AECOM Mechanical Engineer, Riyadh in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151336BR

Position Title Mechanical Engineer, Riyadh

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country Saudi Arabia

State/Province/Region SA - Ar Riyad

City Riyadh

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to be based out in Riyadh. Responsible for the approvals of all Mechanical/site drawings, supporting calculations and specifications from Contractors. Coordinates the flow of technical documents (requisitions, drawings, specifications, calculations) between interfacing engineering disciplines and contractors.

Provides alternate options and details to ensure that all mechanical issues are resolved on site.

Roles & Responsibility:

  • Must have Design review and supervision experience of all types of Mechanical Works.

  • Monitors the mechanical works for conformance with the provisions of the Contract Documents and the Procedures manual.

  • Reviews, approves and processes all mechanical technical submittals.

  • Coordinating and supervising the work of all mechanical activities and operations.

  • Receive/action Request for Information (RFI) that applies to Mechanical works.

  • Review contractors' claims related to mechanical works. Prepare recommendations for claims approval or rejection. Assist in negotiations with contractors regarding the value of claims or changes in schedules.

  • Witness testing and commissioning of the works.

  • Approve the contractors' shop drawings, as-built drawings and other submittals.

  • Assist with the final inspection of the work. Review the adequacy and accuracy of punch lists. Monitor final completion of the work.

  • Ensure coordination between all discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Structural, and Architecture).

  • Conduct site visits and collaborate with project teams in identifying and flagging technical issues, solving technical issues.

  • Identify and propose possible value engineering ideas to cut costs/time, in accordance with project teams

  • Monitoring the day to day activities of the mechanical inspectors i.e. site work inspection as well as inspection of the materials delivered in Contractors store.

  • Monitor contractor progress against schedule/plan and provide regular reporting to the Resident Engineer.

  • Conduct reviews of engineering options and evaluations to validate the new design solutions.

  • Consistently encourage the team for compliance of AECOM’s and Client’s SH&E procedures.

  • Perform any other duties as required in the project.

Specific skills required:

  • Arabic language a plus.

  • Must have knowledge of ASHRAE,SMACNA,UL,NFPA,DW144,ANSI,ASME,ASTM,UPC,UMC&AWS codes

Person Specification (Behavioural Attributes):

  • Safety Awareness

  • Team Player

  • Ability to travel between project sites as and when required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in his field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.