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Field Mechanical Engineer RIC

Requisition ID:  217846



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 Mechanical Professional to join the Jubail, SA team. In the Field Mechanical 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 Field Mechanical Engineer is the front end of Bechtel’s operations in Jubail, responsible for overseeing multiple contractors to construct, test and commission all electromechanical equipment whilst maintaining a positive health and safety working environment with the site team and proactively eliminating rework through an effective quality control program.

The Field Mechanical Engineer 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 Field Mechanical Engineer 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 Field Mechanical Engineer shall have experience in the design and construction of high pressure utility pipelines, large scale pump stations and HVAC installations.



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.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Construction supervision of large-scale utility installations including pipelines, pump stations and HVAC installations through the whole project life cycle including the testing and commissioning process.
  • 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 client’s 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 and TQ registers.
  • 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.
  • Monitor all site related material quantities and as clients representative sign off on contractors’ monthly invoices.


 Basic Qualifications:


  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of field construction experience for BS degree and 3 years for candidate with MS degree.
  • Experience in construction supervision and testing and commissioning of utilities & infrastructure projects.
  • A thorough understanding of electromechanical works including mechanical piping works, pump stations, Valves, Fire-fighting system and HVAC installations is required including testing and commissioning.


 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.
  • Must be committed to maintaining a strong health and safety approach which is in line with the Bechtel zero accidents philosophy.
  • Be quality orientated and work proactively with the contractors to eliminate defects and maintain a zero-rework environment.




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.