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Project Engineer - Site Preparation & Roads (Saudi National)

Requisition ID:  216288



Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia




The Project Engineer is responsible for supporting the Area Engineering Manager to monitor and coordinate the design process for all Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) Contracts. The work will require close coordination and direct interfacing with Construction staff and Contractor’s design team.



Job Responsibilities


  • Directs and coordinates engineering activities for the project or assigned portion including supervision of engineers of all disciplines.
  • Establishes or assists in establishing the detailed project execution plan and the development of the overall project engineering budget and schedule.  Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of a project capital estimate (proposals and execution) quantities and budgets.
  • Develops design and procurement schedules for approval.
  • When assigned directs engineering activities in preparation of project proposals, including estimates for engineering staffing, quantities, scope reviews, schedules and coordination with Business Development and other functional groups.
  • Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.
  • Resolves field initiated questions on engineering.
  • Visits jobsite as required for exchange of information.
  • Coordinates activities among the design groups on the project.
  • Reviews project engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes and takes corrective action when required.
  • Manages the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the engineering work.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of project studies, reports, forecasts, special engineering reports and plant data book.
  • Ensures that Technical Risk Assessments are comprehensive and complete, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design and corresponding design documentation are in compliance with project Quality Assurance plan and procedures.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to client, project and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
  • Champions the creation of a project work environment, supported by leadership on the project/program, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.





Essential (Pass/Fail Criteria)



  • University degree in an Engineering discipline preferably in Civil / Structural, Architecture or Construction Management.
  • At least 10 years design experience.
  • Strong professional engineering background managing the design development of complex infrastructure projects.  Proven technical infrastructure design experience of roadways, utility systems, grading and drainage improvements.
  • Competent project management experience in delivering infrastructure design submittals, contract drawings, specifications, and bid documents.




  • Demonstrated supervisory skills in leading design development teams in the delivery of roadway and utility infrastructure designs.
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Keen awareness of contractual agreements, scopes of work, and development of engineering fee proposals.
  • Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical managers.






  • Demonstrated engineering design experience with site civil grading and drainage, potable water and sanitary wastewater distribution and collection systems, roadway and intersection design, medium and low voltage electrical distribution, and telecommunications systems.
  • Experience successfully managing integrated residential, commercial and industrial site development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with the structural design of earth retaining structures, drainage culverts, valve chambers and bridge structures.
  • Familiarity of geotechnical investigation and foundation and pavement design.
  • Familiarity with AASHTO roadway design and safety standards.
  • Demonstrated design of integrated utility interface coordination.
  • Keen awareness of right-of-way, access, and egress requirements for integrated site development projects.




  • Experience managing an integrated engineering design team on complex site development projects.
  • Experience with preparation and monitoring of engineering performance and progress reporting (EPPR).
  • Demonstrated experience with preparation of engineering fee proposals and engineering design contracts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering Quality Management Systems.







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.