Bechtel Corporation Senior Field Mechanical Engineer in Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Requisition ID: 207440
The Field Mechanical Engineer (FME) 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 FME 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 FME 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 FME shall have experience in the design and construction of high pressure utility pipelines, large scale pump stations and HVAC 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.
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
A minimum of 8 years’ experience as a mechanical engineer in the engineering and construction industry.
A minimum of 7 years’ experience in construction supervision and testing and commissioning of utilities & infrastructure projects preferably in a consultant capacity.
A thorough understanding of electromechanical works including mechanical piping works, pump stations, Valves, Lift stations and HVAC installations is required including testing and commissioning .
Must understand standard site supervision procedures including implementing inspection & test plans, reviewing and approving shop drawings and technical submittals.
Capable of reading and understanding design drawings, vendor design packages, specifications and applying industry standard best practice on construction projects.
Recognized degree in relevant field i.e. mechanical engineering.
- 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.
Significant engineering, construction and testing and commissioning experience.
Have previous experience in overseeing construction, testing and commissioning of utility pump stations, pipelines and HVAC systems.
Capable of reviewing and approving vendor design packages including calculations.
A strong understanding of interfacing discipline requirements including electrical and civils construction practices associated with mechanical installations.
Demonstrate some experience in preparing and coordinating testing and commissioning plans for large electro mechanical pump stations.
An understanding of international codes and standards pertaining to electromechanical works, pumps and piping systems.
7 years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry and/or prior extensive work experience in related fields leading to a thorough understanding of the role requirements as listed.
Self-motivated individual with a passion to take ownership of projects and provide sound technical leadership to contractors staff and engineers.
Able to manage priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities with minimal supervision.
Should be capable of proactively identifying issues on the project and raising them through the relevant channels in the project organization.
Must be committed to maintaining a strong health and safety approach which is in line with the Bechtel zero accidents philosophy.
Ability to manage priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities with demonstrated experience providing direction/supervising a team.
Be quality orientated and work proactively with the contractors to eliminate defects and maintain a zero rework environment.
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