KEO International Consultants

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Location(s) Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/24/2021 6:39 AM)
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Mechanical Engineering


KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our award-winning team based in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.


This position is responsible for maintaining communication with the client’s site engineers on all project related issues, and reviewing and implementing mechanical contract drawings and building specifications.


We envisage success in this role to include;

  • Represent the firm in communications with the client, design consultants and contractor from post contract award, on assigned projects. Technically assess contractor’s submittals in accordance with relevant discipline-focused strategy and procedures, contract specification and established KEO project management policy and procedure manual.  
  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise to the project to achieve time, cost, quality and safety objectives 
  • Monitor and report on the production of information with respect to the discipline-related services submittal progress 
  • Review submitted shop drawings and material submittals (and the like) against the drawings and specifications, local codes and statutory requirements and international best practice 
  • Check and ensure co-ordination between discipline-related services works and all other disciplines 
  • Provide technical input and experience to resolve discipline-related engineering issues on the Project 
  • Monitor the Engineers and Inspectors performance to ensure that they are fulfilling their roles and responsibilities 
  • Maintain open communication with the client and contractor's discipline engineers on project related issues 
  • Coordinate the works to ensure successful project hand-over 
  • Maintain a daily project related diary 
  • Prepare project reports (written and photographic) on progress of works, quality and technical conformance of the works, safety and other matters 
  • Attend technical and progress meetings with the contractor/client's representative 
  • Identify issues and risks that need to be brought to the attention of senior project management as necessary 

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific discipline techniques, procedure, codes of practice and relevant international standards
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in all aspects of relevant discipline engineering within construction field
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive client relationship and professional firm image
  • Ability to understand, identify and assess project risk
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written
  • Ability to organize, lead, and motivate people    


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include 15+ years work experience in the design/construction of buildings, preferably in the region. Knowledge of building design software programs, good knowledge of all Microsoft applications partnered with a minimum of a Bachelor Degree and ideally a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering.


We warmly welcome applications from interested KSA Nationals.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.



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