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Parsons Corporation Principal Supervising Engineer - Structural in Jazan, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

The Principal Structural Engineer is responsible for the effective control of the Structural Engineering Unit. Provides professional engineering discipline support to the program projects with emphasis on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project designs in conformance with approved standards and codes.

Member of the Technical Support Section of the Engineering Department providing support to all JCPDI projects. Reports professionally to the TSS Supervisor and RC Section Manager. Provides effective leadership and technical assistance in a specialized area to subordinates or peers. Interfaces with other engineering disciplines, project staff, other RC/MSC departments, A/E representatives, and construction contractor representatives.

Major Activities Performed:

  • Plan and perform engineering work as necessary to meet the overall city industrial and community infrastructure development program requirements and standards.

  • Manage the engineering discipline team to meet the development program requirements including resource planning, workload prioritization and coordination with other disciplines and departmental sections.

  • Provides leadership, guidance and training to lower-level personnel and monitors their performance.

  • Review A/E consultant and EPC contractor design drawings, specifications, and calculation submittals; and coordinate the same with the work of other disciplines.

  • Provide technical advice to other sections and departments within the Royal Commission including participation in meetings and workshops as required.

  • Prepare proposals for design work including scope of work, design concepts, sketches and costs estimates for labor, equipment, and materials.

  • Prepare and update technical specifications, guidelines, and standard drawings in coordination with other disciplines.

  • Provide technical assistance during pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations, and post-award or other contract conferences and value engineering.

  • Actively participates in value engineering and constructability workshops

  • Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI's. Review vendor and shop drawings and construction materials. Assist in resolving clashes and conflicts between services.

  • Perform field inspections and provide professional field support and construction trouble shooting as necessary during construction phases.

  • Preparation and presentation of technical correspondence, reports, and studies.

  • Functions as a technical expert in performing analyses in specialized areas. Reviews and provides guidance in problem areas, recommends solutions, alternatives, and improvements.

  • Preparation and presentation of technical correspondence, reports, and studies.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A Degree in Civil/ Structural Engineering with a minimum of 15 years postgraduate professional experience, a minimum of 10 years of Structural design experience for infrastructure, building, power plants, desalination and cooling plants.

  • A minimum of 8 years' experience as a discipline team lead or supervisor.

  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East and knowledge of Saudi regulations will be considered an advantage.

  • Registration in Country of Origin in an Engineering Professional Association equivalent to US PE or UK Chartered Engineer status is essential.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential.

  • Experience in design and construction related to large scale community development projects which included housing of reinforced concrete and precast concrete construction, power plant. Sewage treatment plant, desalination plant, schools and recreational facilities.

  • Must be fully conversant with Uniform Building Code and Standards (UBC), American Concrete Institute (ACI) Codes and Steel Construction Manual of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

  • Must have sound overall experience in designing reinforced concrete (cast-in-place and precast construction), structural steel and masonry structures.

  • Working experience of managing a design team working with AutoCAD Revit and knowledge of working in a BIM Environment (strong BIM Experience would be an advantage).

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.