Bechtel Corporation Lead Civil Engineer Job in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 185901

  • Internal Candidate Under Consideration: No

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Family

  • Project No.: 25272

  • Grade: 26-27

Position Duties/Responsibilities:


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.


1. 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.

1. 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.

The candidate will be responsible, on behalf of the Royal Commission (client), for reviewing the basic design, providing guidance; checking and ensuring Engineering Quality Design of Independent Engineering Firms that are carrying out the detailed engineering design of the site preparation and site development of a New Industrial Park to be built in Jubail Industrial City.

The responsibilities include also providing the assurance that the Royal Commission (client) technical requirements are respected in the design and that the optimum designs are achieved.

The Candidate may represent the client in technical meetings, Value Engineering analysis and is also expected to provide some limited technical support during the construction phase.

Position Skills

  • University/College graduate with BS in Civil Engineering with experience in Civil Engineering Design related work on large industrial and infrastructure jobs with emphasis in hydraulics and/or sanitary engineering.

  • A strong design experience is required in the following fields:

  • Industrial site development; Design of transmission and distribution of potable water mains, pumping design, sewer collection design, lift station design, wastewater treatment plant design, landfill design. Design of Civil structures such as culverts, drainage ditches, duct banks, etc.;

  • Conversant with the practices and procedures of International Design Codes and Standards.

  • 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), WaterCAD, Sewer CAD, 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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