Principal Supervising Engineer – Civil @ Yanbu – Saudi Arabia

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Principal Supervising Engineer – Civil @ Yanbu - Saudi Arabia

  • Post Date:July 12, 2021
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Job Description

Req #: R117937
Location: SA – Yanbu
Category: Engineering/Engineering Support

Position Overview:

Supervises a group of five or more Engineers and design personnel, usually in one discipline, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing assignments. Education and experience over several years must be sufficient for the incumbent to serve as a Supervising Engineer on a large project or several smaller projects.

Principal Objective:  A summary of the responsibilities of the position

The Principal Supervising Engineer is responsible for the effective control of the Civil Engineering Unit. Provides professional support to the program projects with emphasis on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project designs in conformance with approved standards and codes.

Organizational Relationship:  A brief synopsis of reporting relationships, i.e., reports to, supports section, group, etc.; interfaces with senior management, clients, etc.

Member of the Technical Support Section within the Engineering Department providing support to all Yanbu projects. Reports professionally to the TSS Supervisor and leads the Civil Engineering Discipline group. Provides effective leadership and technical assistance for Civil Engineering to subordinates and peers. Interfaces with other engineering disciplines, project staff, other RC/MSC departments, A/E representatives, and construction contractor representatives.

Major Activities Performed:  List the major job function(s) of the position.        

  • Plan and perform engineering work as necessary to meet the overall city industrial and community infrastructure development program requirements and standards.
  • Manage the engineering discipline team to meet the development program requirements including resource planning, workload prioritization and coordination with other disciplines and departmental sections.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and training to lower-level personnel and monitors their performance.
  • Review A/E consultant and EPC contractor design drawings, specifications, and calculation submittals; and coordinate the same with the work of other disciplines.
  • Provide technical advice to other sections and departments within the Royal Commission including participation in meetings and workshops as required.
  • Prepare proposals for design work including scope of work, design concepts, sketches and costs estimates for labor, equipment, and materials.
  • Prepare and update technical specifications, guidelines, and standard drawings in coordination with other disciplines.
  • Provide technical assistance during pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations, and post-award or other contract conferences and value engineering.
  • Actively participates in value engineering and constructability workshops
  • Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI’s. Review vendor and shop drawings and construction materials. Assist in resolving clashes and conflicts between services.
  • Perform field inspections and provide professional field support and construction trouble shooting as necessary during construction phases.
  • Preparation and presentation of technical correspondence, reports, and studies.
  • Functions as a technical expert in performing analyses in specialized areas. Reviews and provides guidance in problem areas, recommends solutions, alternatives, and improvements.
  • Preparation and presentation of technical correspondence, reports, and studies.

Experience and Qualifications: 

List the background experience required for the position, number of years’ experience, in what fields. Describe the desirable academic background.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject from a Western recognized university.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience working in an engineering design environment, with at least 10 years as a team lead or supervisor working on the design of large scale industrial, commercial, and residential infrastructure projects.
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East and knowledge of Saudi Building Code (SBC Codes) regulations will be considered an advantage.
  • Registration in Country of Origin in an Engineering Professional Association equivalent to US PE or UK Chartered Engineer status is essential.
  • A proven record of technical and administrative ability in design management including the ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential.
  • Demonstrable experience in the application of North American and international codes and standards.
  • Experience of BIM processes and procedures in accordance with ISO 19650 or the US National BIM Standards will be considered an advantage.
  • Possess comprehensive design and construction support experience in site development, site grading, roads, and wet utilities (water, sanitary, sewage etc.) for large residential, industrial, and commercial areas.
  • Experience in the development of hydraulic network models e.g. SewerGEMS and WaterGEMS, including model calibration and interpretation of results.

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