Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer (Mechanical) Jobs in Kenya

Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer (Mechanical) Jobs in Kenya

Company Overview:

  • Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

  • Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

  • We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

    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:

  • Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa

  • Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

  • Lagos, Nigeria and other cities across Africa

    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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer (Mechanical) Jobs in Kenya

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