Jacobs Lead Mechanical Engineer in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Lead Mechanical Engineer


Jacobs® is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services with over 53,000 resources in 230 offices worldwide. Building strong long-term relationships is the key to our success as a company. To strengthen these lasting alliances, we partner with each client to better understand their objectives. This allows us to deliver superior quality on every project.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will report functionally to the Mechanical Department Manager and on a project basis to the Project Manager. Job Location will be either in JUBAIL or YANBU. The candidate will be the discipline engineer on the assigned project and experience shall include:

  1. Lead MechanicalEngineer with experience in oil, gas, refinery, petrochemical and chemicalprojects in the design, selection and engineering of various types of StaticEquipment (reactors, columns, vessels, heat exchangers, storage tanks, etc), RotatingEquipment (Pumps, Compressors and Drivers) and packaged equipment.

  2. Projects involved shall include green field, brownfield revamps, Studies, FEED and Detail Design and required experience in developmentof engineering/procurement documents including data sheets, technical specifications,equipment list, material requisitions (MRs), technical bid evaluations (TBEs)and vendor document review.

  3. Knowledge ofindustry codes including API and ASME Code is essential.

  4. Shall have strongcommunication skills, interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to workunder pressure to meet project milestone.

  5. Candidatemust have experience with man-hour estimation, staffing plans, progressreporting, site visits, interfacing with Clients and internally with engineering/projectmanagement.


  • BS or MS in mechanical engineering discipline is required

  • Min 10 years experience required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications is required

  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks as scheduled is required

  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment is required

Jacobs, Zamel and Turbag Consulting Engineers (Jacobs ZATE) is the principal operating company of our global Jacobs organization in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a multi-discipline professional engineering and project management services provider to local projects with over 800 resources in our home offices and in the field across Saudi Arabia covering Downstream, Upstream, Petrochemicals and Buildings and Infrastructure projects. We also have large presence across the Middle East covering Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman in addition to Saudi Arabia.

Primary Location Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia Countrywide-Jubail

Req ID: OIL0000KV