Associate – MEP

Job title: Associate – MEP

Company: Ramboll

Job description: What we are looking for?

As our new ‘Associate – MEP, you will be part of a highly dynamic team. Our Middle East MEP team has a deep focus on design and a highly digital and visual approach. The successful candidate will provide MEP project leadership on a wide variety of project work with signature architects in and around Middle East and internationally.

We have a supporting and collaborative culture and enjoy what we do! We are looking for like-minded and personable people to strengthen our team and there is rapid progression on offer for talented candidates. We have a current focus on digital and parametric design and believe that the future of our industry lies in working smarter not harder.

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


Specific areas of key responsibility include the following:

Project leadership.

Training and 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

Proven track record in both leading projects for your discipline and for an overall project team. Be able to demonstrate where your personal input has led to the commission being won.

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


Bachelors or master’s degree. in Building Services / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

Chartered member of an internationally recognised professional body (e.g. CIBSE, ASHRAE)


Minimum of 15 years’ experience, 8 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 projects


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 and electrical engineering specific software.

Detailed knowledge of BIM / digitalisation techniques and standards

Strong software capability and proficiency in AutoCAD. REVIT and Navisworks,

Interest in or experience using digital and parametric design tools, Honeybee/DIVA, Rhino and Grasshopper preferred.

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

Sound knowledge of MEP design and principles

Sustainable design practices and technologies

Maintain and participate in CPD events to develop own expertise


People Leadership

Collaboration & Teamwork

Commercial Acumen

Technical Capability & Delivery

Adaptability & Learning

Persuading and Influencing

Communicating and Presenting

Delivering Results

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 23:59:22 GMT

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