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
Responsible for activities within an engineering/architectural or scientific discipline.
Organizes and coordinates assignments.
Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of technical standards within the discipline.
This involves exploration of 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 field.
A. Supervision Received
Receives administrative and technical supervision from Manager of Engineering or a senior Chief Engineer in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
B. Supervision Exercised
Exercises administrative and technical supervision over specialist staff.
Provides functional oversight of the discipline for the global business unit both on and off project.
Maintains contacts with suppliers to keep abreast of developments.
Maintains contact with project management to ensure that a project is receiving adequate numbers of technical support personnel and that the quality of design work is satisfactory.
Maintains contact with outside technical consultants.
Maintains close contact with other chief engineers within Bechtel and the project to ensure uniformity of compliance with company policies, procedures and standards.
Also maintains contact with counterparts in the same discipline within Bechtel for control of staffing, transfers and exchange of technical information.
Contacts client representatives as appropriate to provide technical advice.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Manages engineering activities within a discipline within a global business unit establishing and maintaining the technical standards.
Acts independently on field related technical matters.
Maintains continuous contact with work in progress by reviewing or approving, design basis, key drawings or design concepts and specifications developed by the project groups and reviewed by the discipline staff.
Audits project application, implementation and compliance with a project’s Execution Plan, Project Procedures Manual, and with Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs).
Reviews and approves project Design Control Check List (DCCL) and Design Review Notices (DRNs).
Provides technical/expert support to project teams and ensures technical quality.
Establishes the discipline training needs, obtains budgeting approval and directs 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.
Implements corporate and global business unit personnel policies for assigned personnel.
Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of a project capital estimate (proposals and execution) quantities and budgets for the discipline.
Inputs to, reviews and influences project schedule.
Reviews project staffing requirements and assigns qualified technical personnel from within the discipline.
Directs the development of and approves design guides, standard specifications, work processes, Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and design procedures in the discipline and oversees coordination between disciplines.
Monitors the discipline engineering; scientific or architectural programs for a global business unit, including staff planning and personnel administration, and approvals of 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 discipline through technical literature and by contacts within and outside Bechtel.
Champions within the discipline the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction
University/College graduate with B.S. or M.S. in Architecture with substantial construction observation/administration experience.
Licensed to practice architecture issued by a recognized licensing board.
Extensive progressive work experience, including supervision, preferably in project and staff design engineering, scientific or architectural design or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.
Technical knowledge of architectural concepts, techniques, materials and construction methods. Working knowledge of planning and control methods.
Broad knowledge of precedents in a specialty area and of principles and practices of related engineering methods and systems.
Familiarity with construction practices and economics.
Knowledge of current industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to architectural work.
Skill in assessing the scope of problems and developing practical solutions.
Good knowledge of 2-D and 3-D computer aided design tools.
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