November 28, 2021


Bechtel Field Engineer Job (Mechanical)

Mechanical Field Engineer Job, Engineering Kenyan Jobs,


Project Summary

Bechtel is supporting an ambitious programme to deliver multiple data centres across 10 African countries. This programme will initially provide at least 70MW capacity of much needed interconnected carrier and cloud-neutral data facilities in this currently under-served and rapidly expanding market. Bechtel will provide central programme management and in-country deployed teams to deliver engineering, procurement and construction services tailored to location specific requirements. This is a great opportunity to develop with this fast-moving customer while supporting Data Centre Teams in various African locations including:

Position Summary

Deployed to support a specific data centre project (-in this case Nairobi), the Field Engineer (Mechanical) will report to the Project Field Engineer. This position demands excellent communication skills and a strong collaborative working ethic.


The Field Engineer (Mechanical) will:

  • Maintain configuration control by implementing processes for change documents (FCDs, NCRs)
  • Review as-builts submitted by contractors
  • Monitor installed quality and progress quantity reporting
  • Provide safety leadership to contractors and participate in ES&H walk downs, confirming compliance to contract, design, and quality requirements
  • Support contractors in development and execution of Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs)
  • Monitor quality inspections performed by contractors to verify compliance with inspection and test plans
  • Support documentation turnover
  • Support development of trends for proposed design changes or any change that impacts the cost and schedule of the work
  • Provide technical assistance in the preparation contractor’s work plans
  • Assist contractors in the development and implementation of preservation and maintenance plans for permanent plant equipment
  • Monitor & confirm design documents and technical information is current and distributed to the work areas to support planned activities
  • Collaborate with contract coordinators to enforce compliance with RFI/FCD/NCR processes to maintain configuration control through to construction completion

Preferred Skills And Qualifications

  • Typically requires bachelor’s or master’s degree (or international equivalent) and 5-7 years of relevant experience or 9-11 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
  • Technical knowledge of mechanical engineering and application in construction
  • Working knowledge of subcontract management
  • Ability to drive a Zero Incident Philosophy
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence external stakeholders
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders
  • Experience of construction automation tools
  • Broad knowledge of industry/regulatory codes, standards and design criteria pertinent to mechanical engineering

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

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