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Senior Plumbing & Fire Fighting Engineer

Senior Plumbing & Fire Fighting Engineer

BWP are currently representing a leading organisation in the contracting and maintenance division who are currently looking for a Senior Plumbing / Fire Fighting Engineer for their office in Kuwait.

You will be responsible for

  • Efficient execution of the project such as planning and implementation of the project right from the inception to the delivery of the project
  • Coordinate and manage with consultant on reviews for drawings and PL & FF related designs
  • Check the design and calculate the capacities and dimensions of the equipment and delegate the responsibilities to the site staff and record and log all changes into field drawings
  • Responsible for floating the enquiries, selecting the equipment as per the specifications and negotiating with the manufacturer for the equipment
  • Facilitate the manufacturing clearance to subcontractor for the required materials and manage the procurement process
  • Ensure that contractor understands the contract documents including drawings, specifications, phase plans, PL & FF systems interrelationships, workflow & schedule
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining the budget of the project work order and verifying bill of quantities
  • Ensure subcontractors, engineers, foremen and other staff adhere with relevant Quality records /regulations including safety
  • Review weekly/ monthly progress of the project work prior to invoicing
  • Accountable for testing and assisting in commissioning the installation of PL & FF system
  • Responsible for Authority Approval from the Government authorities such as MPW, MEW, Kuwait Fire Department, etc.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to deliver under stress and work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to follow rough sketches, to work from plans, specifications and oral and written instructions
  • Ability to recognize occupational hazards and put in place correct safety precautions
  • Thorough knowledge of the practices, techniques and materials used in the mechanical / electrical and plumbing trades and skills in the application of such practices and techniques
  • Team player with multi-tasking skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations

Key Requirements  

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in executing MEP - PL & FF engineering projects
  • Electrical Engineering Degree with Kuwait Society of Engineers Membership
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English - Arabic would be advantageous
  • Sound PC skills at MS Office; AutoCad knowledge is essential