Requisition ID: 248469
Requisition Posting End Date:
Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.
Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.
Project Information: Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) is a national holding company owned 100% by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), a sovereign wealth fund owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). SAMI was established in May 2017 to develop the military industrial infrastructure necessary to help the Saudi Vision 2030 aim of localizing military spending to at least 50% by the end of the decade. It commenced operations in January 2018. SAMI is working with numerous Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and local contractors to establish the military industrial infrastructure across the Kingdom. It is organized into 5 Divisions: Aeronautics, Defense Electronics, Land Systems, Weapons & Missiles and Emerging Technologies; Naval interests are covered within the Weapons & Missiles portfolio. Bechtel was contracted in August 2020 to provide a Facility Management Team (FMT) to develop and implement a Facility Masterplan to help align SAMI`s programs. This has led to the opportunity to provide a Project Management/Construction Management (PM/CM) team (approximately 90 strong) to manage the design and construction of a major military industrial facility near Riyadh over the next 3-4 years.
This position is for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who will provide oversight to the Design and build contractor for Fire Protection and Detection systems. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs as well as solid experience in Fire Protection and Detection system design, including piping and instrument diagrams, hydraulic calculations, specifications, equipment selection data sheets and code interpretations, that incorporate the applicable design requirements. This position is contingent upon project award.
· Review contract drawings and specifications (including RFPs) for constructability and conformance to existing field conditions. ·
· Review fire hazards analyses, technical reports and helping studies·
· Perform and participate in remote 3D model design reviews as necessary with multiple design offices, ·
Grade 25: BS degree in Fire Protection Engineering or equivalent, from an accredited university, with at least 6 years of relevant experience.
Grade 26: BS degree in Fire Protection Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university, with at least 9 years of relevant experience.
Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to, experience in Fire Suppression and Fire Detection system design and/or Fire Hazards Analysis, hydraulic system analysis, and fire protection specification development for waste processing, nuclear, refinery, power, or chemical process facilities·
· Proficiency in Microsoft office programs·
· Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards (specifically NFPA), FM Global Loss Prevention Data Sheets, Society of Fire Protection Engineer’s Handbook, and various other industry standards ·
· Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO), ASME-NQA-1, or ISO-9000. ·
· Expertise in manufacturing or industrial plan setting·
· Knowledge of International Building code (IBC), and Saudi Building/Mechanical Code (SBC 201/501), and Saudi Fire Code (SBC 801) ·
· Knowledge of Bechtel Design guides and standards·
· Experience with fire modeling using Consolidated Model of Fire and Smoke Transport (CFAST) and Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), or similar·
· Experience in facilities handling explosives/propellants ·
Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.
Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In accordance with Bechtel’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.