Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer (International Contract) Job in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 187990

International Contract Position:


Construction engineers 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 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

Position Skills:

  • University Degree in relevant Engineering discipline with a minimum seven (7) years of field construction experience.

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline, cost, scheduling and/or contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.

  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application and requirements of the Project Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) Handbook, Client (RC) management procedures, and the Bechtel Core Processes as they relate to area of responsibility.

  • Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors.

  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, 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. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.