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Job - Principle Planning Engineer in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
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Commercial, Financial and Legal Jobs
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Posted on
3 Oct 2016
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About the Role:

JacobsĀ® is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services with over 70,000 resources in 250+ offices worldwide. Building strong long-term relationships is the key to our success as a company. To strengthen these lasting alliances, we partner with each client to better understand their objectives. This allows us to deliver superior quality on every project.

As a global leader of engineering services with projects ranging from $1 million to programs that cost up to $10 billion, we deliver award winning total Design and/or Construction Management projects for public and private sector clients. From the pre-construction phase, through complete erection of the project, to the post-construction and commissioning, we function as an extension of our clients' goals and aspirations. Project sector and types include: Aviation, Emergency Operations & Data Centers, Healthcare, Hospitality & Entertainment, Correctional & Rehabilitation Facilities, and Research & Development Facilities.

Job Scope : This position is a Home Office based role which will report directly to the Planning Manager and is based in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The candidate in question will be responsible for comprehensive understanding & application of principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards in addition to performing work of complex scope. He will need to work under general supervision while participating in setting assignment objectives; work is reviewed for adequacy on completion.

Job Description :

  • Represent the organization by interacting with internal and external personnel on significant matters.
  • Scheduler for Engineering, Procurement and Construction projects
  • Facilitates multi-company interactive planning sessions
  • Creates and updates CPM schedules
  • Communicates schedule status on a regular basis via formal and informal meetings and reports
  • Analyzes CPM schedules and recommends work-arounds and schedule improvement ideas
  • Interacts with engineering and construction personnel to understand and communicate issues and conflicts that impact the schedule
  • Coordinate the project's earned value system with schedule updates
  • Oversee, lead & help maintain safe work practices on construction projects that could identify, eliminate and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and/or property damage using job specific safety standards, best management practices and injury free environment techniques advocated to JACOBS Beyond ZERO policy.
  • Educate, advise & communicate any/all issues with/between colleagues, project staff and/or contractor while implementing corrective action that will help build productive working relationships with all in accordance with guidelines and policies.

Qualifications / Requirements :

  • Candidates must have 15 years or more of Buildings & Infrastructure / Oil & Gas / Mining / Power / Industrial project experience.
  • Candidates must hold an Engineering Degree Qualification or equivalent from a government recognised institution.
  • Candidates must have experience working on Buildings & Infrastructure/Oil & Gas/Mining/Power/Industrial.
  • Candidates who have EPC experience and/ or previous experience working with SAUDI ARAMCO or one of it's subsidiaries are preferred.
  • Candidates must be proficient in using MS OFFICE. Other systems/software knowledge/experience that is preferred: Primavera P6
  • Candidates with experience working within GCC countries (Saudi Arabia/United Arab Emirates/Qatar/Kuwait/Oman) will be given first preference.

  • Jacobs, Zamel and Turbag Consulting Engineers (Jacobs ZATE) is the principal operating company of our global Jacobs organization in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a multi-discipline professional engineering and project management services provider to local projects with over 1,800 resources in our home offices and in the field across Saudi Arabia covering Downstream, Upstream, Petrochemicals and Buildings and Infrastructure projects. We also have large presence across the Middle East covering Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman in addition to Saudi Arabia. The total regional strength is in excess of 2,500 resources.

    At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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