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Subcontracts Assertive Claims Specialist

Requisition ID:  215461

Location: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)



Job Responsibilities


  • Supports Subcontracts claims resolution.
  • Assist the project team with developing overall strategy for claim resolution.
  • Responsible for quality and accuracy of the claims process work product.
  • Supports preparation of extensive and in-depth cost and schedule analysis; prepare reconciliation and justification of increased costs. Responsible for claims development and pursuit of assertive claims against subcontractors as appropriate.
  • Assess and assemble technical documentation about complex claims issues.
  • Reports to the project Subcontracts Claim Manager.
  • Ability to lay and propose strategies for claim defense.
  • Intimate knowledge of schedule analyses. Familiar with concepts such as concurrent and parallel delays, excusable/non-excusable, compensable/non-compensable; case law and reference text (e.g. Pickavance, AACE, SCL) knowledge will be an advantage.
  • Extensive negotiation skills with Subcontractors is an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of Subcontract Administration processes.
  • Coordinates with designated staff on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, (sub)contract performance, (sub)contract administration and other major matters.
  • Prepares periodic status reports for management.
  • This is not a management position; this is a position for a hands-on specialist.


Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree from accredited university.
  • Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices.
  • Specialized courses or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations and accounting.
  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices and
  • Preferred experience in Bechtel policies, procedures and work practices.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.


Additional Qualifications


  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, and particularly Excel (expert).




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.