Mechanical Project Engineer

Job Description

Req Number: 18265BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Project Mechanical Engineer to work with Northern Area Capital Program Management Division (NACPMD) under Northern Area Oil Operations.

NACPMD manages and execute projects, usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Project Engineer’s primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction, and project completion is done in compliance with the project contract requirements, i.e., project schedule, cost, HSE, and company standards and procedures. The In some cases, the engineer review and study mechanical modifications to oil and gas processing/handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally called upon to design mechanical aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Other advanced engineering degree is preferable. Professional engineering/project management certifications like PMP is desirable but not mandatory.

Minimum of 10 years’ experience with advance knowledge in Project Management, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education.

Experience in the support of both small and large scale capital projects.

Familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.

Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.

Strong analytical abilities and project execution skills.

Knowledge base of the latest developments in oil and gas process engineering technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals.

Understand project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support the project manager and/or company representative in the timely completion of project.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are expected to be able to do the following:

Design or study mechanical modification to oil and gas processing, oil and gas handling and utilities facilities.

Execute capital projects according to the work scope, schedule, and budget.

Responsible for project development and completion: Preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent.

Manage General Engineering Services (GES+) design contractor activities, such as: 1) Design development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval. 2) Detailed Engineering.

Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and construction bid packages.

Provide input to develop and prepare contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation, and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.

Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors, and other parties to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and finalize mechanical completion.

Review the project schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned project’s progress, and challenge below par performance of the contractor to ensure compliance to company standards, procedures and policies.

Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution.

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