The successful Senior Mechanical Engineer will have an excellent long term career opportunity with a leading consultancy, who have been established for over 30 years. The Senior Mechanical Engineer I am looking for will be joining have a superb reputation and an enviable portfolio of work across the Middle East from high rise structures, to residential, commercial and retail. The Successful Senior Mechanical Engineer will have extensive experience in HVAC design.
You will be responsible to the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department within a multi-discipline design office, the position involves leading a team of design engineers and CAD operators in the design, drafting and specification of HVAC services for a variety of building projects from concept stage to issuing of construction contract documents, including high-rise corporate, commercial, residential, hospitality, leisure and recreational educational and health-care facilities. The role may also require short term supervision and inspection of mechanical systems installations during the construction stage.
Suitable candidates will hold a Bachelors or higher degree in mechanical engineering and have a minimum of 10 year’s experience in the design of HVAC for large scale building projects including, but not limited to water treatment and supply, sanitary, waste water and storm water drainage, sewage treatment, automatic and manual fire protection, irrigation and swimming pools. At least 5 year’s experience should have been gained in the Middle East. Experience and capabilities in external piped utilities and infrastructure would be a definite asset.
In-depth knowledge of HVAC for a variety of building types, including high-rise corporate and residential, hospitality, low-rise commercial and retail, leisure and recreational, educational and health care facilities is essential, together with a clear understanding of the relationship and coordination requirements between the HVAC design and architectural and other engineering design disciplines on complex projects.
The successful candidate I am looking for will have experience with:
- Prepare clear/detailed calculations using HVAC design software, eg Carrier E-20/HAP/ELITE
- Familiar with software for- Duct and pipe sizing, ESPdrop and Heat gain
- Familiar with international standards- ASHRAE, SMACNA, ASTM, ANSI, NFPA
- Confident with quality insurance/ quality control procedures