Senior Construction Engineer

Requisition ID: 262391 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Sharma 

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 EgyptIsrael, 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.



The Senior Construction Engineer will be assigned to Bechtel’s project field operations and will be responsible for construction ensuring contractor’s performance are in compliance with project ES&H, Quality, schedule requirements, whilst maintaining effective relationships when interfacing with stakeholders and general public.  This position is for the Coastal Dessert East area of The Line project.



  • Responsible for Bechtel EPM consultancy services
  • Responsible for construction oversight and compliance of 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
  • Review and comment the contractor's submittals, technical queries, field change documents and other technical documents including Drawings and As-Builts
  • Support and guide contractor to achieve the safety, quality, and schedule requirements
  • Maintain a zero-accident policy on site with the contractor, participate in the clients' ES&H programs and conduct joint safety inspections with Contractor’s senior staff
  • Monitors and escalates quality, safety, progress and coordination issues and concerns
  • Ensures required permits and licenses are in place prior to the start of works at site
  • Follow and ensure projections and schedules for resources, material, and equipment requirements to ensures continuous construction work fronts availability
  • Reviews of Design Drawings, Vendor Drawings, Shop Drawings, and installation sequences
  • Reviews contractors NCRs, RFIs, FCRs, or other change documents and its effective implementation
  • Coordinates and monitors interfaces between other contractors on the project and stakeholder management
  • Ensures that RFI responses and Field Change requests etc. are correctly implemented in the Field
  • Reviews all material testing results and ensures compliance to Design specifications and standards
  • Provide guidance and technical advice to the construction engineers, contractors and monitor their performance
  • Attend daily/ weekly coordination and progress meetings with the contractor
  • Ensures that all required reporting, including daily reports are collated, reviewed, and submitted within defined timelines


Qualifications, Experience, Job Knowledge and Skill set Requirements: 

  • A recognized bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering or scientific discipline (or international equivalent)
  • Thorough understanding and experience of the essential job duties described above
  • Knowledge and experience on the activities and risks involved in construction of large infrastructure works
  • Awareness of safety and quality standards, specifications, and codes as applicable to construction of industrial and infrastructure 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 lifecycle
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Experience in KSA / Middle east / GCC is preferred
  • Experience of working and living in camp locations


Grade 25

·           Minimum 10 years of experience in engineering and construction industry or 15 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree

·           Minimum of 3 years of experience either in direct construction or construction management of large industrial / Infrastructure projects

Grade 26

·           Minimum 15 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry or 18 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree

·           Minimum of 5 years of experience either in direct construction or construction management of large industrial / Infrastructure projects


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; Energy; 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.

In accordance with the laws of Saudi Arabia, Bechtel has adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for all work locations in the country. These requirements may include vaccination and testing. Any and all offers of employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia are expressly conditioned upon the applicant’s willingness and ability to comply with all COVID-19 related safety laws and Bechtel protocols in place at the time of a candidate’s start date. A candidate’s failure or refusal to comply with such laws and protocols renders an issued offer null and void.
This requirement cannot be waived by a recruiter, manager, or supervisor. Your submission of an application for employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia constitutes your understanding and acknowledgment of this express condition.