Lead Mechanical Engineer (W2 Visa)
Published: 13th October 2017 (9 days ago)
Ţurayf, Saudi Arabia
Job Type
Middle East & North Africa

Job Description

Job Title:  Lead Mechanical Engineer (W2)

Location: Saudi Arabia

Salary: $14,000 per month

The Client Our client is a leading global engineering consultancy specialising in the utility sector. They  focus on the delivery of large scale, capital infrastructure projects and are looking for an experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer to join their team.

The Role

Our client are acting in the role of Owner’s Engineer for the construction of a 1300MWe CCGT with integrated thermal solar generation located on a greenfield site near Turaif, KSA.

They are seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer (W2) with extensive site management experience to lead a team of site based mechanical engineers to oversee the construction and commissioning of the power plant.

The role entails the coordination of a team of engineers monitoring the progress, quality and safety of the constructions works for the electrical discipline on behalf of our client Saudi Electric Company. The role will be based at the project site near Turaif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Person

  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Possess strong communication and organisational skills
  • Have demonstrable experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team in delivering power generation projects.
  • The candidate should possess a minimum of 15 years’ experience, with at least 10 in a similar lead role.
  • The successful candidate MUST qualify for a W2 Visa.


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