Principal Engineer shall co-ordinate with Project Manager and Technical Manager. and be primarily involved in delivering the scheduled tasks in the form of design calculations and drawings. Expected to be a good team player within the design team, the Principal Engineer will:
*Manage major aspects of the Mechanical design of projects.
*Be responsible to both the Project Manager and the Technical Manager/Principal Engineer for the organization, production, and quality of the supervised work.
*Act as Mechanical Lead/Sub-lead, depending on the scope of the project.
*Direct the activities of other junior mechanical engineer / technicians on projects.
*Coordinate design efforts with all other groups, and maintain project records.
*Ensure compliance with relevant standards and procedures.
*Prepare and participate in design reviews.
To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
*Design Mechanical Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems, such as:
oDesign of constant and Variable Air Volume (CAV/VAV)
oDesign of main Supply/Extract Air Handling Units (AHU's)
oDesign and selection of ventilation plant including Fans (VFD), Heating & Cooling Coils, Humidification/Dehumidification, Heat Recovery, Filtration, Sensors (pressure differential across filters & etc.) and BMS Controls
oDesign and Specification of Insulation products, Power Supplies supporting Mechanical Plant (Including Control Panels), Duct & Fan sizing calculations, material selection, Pressure rating, Access panel Requirements, Ancillary Devices (volume control dampers, fire dampers), Support Fixings, Anti Vibration mounts VAV/CAV boxes and Final Grilles/ Diffusers.
oDesign of Fan Coil Units (FCU's) including Ductwork Design for Fan Coil Units control system.
oDesign of specialist ventilation systems including WC extract. Kitchen ventilation, stairwell pressurization, car park ventilation
oDesign of Jet Nozzles- Throw requirements / air distribution calculations, Acoustic, CFD Analysis, Terminal ,Jet Nozzle selection and Air velocity calculations
oDesign of low pressure hot water and chilled water system including pipe sizing pressure drop calculation, pump selection commissioning valves, pressurization & expansion vessel sizing, ETS room design.
*Cooling Load Calculations- The designers must be competent using calculations software packages to provide cooling load calculations for buildings. The software's used are- IES, Hevacomp , Trane/Trace 700,HAP, TEKNOsim and BSim.
*Heat Load & Heat Loss calculations: The designers must be competent using calculations software packages to provide heat load and heat loss calculations for buildings. The software's used are: IES , TEKNOsim Bsim
*Design of Chilled water plant - The designers must be competent designing chiller solutions for buildings. The design of chillers will involve: Air and Water cooled chillers (primarily used), and Absorption Chillers- Chiller selection, Cooling Towers, Open / closed circuit, Condenser Water Treatment Plant, Ammonia / Lithium Bromide, etc.
*Design of Building Management Systems (BMS) including production of plant schedules operating strategies, single line diagram.
Required Skills and Qualifications
*Must possess B.Tech/ M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 12 to 18 years of professional experience.
*Must possess the ability to develop complex designs, drawings and calculations with minimal guidance from other senior staff
*Must possess sound knowledge on understanding aspects of Design Basis Reports, be competent designing Mechanical Ventilations and Air Conditioning Systems (CAV and VAV) solutions for buildings.
*Should have knowledge of calculation soft wares such including IES , TEKNOsim, Hevacomp, Trane/Trace 700, HAP and BSim.
*Should have knowledge of 3D design software such as Revit and MagiCad. And preferable also software like Navisworks and Solibri.
*Should have experience in working with Middle East and UK and be familiar with regional standard and regulations; and be interested in working with the Nordics
*Must possess mechanical design experience in the engineering service sectors including: Office, Residential, Commercial, sports facilities healthcare facilities, hotels.
*Should be passionate about engineering with an attitude of absolute intolerance for non-compliance in relation to people safety, environment, authority's requirements or product quality.
*Should have flexible attitude, in an environment with frequently changing deadlines and can be relied on to meet deadlines.
*Should be committed to both their work and personal development, with a willingness to widen their experience and knowledge base.
*Must possess professional English language skills (written and verbal).
*Should be able to communicate clearly with drafting team by sketches, and also doing review in 3D models.
*Should be able to work in a team and support, mentor and develop junior engineers and CAD technicians