Electrical Engineer (Saudi National)

Parsons International

Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP094-3275

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Principal Objective

Field electrical engineering position in construction management, and application of electrical engineering expertise on electrical distribution and service utility systems for residential and housing developments, buildings - single and multi-story, lighting, infrastructure and community construction projects. Owner's Engineer representing the Royal Commission. Responsible for monitoring and inspection of on-site electrical installation activities and testing and commissioning. Provides technical guidance to contractors and utilizes his 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.

Major Activities Performed

• Monitors construction contractors’ electrical installation and testing activities.
• Witnesses contractors’ quality control inspections to ensure that the permanent works are constructed according to the contract, applicable codes, standards, approved drawings and specifications.
• Witnesses all testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning, and start-up activities to assure contractors’ compliance with the approved plans and procedures.
• Reviews contractor-submitted shop and as-built drawings, materials submittals, tie-in procedures, project schedules, and work permits; and coordinates with the concerned departments for obtaining their approval and/or their comments.
• Reviews contractors’ electrical quality assurance and quality control programs, inspection and test plans, installation, testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures, for electrical equipment and cable work, and provides comments for transmittal to the contractors.
• Arranges meetings between the contractor and concerned departments to resolve interfacing problems during construction
• Organizes, coordinates, and conducts in conjunction with the concerned departments acceptance inspections and re-inspections of the completed permanent works, until all deficiencies are corrected and signed off.
• Reviews contractors’ invoices for correctness of installed quantities for the electrical portion of the permanent works.
• Attends a bi-weekly meeting between the Royal Commission Construction team and the Contractor.
• Initiates and prepares for SRCM draft electrical related letters, memos or reports to contractors and other Departments.


Experience and Qualifications

• B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering

Field knowledge of design in electrical work, preferably for electrical building works:

• Medium Voltage and Low Voltage electrical systems (13.8 KV and below)
• Building electrical power distribution systems and equipment
• General load flows, calculations, basic relay and protection coordination
• Pad mounted Transformers and Switches (or unit substations and RMUs)
• Lighting systems — exterior and interior Cabling
• Coordination with other utilities and disciplines

Experience with the following:

• Construction and building drawings
• One-lines
• Shop drawings and Material submittals.
• Appropriate electrical codes and requirements (NESC, NEC, IEC. {EEE or other related codes and standards).
• Building electrical codes and construction methodology.
• Must have or be able to obtain Saudi Driver’s License.
• 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), read construction schedules (Primavera).
• AutoCAD is a benefit, but not a requirement.

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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