Senior HVAC Engineer -HR-1036 (Design)

Date Posted: 29-Sep-2019
Country: Kuwait
Job ID: 50447

Operational
► Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and standards, applicable laws and regulations; assist the HoS in establishing/updating section policies and procedures
► Support the HoS in providing inputs to the proposals department (e.g. man month requirements etc.) regarding the contribution of the HVAC section to projects
► Assist the HoS in the evaluation of proposals submitted by sub-consultants during RFPs issued by PACE in order to recommend sub-consultants to owners/clients
► Understand owner/client design requirements prior to the commencement of any design project; coordinate with the HoS and other architects & engineers for further clarifications on design requirements
► Prepare data collection reports and ensure that they are reviewed by the HoS
► Develop design concepts for projects and review the same with HoS
► Coordinate effectively with other architects and engineers throughout project lifecycles (planning, concept, preliminary, final etc.); review and understand their drawings and specifications to ensure that adequate provisions in HVAC designs are made based on the designs provided by the other sections
► Coordinate and follow-up with Project Architect / External Consultants used for HVAC system requirements
► Coordinate with team members effectively to ensure that all projects progress as planned in order not to cause project delays or budget over runs; ensure to update the HoS with regards to progress in design
► Establish design input values for the project’s load calculation and carry out heating, cooling or any other load calculations using relevant software
► Analyze calculation output for accuracy using check figures and ensure compliance with local codes
► Carryout smoke ventilation system design and calculations to comply with Kuwait Fire Department
► Highlight to any issues in design that could not meet the local codes to the HoS
► Consult the HoS for gaining any technical guidance as and when required
► Prepare the BoQ, and specifications and forward the same to the Quantity Surveying department for the preparation of contract documents
► Assist the HoS in preparing responses / transmittals to project’s Request For Information (RFI) from contractors
► Provide drawing inputs to draftsman with sketches and markups to prepare AutoCad drawings
► Maintain continuous quality control on all drawings produced under the section, ensuring that they adhere to Pace quality standards
► Assist on site HVAC engineers by responding to technical queries which they raise; assist site staff in verifying sample materials submitted by contractors (as and when required) to ensure compliance against ministerial requirements and specifications
► Attend site meetings (e.g. progress meetings, coordination and specially called meetings etc.) as and when required
► Remain abreast on changes in local ministerial requirements regarding HVAC systems
► Meet KFD authorities to explain the smoke ventilation system and obtain approvals
► Meet MEW review engineers to explain the project calculations and to obtain approvals
► Protect the confidentiality of all designs within the section at all timeJob Details

Posted Date: 2019-09-30
Job Location: Hawali, Kuwait
Job Role: Mechanical Engineering
Company Industry: General Engineering Consultancy
Preferred Candidate
Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor's degree

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