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Field Mechanical Engineer - Site Based

Engineering / Projects
TRA00002058 Requisition #
Field Mechanical Engineer - Site Based

Tractebel, part of ENGIE group has more than 150 years of experience and is one of the world’s largest engineering consultancy companies. Our high-level engineering and advisory services offer added value across the full cycle of energy projects such as renewable energy, conventional power generation, power transmission & distribution, gas & LNG. Tractebel’ s ambition is to bring excellent, multidisciplinary engineering skills into shaping a new sustainable living environment.


The working environment

We are looking for a Field Mechanical Engineer to be involved on the DUBA Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Power Plant (ISCCPP) project in Saudi Arabia (ca 150 km South-East of Sharm El-Sheikh, 750 km North of Jeddah). Tractebel is awarded the Owner’s Engineer mission for this project. This EPC project consists of the construction of a 600 MW capacity CCGT power plant combined with an integrated solar field. EPC Contractor for the CCGT part is GE and for the Solar Field is Initech Energia. The Owner is SEC (Saudi Electricity Company).

Your function
The Field Mechanical Engineer will report to the Site Manager
The Field Mechanical Engineer shall:
  • Continuously monitor the site erection activities related to the mechanical discipline;
  • Ensure the follow-up of the overall construction activities and carry out site inspections;
  • Analyse and interpret the drawings, specifications as well as the erection procedures proposed by EPC contractor;
  • Assist the lead mechanical engineer regarding the finalisation of the design review activities on site;
  • Control the site supplies, unloading activities of mechanical equipment and temporary storage (especially for major equipment);
  • Inspect that the EPC Contractor’s erection activities are compliant with execution drawings and documents (erection methodology etc.);
  • Monitor the conditions of the site and constraints of all kinds that could affect the construction works;
  • Prepare notes on the execution of works and shortcomings and check the progress of mechanical erection activities against the schedule of the EPC Contractor (including arrival of equipment on site);
  • Check that the EPC Contractor team members are working in a safe way in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan related to their activities and site regulations and are respecting the instruction related to safety coordination on site;
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical reports;
  • Issue and follow-up punch list items;
  • Ensure compliance of mechanical erection & installation in accordance with the EPC contract and applicable laws;
  • Assist the commissioning team during cold and hot tests of all mechanical equipment and systems
  • Having at least a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Having minimum 15 years of related experience in large thermal power plant projects;
  • Having a minimum 10 years of proven experience as field engineer in construction supervision while not over 50 years of age;
  • Good knowledge of applicable codes, norms and standards;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office;
  • English language is mandatory.
What we offer 
  • Lodging for the candidate is provided by Tractebel;
  • Transport between lodging and site is provided by Tractebel;
  • Single status;

Working Regime:

  • 6 days * 10 hrs/day (no overtime).


  • 21days paid holidays.
More about Tractebel Middle-East
Tractebel Engineering delivers consulting missions in power/water generation, power transmission and distribution, power systems, asset management and natural gas to public and private utilities as well as to energy intensive industry all over the world. Tractebel Middle East has its headquarters in Dubai, with additional regional offices in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

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