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General Electric Lead Project Engineer in Abha, Saudi Arabia

Job Description Summary

As related customer equipment, faciliaties or infrastructure projects: responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Turnkey Projects . Responsible for overseeing the project and direct or indirect leadership and/or management of project resources for small-medium sized projects (size in relation to GE company) that may include equipment-only, suites of products or non-turnkey projects.

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired technical expertise to execute policy/strategy.

  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Uses some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance. Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks. Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor with proven interpersonal skills or an early people leader who can hire and develop talent. Provides informal guidance to new team members

Required Qualifications


  • Degree level or equivalent education of Electrical engineering Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  • English & Arabic language should be fluent.


  • Minimum three years three years in project management field of 132 kV Substations construction.

  • Experience on people management & managing multiple sites

  • Has experience with Saudi electricity company specially south area.


  • Willingness to work in different locations for short or medium period and to travel across Saudi Arabia

  • Knowledge of the industry and construction business.


  • Shall have the competencies associated with this level (see competency wheel described in PM Certification procedure).



  • Manage the scope of one or several work packages of the project.


  • Responsible for delivering one or several work packages on time

  • Identify and recommend changes to create/update the project schedule

  • Anticipate on-time delivery issues (documents, services, equipment)


  • Foresee costs at completion for one or several work packages

  • Identify cost discrepancies

  • Develop simple cost and revenue recovery plans


  • Ensure quality plan and commissioning procedure are followed

  • Manage project acceptance

  • Set-up and monitors control criteria for quality of works (Engineering, CW, erection, tests &com)


  • Ensure customer satisfaction through effective and healthy communication

  • Provide reporting to customer

  • Provide reporting to management


  • Conduct Risk Sessions

  • Identify and implement risk mitigation plans

  • Proactively generate and manage opportunities


  • Build simple claim and VO’s

  • Plan & follow procurement & delivery in coordination with procurement department.

  • Evaluate quality of deliveries: on-time deliveries, quality of products supplied, quality of services supplied (documentation…)

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

  • Has experience in 132 kV substations execution with SEC in south area.

  • Based on south of Saudi Arabia in Abha.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No