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Principal Harbor Engineer

Parsons International

Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP094-3053

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Principal Objective
Provide design and/or planning lead engineering services and support within a multi-discipline engineering and construction management environment for various maritime projects of Royal Commission, including container terminals, bulk, oil/gas, marinas, port and harbor.

Organizational Relationship
Member of Technical Supports Section’s Civil Engineering Unit of the Engineering Department. A professional staff position supporting all Royal Commission projects. Reports to the Supervising Civil Engineer. Interfaces with project engineering and management staffs, other Departments, architecture-engineering (AE) consultants, and construction contractors.

Major Activities Performed
• Work as the lead designer and/or planner for port projects, coastal flood risk, coastal protection and defense structures, dredging and reclamation, maritime hydrodynamics.
• Perform strategic coastal planning, provide guidance and management on the design process, undertaking concept through to FEED documents.
• Perform port economics and due diligence.
• Work with clients and stakeholders to define their requirements related to their projects.
• Liaise with other disciplines on port planning, geotechnical, civil and structural design.
• Work with relevant planning codes, legislations and International Codes and Standards such as, but not limited to; BS6349, PIANC, OCIMF.
• Prepare Scope of works to perform various marine studies and designs.
• Prepare technical specifications.
• Provide technical assistance during contract bidding, bid clarifications, RFIs, proposal evaluations, negotiations, and post-award design review and construction administration services.
• Review the engineering and documents prepared by Royal Commission’s AE consultants, including, but not limited to, their designs, drawings, and specifications.
• Review construction contractor field erection plans, shop drawings, and product (material) data sheets.
• Perform field inspections and provide field support and trouble-shooting during the construction process.
• Set out detailed Quality Control and Assurance (QC/QA) terms and conditions.
• Prepare project reports and presentations.


Experience and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, coastal science, or related (Master’s degree desirable) from an accredited engineering college or university.
• Fifteen (15) years minimum post-undergraduate or post-graduate professional experience.
• Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Chartered Engineer status with ICE.
• Effectively communicate in English, both in speaking and writing.
• Working knowledge of; Data Analysis and numerical modeling for coastal process, sedimentation and dredging, wave modeling, and shore line stabilization etc.
• Sound, overall experience in problem-solving and trouble shooting.
• Significant experience in managing Civil / Infrastructure projects in the maritime sector.
• Excellent working knowledge of maritime design and planning.
• Experience in the design and inspection of maritime structures such as breakwaters, quay walls, lock and dock gates, fender systems, paving, etc.
• Demonstrable experience of interacting with coastal numerical modeling and environmental aspects, i.e. EIA, SEA and AA.
• In-depth knowledge and experience of computer-aided drafting and modeling software AutoCAD and Revit Structure.

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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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 9,000

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