Resident Construction Engineer - Mechanical in Jazan at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

1. Principal Objective: A brief summary of the responsibilities of the position.

  • Field mechanical engineering position in construction management. Application of mechanical engineering expertise in HVAC, Fire Protection and Plumbing. Owner's Engineer position representing the Royal Commission. Responsible for review and approval of mechanical submittals, including plumbing pumps and piping systems (drain waste & vent. domestic water), fire protection (pumps, piping, sprinkler heads).
  • HVAC systems (VAV boxes, duct work, process piping. chiller systems, controls, building management system). Provides technical guidance to contractors, and utilizes his subject matter expertise to ensure that the permanent works are constructed per the contract in accordance with applicable codes. standards, approved drawings and specifications. budget and schedule.

2. Organizational Relationship: A brief synopsis of reporting relationships i.e., reports to, supports section, group, etc.; interfaces with senior management, clients, etc.

Reports directly to the Senior Resident Construction Manager (SRCM) for the Construction Department. to receive administrative and technical direction in terms of project objectives. Interfaces with other Royal Commission Departments, End Users and occasionally with senior management and client representatives. Daily contacts with Contractors' on-site structural and management staff.

3. Major Activities Performed:

  • Monitors construction Contractors' mechanical installation and testing activities, including, but not limited to piping, teak tests, duct work & insulation. pumps. building management system, HVAC controls, domestic water systems, foundation de-watering systen, etc.
  • Assists Contractor with coordination of the MEP process, including the development of coordinated slab penetration drawings, MEP ceiling and wall coordination, coordination of condensate drain systems, power & control wiring coordination, fire pump powering and controlling through the Fire Alarm Control Panel Systems, concrete pad and isolation requirements.
  • Witnesses Contractors' quality control inspections to ensure that the permanent works are constructed according to the contract. applicable codes, standards. approved drawings and specifications (i.e. leak detection, equipment startup and commissioning).
  • Reviews Contractor-submitted shop and as-built drawings, materials submittals, tie-in procedures, project schedules. and work permits; and assists SRCM in obtaining their approval and/or comments.
  • Reviews Contractors' mechanical quality assurance and quality control programs, inspection and test plans, installation. testing. and a sbuilt procedures. for all mechanical systems and comments for transmittal to the contractors.
  • Arranges meetings between the Contractor and concerned departments/organizations to resolve interfacing problems during construction.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and conducts in conjunction with the concerned departments/organizations acceptance inspections and reinspections of the completed permanent works, until all deficiencies are corrected and signed off.
  • Assists the Project Controls Cost Engineer, or Contract Administrator, by reviewing Contractors' invoices for correctness of installed quantities for the structural portion of the permanent works.
  • Attends regularly scheduled meetings between the Construction team and the Contractor.
  • Initiates and prepares for SRCM draft mechanical related letters. memos or reports to Contractors and other Departments.

4. Experience and Qualifications:

This position is designated for Saudi national young engineers.

  • Should have Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering field with 0-2 with year experience of mechanical construction supervision
  • Must be fluent and be able to effectively communicate in both spoken and written English skills
  • Knowledge of computers and basic software applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • The right candidate should participate in Saudi in Training Program


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