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Position Summary:

The ‘Resident Engineer’ (RE) will be responsible as the Engineer’s Representative for checking that the Contractor’s Works are carried out in accordance with the Contract. He/She will also be responsible for managing and directing all other members of the Engineer’s staff (assistants). He will therefore be the Site Team Leader during the construction phase of the Project.



  • Degree in Civil Engineering

  • At least 15 years of experience in construction supervision, 5 years experience in Saudi

  • Strong experience as a Resident Engineer on major High Rise projects

  • Proven effective capacity to supervise engineers and construction staffs

  • Knowledge of local laws, codes and regulations

  • Knowledge of inspection procedures to achieve construction quality control

  • Knowledge of contract administration, time and cost control

  • Knowledge of construction methods, specifications, codes

  • Strong leadership abilities and experience managing. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be team players. Attention to detail and the ability to troubleshoot are also imperative

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and technical diagrams

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Ability to work in an industrial setting which includes walking, climbing, bending, and wearing appropriate safety gear


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review the Employer (Client) / Engineer (SIEC) Agreement to determine the full scope of Services to be provided during the Post Contract Administration and Construction Supervision Phase of the Project

  • Review with the Project Director (SIEC) the Organisation Chart and Resources Schedule prepared at the tender/contract stage and update as necessary

  • Review Contract Documents and in particular the Drawings, Specifications and associated documentation prepared by the design consultants (SIEC or others)

  • Issue to the Contractor instructions and additional or modified Drawings which may be necessary for the execution of the Works and the remedying of any defects

  • Assist the Engineer with providing supporting particulars necessary to reach an agreement or provide determination of any matter under the Conditions of Contract

  • Review the Contractor’s details of the arrangements and methods which he proposed to adopt for the execution of the Works

  • Review and approval of Contractor’s proposed subcontractors

  • Notify the Contractor of the requirements (as specified) for setting-out the Works in relation to a coordinated reference point, datum level and bearing

  • Administer the appointment of all nominated subcontractors

  • Specify to the Contractor the location, details and other requirements for all testing of Plant, Materials and workmanship and attend (or arrange for the attendance of suitably qualified staff) all such tests

  • Issue the Contractor with the commencement date of the Works

  • Review and issue consent to the Contractor’s proposed programme (FIDIC clause 14.1) for the execution of the Works

  • Review and issue consent to any further revised programmes issued by the Contractor, at the request of the Engineer, showing modifications necessary to ensure completion of the Works within the Time for Completion

  • Review all Contractor Claims and requests for Extension of Time for Completion of the Works

  • Issue instructions for the Suspension of part or all of the Works (if required)

  • Issue Taking-Over Certificate to the Contractor upon completion of the Works

  • Prepare a schedule of incomplete work or defects prior to issuing TOC

  • Monitor works to be completed or defects to be rectified during the Defects Liability Period (12 months)

  • Arrange for Works to be re-measured and valued for payment under the contract as necessary

  • Process all Contractor requests for Variation and evaluate cost after reviewing of Contractor proposals


Interested candidates may send their CV and sample of report/presentation to

Please write RESIDENT ENGINEER as the subject of your application

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