Private Project Specialist in Jazan at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/15/2019

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Job Description

Ready to put your engineering skills to work on marquee projects that will change the fabric of our community? Do you enjoy being involved in a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, projects? Parsons is now hiring an Entry Level Engineer for our rapidly expanding business. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.  

Principal Objective:

Provides direction and management for investment projects, light industry projects and commercial & residential projects which includes coordination, scope management and overall implementation of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects and construction activities.

Organizational Relationship:

  • Supervision Received: Manager of Projects.
  • Supervision Given: Project Engineers; project support staff, Schedulers.
  • Internal Contracts: All employees on the project; other disciplines and departments.
  • External Contracts: Clients; Suppliers; Subcontractors; Government Agencies, Consultants and Investors as necessary.

Major Activities Performed:

  • Specific to this position on the Yanbu Program - Act as the lead Project Manager for overall coordination and management of any assigned Infrastructure or Facilities projects interface with Master Planning Team, Engineering, Utility Company, and all other stakeholders, to define the schedule, development implementation plan, lead efforts of monitoring Private Investment projects in coordination with the Investment Development Division and Project Management Department.
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of the client.
  • Oversees the establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes the program implementation requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
  • Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
  • Makes recommendations to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of any key project positions in specific detail with the department managers and directors.
  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
  • Works with the key project individuals to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential conflicts, coordination issues, delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client of any such changes.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through the application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect the project schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • This job role is designated for Saudi nationals young engineers.
  • 4-year degree in Engineering (Civil, Architecture, Mechanical or Electrical) and at least 0-2 years of related engineering & construction business work experience is required. Only candidates who have GPA of 3/4 or 4/5 will be considered.
  • The candidate should have a broad general technical and business background, experience in design & construction, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. Professional registration is a significant advantage.
  • Must be fluent and be able to effectively communicate in both spoken and written English.
  • Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.


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