Job Description

Must have extensive experience in infrastructure (residential / commercial buildings, labs, plant buildings) AND process facilities (oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore) or manufacturing / mechanical industries and is recognized as a specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects
Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
Prepare and review engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
Coordinate with project Discipline and Lead Engineers to ensure correct implementation of the design for the engineering specialty and coordinate the work of engineers within the specialty
Provide guidance to the project / Design & Engineering work
Resolves Engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes and standards
To provide and support engineering activities to a Wood Al – Hejailan Conceptual / FEED / Detailed Design projects
Finalizing all discipline deliverables for assigned project / projects
Approving (as the Lead Engineer) all discipline deliverables
Planning, coordination & supervision of the production of Deliverables as well as overall coordination for preparation of Deliverables list for proposals
Planning and scheduling of discipline deliverables and activities including man – hour estimation when requested, requesting personnel as identified by the plan, and supervision of discipline personnel on the project / Projects
Reviews the Basis of Design (BOD) & Project Execution Plan (PEP) as well as all Client provided data for assigned projects
Coordination with all disciplines (as necessary) in the preparation and development of the deliverables and ensuring those other disciplines’ inputs are incorporated for the assigned projects
Ensures the submission of all drawings requires IDC to the respective discipline / disciplines
Prepares enquiry requisitions
Evaluates bids & prepares technical bid evaluations & provides input to joint purchase recommendation
Prepares bid clarification questions and handles responses, and coordinates / chairs technical aspects of bid clarification meetings
Updates datasheets and specifications for purchase
Reviews all vendor data, solicits specific input from affected disciplines, and returns comments on ‘coded’ documents within the allocated timeframe
Reports on work status / problem areas / needs on a weekly basis
Familiarity with quality control systems in engineering design
Understand the project scope of work, budget, and schedule, particularly as it applies to Mechanical, Piping and Pipeline Engineering and Design Manage scope changes
Perform and / or oversee all design activities, assuring compliance with all applicable codes
Oversee the work of other Engineering personnel Provide direction and guidance to the Engineering Team
Prepare man hour estimates
Schedule, track and forecast Engineering activities
Manage man – hour expenditures
Produce required project reporting
Ensure coordination with other in – house departments
Prepare requisitions, technical bid evaluations, and supplier document review
Perform thorough review of relevant vendor information
Provide a timely internal check of drawings produced by other WAH disciplines
Incorporate WAH procedures and standards into design as applicable
May assist Department Manager in providing technical excellence and standards for the department Routinely report job progress status to the Department Manager and Project Manager
Perform and / or oversee all design activities, assuring compliance with all applicable codes


15 years’ minimum experience in design
5 years’ experience in supervision
Professional Registration or equivalent registration is preferred
BS Engineering Degree
MS Engineering Degree is preferred
Field visits to client offices, refineries, chemical plants, Petro – chemical plants, etc.
Possible field assignments
Potential visits to offshore sites
Inspection trips
Leadership experience or proven leadership skills
Proficient knowledge of applicable codes and standards (ASME, ASTM, ANSI, API, ASHRAE, NFPA etc.)
Proficient in the below:
Windows file management
Microsoft Office and Outlook
MicroStation and AutoCAD
Autodesk REVIT (essential)
Smart Plant P&ID (optional)
PDS / S3D (optional)
May be assigned as a Discipline Technical Authority (DTA); a person identified as an overall technically competent team member able to address technically complex issues & mentor team members with their technical work
May be assigned as a Subject Matter Expert (SME); a person recognized to possess a high degree of knowledge on a subject of equipment

Job Details

Job Location
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry
Oil & Gas

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

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