Jacobs Senior Engineer - Wet Utilities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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At Jacobs, we are always addressing critical infrastructure needs to make a positive difference in the communities and companies we serve, helping to resolve major issues including water, mobility, urbanization and security with smart and sustainable solutions.
We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer Wet Utilities for site supervision in a large complex infrastructure project to ensure that our projects adhere to the strictest quality control and assurance measures.
Jacobs is construction supervision consultant for a multi-billion development mixed-use historic, culture and lifestyle destination. The project will be the Kingdom’s historic and cultural heart, proudly showcasing to the world Saudi Arabia’s 300 years of history through an engaging and inspiring set of heritage, hospitality, education, retail and dining experiences for residents and visitors. It aims to be developed as an urban, mixed-use development inspired by the principles of both new urbanisms ensuring its main anchors rooted in its historic culture and heritage. Ultimately, the destination will include museums, galleries, restaurants, retail experiences, public squares, hotels, multiple recreational spaces, residences, educational institutions and offices.
As a Senior Engineer Wet Utilities for Site Supervision at Jacobs, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all Mechanical and Plumbing (MEP) aspects of construction projects in Saudi Arabia. You will collaborate closely with project managers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of MEP systems, adhering to industry standards and safety regulations.
Make a difference. You will be a key part of our site supervision team and will be heavily involved our infrastructure construction projects. In addition, your duties will be to:
- Site Supervision:
Oversee day-to-day MEP site works, ensuring compliance with project plans, specifications, and safety regulations.
Monitor the progress of construction activities and take necessary actions to meet project milestones and deadlines.
Perform regular site inspections and meetings with the contractor to identify and resolve issues and provide technical guidance to the on-site team.
Monitor the contractor to ensure that they follow the approved planning and resource allocation to complete the works on time.
Ensure that works are compliance with legal regulations and company procedures. Prepare project status reports and other project specific documentation under coordination with the RE.
Coordinate MEP installations with various trades, including architects, structural engineers, and other subcontractors to avoid conflicts and ensure seamless project execution.
Provide technical guidance and solutions to address complex MEP issues that may arise during construction, ensuring optimal performance and functionality of systems.
- Quality Assurance:
Implement and maintain quality control measures to guarantee the delivery of a high-standard infrastructure project in aspect to MEP.
Conduct inspections and audits and supervise the construction to ensure that the contractor meets the project design, project specifications related to quality, workmanship and HSE.
Under coordination with the RE responsible to ensure that the project meets industry standards and building codes.
Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in MEP engineering, incorporating innovative solutions into projects.
Under the lead of the RE do the required reviews and approvals for all Contractors submittals like (WIRs, MIRs, SORs, NCRs, MSRA, Logistics Plans, Shop drawings, etc)
- Safety and Compliance:
Enforce safety protocols and ensure that all site personnel adhere to safety regulations and best practices.
Stay up to date with local regulations and ensure full compliance with Saudi Arabian construction laws.
- Team Collaboration:
Foster a collaborative work environment by effectively communicating with project managers, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors.
Provide guidance, mentoring, and technical support to junior engineers and site staff.
Under the lead of the RE be part and do the required communication with the project stakeholders
- Problem Solving:
Identify and resolve site-related issues and make informed decisions to keep the project on track.
Develop contingency plans to mitigate risks and respond to unexpected challenges.
Identify potential risks associated with MEP and under coordination of the RE and CRE create mitigation strategies.
Identify potential clashes and report them to the RE and suggest solutions
Here’s what you’ll need :
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a related field.
Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in MEP engineering with a strong focus on site supervision.
Professional engineering license or certification is a plus.
In-depth knowledge of Saudi Arabian construction regulations and codes.
Strong project management and leadership skills could be handy.
Excellent problem-solving abilities and a keen eye for detail.
Proficiency in MEP design software and project management tools.
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