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Field Telecommunication Engineer - Buildings (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  217836



Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

This position is open for applicants as an International Assignee 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 Telecommunication Professional to join the Jubail, SA team. In the Field Telecommunication Engineer role, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professional across the globe to support the Team.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Monitoring site construction activities and assist with for preparing Daily Activity Report.
  • Check and Review Contractor’s monthly invoice for quantities of work performed during the period.
  • Ensures that Contractor’s electrical equipment, material and installation are in conformance with drawings and specifications.
  • Issues non-conformance reports for non-compliance or defective items.
  • Conducts surveillance inspections, hold point release inspections and witness other inspections.
  • May supervise and direct the contractor work activities.
  • Review specifications, drawings, inspections, test reports, delivery schedule, operation & manual and technical data.
  • Assisting the Contractor for interpreting drawing and specifications.
  • Coordinate with the Design Engineering on constructability issues relating to Electrical discipline.
  • Review contractor’s proposed design and shop drawings. 
  • Review Contractor technical submittal, technical queries and field change document.
  • Assisting the Contractor compliance with QA/QC procedures, Inspection and Testing Plans and Method Statements to ensure all tests are carried out as per Contract requirements. 
  • Monitor the Contractor for approved material and storage for the project.
  • Monitor the contractor for proper weather protection of plant equipment and materials.
  • Reporting and coordinates with Resident Engineer’s and Assistant Resident Engineers on work activities.
  • Prepare punch list items when the work is ready for Initial Acceptance, issue the punch list and work with the contractor to track and close it in a timely manner.
  • Participate in I/A inspections with the Project Acceptance Team and third parties, obtain the punch list, track the progress and work with Contractor to close the deficiencies.
  • Coordinate and resolve interfaces between different disciplines within a contract (e.g. between structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, telecom, etc.)
  • Coordinate with Saudi Electric Company (SEC) for review of materials, approval and compliance with SEC standards. Facilitate coordination of contractor's work with third parties, i.e., SEC, MARAFIQ, STC or other public agencies. 
  • Should be able to calculate the quantities of all electrical items and also capable of verifying & checking contractors quantity submittals.
  • Coordinate with Engineering Department on technical issues.  Supervise quantity take-offs.   
  • Participate in construction progress meetings.   
  • Review engineering design packages for constructability issues and lessons learned.
  • Provide technical guidance and knowledge transfer to young Saudi Engineers.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or Electronic & Communication Engineering.
  • Minimum 7 years field construction experience. 
  • Work experience required in the installation of fiber optic and copper cables splicing, termination.
  • Work experience shall include pre-acceptance, testing & commissioning of the SCADA, DCS, and Telecom system.


 Basic Behavioral:


  • Good oral & written communication skills in English are required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Inter-discipline coordination.
  • Excellent team player.




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.