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Mechanical Project Engineer

Saudi Arabia

Ewi recruitment The market leading infrastructure recruitment specialist is seeking a Rail Mechanical Project Engineer with a strong background in metro / railway construction projects to join a leading main contractor in Saudi Arabia.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading main contractor in the Middle East working on one of the world's largest railway construction project. The company offers great packages and the opportunity to work with large team of senior international engineers delivering this mega project.

Job Role / Responsibilities

Acting as the Mechanical Project Engineer you will be responsible for supporting the Mechanical Construction Manager and will be responsible for 9 Engineers on site. The Mechanical Project Engineer will be responsible for participating in all aspects of the project management for the mechanical works including, planning, budget control and reporting. The Mechanical Project Engineer will be responsible for the detailed engineering of the project, preparing potential vendor list, technical details and quantities for quotation enquiry packages. Another key responsibility will be the issuing the approved drawings to site and instruct the site team, on the approved method of construction, record delays to the works and assist in the valuation of claims. Progress reviewing and the checking of the quality of installation work is another key responsibility in this role.


For this role the client that ewi recruitment is working with have a minimum requirement of a degree in Mechanical engineering. My client is looking for a Mechanical Project Engineer with at least 10 years experience working on major railway projects especially on Metro construction projects - preferably working in line with European, British or American Standards. The ideal candidate must have experience in holding a key position on site with responsibility for supervision/ management or have experience of a large scale Middle East railway metro project.

Salary Package

The salary package consists of a salary package of upwards of 30000 - 38000 SAR tax free ($8000 USD- $10000 USD tax free) with full EX-Patriot benefits package including excellent overtime rates, Housing, 4x4 Car, 3 return flights home, 45 days annual leave, medical cover.

Key Words / SEO

Railway Civil Engineer, Railway Expat, Riyadh Metro, Rail Civils, Tax Free Civils rail jobs, Rail, Expat MEP Jobs, International Railway Jobs, Saudi Arabia, Western Educated, Mechanical Project Engineer,

Closing Statement

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

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Skills and experience

Mechanical, Project Engineer, Rail, Metro, Saudi Arabia

About EWI Recruitment

EWI Recruitment

EWI is an international consultancy formed of specialist technical consultants who recruit and advise in the fields of infrastructure and natural resources. Each division and consultant within ewi is focussed exclusively on their specialist remit. Similarly our network has been developed and nurtured, providing access to industry specific professionals across each vertical market. We posses unrivalled market and international project knowledge to support our clients sustainable success.

Our specialist rail team are devoted to the provision of technical expertise to leaders within the market. Within this sector we work in the fields of construction, consultancy, and engineering. In short the railway team at ewi are able to help our clients deliver railway projects from concept to turnkey and onto the operational and maintenance. Our networks span feasibility, design, site supervision, commissioning & testing and handover to service all aspects of the project lifecycle.

The ewi rail team are proud to have worked on some of the of the worlds most prestigious rail projects including but not limited to; the Qatar Doha Metro, Saudi Arabia Haramain High Speed Rail, China Beijing High Speed, Malaysia Klang Valley Metro, Denmark Copenhagen Metro, India Kolkata Metro as well as many more of the worlds leading rail projects. The ewi rail team have experience working on metro projects, light rail, underground and freight rail projects.

Saudi Arabia, Asia

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  • Salary
    $10,000 to $8,000 per month
  • Benefits
    Additional Benefits
  • Location
    Saudi Arabia
  • Company
    EWI Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Stephen Aaron
  • Date Posted
  • Application Closing
  • Start Date
  • Job ID
  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Rail Construction - On Track
    Rail Engineering
    Rail Operations
  • Industries
    Railroad Manufacture
    Rail - Civils
    Rail - Light Rail
    Rail - Mechanical
    Rail - Stations
    Rail - Underground
  • Job Type
  • Career Level
    Mid-Senior level
  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    36 MONTHS

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