Senior Construction Engineer - Roads

Requisition ID: 267618 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Trojena 

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:

TROJENA (The Mountains of NEOM) will be an iconic, world-class destination, blending natural and developed landscapes and will offer unique experiences for residents and visitors alike. Located in the northwest of Saudi Arabia in the region of Tabuk just 50km from the coast, TROJENA will be a destination like no other on earth. Based upon the principles of eco-tourism facilities will include a folded vertical village, a lake with water sports and event facilities, high altitude ski village, observatory, world leading health and wellbeing facilities and a nature reserve which will be home to unique wildlife, heritage sites and exploration opportunities.

With over 3,600 hotel, 2,200 homes, 9 iconic buildings and 100 world class indoor and outdoor experiences Trojena will become the ultimate mountain destination. Bechtel will provide a full range of project management services to support the delivery of this iconic destination.

We encourage you to watch this video which gives a glimpse at what we (you) are about to build!



The Senior Construction Engineer – Roads is responsible for the oversight of contractors’ works and work completion of challenging permanent, and non-permanent access roads, earthworks and structures scopes. The Senior Construction Engineer – Roads is responsible for overseeing all appointed Contractor’s job site activities and ensure that the construction operations and contractor’s performance follow project ES&H, quality, schedule requirements, whilst maintaining effective relationships when interfacing with stakeholders and general public.



  • Responsible for construction oversight and compliance of contractors, ensuring 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 installation contractors, project status, schedule, cost control, change management systems.
  • Lead and coordinate with contractors, engineers, client, and other stakeholders involved in foundation works and superstructure installation.
  • Leads input to ensure continuous construction work fronts availability through review of look ahead schedules, commodity charts, resource charts, engineering deliverables, material delivery schedules and any other service requirements including contractor submittals.
  • 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 a team of Construction Engineers who will be reviewing and approving the contractor's submittals, technical queries, Field change documents and other technical documents including Drawings and As-Builts.
  • 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 Construction 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: 

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in construction industry.
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering or Construction related field.
  • Experience in progressively senior positions on large earthworks, roads or civil scope projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of earthworks requirements and safety procedures and practices associated with the construction works.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Saudi Arabian road construction requirements, including the General Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
  • Experience in managing Temporary Traffic Control Zones adjacent to open / live roadways.
  • Awareness of the requirements of relevant AASHTO standards and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
  • 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.

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.