Expat Recruitment - Engineering, Technical & Construction

Commissioning Mechanical Engineer

Job Reference:ME038  
Location:Saudi ArabiaSalary:Negotiable + expat benefits.

This European Consultant is currently seeking 2 Commissioning Mechanical Engineers for a project in Saudi Arabia. The Project is the Conversion of Qurayyah Open Cycle Power Plant to Combined Cycle Power Plant. The open cycle power plant is in operation. The scope of work comprises amongst others the site supervision with a strong team of management staff, various discipline engineers, quality control staff and local inspectors. Tthe Company works in a joint venture with Saudconsult as local partner.

The CCPP will consist of 5 units; it is designed in a 3+1 configuration, with 15 GE Frame 7FA gas turbines. The envisaged final generation capacity will be approximately 3.2 GWel. The engineering phase for the steam part of the CCPP is currently in progress. Contract duration is approximately 2.5 years.

The Contractor is the Consortium of Arabian BEMCO and DOOSAN Heavy Industries. Due to the specific requirements in Saudi Arabia the contract (local work contract) will be made between their branch office in Dammam and the Freelance Employee.

Salary will be made in Saudi Riyals. Additionally to the monthly salary accommodation in a camp (300m distance to the site office) and transportation (personal vehicle incl. insurance) on site will be provided free of charge. Also the canteen on site may be used. The contract foresees six weeks of vacation per year, which can be taken in four portions of two weeks maximum duration. As an extra, the company will provide an economy class return ticket from/to KSA/home in Europe for these vacations.
Working hours are ten hours per day and a six-day week.
Their total team will comprise ten expatriate experts plus approximately 40 local experts
Weekend trips to Bahrain are possible

Tasks will involve:
Supervision of Site activities such as erection, installation, testing and commissioning in close co-operation with and under the supervision of General Site Manager and client SEC.
Factory inspection of equipment at manufacturer and factory acceptance tests.
Approval and supervision of defined test procedures, start up sequences, reliability test runs and performance tests.
Scheduling and monitoring of functional and operational tests of various equipments in order to prepare the equipment to the first start up.
Scheduling and monitoring of reliability test runs and performance tests.
Verification of the compliance of test results with the design and reliability requirements.
Preparation of inspection reports, certificates, progress reports and site correspondence.
Management and coordination of the site staff.

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