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Senior Materials Engineer


Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP362-2002

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP are looking for a Materials Engineer with experience in concrete and metallic materials for an assignment based in Jeddah to support a major PMC mixed-use development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Review project documents that include, methodology, quality assurance, control procedures, engineering, and construction time schedule.
* Review and provide necessary comments on Contractor's technical submittals such as design, specifications, drawings, calculations, method statements, TPIs, risk assessments, etc. for compliance with Employer's Requirements, Authority Requirements, End-User Requirements, and Local and International Standards.
* Review and verify concrete mix design and its implementation, selection/recommendation/approval of various materials to be used in construction and repair works.
* Oversee/inspect site construction work on a daily basis, witness tests, identify non-compliance to construction documentation, and recommend corrective measures.
* Coordinate on a daily basis with the Team Leader and other team members to verify, document, and report the quality issues of work performed by the Contractor and provide/suggest corrective actions.
* Process (review and comment) the incoming correspondence.
* Monitor progress, record, and identify risks and potential delays, and provide/suggest solutions.
* Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports (in English) with details of the observed works, quality, progress (fabrication and construction), testing of components, and status of materials procurement/delivered to site.
* Ensure high quality of work during the service, strict compliance with the Employer's Requirements, Projects Specifications, and HSE Requirements
* Assessment of the Contractor's compliance to the quality management system as specified in the latest applicable standards.
* Any non-conformity found shall also be reported.
* Evaluate the Contractor's personnel, equipment, materials, and subcontractors
* Participate in project construction meetings if required.
* Assist in the resolution of construction problems.
* Analyse value engineering proposals.
* Coordinate with other team members.
* Coordinate and liaise with Port operator(s) and stakeholders.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
* Minimum 15 years of experience in the field of Materials Engineering
* Experience in the GCC is considered a significant asset.
* Experience with concrete materials and metallic materials is key.
* Knowledge of other materials including (glass, sealants, EPDM, damp proofing, sound insulation, thermal insulation, stones, masonry, gypsum, ceramic, performance tests, glass reinforced polymer, and bitumen/asphalt) is beneficial.
* Member of/working towards associated professional body membership will be preferred
* History of working with an international engineering consultancy and prior experience in project management/PMC capacity.?
* Excellent computer/software skills (MS Office, AutoCAD).
* Excellent leadership and communication skills.
* Accuracy & precision of work.
* Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 15,000

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