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Design Technician / Discipline Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-005756
  • Sector: Construction, Management Consultancy, Programme Management
  • Location: Riyadh Province

Due to our continued success in the Saudi, we are now seeking to add a Design Technician / Discipline Engineer to join an established professional team, committed to technical integrity, innovation and development of its people.

Responsibilities:

  • Integration of data from multiple sources into the spatial data repository.
  • Analysis, interrogation and manipulation of spatial data received from stakeholders and third parties.
  • Spatial and temporal analysis of data.
  • Adherence to project quality procedures.
  • Look for opportunities to increase efficiency on the project.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include, Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.



Essential Requirements:

  • A degree qualification in GIS or a related field.
  • Experience of providing GIS support to multidiscipline, client focused, project environments.
  • Understanding of spatial data formats and spatial reference systems.
  • The candidates should ideally have experience with managing GIS data on large scale master planning projects.
  • Some level of programming for A/cad would also be advantageous in order to extract metadata from masterplan CAD files to excel.
  • Experience with Autodesk civils would be a great advantage.  Revit is less of a requirements as this tool it is still mostly buildings focused.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Proven experience of delivering to deadlines within pressurised environments.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of working with and controlling a large number of evolving datasets.
  • Experience using ArcGIS Server.
  • Experience using AutoCAD software (including Civil 3D and Map).
  • Hands on experience of using CAD derived data within a GIS environment.

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants