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Virtual Information Database (VID) Development Administrator ( International Contract)

Requisition ID:  224579

Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia





The Virtual Information Database (VID) Development Administrator is assigned to the Royal Commission Jubail (RCJ) BIM Department and reports directly to the RCJ Building Information Modelling (BIM) Manager.  The VID Development Administrator will liaise with both internal and external stakeholders and will serve as the custodian of the RCJ Virtual Information Database which contains critical project information populated in BIM models generated by engineering and construction teams through each of the phases of project delivery.  The VID Development Administrator is a critical role in the BIM program, for they oversee the data collection, data structuring and data flow in and out of the data rich BIM models.  They will be key in educating, training and supporting the in-house engineering, project controls and construction teams in the use of the VID.  The VID Development Administrator role will primarily focus on the VID and the data contained within and shared through it, but will also assist in, document management, configuration management and Q/A & Q/C of BIM and database information.




Job Dimensions 


Works closely with the RCJ BIM Manager to:

  • Ensure the RCJ BIM program is implemented in accordance with the objectives contained within the RCJ BIM Implementation Plan and RCJ management directives.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the BIM Virtual Information Database (VID)
  • Produce database standards, procedures and processes.
  • Manage, monitor and proactively take action to maintain or remediate the VID performance, availability and user issues.
  • Setup and maintain VID permissions.
  • Develop API’s and Web Applications.




Job Responsibilities


  • Leads the RCJ organizations design, development and use of the VID.
  • Setup, manage and maintain the VID database instance.
  • Setup users, define and maintain account permissions.
  • Troubleshoot security and access issues.
  • Leads VID training of the RCJ staff and contractors.
  • Conducts audits, assessments and generate reports and dashboards.




Essential (Pass/Fail Criteria)



  • Recognized degree/diploma in a relevant field i.e. database management, information management or information technology is preferred but relative prior experience may also be considered.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in database design, programming and system administration.
  • Experienced providing database design, configuration and administration support.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL, Programming, Computer System Design and Software and Network Architectures.
  • Understanding of and ability to work across departmental functions.




  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to explain new work processes and technologies to all levels of the organization.







  • 7+ years’ experience in database design, configuration and system administration and/or prior extensive work experience in related fields leading to a thorough understanding of the role requirements as listed.
  • Experience with development of Microsoft SQL and or Oracle databases.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL and database programing.
  • Experience collecting and compiling data.
  • Capable of API and web application development.
  • Knowledgeable with engineering and construction BIM tools and methodologies.
  • Experience with document management, software administration, user-support and training.




  • Self-motivated, self-starter with good interpersonal skills.
  • Capacity to guide and train engineering and construction staff.
  • Capable of managing priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities.
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultured, integrated RC/Bechtel team.
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse organization, recognizing and respecting differences.

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.