Job Opening in CCC - Saudi for Riyadh Metro Project
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The Riyadh Metro project is a consortium led by Bechtel which includes Almabani General Contractors, Consolidated Contractors Company and Siemens.
The consortium will be responsible for the design, construction, train cars, signalling, electrification and integration of Lines 1 and 2 of the new Riyadh Metro system.
Line 1 will stretch from north to south across Riyadh, covering 24 miles (38km). It will include 22 stations and four transfer stations where it will connect with other new metro lines. Much of Line 1 will be underground.
In contrast, Line 2 will be built mostly on a raised strip in the median of the planned freeway. This line will run east to west and will extend more than 15.7 miles (25km) with 13 stations and three transfer stations.
The new lines will feature stations powered by renewable energy and fully automatic trains.
The contract is the largest engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract in Bechtels history and these lines, along with four others, will form the backbone of Riyadhs new public transportation network.
Reporting to the Civil Works Joint Venture (CWJV) Fire & Life Safety Engineering Manager the post holder will support the project providing expertise on Fire & Life Safety (F&LS) matters throughout the project life cycle e.g. design, procurement, construction and setting to work (test / commissioning). The Fire & Life Safety Engineer is required to carry out a compliance & coordination role ensuring that fire protection designers and installers remain complaint to the BACS Contract and referenced Standards in particular NFPA and Saudi Building Codes etc. In addition, the Engineer will act as the focal point for liaison with Riyadh Civil Defense General Directorate (CDGD) and ensure that presenters & submitting parties make clear submissions and where necessary provide Arabic translations on important or complex issues. The Engineer is also responsible for coordinating site inspections with GDCD and ensure that any F&LS concerns are recoded and addressed in a timely manner.
In terms of third party approvals, the Engineer will ensure that the CWJVs F&LS works secure timely approvals from GDCD and the Contractors Independent Safety Assessor (C-ISA) and Employers (E-ISA).
POSITION DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide engineering coordination on F&LS engineering aspects;
Engage with and provide engineering support to JVs designers and works contractors on F&LS matters such that timely GDCD approvals are secured;
Facilitate & support timely approvals the Projects C-ISA and the Employers E-ISA;
Develop emergency strategies & plans covering metro emergency response, fire fighting and evacuation;
Liaise with Transit Systems on ensuring that the JVs designs and works are coordinated from a F&LS perspective;
Support other internal/external Stakeholders such that timely approvals are secured;
Ensure that Engineering /Procurement /Construction /Commissioning along with contractual, procedural compliance is maintained in respect of F&LS matters;
Prepare and support the production of Project guidelines, procedures and plans that set out robust F&LS processes that ensure that the delivered designs and construction works are consistent with the BACS requirements;
Liaise with the CWJV System Safety team ensuring that requirements are maintained such that timely safety hazard analysis (HAZIDs) and safety risk assessments are held in support of the developing F&LS designs and works;
Review and comment on JVs subcontractor F&LS plans, designs and reports and implementation submissions for compliance to Employers requirements in particular NFPA 130 and other Saudi Codes and Standards. This also covers F&LS Inspection & Test Plans;
Support regular meetings / tracking completion of agreed actions with in house teams, subcontractors and stakeholders regarding F&LS matters;
Support factory and site inspections to ensure that the JVs subcontracted material and equipment suppliers along with installers are compliant with the JVs and F&LS Contract requirements;
Liaison with the Bechtel Infrastructure Functional Team in regard of F&LS functional matters.
JOB KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
The F&LS Engineer will be a professional in the field of F&LS engineering with experience in the design, construction and testing / commissioning phases of modern fire protection systems;
Diploma/Degree in engineering or related field;
Desirable University degree in Engineering or equivalent;
Desirable Membership of relevant institution;
Fluent in spoken and written Arabic is desirable;
High standard of written and spoken English;
Experience in working in multicultural environment involving various programme/project consortia, vendors and contractors;
Extensive knowledge of Middle Eastern F&LS practices in particular liaison with Civil Defense and approving authorities;
Good working knowledge of the US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, in particular NFPA130 and all related and sub referenced F&LS standards. In addition, familiar with the Saudi Building Codes as they relate to the CWJV RMP works.
Proven experience in the development of strategies and outline building and metro emergency planning including fire fighting and evacuation plans;
Good knowledge of civil and Mechanical / Electrical works such as surface and subsurface structures e.g. stations, tunnels, viaducts etc. In addition, F&LS related systems; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, occupancies and fire protection systems and practices;
ESSENTIAL COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:
Ethics: Commitment to BACS Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects;
Quality: Commitment to BACS Quality standard as demonstrated by prior Supervisors evaluations of work performance. ES&H;
Demonstrated commitment to BACS Zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership;
Demonstrated ability to develop and coach effective teams to achieve the deliverables and objectives for the BACS project;
Respect: Personally committed to respectful behaviors, building the same attitudes within the project personnel; the focus of which is treat people with respect and dignity, listen actively; communicate in a timely and forthright manner and never undermining colleagues;
Demonstrate sound relationship-building skills with both clients and staff and an ability to influence and coach others;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Customer service orientation;
Self time management to meet tight delivery requirements;
Flexible attitude to balance work load and deadlines.
If interested, kindly send cvs on firstname.lastname@example.org and contact Mr. James : 022 6644 2749 / Mr. Ranel 022 6644 272 and Mr. Imran - 022 66442703 and put the position of apply in subject line.