TECHNICAL SERVICES SECTION SUPERVISOR Job in Jizan, Saudi Arabia at Parsons International Limited

Job Description

Principal Objective: A brief summary of the responsibilities of the position.The Technical Services Section Supervisor position is responsible for activities within the Technical Support Section in Engineering Department. Organizes and coordinates assignments. Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of technical standards, design criteria, and specifications for the department, as well as Facility Planning, and Utility Planning for projects. This involves exploration subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation, including the development of novel concepts and approaches when required. Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the Section. Organizational Relationship: A brief synopsis of reporting relationships i.e., reports to, supports section, group, etc.; interfaces with senior management, clients, etc.Reports to and receives administrative and technical direction in terms of board general objectives and limits to SAPL Engineering Manager. Frequent contacts requiring the capability to persuade, influence and/or motivate all levels of RC Departments. Occasional contacts with senior management and client representatives. Organizes, plans and supervises activities of assigned Logistics responsibilities. Exercises administrative and technical supervision over Section supervisors and specialist staff. Provides functional oversight of the disciplines for the Engineering Department. Maintains contacts with suppliers, and societies to keep abreast of developments. Maintains contacts with Project Management to ensure they are receiving adequate technical support, and quality of design work is satisfactory. Maintains contacts with outside technical consultants. Maintains close contacts with other Section Managers within Engineering Department to ensure uniformity of compliance with RC policies, procedures and standards. Major Activities Performed: List the major job function(s) of the position.Manage engineering activities within the Technical Support Section in the Engineering Department, establishing and maintaining the technical standards, facility planning, and infrastructure utilities planning based on Royal Commission’s short, medium, and long term established goals.  Acts independently on field related technical matters. Maintains continuous contact with work-in-progress by reviewing or approving design criteria, key drawings or design concepts, and specifications developed by A/E contractors and reviewed by the section staff. Audits project applications, implementation and compliance with project Procedure Manual, and with Engineering Department Procedures and work processes. Reviews and approves key project documents. Provides technical/expert support to project teams and ensures acceptable technical quality. Establishes the section training needs, obtains budgeting approval, and recommends the development of personnel training programs. Conducts Annual Performance Reviews for direct reports, and manages, reviews, and approves performance reviews prepared by supervisors, Holds career development discussions. Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of project quantities and budgets for the Section. Input to, reviews and influences project schedule. Directs the development and approves design guides, standard specifications, work processes, and engineering procedures for the department. Monitors the engineering and architectural programs for the department including staff planning and personnel administration, and input to personnel actions. Reviews unusual or complex design problems, provides guidance for their solution either personally, by subordinate staff, or by outside consultants. Maintains knowledge of new developments in the section through technical literature, and by contacts within and outside Royal Commission. Champions within the Section the creation of a work environment supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork and empowerment.


Experience and Qualifications: List the background experience required for the position, number of years experience, in what fields. Describe the desirable academic background.Bachelor’s Degree (B. Sc.) in Engineering (advance degree, M. Sc. is preferred) or Architectural degree from an accredited university.  Extensive progressive work experience (15 years), including engineering management, preferably in project and staff design engineeringSpecialized Knowledge & Skills:Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of systems, calculations, applications of methods, materials, and the use of computers and 2-D and 3-D computer aided design (CAD) automation & BIM within the Section. Knowledge of industry and regulatory codes and standards, and design criteria used in the department. Knowledge of Engineering Department activities and administrative practices. Knowledge of practices and procedures for project controls, construction, procurement, quality assurance, environmental safety & health, of the EPC and Design-Bid-Build businesses, and of the proposal and bid processes. Time management, interpersonal skills, advanced knowledge in English – Spoken and Written and skilled in oral and written communication (English). Registration as a Professional Engineer is desirable The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential Fluent use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Project.  

Job Details

Job Location
Jizan, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry
General Engineering Consultancy

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career

Years of Experience
Min: 15

Residence Location
Saudi Arabia

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma


Engineering (advance degree, M. Sc. is preferred) or Architectural degree

About Company

Company: Parsons International Limited

Company Location:  Jizan, Saudi Arabia

Job Category: General Engineering Consultancy

About Parsons International Limited