Senior Construction Engineer

Requisition ID:  271853

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Camp
  • Grade: 26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? No 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Sharma 
  • Employee Referral Amount:  

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.   


Project Description:

Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company is providing Executive Project Management consultancy services (including technical, commercial, and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea. ”NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and companies will come to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways.   


SUMMARY OF RESPONSILITIES: The Senior Construction Engineer will be assigned to the field construction organization in a technical leadership capacity to drive the works across a wide variety of scopes, from new hospitals to new access roads to offices and other infrastructure works. Responsible for overseeing all appointed Contractor’s job site activities and ensure that the construction operations and contractor’s performance are in compliance with project ES&H, quality, schedule requirements, whilst maintaining effective relationships when interfacing with stakeholders and general public. 



·  Responsible for construction oversight and compliance of Civil contractor’s works are carried out as per the drawings, specifications and standards, as per schedule and ensures compliance to ES&H plans, quality standards and local/national regulatory safety codes

·  Oversee performance of the Civil scope on the project including, project status, schedule, cost control, change management systems

·  Lead and coordinate with contractors, engineers, client, and other stakeholders involved in earth movement and filling works

·  Leads and coordinates input to ensures continuous construction work fronts availability through review of look ahead schedules, commodity charts, manning charts, engineering deliverables, material delivery schedules and any other service requirements including contractor submittals

·   Organizes and integrates site activities including actions of subcontractors, suppliers, client, and their representatives to ensure safe and effective delivery of the works

·   Ensures required permits and licenses are in place prior to the start of the specific work at site. Verifies compliance with Permit and License requirements and stipulations

·   Responsible for reviewing and approving the contractor's submittals, technical queries, Field change documents and other technical documents including Drawings and As-Builts

·   Maintain a record of all documentation relating to the delivery of the project at a site level and communicate to relevant stakeholders

·   Ensure all materials and equipment on the site fully comply with international standard and technical specification requirements

·   Ensure the closure of project is systematic and complete in all respects

·   Maintains an effective relationship with other functional departments and coordinates all jobsite contractual activities

·   Provide guidance and technical advice to the field engineers, contractors and monitor their performance

·   Coordinates and monitors interfaces with other contractors, lead the review meetings 


Qualifications, Experience, Job Knowledge and Skill set Requirements: 

· A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Civil /Structural or any discipline in Engineering

· Minimum 15 years of experience in construction industry

· Experience in large civil projects with significant earthworks, piling and concrete works scope

· Experience in similar role, with a contractor or PMC company with construction responsibility

· Experience of managing technical aspects of precast concrete operations and site concrete batch plant and materials testing lab operations

· Experience of leading contractors through the initial phases or remedial works for very large concrete operations, selection of formwork suppliers, familiarisation with waterproofing systems and optimising concrete production output

· Thorough knowledge of international standards and specification and codes as applicable including safety procedures and practices associated with the construction works

· Experience of working with earthworks and concrete specifications such as ACI, ASTM and AASHTO suite of codes

· Experience in KSA / Middle east / GCC, either on Construction Management role or Direct Construction experience on construction projects

· Must be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills to maintain a positive work environment between all parties including the Client, Contractors, and other stakeholders throughout the project life cycle

· Self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and exercise professional judgment, with a passion to take ownership of projects and provide sound technical leadership to contractor’s staff and field engineers

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