Resident Engineer, Mechanical

Job Title: Resident Engineer, Mechanical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: ASI00024V
Contact Name: Widarto, William
Job Published: November 30, 2021 23:31

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Our bodies and environment all depend on water, it is the building block that supports all life. Water issues are becoming increasingly prominent as we struggle with disparity between water availability and demands, water pollution, and competition for limited water resources. At Jacobs, we recognize these challenges and our engineers, scientists, and planners are working together with clients to find the right solutions to their water challenges.  

Our Water business is currently seeking a Resident Engineer Mechanical to be part of the major water treatment plant project located in Tuas, Singapore. 

The RE MECHANICAL will oversee all Mechanical aspects for the construction of a specific facility within the TWRP.  They will work across all the facility contracts to monitor, support, and guide the implementation of all mechanical works by the Contractors including both Contractors designed elements as well as the procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the MECHANICAL works. Provide guidance to the MECHANICAL Resident Technical Officers (RTOs) within the Construction Manager led teams responsible for specific TWRP contracts to maintain consistency across all the contracts and ensure that all works are in compliance with the specifications and applicable codes and regulations. 

The RE MECHANICAL will be part of a team of REs and RTOs (Lead Resident Technical Officers) reporting to the Construction Manager for the facility he / she will be working on; Will have an indirect supervisory reporting line to the Lead RE MECHANICAL and the Engineering Manager who will provide technical guidance and support; Work closely with the Mechanical and ICA REs within the CM team as well as the Lead RE Mechanical and other discipline leads in Jacobs, the Client PUB and with 3rd Parties and be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with all the parties.  They shall also be able to provide clear direction and guidance to the MECHANICAL RTOs and act as a technical supervisor to assist them with technical support. The RE MECHANICAL will work closely with all other resident engineering teams, especially the resident ICA and process teams on all coordination matters.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of Construction Manager, with an indirect reporting line to the Lead RE MECHANICAL and Engineering Manager who oversees all MEICA engineering.
  • Review and understand the MECHANICAL scope, BIM, specifications, and drawings for all MECHANICAL works.
  • Understand and follow plans, procedures, workflows, systems, and tools for the supervision of specific facilities within TWRP.
  • Work with the BIM model for the Mechanical and other MEICA works.
  • Provide regular updates to the Lead RE MECHANICAL, Engineering Manager, and CRE on related technical and engineering issues
  • Work  with Construction Managers to understand the technical and engineering issues facing each contract, prioritize and work closely with each CM team to resolve the issues
  • Provide technical leadership (MECHANICAL) on all related technical and engineering issues within the CM team.
  • Enforce specifications and codes of practice
  • Liaise closely with Lead RE MECHANICAL and Engineering Manager and design team on the review and approval of contractor submissions including calculations, models, drawings, materials, method statements, workmanship, etc
  • Ensure consistent and thorough reviews of the Contractors’ submittals have been done throughout the submittal approval process.
  • Ensure inspection documentation fully complies with local authorities and project requirements
  • Verify that safety and environmental standards and risks are addressed in submittal reviews and monitor safety and environmental compliance during construction, installation, testing, and commissioning.
  • Provide technical input and assistance in contract-related matters
  • Liaise and coordinate relevant technical issues with REs of other disciplines
  • Ensure the adequacy of engineering, inspection, and testing functions for all contracts
  • Define and oversee special inspection and testing requirements and ensure coordination of these efforts across all contracts within the facility.
  • Ensure that consistent quality standards and conformance with design plans and specifications are maintained across all contracts within the facility and coordinate with Lead RE MECHANICAL to ensure consistency across the project.
  • Ensure the contractors’ documentation of their works meets the required project standards.
  • Provide technical guidance to RTOs
  • Keep abreast of Contractors’ progress and performance and provide recommendations for improvements when a gap is identified.
  • Carry out keeping and maintenance of site records and carry out periodical checks of site records maintained by RTO to ensure records are up to date and in good order.
  • Keep abreast of monthly Work Progress Reports
  • When requested, provide an independent assessment of the certification of the value of work completed and recommendation of progress payments to be made to the Contractor
  • Ensure that the use of compatible materials and equipment is well coordinated.
  • Attendance in meetings, discussions with clients, contractors and to lead in technical discussions
  • Provide advice on any training needs of the MECHANICAL RTOs.
  • Provide input on performance assessments for MECHANICAL RTOs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate, you shall possess: 

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in design and construction of infrastructure/building projects in Singapore.
  • Experience with PUB projects will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working with BIM and 3D models is preferred due to the nature of design and work
  • Understanding of Mechanical design and of experience in the design and implementation of Mechanical works  

 Jacobs. A world where you can. 

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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