Mechanical Engineer-Plumbing, firefighting & HVAC – Kuwait


  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards, applicable laws and regulations; assist the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer in establishing updating section policies and procedures
  • Support the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer in providing inputs to the proposals department (eg man month requirements etc) regarding the contribution of the Public Health section to projects

  • Assist the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer in the evaluation of proposals submitted by sub-consultants during RFPs issued in order to recommend sub-consultants to ownersclients
  • Understand ownerclient design requirements prior to the commencement of any design project; coordinate with the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer and other architects & engineers for further clarifications on design requirements
  • Coordinate effectively with other architects and engineers throughout project lifecycles (planning, concept, preliminary, final etc); review and understand their drawings and specifications to ensure that adequate provisions in Public Health and Fire Protection designs are made based on the designs provided by the other sections
  • Assist to develop design requirements from Term of Reference (TOR)
  • Check the existing site utilities for connections to formulate and minimize the design
  • Assist Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer to prepare Concept Design reports & related documents
  • Prepare design sketches for draftsmen to prepare design drawings
  • Allocate, prioritize and check the work of a team of Draftsman
  • Ensure preparation of accurate design calculations and size of systems
  • Select all required equipment in coordination with Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer
  • Assist Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer in follow up with ministries for obtaining approvals
  • Assist the QS Department in preparing material & quantities take-off reports & cost estimates
  • Document, record and report on meetings, progress of jobs and construction completion from design & validation reports received from the project manager
  • Incorporate all feedback from projects and customers for design clarification and modifications during the development and construction project phases
  • Carry out all Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer duties in hisher absence
  • Apply sound knowledge of the latest international codes and make use of engineering software
  • Determine required Public Health componentmaterial capacities based on designs
  • Coordinate with team members effectively to ensure that all projects progress as planned in order not to cause project delays or budget overruns; ensure to update the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer with regards to progress in design
  • Consult the Senior Plumbing & Firefighting Engineer for gaining any technical guidance as and when required
  • Maintain continuous quality control on all drawings produced under the section, ensuring that they adhere to quality standards (eg high standards of visual presentation, error-free, properly dimensioned, x-referenced etc)
  • Assist on site Public Health engineers by responding to technical queries which they raise; assist site staff in verifying sample materials submitted by contractors (as and when required) to ensure compliance with ministerial requirements and specifications
  • Attend site meetings (eg progress meetings, coordination and specially called meetings etc) as and when required
  • Remain abreast on changes in local ministerial requirements regarding Public Health systems
  • Protect the confidentiality of all designs within the section at all time
  • Provide technical guidance and on-the-job training to draftsman and less experienced Structural Engineers

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-04-19
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Engineering
Company Industry: Electrical Engineering

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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