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Mechanical Engineer - Public Health & Fire Fighting

  • Job reference: ME-006322
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • Location: Muscat

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Plumbing design engineer to work within an internationally renowned consultant, working on large scale multidiscipline projects in a growing sector. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

Responsibilities

  • To undertake Mechanical Building Services in Public health & Fire Fighting designs on international projects;
  • Preparing technical mark ups/sketches for drafting by the CAD team
  • Representing Atkins at meetings with Clients and Contractors
  • Liaise with Local Statutory Authorities
  • Technical Report writing
  • Preparation of design calculations using industry standard software
  • Preparation of technical specifications in Masterformat and NES
  • Maintaining records and archives to company standards
  • Manage own workload and workload of others
  • Preparing and managing project budgets
  • Engage in Multi discipline coordination and workshops
  • Ensure Quality Assurance/Quality control processes have been incorporated in the design
  • Raise enquiries during mechanical design development
  • Review and develop established standard details and specifications with current market trends
  • Manage production of standard mechanical details/specifications
  • Technical responsibility for quality associated with mechanical design deliverables
  • Review of all mechanical submissions to ensure consistency of approach across package

Requirements:

  • Minimum BEng or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering qualification
  • 10 years of experience working in a design consultancy, preferably in the Middle East
  • Proven experience working in a design consultancy specialized in Public health & Fire Fighting, capacity of a designer and technical authority having broad professional knowledge and experienced judgement
  • Design knowledge in HVAC would be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of Local and International Codes and Regulations
  • Good working knowledge in Sustainable designs. Having LEED qualifications would be an advantage
  • Ability to develop technical specifications
  • Good level of computer literacy in Windows and other Microsoft packages - an understanding of AutoCAD/Revit is beneficial
  • Wider knowledge of integrated design and collaboration with other disciplines highly desirable
  • Capable of working under pressure and on several projects simultaneously
  • Able to understand and express technical concepts in written and verbal language with high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to innovate new solutions as well as applying existing solutions to problems
  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential

Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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