Project Engineer – Mechanical

Job title: Project Engineer – Mechanical

Company: Al-Futtaim

Job description: Description

Project Engineer – Mechanical | AFRE

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 154362

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Overview of the role

To act on behalf of the Employer as his representative to review mechanical design drawings, materials, program, as required for assigned project(s) and oversee all electro-mechanical activities on site. Manage the Design Consultant as a member of the Client Project Team and assisting Senior Mechanical Manager. Must have extensive knowledge and experience about DEWA, DCD, DM regulations, procedures, and standards such as NFPA, ASHRAE, ANSI, SMACNA, ASTM, CIBSE, LEED. Optimal consideration will be given to candidates with prior experience as a client representative.

Employee should have good knowledge about HVAC design such as heat load calculations (HAP), duct sizing, public health (hydraulic calculations) firefighting and LPG systems.

He /She will be in full coordination with project senior PM, and commercial manager on day-to-day MEP related issues and project management of MEP activities.

Additional key function for this role is to supervise the mechanical activities during the construction phase, oversee testing and commissioning of MEP systems being carried out by the Contractor, and to facilitate the smooth handover of MEP systems to the ‘End- User’.

What you will do

Point of Contact: Act as Client’s MEP representative on assigned projects undertaking design reviews((Mechanical), authorities’ approvals, engagement and management of contractor and activities on site through to handover of systems to building operator.

Inspection Report: Receive and review reports from the consultant on the quality standards and adherence to technical specifications (during mockup, as well as subsequent installation and commissioning); ensure that quality standards and technical specifications are always adhered to; and mediates in cases of any disagreement to facilitate timely decisions so that the programme is not compromised.

Commercial and MEP Budget: Assist the commercial manager for the technical review of the consultant’s fee proposals and contractors/ supplier proposals. Liaise with the planners regarding the project programme. Create project specific scope of work documentation and coordination with commercial manager.

Design change: Review any change in design (for MEP(Mechanical)) and study it vis a vis possible increase in cost; impact on quality; possible area of cost saving; compliance to overall concept; and any other relevant dimension and present such findings and information to the project team to enable review of the same; coordination with other disciplines (structural, architectural and ID) and facilitate the process of informed decision making and to meet the overall objective of meeting the overall project objective.

Review of Design Intent: Review the design of the MEP systems proposed by the consultants to the Development Department inclusive of concept, Schematic and Detailed Design stages and identify value engineering opportunities and ensure design adheres to client’s requirements.

Project Documentation: Ensure that a true record of the project programme is maintained during the period of the projects development to aid with compilation of Project Report upon completion of the project and for the handover to operations team commissioning and handover.

Responsible for reviewing reports related to the commissioning of the system, reviewing the methodology statement, and ensuring that contractor is handing over the system as per design intent and specification provided by consultant.

Testing, Commissioning and Handover of MEP systems: Manage and ensure that the Testing and Commissioning is being carried out as per project specific requirements by the Contractor, and necessary sign off and inspections are being carried out by the project Consultants.

Manage and ensure completion of final O&Ms, as built documentation, training to ‘End- User’ team has been properly carried out and completed, and to then facilitate the smooth hand over of all MEP systems. Ensure final snag lists are completed.

Required Skills to be successful

Minimum of 8 years’ experience (minimum 5 years in UAE) in the MEP industry with sound knowledge of MEP building standards, regulations, and Tenancy procedures. Preferable to be from a Consulting/Design background and MEP systems testing & commissioning experience. Contracting background with significant demonstrable design and build experience and testing /commissioning experience will be considered.

What equips you for the role

Engineering Degree or equivalent level of education in Mechanical engineering is mandatory gained from a design background.

About Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate

The real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is responsible for a multi-billion-dollar portfolio across MENA. With high-quality residential, business, retail, tourism, educational and healthcare developments, the master developer caters to the diverse needs of cities and communities in the region. From origination, conception, development, sales, procurement and construction of mega-projects and the leasing, operation and management of these projects after completion, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) has been developing and managing owned landbanks, unlocking the economic potential of the region and contributing to future development for more than 40 years.

Our focus is to enable and invest in meaningful relationships to make our properties the best places to live and work, build additional products and services and enable partnerships to create true value to our customers throughout their entire experience with us.

AFGRE is responsible for master planning of all projects in its portfolio, including two large scale mixed use destinations: Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 22 Jul 2023 02:50:47 GMT

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