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Senior Project Controls Engineer (Saudi National)

Requisition ID:  234962

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/24/2021

Essential Technical:

  • College/University Degree required in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Minimum of ten (8) years’ experience in Engineering and Construction Industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of planning practices and procedures. Advanced working knowledge of Primavera P6 to plan, organize, review and develop complex EPC schedules. Proficient in CPM scheduling, resource loading and leveling.


Essential Behavioral:

  • Candidate should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work closely with peers, external customers, and client counterparts.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Arabic Speaking.


Preferred Technical:

  • Prior experience working as client representation or in PM/CM role preferred. 
  • Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications currently used in Bechtel (PC Works or Primavera and Microsoft Office Applications, for example).
  • Proficiency with PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications. Knowledge of financial reporting systems and controller account codes, and understanding of Controller instructions, which impact Project Controls (including Earned Revenue Determination Data).
  • At least five (5) years’ work experience as Planner/Scheduler on Heavy Civil / Infrastructure projects.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Statistical knowledge in the areas of sampling, distributions, probability, and hypothesis testing for metrics. 


Preferred Behavioral:

  • Prior experience overseeing multiple contractor planning engineers or experience leading team of junior planning / scheduling engineers is preferred.
  • Ability to train junior planning engineers.
  • Ability to form useful working relationships with the Project Delivery Team. 


Job Description:


  • Prepares detailed schedules, cash flows, trend forecasts, contract & budget forecasts, & percent complete calculations.
  • Prepares contract check plans and schedules, preliminary quantity man loading & cash flows and progress measurement guide for contracts.
  • Assist with project summary reports and pre-award contract analysis.
  • Monitor contractor performance, manpower, cash flow and interfaces.
  • Develops pricing levels, comparisons, etc. as required for each contract.
  • Assist/organize the Engineering Work Plan for the current/following year (e.g. from the approved Work Plan plus previously approved, detail contracts, durations, and cash flows by task/contract).
  • Any other tasks required by the Engineering department related to project controls.

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