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Trend Engineer

Requisition ID:  233805

Requisition Posting End Date: 04/15/2021

Project Description:

Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide 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.

Position Summary:

  • Cost estimating, analysis, and control activities. Supervises schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities.
  • Preparation and presentation of estimates and supports project organizational and administrative activities.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.
  • Provides generally non-routine cost engineering/planning and scheduling guidance to projects. 


Principal accountabilities

  • Manage a Trend Program and administer the Trend register.
  • Carry out risk and trend analysis as necessary in conjunction with the Project Team.
  • Provide support to the project team in the evaluation of any major changes.
  • Support the preparation of cost estimates for trends and change orders.
  • Develop and implements the project risk management plan to demonstrate the delivery of value and reduction of risk exposure through active mitigation of threats and maximization of opportunities.
  • Use previous knowledge and experience gained from working on other projects and/or within the construction industry to ensure identification and management of all significant risks and trends to allow achievement of project objectives.
  • Perform analysis of current data to assess and identify trends in a timely 
  • Be able to estimate trend value with sound analysis and backup from project data
  • Create, maintain and develop monthly trend report 


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferably in an Engineering discipline or Construction Management 
  • Ability to initiate discussions and independently interact with other senior members of the project 
  • Self starter with high initiative 
  • Good understanding of construction techniques and constructability issues.
  • Possess experience in providing building services cost estimation and/or Quantity Surveying services.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Collaborative working style and consulting behaviors.

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.