Madinah is located at the western corner of Saudi Arabia. It serves as the capital city of Al Madinah Province. It is the second holiest city for Muslims after Mecca and the burial ground of Prophet Mohammed
is located here. As a result, only Muslims are allowed to enter the city. However, Madinah is also a progressive city in terms of agriculture and industry.
Although agriculture has remained the main vocation for the people of the state, it is also flourishing as an economic and industrial destination of the region. The Madinah Knowledge Economic City (KEC), which is a US$ 9 billion project, is expected to play a very crucial role in transforming the economic scenario of Saudi Arabia. It is expected to attract knowledge-based, tourism and service industries to the area. The city covers an area of 4.8 sq miles and is expected to create 20,000 jobs for the population of 150,000.
The industries of Al Madinah comprise oil and gas, mining, export, real estate, engineering, food industry and finance and legal services firms. Dates, which are one of the major produces of the area, are processed, packed and exported to different locations.
The headhunting agencies specialized in offering employment opportunities in the Middle East can help you find suitable jobs in Madinah. Mentioned below is a list of currently available jobs in Madinah:
Foreman for power generator
Job profile: Foreman power generation
Location: Al Madinah
Industry: Petroleum, oil and gas
Company: Saudi Oger Ltd.
Experience and education: 7 to 10 years of experience as foreman power generation. ITI or Diploma education in mechanical engineering or electro-mechanics will be given preference.
Job details: The selected candidate will be responsible for:
- Repairing generator
- Repairing diesel generators
- PLC knowledge
- Knowledge with air, fuel and ventilation system
Job profile: Systems Administrator
Job type: Full time
Experience and education: Minimum 3 years of experience as Windows administrator. 2 years experience in managing Linux. Working knowledge with ISA, Exchange, DNS etc. Proficiency in both English and Arabic is preferred.
Job details: The selected candidate will be joining in the mid-level position. He will be responsible for managing and monitoring the servers and IT administration.
Senior Planning/Scheduling Engineer
Job profile: Scheduling Engineer
Industry: Construction, petrochemical, oil and gas
Remuneration: As per the industry
Experience and education: B.E/B.Tech or Diploma in civil engineering with 8 to 13 years of industry experience.
Job details: The ideal candidate must be capable of:
- Leading and supervising the project
- Preparing construction schedule
- Analyzing project scopes
- Devising budget
- Preparing reports regarding advancement of project
- Managing team and ensuring proper allocation of resources
- Proposing recommendation for mitigation
- Liaising for the company
A variety of drivers and operators jobs are also available in Madinah and some of them are mentioned below:
- Dump truck
- Wheel loader
- Water tanker
- Vibrator roller compactor
- Water tanker heavy duty driver
- Ambulance driver
- Pick up D/C driver
- Tractor head
Last Updated: 25/04/2015