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Principal Underground Cable and Culverts Routing Engineer

Sector:  ENOWA
Division:  Energy



ENOWA is looking for candidates with international experience to fill the vacancy of Underground Cable and Culverts Routing Engineer. The person will have experience of route proving for transmission level underground cable projects, understanding surveying techniques and assisting in developing the preferred routing of underground transmission circuits throughout the region.




Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Optioneering and feasibility study for route planning, including potential options and economic (Capex and Opex) considerations.
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with their standards and requirements.
  • Knowledge of working within many different and diverse terrains, including desert, rocky, mountainous, and hilly areas.
  • Experience of containment options for cables and culverts configurations. Understanding the benefits and disadvantages of different methods of containment.
  • Ability to work with surveyors, civil and electrical engineers, and to resolve complicated engineering tasks.
  • Assist with tendering and procurement requirements.
  • Carry out reviews of contractor designs, and provide comments as required.
  • Carry out site audits, ensuring quality and timely completion of projects in collaboration with the relevant Project Managers.
  • Understanding of project constraints and resolution methods.
  • Review and critique during each stage of the planning and building designs
  • Reviews of the potential innovation and value engineering solutions.
  • Other work as deemed necessary to complete the works to a successful NEOM outcome.
  • Site visit and site inspections
  • Support, develop and cooperate with local and international organizations with involvement in design to ensure standards are considered with innovative technologies that meet the KSA and international standards.




Education & Experience


  • A bachelor's in Civil/Structural/Electrical Engineering or similar
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Evaluation of Contractors’ Civil/Structural proposals to ensure all scope is covered.
  • Review of contractor’s designs
  • Ensure that NEOM receives quality and performance 
  • Ability to work on own initiative, convey findings and resolve problems
  • Proven ability in the role of routing planning and proving.

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