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

Requisition ID: 189728

International Contract Position

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.

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.

  • Lead the review of structural design packages prepared and submitted by local design firms (A/E’s). Coordinate all Value Engineering efforts.

  • Coordinate and return review comments on submittals by the Industries for proposed new plants or plant expansion designs as it relates to interface with roads and utilities.

  • Prepare structural design calculations and drawings for buildings modifications and additions to concrete and steel structures.

  • Utilize computer and software such as STADD, ETABS, SAP 2000 etc. to perform analyses and designs of structures.

  • Provide support to Construction Department and disposition of field changes by issuing DCNs and SCNs. Review of shop drawings and material submittals.

  • Review, update & prepare revisions to structural Guidelines Specs, Manuals & Design Criteria.

  • Perform general engineering tasks such as preparation of studies, reports and bid packages.

  • Review and coordinate with others for engineering packages related to schools, clinics, bridges, apartments, etc.

  • Ensure consistency and uniformity of structural reviews for A/E packages across the project.

Develop and train Saudi structural engineers. Provide technical guidance to all structural engineers on the project.

Position Skills

  • University/College graduate with BS in Civil/Structural Engineering with minimum 10 years of direct design experience in analysis/development of civil works and concrete/masonry/steel structures and coordination of multi-discipline designs. Experience with concrete and/or steel bridge design is preferred, but not required.

  • Expertise in BIM processes, including minimum 2 years of experience designing projects using BIM platforms to deliver design packages. The preferred BIM package is AutoDesk Revit.

  • Conversant with the practices and procedures of International Design Codes/Standards, and particularly U.S. based codes such as ACI, AISC, etc.; and has sufficient knowledge in computer applications for analysis of structures and CAD applications.

  • 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

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.

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