Jacobs Resident Engineer - MEP in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Are you ready to take on a pivotal role that not only advances your career but also makes a lasting impact on communities and cities? At Jacobs, we're committed to addressing critical infrastructure needs with innovative and sustainable solutions. We're looking for a dynamic and dedicated Resident Engineer (RE) to join our team and lead the charge in overseeing the intricate and everyday tasks of a groundbreaking project.
Jacobs is a leading construction supervision consultant, entrusted with managing a multi-billion-dollar, mixed-use historic, culture, and lifestyle destination project. This extraordinary venture aims to capture over 300 years of Saudi Arabia's history and heritage, creating a captivating tapestry of heritage, hospitality, education, retail, and dining experiences. Rooted in the principles of new urbanism, it is set to become a vibrant and diverse urban hub, boasting museums, galleries, restaurants, retail outlets, public spaces, hotels, recreational areas, residences, educational institutions, and offices.
As the Resident Engineer MEP, you will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation of MEP components within this ambitious construction project.
You will encompass a diverse range of technical, managerial, and administrative tasks, ensuring that the project thrives and the community reaps the benefits. Here are the key duties and responsibilities that make this role so compelling:
You will be the driving force behind comprehensive oversight of all MEP-related aspects of the construction project. This includes managing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, and other building systems.
Your expertise will ensure that all MEP work aligns with local building codes, regulations, and project specifications, as well as industry standards and best practices.
You will implement a rigorous quality control program for MEP systems, overseeing inspections, testing, and verification of work performed by contractors and subcontractors to uphold the highest standards.
As a hands-on leader, you'll closely monitor the progress of MEP installations and systems, making regular site visits to ensure work is on track and within the project schedule.
You'll be instrumental in fostering collaboration among various MEP trades and other construction disciplines, resolving any clashes or conflicts that may arise in the field.
Your skills will come into play as you evaluate and process changes and modifications to MEP systems, assessing their impact on the project's scope, schedule, and budget.
You'll be the gatekeeper for materials, equipment, and MEP system submittals, ensuring they meet project specifications and quality requirements.
Overseeing the testing and commissioning of MEP systems will be your responsibility, ensuring they function correctly and efficiently, and are ready for operation.
With meticulous attention to detail, you'll maintain accurate records of all MEP-related activities, including reports, inspections, approvals, and any non-conformance issues. As challenges arise, you'll take the lead in identifying and addressing MEP-related problems, working with contractors to develop effective solutions.
Safety is a paramount concern, and you'll ensure that all MEP work adheres to regulations and best practices, promoting a culture of safety on the construction site.
You will maintain regular communication with the client or project owner, keeping them informed about the status of MEP systems, addressing concerns, and managing their expectations. Your ability to prepare and present progress reports to project management and stakeholders will be crucial, including highlighting any potential issues or deviations from the plan.
In the final stages, you will coordinate the inspection and verification of MEP systems, ensuring they are ready for handover to the client or facility management team.
Here’s what you’ll need :
As a successful candidate, you'll be a key player in this ambitious project. You must possess a recognized Engineering degree, along with a background in site supervision and infrastructure project management. Previous ARE/RE experience on large-scale projects is a must, and your role will extend to mentoring junior staff and resource management for infrastructure works site supervision throughout the project.
Join us at Jacobs and be part of a team that's not only building structures but also shaping the future of communities. Your expertise will play a pivotal role in creating a sustainable, innovative, and culturally rich environment that will stand the test of time. If you're ready to make a difference and advance your career in a dynamic and fulfilling way, apply now to join our team and help us build a brighter future.
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