as the contractor.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Inter-discipline coordination. 
  • He must also be familiar with chilled water distribution, potable water booster pump equipment & system, sewage lift/pump station equipment & systems including SCADA etc. 
  • Must be able to commission all HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Suppression Systems and all other associated mechanical work with commercial buildings.
  • A strong understanding of construction means, methods and requirements, associated with mechanical related works such as HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Fighting, BMS, etc. 
  • Field experience, including oversight, inspection, quality control, etc., preferably as a Site Engineer or QC Engineer.
  • Experience in evaluating, reviewing and approving proposed materials, Field documents, Monthly progress payments, etc.
  • Have a basic knowledge of safe work practices and recognize and take action when unsafe activities are taking place. 
  • Be able to read and analyses a detailed baseline schedule, including resources, and assist the contractor in properly planning current and future activities. 
  • Experience working overseas, either on management consultant and/or or Direct Hire Contracts, with preference to projects in the Middle East.


Basic Behavioral:


  • Must be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills to maintain a positive work environment between all parties including the client, contractors and other stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.