Bechtel Corporation Senior Field Electrical Engineer - PP&SD Job in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 196770

  • Organization: Civil

  • Location: Jubail


Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company (SABCO) has worked as the management services contractor directly with our client, the Saudi Arabian Royal Commission for the last 30 years. We are the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) managers, managing design submissions from local AE firms, contract and procurement management, and overseeing the actual construction work being performed by local contractors and sub-contractors in Jubail Industrial City.

Projects we are actively involved with in Jubail include: new residential communities, petrochemical industrial zone site preparation, various commercial buildings and structures, mosques, schools, hospitals, sports facilities, clinics, a new 30,000 student university, utility services and infrastructure (electrical sub-stations, lift stations), roads and highways, port & pipeline expansions, and more.


Senior construction engineer in a broad range of construction engineering work within a specific engineering discipline for a particular area of the project. Provides engineering assistance to superintendents, directs assigned personnel in meeting cost and time schedules, verifies materials, equipment, and quality and assures results meet design requirements.


A. Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and operational supervision from supervising construction engineer or assigned supervising discipline superintendent.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical and administrative direction to subordinate construction engineers and others, as assigned.

C. Contacts

  • Jobsite contacts are with Assistant Resident Engineer, Resident Engineer, Area Construction Manager and subcontractor’s personnel associated with construction engineering.

  • Continuous interfacing with client personnel, pertaining to negotiations on subcontract changes.

  • Interface with the engineering design functional group to identify and resolve design- related issues as implemented in the field.


  • Responsible for the activities of assigned construction engineers, such as the application of drawings, specifications, and subcontracts.

  • Review quantity listings of contractor field purchased material and equipment. Initiates requisitions for field purchases.

  • Review preparation of construction drawings and schedules. Review contractor design of temporary construction facilities and ensures preparation of “as built” drawings and other job plans.

  • Assists subordinate construction engineers and superintendents in:

  • Interpreting design drawings.

  • Monitoring equipment installation and planning for delivery of construction materials and equipment.

  • Assuring that proper warehousing and storage exists to ensure environmental protection.

  • Reviews specifications, purchase orders, subcontracts, inspection reports, delivery schedules, instruction manuals and technical data.

  • Administers assigned subcontracts to ensure contract remains up to date in areas such as drawings, specifications, cost and schedule.

  • Coordinates with the Field Construction Manager on activities affecting the contract administration operation.

  • Coordinates with engineering design on constructability issues.

  • Supervises subcontractor work efforts and administers routine subcontract changes and interfaces with client personnel. May represent the company in contractual discussions and negotiations.

  • Reviews and/or supervises, as assigned, the preparation of construction estimates, cost engineering studies, schedules and budgets.

  • Analyzes assigned construction activities to determine the scope, time and resource requirements.

  • Ensures that vendors’ bids for material and equipment are in conformance to specifications.

  • Coordinates the interfacing between the construction automation plan and the project controls program at the jobsite. Reviews project controls documents on progress relating to cost and schedule.

  • Performs personnel evaluation of assigned subordinate personnel and ensures they receive progressive training.

  • Involves punch listing in project closeout during initial acceptance and final acceptance.

  • Works with various functions to ensure the project achieves corporate goals set for environmental, safety & health, quality, cost, and schedule.

  • Review all transmittals of drawings and material.

Position Skills:

  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum of 7 years experience in the Construction, Testing & Commissioning of Medium & Low Voltage power distribution systems.

  • Should have experience in the Installation, Testing & Commissioning of the GIS electrical substations of voltage levels 380/230/115kV and MV/LV Power Distribution systems of 34.5/13.8kV & 380/220V that includes construction of duct banks and cable laying.

  • Should have thorough knowledge & solid experience of electrical codes & standards such as IEEE, IEC, NEC, NEMA, ANSI, etc. and prevailing standards of the local utility company (SEC) .

  • Should have experience in the Review of Design Packages of electrical substations, site development and infrastructure projects.

  • Should have experience in the Review of Technical Submittals, Shop Drawings and As-Built Drawings.

  • Should have experience in the Installation, Testing & Commissioning of the SCADA, DCS, Telecom, Fire Alarm/Suppression of substation & building’s Lighting & Power and HVAC systems.

  • Should be familiar with MS Word, EXCEL & PowerPoint

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.

Build your career as you build some of the most challenging and complex projects in the world today.

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