Looks like Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) world in Saudi Arabia is getting smaller. Aside from Saudization in many sectors that are now off limits to OFWs and other foreign workers, Saudi Arabia will also stop the recruitment of foreign engineer with professional experience of fewer than five years
This means that if you have two to three years experience, you are not welcome to work in Saudi.
Saudi Press Agency said that the Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) and Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE) have reached an agreement that will provide more jobs to Saudi engineers, both in public and government sectors.
This will ensure that expat engineers are well conversant with the profession and their specialization.
Five years experience will be compulsory to all expatriate engineers and a documentary proof should be provided as evidence.
Read: PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: Crackdown Against Undocumented Expats in Saudi Arabia StartsThey added that engineers will bear the consequences of giving false information on their work experience.
Earlier the SCE decide to implement a compulsory three-years experience as requirements to all expatriate to be accepted for work in the Kingdom.
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