Senior Mechanical Engineer

SSH International

Bahrain

Posted
Ref: HP368-178

Job description / Role

What will my responsibilities look like in this role?

To supervise and verify the quality control of site works to ensure conformity with all contract documents for the project, to SSH policies and procedures, and industry best practice.

• Managing, monitoring and reporting on the delivery of SSH's Scope of Services under SSH's Contract assuming responsibilities as delegated by the Resident Engineer.
• Project reporting to the RE on a regular basis not limited to the projects delivery performance, risks, changes, project resources including resource performance ensuring all project KPI's are met as set out in the Construction Contract, SSH Contract and SSH IMS Policies, Procedures, Manuals and Guidelines.
• Delivery of SSH Scope of Services following best practice project management principles through initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling and close-out in full compliance with SSH Policies and Procedures.
• Check / review Contractor's shop drawings for all structural works, including coordination with all other discipline requirements of the project and with all the regulatory requirements.
• Implement the contract documents requirements, such as design drawings, specifications, Bill of Quantities, contract conditions, etc. on site.
• Review / check and recommend the correct completed progress percentages of all discipline activities to the client / CM for Contractor's Monthly Payment Applications.
• Review contractor’s method of statements and comment as necessary.
• Inform Resident Engineer immediately if any serious incident occurs which could affect the safety, stability, serviceability or durability, adjacent structures. If appropriate, instruct emergency procedures to avoid accidental damage.
• Inspect the materials delivered to the project site for compliance with approved materials data / samples. Ensure that testing of the materials is carried out in accordance with the project specifications and relevant codes/standards. Reject and ensure removal and replacement of non-compliant materials.
• Check quality of works to ensure compliance with the contract specification requirements, method statements and approvals.
• In coordination with the RE, recommends issuing NCRs as the case may be applicable.
• Review and approve the As Built drawings.
• Carry out regular periodic inspections at the site to ensure that standards are being maintained.
• Preparation of snagging lists.
• Conduct testing and commissioning process in accordance with the project specifications and relevant codes/standards.
• Assist in preparation and issue of Taking Over and Final Completion Certificates for the building works.
• Check, review and approve all the discipline specific materials submittals, proposals, calculations and samples. Refer any complicated design issues to SSH design office for assistance in review.
• Respond to contractor's RFI's related to discipline works.
• Pre-Contract to Post-Contract handover, Supervision Management Plan and Close-Out Report which are to be concluded within KPI and as defined under SSH Policies and Procedures.
• Projects monthly reviews and corrective actions not limited to SSH qualitative performance, risk management, change management and the reporting thereof working closely with the RE or Lead.
• Implement the contract documents requirements, such as design drawings, specifications, Bill of Quantities, contract conditions, etc. on site.
• Consult with the RE on potential opportunities on the project and in the market.
• Act as the Project contract liaison with all relevant project stakeholders and Clients maintaining strong relationships through regular and effective lines of communication.
• Responsibility for the mentoring of line staff to effectively deliver SSH Scope of Services in collaboration with the RE.
• Responsibility for the functional report and continued development of all line reports.
• Ensure that subordinates on the site are fulfilling their duties correctly with respect to the day to day supervision of works.

Requirements

What we are looking for?

We are currently searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Bahrain. The Senior Mechanical Engineer must demonstrate a minimum of 15yrs experience working on projects in the Middle East.

Our portfolio of live projects includes cultural, healthcare, hospitality and retail projects across the Middle East and North Africa.

SSH is one of the leading master planning, infrastructure, building design, construction supervision and project management firms in the Middle East, with a reputation for design integrity and a portfolio of landmark projects throughout the region.

What do I need to apply?

• Minimum 15 years’ relevant experience in a multi-disciplinary practice with proven experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above.
• Minimum 12 years’ relevant experience in similar projects
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in Bahrain.
• Professional Registration in the country of origin and Bahrain.
• Bahrain High Rise 5 Star Hotel Tower experience
• Experience with renowned International Consultancy firms.
• Experience and acumen in managing and working effectively across all support services, divisions, internal and external stakeholders not limited to clients, statutory bodies, sub-consultants, contractors etc.
• Significant knowledge and appreciation of industry best practices, Policies, Procedures, Manuals, Guidelines, Systems and Applications with the ability to fully implement and comply not limited to QHSE, Contracts, Stakeholder, Risk and Change Management.
• Significant knowledge and appreciation of International and Statutory Authority requirements, codes and procedures with the ability to drive full implementation and compliance across the project.
• Motivated and enthusiastic towards continuous self-improvement, and towards line reports to achieve improvement.
• Good people skills, team management acumen and stakeholder management ability.

Education
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

Company Profile

SSH specialises in the delivery of world class construction projects in the MENA region. We are a rapidly expanding multidisciplinary firm with over 50 years' expertise in architecture, engineering, infrastructure and construction supervision.

SSH are respected project leaders, trusted international partners and reputable employers. We aim to be the consultant, strategic partner and employer of choice for the MENA region. Our continued participation in the region's premier construction projects reflects our world class expertise in specialist markets and our unrivalled local knowledge.

About the Company

Having been in business for 50 years, we have accumulated unparalled knowledge, skill, and creativity. We use our expertise to develop a truly tailored innovative and creative solution that is in line with our clients' specific requirements. We don't sell a "house style" - that's not our style.

The firm has its headquarters in Kuwait and has completed a wide range of projects locally and throughout the Middle East. A recent survey conducted by the World Architecture Magazine shows that SSH is currently ranked as number fifty two in the world.

We treat our employees as valued members of the team. We believe in the power of every single person who works here and the individual expertise they bring to a project. We reinforce the worth of every individual by giving them the room to excel.

SSH is registered in Kuwait with the Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Defense, the Kuwait Municipality and many private enterprises.

The Firm is registered with international and bi-lateral agencies such as the United Nations Development Programme, the International Road Federation, the Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Committee for Reconstruction and Development in Lebanon.

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