This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work.

Khatib & Alami, a leading multinational & multidisciplinary architectural & engineering consulting firm with over 6000 workforce. We are carrying out Maritime project in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia [ 100 km from Jubail City ] and we are looking to recruit a Hydrographic Survey Project Engineer role; Previous experience in Marine Works, Infrastructure and housing/building projects is preferred; Saudi nationals with Aramco experience is desirable.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Minimum of seven 11years' experience in hydrographic surveying proficiency in all aspect of offshore surveying work activities including evaluation and date processing of field data and 4 years' experience in hydrographic surveying construction project.
      • Strong academic background and solid understanding of specialized offshore survey activities of Bathymetry survey of seabed topography, tidal gauge(s) of water\waives level and referenced to the Lowest Astronomical Tide {LAT) observation and offshore Vertical Datum.
      • Ensure the data gathering meet the standards {SHASHO)
      • Knowledge in standard methods of measurements.
      • Candidate to be experience and demonstrate proficient ability in the following:
      1. GPS & DGPS positioning systems.
      2. Side scan sonar equipment and the interpretation of records
      3. Experience with Single & multi-beam echo sounders.
      4. Familiar with hydrographic data processing, Methodologies, Hydrographic Charts drawings, Tidal station & related software.
      • General offshore & onshore survey, specifications, horizontal and vertical datum & coordinate system.
      • Experience in dredging survey and offshore marine construction projects.
      • Candidate shall be able to understand the datum relationship between onshore & offshore projects.
      • Ana lyses, process and performs QA/QC and able to analyses sea floor investigation, water depth, seafloor and sub- seafloor conditions from drawings data or hydrographic survey tools and equipment.


      Qualification, Technical Skills and Competencies Required to Execute this Role.

      Qualifications: BS in Geomatics\Hydrographic Engineering

        Chartered or Professional Engineering certification or equivalent is preferred.

        Skills: In depth knowledge in the supervision consultants, ensuring that quality control procedures.

        Proficiency in spoken and written English; Arabic is an advantage.

        Experience Required to Execute this Role:

        Overall Experience: Expats minimum experience required 15 years, Saudi nationals 10+ years of industry experience in the monitor site performance of the contractor and supervision consultants.

        Specific Experience: 5+ years of experience in the engineering in a top tier regional / multinational engineering consultancy firm.

        Experience in the Middle East projects will be an added advantage.

        Desirable: Marine background.