Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Project Engineer
Other Skills: Unconventional Gas, Shale, Gas Processing, Gas Plants
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Attractive salary and expat package
Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently looking for a Project Engineering Manager to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year's duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.



  • Competently manage and lead a large multi-discipline engineering team
  • Familiar with project work sequence, activities and deliverables for engineering disciplines at any project phase with knowledge and understanding of a contract
  • Ensure the project Quality Management System supports deliverables preparation and method of execution
  • Generate and authorize key documents including those directing engineering strategy and implementation
  • Able to understand and manage the technical scope
  • Ensure instructions are issued to allow work to progress and facilitate agreement between conflicting requirements and leads way forward
  • Challenge working method and deliverables and ensure that project team knows and complies with project scope
  • Develop and manage the engineering input to the project schedule and drives the engineering team to comply with the requirements, meet milestones and key performance indicators
  • Ensure that requirements for design verification are identified, scheduled and resourced
  • Understand the project Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSES) issues and ensures these are handled correctly
  • Identify risks and implements mitigations
  • Competently develop manhour estimates and execution strategy for various disciplines during proposal stage



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 20+ years of experience in oil & gas project
  • Experience on the US Unconventional Gas and/or shale fields would be highly beneficial
  • 5+ years' experience as Project Engineering Manager
  • Prior background in project engineering predominantly in home office, with some site experience
  • Have extensive experience in design of onshore oil & gas facilities
  • 10+ years gas plant experience
  • Preferably with experience from Aramco Project or GCC region projects
  • With proven track record in Engineering Management and leading multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Commercially astute and understands the different approaches required in managing lump sum and reimbursable work
  • Have a broad technical knowledge combined with excellent leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Amec Foster Wheeler working practices and procedures would be advantageous
  • Experience of unconventional gas field and facility development would be preferred

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