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Jacobs Project Controls Engineer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the Opportunity:Robust infrastructure establishes the backbone of productive, economically strong communities as assets essential to commerce, trade, public safety and quality of life.

Due to our continued growth in the region Jacobs is hiring a Project Controls Engineer in Riyadh. Working closely with the Project Management team you be responsible for supporting all aspects of the project controls function. Responsibilities include:

  • Support and provide oversight and review of the Consultant’s/Contractor’s planning and scheduling of the assigned projects including Consultant/Contractor’s staff plans and manpower histograms and project progress measurement, etc.

  • Apply all planning and scheduling techniques as appropriate in accordance with the approved Project Controls/Execution Plan

  • Ensure that the Project Controls Systems provide the best possible control tools for the supervisory staff on the project to allow them to control their work efficiently

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of planning software and techniques as used on the contract and ensure as well that the staff maintain their skill and knowledge

  • Ensure that the project manager, construction manager and other stakeholders are aware of any potential threats to completion on schedule, and to propose remedial action

  • Ensure that planning staff are identified, recruited, trained and assign who are competent, experienced and cost effective

  • Appraise performance of subordinates and identify / implement training and development needs

  • Establish and promote good working relations with his team, project staff and the customer

  • Develop staffing plan and execution for the project organization to ensure resource is available

  • Prepare internal and client weekly and monthly project status reports

  • Review of EPC contractor schedules and programmes

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Previously worked within a Project Controls or Planning capacity

  • Experience working on major infrastructure projects

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience

  • Experience across the full project lifecycle with respect to planning, cost, and schedule control

  • Good understanding of the design process and construction methodologies

  • Experienced user of Primavera P6

  • Consultancy experience is highly beneficial

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