Senior Road Design Engineer (Engineering Design)


Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP974-46

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Management of design activities and coordination of workloads for Road design.
- Plan, coordinate, manage and monitor the review of Road design deliverables produced by the client’s design consultant, including reports, providing feedback to the Design Project Manager regarding progress, key issues and risk.
- Coordinate the response to comments raised on deliverables by the likes of subject matter experts, the design review team, the Independent Checking Engineer, and Independent Safety Assessors.
- Ensure the buildability of the proposed Road design and suitability of materials.
- Coordinate engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors.
- Coordinate and visit the jobsite as required, to resolve problems, interpret drawings and documents and provide technical support during the construction phase.
- Coordinate with other disciplines, consultants, and attend project meetings from time to time.
- Coordinate with Contracts Department and Construction teams for supporting the pre-construction procurement process and the checking and assembly of the design documentation for issue as design-build or design-bid-build tender packages as required.
- Review contractor’s construction drawings, respond to technical queries and technical submittals to ensure compliance with design intent.
- Take an active role in the client’s Stage Review and Approval Procedure.
- Perform work that involves conventional Road design practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.
- Provide guidance for assured design quality and compliance with the client’s requirements, design guidelines, statutory requirements, local and international codes, standards and norms, and international standards of independent firms that are carrying out the detailed design.


- Civil Engineering Degree from university with 10+ years of relevant experience in Road design management.
- Experience in managing the design/installation/operation/maintenance of Road work for Infrastructure facilities/assets.
- Experience in both design-build and design-bid-build forms of procurement with contractors and consultants
- Experience in field construction and inspection of Road work for initial acceptance.
- Knowledge of relevant codes and standards pertinent to the discipline.
- Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems and design calculations.
- Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D) e.g AutoCAD, MS Word and Excel for managing design reviews

About the Company

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.

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