Senior Engineer - Wet Utilities (Saudi National) - #28625

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.

Discover Limitless Opportunities in Your Career at Jacobs. A world where YOU can!

We welcome you to a transformative journey with Jacobs, where your aspirations converge with a global network of the brightest minds, industry thought leaders, and market experts. At Jacobs, we believe in the power of collective intelligence, fostering an environment where innovation thrives as we challenge today, to reinvent tomorrow. As a cornerstone of our company, you'll be part of a global community that values collaboration, continuous learning and diversity. Our unwavering commitment aligns seamlessly with the Kingdom's Vision 2030, and as a strategic delivery partner, we play a critical role in supporting the creation of a prosperous future. Join us in realizing our shared vision to create a more connected, sustainable world. At Jacobs your talents will contribute to shaping this future, leaving a lasting impact on generations to come.

Welcome to Jacobs, where your potential meets purpose.

Role Responsibilities

As a Senior MEP Engineer 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:

1. 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.

2. 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)

3. 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.

4. 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

5. 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.

Jacobs first started work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1945, initially serving the oil and gas industry. Over time, we have developed a diverse portfolio of services, providing custom strategic solutions across; social infrastructure, ports and maritime, energy and power, aviation, rail, water, built environment, digital technology, defence and strategic consulting.

Right now, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is going through a period of unprecedented change as it seeks to transform its economy and society in line with Vision 2030 — a bold blueprint to diversify its economy, develop its infrastructure, cherish its national identity and create a better life for all Saudis, residents and tourists. We are committed to providing opportunities for Saudi nationals from Graduates to Senior Leaders, supporting the development of the national workforce and ensuring that our team reflects the diversity of the Kingdom. Our Saudi employees contribute invaluable insights into the local context to better serve our customers and the communities in which we live and work. We aim to be fully compliant with Saudisation / Nitaqat, with over 50% of Jacobs’ workforce in Saudi Arabia made up of nationals.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to be at the forefront of progress. Join us now and embrace a future where your talent will shine.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

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