Project Engineer – Engineering Projects and Studies, Ras-Al-Khair (Saudi National) Jobs in Ras Al-Khair at Bechtel

Title: Project Engineer – Engineering Projects and Studies, Ras-Al-Khair (Saudi National)

Company: Bechtel

Location: Ras Al-Khair

Requisition ID: 264559

Relocation Authorized: None
Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project
Work Location: Ras Al Khair

Position Summary

Jubail is one of Bechtel’s most remarkable achievements—a city built from the sand up, requiring vast resources and logistical planning on an unprecedented scale. It the biggest civil engineering project in modern times—and it’s getting bigger. Bechtel has managed the Jubail project, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, since it began in the mid-1970s. Bechtel serves as the Management Services Contractor (MSC), or “owner’s representative” for our client, the Royal Commission (RC). We are the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) managers, managing design submissions from local AE firms, and overseeing the actual construction work being performed by local contractors and sub-contractors in Jubail and Ras-Al-Khair Industrial Cities. In June 2021, Bechtel’s contract with the Royal Commission was renewed for another 5 years with work focusing on building new residential communities, iconic buildings/ bridges, major site preparation, commercial buildings, mosques, schools, hospitals, sports facilities, clinics, universities, utility services and infrastructure (electrical sub-stations, lift stations), roads and highways, port & pipeline expansions, and more.

Work Location: Ras Al Khair
This position is based in Ras-Al-Khair. You will be required to commute 90 KM on a daily basis (one direction) using the available transportation facility (shuttle bus service)

Major Responsibilities:

The Project Engineer is responsible for supporting the Area Engineering Manager to monitor and coordinate planning for project implementation.


A. Supervision Received

Receives operational supervision from a senior Project Engineer or Area Engineering Manager
Receives administrative and technical supervision from an Area Engineering Manager, Manager of Engineering or a senior Project Engineer.

B. Contacts

As the point of Bechtel-Client contact on engineering aspects of assigned project or portions of a project, maintains regular client contact for progress of work, exchange of information, advice.


Directs and coordinates activities for the project or assigned portion relating to studies.
Prepares scope of work for studies in terms of deliverables, resources, projections, manpower, cost and schedule.
Demonstrated ability to analyze work breakdown of study scope into stages of: data collection; options; recommendations; analysis and results.
Demonstrated ability to prepare written scope of work to optimize resources and focus on client needs.
Prepare scope of work and manage execution of studies in one or all of the following areas: Land use planning; economics and marketing; engineering systems and networks; sustainability and environmental planning; standards; asset management.
Establishes or assists in establishing the detailed project execution plan and the development of the overall project budget and schedule.
Manages Consultant interfaces by applying sound business logic; uses interpersonal and forthright conversation skills to negotiate and resolve conflicts with a win-win outcome whenever possible.
Visits jobsite as required for exchange and validation of information
Coordinates activities among client representatives on the project.
Reviews project progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes and takes corrective action when required.
Manages the flow of information required from third parties and client representatives to assure the timely progress of the engineering work.
Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to client, project and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
Champions the creation of a project work environment, supported by leadership on the project/program, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Skills and Qualifications:

Essential Technical:

University degree in an engineering discipline.
Minimum 7 years work experience in engineering with 4 of those years in planning and design of civil infrastructure.
Understand and adapt industry standard design procedures and be able to explain and communicate them with clarity in both written and verbal form.
Proficient knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures.

Essential Behavioral:

Skill in oral and written communication.
Capable of dealing and interacting with challenging people and situations.
Able to work in a culturally diverse environment

Preferred Technical:

Masters or higher degree is desirable but not required.
Hands on ability to critique consultant presentations to client for clarity and fit for purpose.
Proficient knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures.
Proficient knowledge on planning, application and coordination of 2-D and/or 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) design processes on a project.
Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.

Preferred Behavioral:

Multi-tasking co-ordination skill while executing complex and challenging project /program execution, proposals.

Grade 25 – Minimum 7 years work experience in engineering with 4 of those years in planning and design of civil infrastructure.
Grade 26 – Minimum 10 years work experience in engineering with 8 of those years in planning and design of civil infrastructure.
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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.

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