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Field Mechanical Engineer Buildings (Saudi National)

Requisition ID:  216300

  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Project No.:  25272
  • Grade:  23-24
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  No 



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 Mechanical Professional to join the Jubail, SA team. In the Field Mechanical Engineer Buildings role, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professional across the globe to support the Team.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Monitor contractor Quality Control Program. This includes site inspection for compliance with contract documents, approved submittals and mechanical codes.
  • Maintain project safety awareness and enforce company safety policy.
  • Facilitate coordination of contractor’s work with third parties, i.e., SEC, MARAFIQ or other public agencies.
  • Review technical submittals, respond to contractor’s technical queries and coordinate with engineering department on technical issues.
  • Supervise quantity take-offs.  Review O&M manuals.  Monitor as-builts.  Evaluate construction material testing results.
  • Review contractor’s monthly invoices.  Prepare daily reports on each contractor.
  • Provide technical support to the preparation of Field Change Requests and Change Orders.
  • Participate in construction progress meetings.
  • Participate in final inspection and prepare punch lists.
  • Review engineering design packages for constructability issues and lessons learned.
  • Provide technical guidance and knowledge transfer to young Saudi Engineers.


Basic Qualifications:


  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum of 4 years hands on construction experience.
  • He must have hands on experience in Buildings and Site development. 
  • He must be familiar with Air Handlers, Exhaust Fans, Chillers, Split unit, Sanitary System, Potable Hot & Cold Water System, Storm Water System, Fire Suppression System, BMS System, elevators & escalators, chilled water distribution, potable water booster pump equipment & system, sewage lift/pump station equipment & systems including SCADA etc.. 
  • He must be able to commission all HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Suppression Systems and all other associated mechanical work with residential and public buildings.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Works tools such Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Auto-CAD is essential.


Basic Behavioral:


      Good oral & written communication skills in English are required.

      Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors.

      Review of design and shop drawings. Hands on experience in calculating quantities.

  •   Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline, cost, scheduling and/or contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes
  •   Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.





Preferred Qualifications:


•     Knowledge and understanding of the application and requirements of the Project Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) Handbook.

•     Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.

•     Should be familiar with local codes, International Codes & Safety Standards.

      Field experience, including oversight, inspection, quality control, etc., preferably as a Site Engineer or QC Engineer.

      Experience working overseas, either on management consultant and/or or Direct Hire Contracts with preference to projects in the Middle East.       Experience in evaluating, reviewing and approving proposed materials, Field documents, Monthly progress payments, etc...



Preferred Behavioral:


      •    Demonstrated ability to influence the Contractor’s team and to make critical decisions where required.

      •    Ability to work within a culturally diverse organization, recognizing and respecting differences.



Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.