Principal Engineer - Firefighting

Mott MacDonald
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 15-20 years
  • 23 Mar 2015

  • Project/ Program Management non IT, Safety & Security, Design

  • Construction/ Real Estate
Job Description

In this role you will:

be responsible for planning and design of all building services elements of the particular discipline.
be responsible for concept design based on evaluation for various options in coordination with architectural, structural input and in accordance with initial load estimates.
do design calculations and quantity estimation.
ensure all design work is carried out in accordance with Company's quality standard procedures
ensure checking of all design output and seamless coordination between other sections/disciplines.
lead design team for completing deliverables within time limits
effective task management through performance management of design engineers and CAD Technicians.
ensure accountability and delivery as also profitability by monitoring design cost
actively share knowledge and experience with other staff in the section and organization particularly to help coach and develop more junior staff.

Candidate Specification:

Candidate should be at least B.E./ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering discipline

15 plus years' of experience in Fire Protection systems design, in roles of increasing responsibility and project complexity.

Experience in high rise buildings/shopping malls/hotels/metro projects etc..

Able to carry out independently the complete design of Sprinkler, Hydrant, spray, foam, gas suppression systems etc.

Be proficient in design software Pipenet / Water gems / Elite Fire Software.

Well versed in reviewing and checking of drawings and calculations.

Reports such as Design Basis, Concept, Schematic etc.. and technical specifications.

Good knowledge in developing BOQ.

Familiarity with local authority codes and regulations such as of local Municipality, Civil Defence, Environmental Authority etc. of countries in which the candidate has job experience.

Good knowledge of relevant international standards/codes like BS/BSEN/NFPA/CIBSE/IFC/LPC etc

Knowledge in sustainable, green building design practices and rating guidelines.

Handle design independently and lead a team of Engineers and technicians/modellers.

Should have good oral and written communication skills and liaise with clients directly.
Use of Revit/AECOsim would be highly regarded.

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