Bechtel Corporation Electrical Engineer - Design Review (International Contract) Job in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 189721



Plans and conducts independent work within a global business unit requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises new approaches to solving problems.


  • Supervision Received

  • Performs most assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives technical guidance from Engineering Specialists or Supervisors on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.


  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.

  • Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.

  • When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.

  • Assists in on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.

  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design.

  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.

  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Oversee and direct the electrical design and documentation of all projects for the Royal Commission (RC) that are part of the growth and expansion of Jubail Industrial City and the new Ras-Al-Khair Industrial City (RIC) in the Eastern Province. Regular duties include:

  • The review of Design Consultants and main contractors design and drawing packages for major projects for voltages of 380V, 13.8kV, 33kV,230kV and above and the direction of all electrical and instrument engineers across the project areas.

  • Preparing innovative designs for the continuing expansion of the 380V and 13.8kV electrical distribution system.

  • Continuous effort to improve design quality by implementing QC and QA program.

  • Monitoring Consultant’s design quality and provide technical guidance.

  • Organize and participate Interdisciplinary coordination meetings.

  • Participate in Management Planning meetings.

  • Coordinate transmission and distribution of (SEC) specifications, standards and practices and comments into project design documents. Ensure consistency of design reviews for all electrical and instrument control designs.

  • Provide support to Construction Department. Review construction shop drawings and materials submittals, as required.

  • Provide guidance on the preparation of electrical design calculations, load flow calculations, cable ampacity and volt drop calculations.

  • Provide guidance on the use computer codes to perform analysis and design of electrical system and computation of power demand and carry out checks on A/E produced designs.

  • Support Investment Promotion Department by reviewing designs submitted by the industries.

  • Provide solutions and alternatives to power supply routing and systems satisfying SEC’s standards.

Mentor graduate engineers and train Saudi electrical engineers.

  • University/College graduate with BS in Electrical Engineering with minimum of ten (10) years experience in the design of electrical power systems, particularly LV and MV (380V-34.5kV) power distribution system including at 230kV, 115kV and its associated practices.

  • Conversant with the practices and procedures of a National electrical transmission authority.

  • Knowledge of codes and standards of IEEE or equivalent.

  • Sufficient knowledge in computer codes for electrical design, including ETAP and other power system studies.

  • Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

  • Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D), CAE and relevant Bechtel Standard Computer Applications to perform the work.

  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.

  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Professional/Chartered Engineer preferred

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