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

Requisition ID: 207192

  • Organization: Infra

  • Location: [[location]]



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

The Senior Field Mechanical 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 Senior Field Mechanical 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.

The Senior Field Mechanical Engineer shall have experience in the design and construction of large bore utility pipelines, large scale pump stations and mechanical installations.


A Supervision Received

  • Receives direction from the Resident and Assistant resident Engineer

  • Receives technical direction from the Project Field Engineer.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Shall take responsibility for all site related activities including Health, Safety and Quality.

C. Contacts

Works closely in a multi-disciplined team of field engineers and safety engineers to:

  • Oversee multiple utility construction projects.

  • Maintain a zero accident policy on site.

  • Proactively implement a zero rework culture within the project team through careful coordination with other disciplines.

  • Is the primary contact on site for the clients team.


  • Construction supervision of large scale utility installations including pipelines, pump stations and mechanical installations through the whole project life cycle including the testing and commissioning process.

  • Review and approve shop drawings, vendor design packages all other site related quality and health and safety documentation.

  • Maintain a zero accident policy on site with the contractor through regular participation in the clients health and safety programs and undertaking regular health and safety audits on site.

  • Proactively eliminate rework activities through reviewing and understanding drawings and specifications and coordinating with other discipline specialists in the team.

  • Support the contractor to prepare and submit technical queries as and when required.

  • Support the contractor to implement a quality assurance system in line with Royal Commission quality processes and procedures including recording as-built drawings, technical submittal logs and TQ registers.

  • Represent the client in undertaking quality, health and safety inspections on site, preparing punch list items and taking lead with the contractor to close all outstanding comments.

Monitor all site related material quantities and as clients representative sign off on contractors monthly invoices

QUALIFICATION: Recognized University Degree in Mechanical Engineering


Essential Technical:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a mechanical field / site engineer in the construction industry working on Infrastructure projects.

  • Experience in the supervision of construction, testing and commissioning of utilities & mechanical equipment on infrastructure projects.

  • Has a thorough understanding of construction, testing and commissioning for electromechanical works including mechanical piping and pipeline works, pump stations, valves and HVAC installations.

  • Experience in construction, testing and commissioning large bore FRP pipelines.

  • Understands standard site supervision safety and quality procedures including implementing inspection & test plans and Work Method Statements,

  • Experience and understanding of design drawings, vendor design packages, specifications, reviewing and approving shop drawings and technical submittals and applying industry standard best practice on construction projects.

  • Knowledge and experience with 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 :

  • Self-motivated individual with a passion to take ownership of projects and provide sound technical leadership to contractors staff and engineers.

  • 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.

  • Be quality orientated and work 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 :

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

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

  • Experience in preparing and coordinating testing and commissioning plans for large electro mechanical systems such as pump stations.

  • An understanding of international codes and standards pertaining to electromechanical works, pumps and piping systems.

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.

  • Serve as a resource for training/mentoring colleagues with less experience.

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right- no matter how big, how complex or how remote. The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do. Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.

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Bechtel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).