Principal Mechanical Engineer


Job title: Principal Mechanical Engineer

Company: Ramboll

Job description: We invite you to bring your skills to Ramboll.

What we are looking for?

Ramboll are looking for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to join our offices located in Dubai, UAE. The successful candidate will provide mechanical engineering services on mega projects to Ramboll and its Clients’, including technical and project leadership within the mechanical engineering team

Our portfolio of live and exciting projects includes cultural, aviation, commercial, residential, hospitality and retail projects across the Middle East.

Are you our new Principal Mechanical engineer? Click the apply-button to send your application.

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Building Department

Ramboll is committed to building our business here in the Middle East and to improve our capture rate for projects in the region. We are taking the next step in this regard with the addition of a new Principal Mechanical Engineer.

The new principal Mechanical Engineer will be part of the Middle East Buildings Team. They will report to the Department head.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Project and technical leadership.
  • Team Motivation
  • Training and development
  • Developing and guiding engineers and/or design team.
  • Applying policies relating to health & safety, quality and training
  • To act as PM on selected projects by managing the successful delivery of high quality multi and single disciplinary projects
  • Project manage and supervise teams to successfully deliver high quality discipline projects in accordance with corporate and client requirements
  • Develop a thorough design philosophy, effectively contributing to the inception, development and detailed delivery of projects across all stages
  • Undertake regular reviews of all key projects within own area of responsibility and proactively engage with clients and partners to gather feedback and deliver service improvement initiatives
  • Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation in accordance with QA/QC review processes
  • Attend external meetings and prepare design presentations and design reports
  • Input into business development activities through participation in external market profile raising activities and functions
  • Coordinate and liaise with all other design team members, including architects and structural engineers plus client, project managers and QS.
  • Have a good knowledge of buildability, construction techniques, procurement routes, risk assessment and claim assessment.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of the financial and commercial management of projects.
  • Provide technical support to respond to prequalification documents, RFPs and other client inquiries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ensure that Health & Safety is embedded into all work practices in line with company policies

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in Building Services / Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered member of an internationally recognized professional body (e.g. CIBSE, ASHRAE)
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience, 6 years’ experience in Middle East.
  • Proven track record in building services design with different types of sectors, including high rise, commercial, residential, retail, Healthcare, Industrial, refurbishment, etc.
  • Proven record as a Project Engineer on several projects.
  • Experienced at:
  • Presenting to clients
  • Attending demanding client meetings
  • Preparing project proposals for agreement
  • Arranging project resources
  • Planning and running project

Specific areas of anticipated technical skills include:

  • Proven ability to carry out both manual and computer aided calculations, problem solving, technical and financial analyses, etc.
  • Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite .
  • Detailed knowledge of BIM / digitalisation techniques and standards
  • Strong software capability and proficiency in IES, HAP, Hevacomp, AutoCAD. REVIT and Navisworks,
  • Excellent knowledge of local and international design standards, BSEN, CIBSE, ASHRAE, NFPA etc
  • Excellent knowledge of local statutory authorities’ regulations and submission requirements across Middle East, mainly, UAE and KSA
  • Advanced knowledge of Mechanical Engineering Principles, HVAC, CHW and FLS design
  • Sustainable design practices and technologies
  • Basic understand of electrical and public health principles
  • Maintain and participate in CPD events to develop own expertise

What we offer

  • Excellent career growth and development opportunities
  • Be part of a dynamic, expanding team within the Middle East
  • A vibrant and inspiring culture, based on innovation and flexibility

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include collaboration and team work, adaptability and learning, collaboration and communicating and presenting.

Welcome to our Buildings division

As one of the top 10 building designers in the world, Ramboll works on more than 10,000 building projects each year. 5,000 experts across the world specialize in creating more innovative, sustainable, and liveable buildings. We place particular emphasis on our liveable buildings concept where we balance the cultural, social, and physical values of buildings, to improve the quality of life for building users.

Ramboll in Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa

Ramboll has more than 1,500 experts working across 15 offices in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa. We are present in Dubai, Doha, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Our experts are applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions in markets as diverse as Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health and Energy. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company. We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative, and empowering culture.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 05:55:01 GMT

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