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Quality Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-005382
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Programme Management
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

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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.

We are currently looking for experts to join our team in Saudi Arabia, to provide multi-disciplinary services and expertise to our clients on a wide range of onshore oil and gas capital projects. The work will involve project management, engineering, and procurement and construction supervision and we’re looking for people at all levels, in particular the role defined below.

Major Function and Role:

  • Develops and implements audit process and program for the project. 
  • Oversees the engineering and construction project tasks undertaking required audits. 
  • Liaises with teams, monitors rework or corrective actions. Identifies issues arising and undertakes root cause analysis. 
  • Provides feed back and regular communication with PM EM, Contractor and Client stakeholders.

Job Duties
  • Plans, organizes, and directs activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Confers with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems. 
  • Assists with project delivery strategies. 
  • Schedules the project in logical steps and budgets time required to meet deadlines. 
  • Coordinates the project procurement, selection of contractors and assists with contract paperwork and management of changes. 
  • Coordinates QA/QC quality control plans. 
  • Coordinates safety management plans. 
  • Coordinates the building permit process and compliance with codes. 
  • Directs weekly construction meetings. 
  • Prepares daily/weekly/monthly progress reports.
  • Reviews contractor applications for payment and recommends payment to client. 
  • Creates and monitors cost reports for the client. 
  • Coordinates punch list preparation and project close-out.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary. 
General Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality Management, Engineering Construction Management or other related major or 12 years experience in a related field.
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. 
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Must have ability to navigate Web-based construction management software (often provided by the client).  
  • Must have experience with setting meetings, organizing agendas, and keeping minutes for projects records.
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
  • No less than 12 years of relevant experience
  • Must have state construction supervisor’s license, 30 hour training in OSHA safety requirements, and CMAA.
Essential Requirements
  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  Business degrees shall be exceptional dependent on position proposed.
  • Candidates shall have the required certification and completed training relevant to the position being applied for. 
  • Hydrocarbon Design Engineering experience is essential.  Brownfield and/or grassroots facilities experience (Gas Plants, Refineries, GOSPs, NGL as an example) are the main focus.
  • Applications from those with actual design engineering experience practiced either in Europe or North America are preferred.
Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 calendar days 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