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Job Details Saudi Arabia

Lead Field Civil Engineer, Ras-Al-Khair (036dfb481940)

Architecture and Engineering

Civil Engineer



Al Jubail, Egypt

Requisition ID: 256647Requisition Posting End Date: 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 Industrial City. 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 or company provided vehicle. Major Responsibilities: The Lead Field Civil Engineer is the front end of Bechtel’s operations in Jubail, responsible for overseeing multiple contractors to construct, test and commission all large scale highways and roadwork’s projects whilst maintaining a positive health and safety working environment with the site team and proactively eliminating rework through an effective quality control program.The Lead Field Civil 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 Lead Field Civil 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 Lead Field Civil Engineer shall have experience in the design and construction of highways and bridges including earthworks, drainage, asphalt and reinforced concrete structures. JOB DIMENSIONS: A. Supervision ReceivedReceives direction from the Resident and Assistant resident EngineerReceives technical direction from the Project Field Engineer. B. Supervision ExercisedShall take responsibility for all site related activities including Health, Safety and Quality. C. ContactsWorks 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.Coordinate with all stakeholders to help the contractors negotiate traffic detour plans and road closures as an when required. JOB DUTIES:Construction supervision of large scale highways and infrastructure projects through the whole project life cycle including the testing and commissioning process.Must be technically proficient in asphalt and reinforced concrete construction.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, TQ registers and third party laboratory documentation.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. Coordinate with the project team and contractors to identify defects, raise non-conformance reports and follow through to identify correction procedures to close out.Monitor all site related material quantities and as clients representative sign off on contractors monthly invoices. Skills and Qualifications: Essential Technical: Recognized university degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.Minimum of 10 to 12 years years experience as a Site Engineer.Experience in construction supervision of civil infrastructure projects with emphasis on highways/freeway construction.A thorough understanding of road works including asphalt installation, earthworks, drainage, asphalt and concrete works including bridges. Essential Behavioral:Ability to communicate effectively with others.Contributes to achievement of team goals; promotes teamwork.Ability to balance work requirements from multiple projects.Serve as a resource for training/mentoring colleagues with less experience. Preferred Technical:Have previous experience in overseeing construction of roadwork’s with emphasis on asphalt construction, concrete bridges construction.Must understand standard site supervision procedures including implementing inspection & test plans, reviewing and approving shop drawings and technical submittals.A strong understanding of interfacing discipline requirements including electrical and mechanical construction practices associated with roadwork’s projects.Demonstrate experience in construction procedures for earthworks, drainage, asphalt and reinforced concrete structures.An understanding of international codes and standards pertaining to asphalt and concrete works.Capable of reading and understanding design drawings, vendor design packages, specifications and applying industry standard best practice on construction projects.Middle East / GCC experience. Preferred Behavioral: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 [Register to View] quality orientated and work proactively with the contractors to eliminate defects and maintain a zero rework environment.Shaping tomorrow togetherBechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. www.bechtel.comBechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.