Bechtel Corporation Field Electrical Engineer - PP&SD (International Contract) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 207191

  • Organization: Infra

  • Location: [[location]]



The Field Electrical Engineer is the front end of Bechtel’s operations in Jubail, responsible for overseeing multiple contractors to construct, test and commission all electrical installations whilst maintaining a positive health and safety working environment with the site team and proactively eliminating rework through an effective quality control program.

The Field Electrical Engineer is responsible for implementing safety and quality programs, coordinate with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) site engineers, conducting site inspections, witnessing testing & commissioning, monitoring progress on site, field reporting, reviewing technical submittals and design packages for constructability in accordance with SEC PTS, RC standards & Procedures and other referenced international standards.

The Field Electrical Engineer reviews and approves all quality assurance and health and safety documentation and is then responsible for working with the contractor to implement these practices on the construction site. The Field Electrical Engineer will be capable of independently working with the contractor whilst representing the client on site, he shall be competent to read, analyze and advise on interpreting design drawings and specifications and proactively identify conflicts between the disciplines.


A Supervision Received

  • Receives direction from the Resident Engineer & Area Manager.

  • Receives functional direction from PFE lead.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides field directions to contractors’ electrical field Engineers and Forman.

C. Contacts

Works closely with the Resident Engineer to:

  • Ensure the Project Progress at site is meeting schedule and inform Resident Engineer of any arising site issues that might jeopardize progress.

  • Ensure the implementation of contract specifications, SEC PTS, safety & Quality requirements at site.


  • Ensure that safety and quality programs are implemented on site.

  • Review Material Technical Submittals.

  • Capable of checking and verifying IFC drawings and understanding technical specifications.

  • Read project schedule and track progress on site.

  • Performing inspections & tests to determine whether delivered products and or installed systems meet SEC & client standards and approved material & design submittals.

  • Respond to and conduct “Requests For Inspection (RFIs)” in a professional and on timely manner.

  • Review design packages for constructability.

  • Prepare Several Field Reports and submit them on time.

Do site coordination with SEC engineers or between different contractors working at same area or where there are overlapping/interfacing activities.


Essential Technical:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University.

  • A minimum of 7 years experience as an Electrical field / site engineer or equivalent position in the construction industry working on Infrastructure projects.

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experiences in construction, testing and commissioning of LV and MV power, electrical distribution substations, lighting and power systems and cabling.

  • Extensive experience and understanding of design drawings, vendor design packages, specifications and applying industry standard best practice on construction projects.

  • Capable of reviewing and approving vendor electrical design packages including calculations.

  • Capable of checking and verifying IFC drawings and understanding technical specifications.

  • Knowledge and experience in Technical Queries (TQs), Requests for Information (RFIs), Field Change Documents (FCDs), and Non Conformance/Compliance Reports (NCRs) between project sites, contractors, clients, and home office.

Essential Behavioral:

  • 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.

  • Ability to work independently and exercise professional judgment within the framework of guidelines provided by superiors.

  • Is committed to maintaining a strong health and safety approach which is in line with the Bechtel zero accidents philosophy, and is able to provide leadership for safe work procedures and safety related matters.

  • Is quality orientated and works proactively with the contractors to eliminate defects and maintain a zero rework environment.

  • Capable of working across multiple construction sites and contracts at one time.

  • Capable of Reporting to Senior Management.

Preferred Technical:

  • Working knowledge of other discipline scope and interfaces, roles, and responsibilities.

  • Experience in construction, testing and commissioning of telecommunication, cctv and controls systems.

  • Experience in electrical construction works in street traffic and street lighting or overhead power lines.

  • Knowledge of Saudi Electrical Company (SEC) and other related international standards.

  • Knowledge of essential electrical design principles & criteria.

  • Technical reporting skills.

  • Experience in material selection and reviewing Material Submittals.

  • Experience in reviewing design packages for constructability.

  • Is capable of utilizing a project schedule and tracking progress and costs.

  • Performing inspections & tests to determine whether delivered products and or installed systems meet SEC & standards and approved submittals.

Preferred Behavioral:

  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary construction, testing and commissioning activities.

  • Capable of proactively identifying issues on the project and raising them through the relevant channels in the project organization.

  • Ability to manage priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities with demonstrated experience providing direction/supervising to a team.

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