Qatar Steel - Project Lead Mechanical – IMP

Job Description


  • Position Title: Project Lead – Mechanical
  • Reports to: Head of Section – Engineering
  • Division: Technical
  • Department: Engineering & CWS

2. JOB PURPOSE: Lead all Mechanical, Structural Fabrication, and Heavy Equipment Installation for Static & Rotary equipment Erection and Commissioning. Manage CAPEX / OPEX Projects from feasibility study to successful completion. Review project specifications, design, and drawings for Mechanical and Process Elements of EPC projects. Prepare design, scope, technical specifications for tendering Plant modification projects. Supervise, schedule, and ensure safe execution of CAPEX jobs, including validating invoices.


  • Number of Staff Supervised: Direct Reports: 0 | Total Reports: 0 – Contract Teams of different sizes


Project Management:

  • Analyze and review plant modification projects to optimize cost and fulfill operational needs.
  • Lead Mechanical projects and contribute to larger projects, ensuring on-time delivery within budgeted costs.
  • Recommend equipment/systems, provide technical specifications, evaluate equipment, and recommend suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate with other departments on engineering activities.
  • Prepare project status reports, monitor budgets, and allocate project resources appropriately.
  • Ensure adherence to site construction, QA/QC, and HSE procedures.
  • Inspect systems, equipment erection, witness tests, and approve as required.
  • Hand over projects, close out punch points, and validate invoices.
  • Propose annual budget figures, update procedures, and coordinate during audits.

Strategic Contribution:

  • Follow up on divisional strategy alignment with sectional business plans.
  • Direct Qatarization strategy development in alignment with national objectives.

Budgeting and Financial Planning:

  • Prepare and recommend Capital budget, monitor financial performance, and ensure project activities align with approved guidelines.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

  • Ensure effective implementation of policies, procedures, and controls in Electrical Engineering activity, meeting procedural/legislative requirements.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead identification of opportunities for continuous improvement, considering global standards, productivity improvement, and cost reduction.


  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of Project reports meeting Qatar Steel’s requirements, policies, and quality standards.

Quality, Health, Safety & Environment:

  • Comply with safety, quality, and environmental management policies, ensuring a healthy and safe work environment.

Related Assignments:

  • Perform other duties or assignments as advised by the Head of Section – Engineering Section.



  • Qatar Steel operations section
  • Qatar Steel management
  • All departments within Qatar Steel


  • Suppliers / Contractors
  • External audits
  • Statutory Approval Bodies


  • Foresee and meet challenges presented by operational and staff growth.
  • Key decisions with significant impact referred to the Head of Section – Engineering for approval.
  • Exercise financial authority as per Qatar Steel’s Head of Section – Engineering.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Engineering & Projects at a senior level.
  • In-depth skills and knowledge in Mechanical Engineering and a thorough understanding of the complete production process.
  • Manufacturing/Steel Industry experience preferred.

Job-Specific Skills (Generic / Technical):

  • Proficiency in English.
  • Deep understanding of operations in the manufacturing business and related industry.
  • Advanced leadership skills, ability to manage personnel in a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent decision-making & problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.


  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Work Ethics and Values
  • Teamwork
  • Concern for Safety


  • Quality Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Resources

Job Specification

Employment TermsDescription
SalaryApprox 23,000/- QAR
Place of EmploymentQatar
Period of Contract2 years contract
Working Hours/Day8 hours/day
AccommodationAccommodation Allowance included in salary
TransportationProvided by the Company
Employment Visa & Emirates IDProvided by the Company
Annual Paid Leave2 months leave after completing 2 years
All Other Employee BenefitsAs per the Qatar Law

About Qatar Steel:

Qatar Steel stands as a prominent leader in the GCC steel industry, established in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf. Since 2003, it has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Industries Qatar.

Located in Messaieed Industrial City, Qatar Steel’s state-of-the-art facilities include a Midrex process-based DRI/HBI combo mega module, electric arc furnaces, continuous casting plant, and modern rolling mills. These advancements are part of ongoing initiatives to enhance production capacity and global influence.

The plant, spanning 707,000 square meters with an additional 375,000 square meters for future growth, symbolizes Qatar Steel’s commitment to innovation and expansion. With a dedicated workforce of over 2,000, the company plays a vital role in research, engineering, manufacturing, and product distribution across the GCC region and globally. Qatar Steel continues to shape the steel industry with a vision for a dynamic and sustainable future.

Instructional Note for Job Applicants

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with our company. Before you proceed with the application process, please take note of the following prerequisites:

  1. Urgent Hiring: This is an urgent hiring process, and we are actively looking to fill the positions as soon as possible. Therefore, we request you to complete the application process promptly to be considered for the position.

  2. Zero Recruitment Cost: Please note that this is a completely free recruitment process with no associated expenses or costs involved. We are committed to ensuring a transparent and accessible hiring and onboarding experience for all candidates.

  3. Required Documents:

    • Updated CV: Please ensure that you have an updated and comprehensive CV ready to upload during the application process.
    • Valid Passport: You will need a valid passport with scanned copies of pages 1 and 2. Please ensure that the scanned copies are clear and legible.
    • Passport Size Picture: Prepare a recent passport-sized picture with a white background. The picture should clearly show your face.
    • Highest Education Certificate/Degree: Scan and upload a copy of your highest education certificate or degree.
    • Relevant Experience Certificates

Please ensure that you have these documents and information readily available before starting the application process. Having all the required materials prepared will help streamline the application and assessment process.

We appreciate your attention to these prerequisites and look forward to receiving your application. Should you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.