Senior Mechanical HVAC Design Engineer

Blake Anderson

Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: KP429-1002

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client a leading international multidisciplinary Architectural & Engineering Consultancy has an urgent opening for a Senior Mechanical HVAC Design Engineer for their Riyadh office.

The Role
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. The role may also require short term supervision and inspection of mechanical systems installations during the construction stage.

Requirements
* Suitable candidates will hold a bachelor's or higher degree in mechanical engineering
* Have a minimum of 15 years' experience in the design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for large scale building projects including, but not limited to cooling/heating loads, air and chilled water distribution, ventilation, pressurization, smoke extract, thermal energy storage and building management systems.
* At least 5 years' experience should have been gained in the Middle East. Experience and capabilities in HVAC infrastructure (district cooling) design would be an asset.
* In-depth knowledge of HVAC systems and services for a variety of building types, including high-rise corporate and residential, hospitality, low-rise commercial and retail, leisure and recreational, educational and healthcare 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.
* Candidates will be able to prepare clear and detailed calculations using proprietary HVAC design software such as Carrier E-20/HAP, Elite, etc. and be familiar with other computer programs for duct and pipe sizing, ESP drop and heat gain.
* Candidates will be fully conversant with international standards and codes of practice for mechanical engineering, including ASHRAE, SMACNA, ASTM, ANSI, NFPA and other regulatory standards.
* Familiarity with quality assurance/quality control procedures applicable to design activities is also important.

Requirements

Requirements
* Suitable candidates will hold a bachelor's or higher degree in mechanical engineering
* Have a minimum of 15 years' experience in the design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for large scale building projects including, but not limited to cooling/heating loads, air and chilled water distribution, ventilation, pressurization, smoke extract, thermal energy storage and building management systems.
* At least 5 years' experience should have been gained in the Middle East. Experience and capabilities in HVAC infrastructure (district cooling) design would be an asset.
* In-depth knowledge of HVAC systems and services for a variety of building types, including high-rise corporate and residential, hospitality, low-rise commercial and retail, leisure and recreational, educational and healthcare 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.
* Candidates will be able to prepare clear and detailed calculations using proprietary HVAC design software such as Carrier E-20/HAP, Elite, etc. and be familiar with other computer programs for duct and pipe sizing, ESP drop and heat gain.

About the Company

Blake Anderson is a boutique consultancy based in the UK, with a satellite office in Dubai. Specialising in Technical and Construction Recruitment, Blake Anderson provides a superior service to clients and candidates within the construction and technical sectors.

We concentrate on placing professionals throughout the world, focusing mainly on the Middle East and Asia, drawing on both the global and local markets for highly qualified professionals. In order to attract the best talent, we invest in various high-end advertising mediums.

With a database of 1,000's of candidates, our experienced consultants have a wealth of recruitment knowledge and have a consultative approach at all times, ensuring a second to none service.

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