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Resident Engineer - Ports at Jacobs

Resident Engineer - Ports

Jacobs Tabuk, Tabuk Province Full-Time

At Jacobs, ports aren’t just structures but are ways we connect people and goods. We’re seeking a Resident Engineer to help oversee the complex and the everyday project tasks on the port. This role will help you grow your career, but also grow client relationships and business development opportunities for Jacobs.

Jacobs is delivering engineering and construction management services on a major port project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  The port is to be the world’s first
state-of-the-art container terminal integrated with a logistics hub at its core, whilst continuing to serve a variety of other commodities through its general cargo facility and bulk handling equipment.  The port has a rail connection as well as an automated warehouse to support the supply chain.

Project scope mainly comprises of Marine works including quaywalls, breakwater, revetment and dredging, Onshore civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural works, Buildings and Rail. 

Based in Saudi, 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 Ports 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 ARE’s 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, financial recommendations, quality control and design modifications. 
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. A key focus of yours will be focusing and 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. 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.

As a successful candidate you will have an Engineering degree from a recognised University with a background in site supervision and management of Ports & Marine Projects, specifically heavy port pavement and infrastructure works projects. You must have previous RE Experience on large scale projects. You will have experience in mentoring junior members of staff alongside acting as the resources manager for the Ports & Maritime 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.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


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