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Senior Architect - BIM/LEED (International Assignment)


Requisition ID:  232239

  • Organization:  Infra
  • Location:  Jubail 


Essential Technical:

  • B.Arch. or M.Arch. from an accredited institution.
  • Fifteen years’ experience in project delivery and construction administration.
  • Experience in broad range of project types, including K-12, infrastructure, and institutional.
  • Licensed/registered/chartered by recognized authority. 
  • Technical knowledge of architectural concepts, techniques, materials, and construction methods.
  • LEED AP BD+C accreditation.
  • Advanced background in obtaining LEED certification for projects.
  • Advanced expertise in BIM project delivery.
  • Advanced abilities in Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant tools.

Essential Behavioral:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Mentor junior architects technically.
  • Ability to work in an integrated customer/Bechtel delivery team with a diverse mixture of nationalities and cultures.
  • Maintain contact with outside technical (A/E) consultants, other RC divisions (including Construction, Urban Planning, Landscaping, Operations and Maintenance, and others) and engineering disciplines for all projects
  • Proven team player across Engineering Department stakeholders and other internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Works effectively within a team and develops meaningful internal and external relationships by building trust, acting with integrity and being approachable.

Preferred Technical:

  • NCARB certification. 
  • Professional association membership (AIA, RIBA, etc.)  
  • Skill in assessing the scope of problems and developing practical solutions.
  • Demonstrated interdisciplinary coordination skills and review capabilities.
  • Advanced ability to apply and interpret International Code Council requirements, and related standards.
  • Ability to create and edit technical specifications (CSI MasterFormat).

Preferred Behavioral:

  • Ability to adapt to a multi-cultural environment.
  • Successful team leadership and management experience. 
  • Ability to support construction department responding to technical queries and submittals.
  • Ability to work within an integrated RC/Bechtel team at multiple levels ranging from working level to project manager level.
  • Self- motivated and disciplined to work on multiple projects and maintain scheduling deadlines.
  • Commitment to and understanding of sustainable building technologies and practices.
  • Demonstrates treating others respectfully, fairly, and transparently, whether things are going well or when under pressure.  Holds others to account when they see these values breached

Job Description:

Review and guide design and documentation of all projects for the Royal Commission (RC) that are part of the growth and expansion of Jubail Industrial City and the Ras-Al-Khair Industrial City (RIC) in the Eastern Province. Projects include residential buildings, commercial centers, schools, sports centers, government buildings, infrastructure support, etc. 


Regular duties include:

  • Review project documents at each design phase for code and standards compliance, design solutions, and technical soundness.
  • Play a lead role in implementation of BIM processes within the discipline.
  • Play a lead role in obtaining LEED certification on selected projects.
  • Assist in strengthening team understanding of sustainable design and construction practices and philosophies.
  • Review and recommend solutions for on-site construction issues.
  • Update standard technical specifications and details.
  • Train and mentor junior colleagues, both formally and informally.
  • Make site visits and document findings.
  • In-house design assignments are possible.
  • Represent the client in technical meetings and Value Engineering analysis.
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world.  We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right- no matter how big, how complex or how remote.  The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do.  Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.
Build your career as you build some of the most challenging and complex projects in the world today.

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 and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.