Bechtel Corporation Operations & Maintenance Manager Job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 196579

General Job Description

Reporting to the Civil Works Joint Venture (CWJV) Assurance Manager the position holder will take a hands-on role in leading the planning, development and delivery of the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) deliverables within the scope of the CWJV’s work. The work will require coordination with the other RMP Consortia, direct interface with the Employer, Transit Systems (Siemens), design teams and implementation / installation subcontractors & equipment suppliers. The work will encompass the review of draft documentation from numerous subcontracted suppliers. The bulk of the O&M Manger’s work will entail management, coordination and production of the required JV documentation including O&M plans, technical documentation, maintenance manuals. The position holder will also be responsible for the review of training & operating manuals submitted by suppliers as a direct input to the above.

Position Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver the CWJV O&M Plan;

  • Provide O&M expertise to achieve set deliverables, ensuring coordination with functional teams (both internal & external) to cover O&M task interfaces to support delivery of the O&M Plan and associated deliverables;

  • Coordinate the subcontractor’s development and delivery of the system, subsystem and component level O&M technical documentation including; maintenance manuals, troubleshooting guides, corrective & preventive action procedures, special tools user manuals, storage & handling manuals, illustrated parts catalogues and spares holding;

  • Develop O&M rules, policies & procedures for the operational phase of the Metro;

  • Manage and review engineering deliverables that impact implementation of CWJV’s O&M plans and procedures;

  • Review O&M Testing & Commissioning (T&C) documents

  • Attend O&M T&C tests and meetings;

  • Proactively manage actions to optimise O&M tests processes;

  • Review applicable O&M Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs);

  • Review proposals for the maintenance contract between Maintenance Contractors and the Employer (Client) and nominated O&M entity;

  • Provide advice to the CWJV Assurance Manager and management team on technical matters associated with management of CWJV’s O&M deliverables;

  • Review adherence to the BACS Contract, relevant legislation, regulations and directives from relevant authorities in relation to safe operation and maintenance of the Metro;

  • Provide input to maintenance occupational safety risk assessments;

  • Review and advise on the development of the Capital Assets Replacement Plan;

  • Identify overhaul, service and inspections plans that are to be performed by a future Maintenance Contractor in accordance with the O&M requirements;

  • Ensure the O&M philosophy and plans support quality of service delivery and defined in CWJV RAM Plans.

  • Review and provide advice on the development of the Capital Asset Replacement Plan;

  • Develop track access procedures to assure O&M activities are conducted safely in all areas;

  • Ensure System and Operational safety requirements (contract & derived) are adequately captured and addressed, then supported by the design verification evidence provided by the CWJV design centers and other entities;

  • Identify and assist in managing non-compliances to Employer (Contract) Requirements or standards;

Key Outputs

Prepare Plans and Procedures to support the O&M activities for the Riyadh Metro, including:

  • CWJV O&M Plan;

  • Maintenance and Work Order Workflows;

  • Safety and Environmental Management processes working with the CWJV HSQE Manager;

  • Maintenance Staffing Plans (including job profiles);

  • Training Plans;

  • Provision of maintenance support during tendering;

  • Provide advice on current world’s best practice for civil and rail infrastructure O&M;

  • Review existing designs from an O&M perspective;

  • Define the maintenance roles and responsibilities of the O&M contractor and other contractors;

  • Ensure consistency and standardisation of approach across Metro;

  • Testing & Commissioning planning;

  • Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the Assurance Manager.

  • Support the capture of fault finding/rectification data during installation and Test/Commissioning phase as an input to the BACS FRACAS process.

Position Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record in Operations & Maintenance Management preferably on major rail or infrastructure project(s), or alternatively in an oil & gas or aviation environment;

  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of safety issues related to railway or safety critical maintenance regimes

  • Understanding of railway/metro or similar operational regime (airport/oil gas plant) and related Maintenance Management Systems

  • Client interface experience and engagement with contractors and subcontractors;

  • Provrn experience in an MEP operations & maintenance environment;

  • Proven track record at management level within a maintenance organisation;

  • Excellent organization skills;

  • Ability to negotiate with and influence stakeholders;

  • Must be a highly skilled communicator and able to build rapport easily;

  • Capable of working independently.


  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry related qualification (diploma) or experience;

  • Membership of relevant engineering institution (desirable)

Essential Company Requirements

  • Ethics: Commitment to BACS Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects;

  • Quality: Commitment to BACS Quality standard as demonstrated by prior Supervisors’ evaluations of work performance. ES&H: Demonstrated commitment to BACS Zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership.

  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to develop and coach effective teams to achieve the deliverables and objectives for the BACS project.

  • Respect: Personally committed to respectful behaviors, building the same attitudes within the project personnel; the focus of which is treat people with respect and dignity, listen actively; communicate in a timely and forthright manner and never undermining colleagues.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.