Senior Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer

Senior Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer

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    Architecture & Design

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    over 2 years ago

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Our client are a leading Architecture and Engineering company who have completed many building and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Africa. They are looking for a Senior Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer to join their team in the Riyadh office.

Reporting directly into the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of design engineers and CAD operators in the design, drafting and specification of plumbing, fire protection and associated services for a variety of building projects from concept stage to issuing of construction contract documents
  • Short term supervision and inspection of mechanical systems installations during the construction stage

Core Competencies

  • Experience in large scale building projects including, but not limited to water treatment and supply, sanitary, waste water and storm water drainage, sewage treatment, automatic and manual fire protection, irrigation and swimming pools
  • In-depth knowledge of plumbing and fire protection systems and services for a variety of building types, together with a clear understanding of the relationship and coordination requirements between the plumbing and fire protection services design and architectural and other engineering design disciplines on complex projects
  • Experience in sketch drawings and diagrams and specifications and act in a supervisory role to provide guidance to engineers and CADD technicians in preparing design documentation
  • Fully conversant with international standards and codes of practice for mechanical engineering, including IBC, UPC, IPC, NFPA and other regulatory standards
  • Familiarity with quality assurance/quality control procedures applicable to design activities

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years’ in the design of plumbing and fire protection systems
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the Middle East. Experience and capabilities in external piped utilities and infrastructure would be advantageous
  • Fluent in English