Resident Engineer - Wet Utilities - #28653

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time

Your Impact:

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.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

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’re seeking a Resident Engineer to help oversee the complex and the everyday project tasks on the project. This role will help you grow your career, but also grow client relationships and business development opportunities for Jacobs
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, tourists and frequent 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

Based in Saudi Arabia, as a Resident Engineer, you will provide oversight of the construction supervision of the projects to ensure that the design documentation is safely and accurately implemented on site, and that the requirements of the construction contract are followed. At the same time the Resident Engineer will be a focal point for any communication with the design office
Make a difference. You will be a key part of our management team and will be heavily involved leading our infrastructure construction projects. In addition, your duties will be to:
  • You will have the opportunity to be a leader and provide direction to the team of Engineers and Inspectors for the supervision of the construction of the works.
  • You will represent Jacobs as the prime point of contact with the client for the construction supervision aspects of the project, including progress reporting, safety, quality control and design modifications.
  • Manage and supervise the daily construction activities, ensuring work is done within the project timeline and specifications
  • You will be able to ultilise your knowledge / communication skills by building trusted relationships with the Project Managers and with the client & contractor's counterpart staff. Liaise with project stakeholders, including client, contractor, and designers, to keep everyone informed about project progress and changes.
  • Implementing safe construction practices (Beyond Zero) and on maintaining a high quality of construction.
  • Leads by example in driving safe practices on site alongside using effective project management and controls systems to regularly report on progress.
  • You will have accountability to monitor progress of construction against the program and take steps to ensure the program is achieved alongside ensuring project quality control procedures are used for the supervision works and monitors it for improvement.
  • Ensure that the materials and the workmanship used meet the project specifications and building codes.
  • Conduct daily site inspections to ensure conformity to design and project specifications and ensure that a high quality of work is maintained.
  • Identify and solve technical issues, unforeseen circumstances, or other issues that may emerge during construction
  • Lead a team of Engineers and do the required reviews and approvals for all Contractors submittals like (WIRs, MIRs, QORs, SORs, NCRs, MSRA, Logistics Plans, Shop drawings, etc)
  • You will help facilitate audits when required in accordance with the contract requirements and company internal systems and contribute to the safety and build-ability reviews of the proposed designs.

Here’s what you’ll need:

As a successful candidate you will have an Engineering degree from a recognised University with a background in site supervision and management of infrastructure Projects.

You must have previous ARE/RE Experience on large scale projects. You will have experience in mentoring junior members of staff alongside acting as the resources manager for the infrastructure works site supervision staff throughout the project.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share!

By supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

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