Parsons International
15-18 years
Not Specified

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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None
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Ready to put your Mechanical Engineering experience to work on marquee infrastructure design projects that will change the fabric of our community Do you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects Parsons is now hiring a Principal Mechanical Engineer for our rapidly expanding portfolio of projects.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your advanced Mechanical Engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role you will ensure consistency with applicable codes and customer quality requirements in an environment geared for industrial ventilation, airborne contamination control or exhaust filtration systems. You will provide cooling and heating load calculations as well as air and water distribution system pressure drop calculations. You will review vendor and subcontractor submittals as well as select HVAC equipment.
Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of Mechanical engineering designs for Mechanical systems and pressurized networks for large and mega infrastructure projects that meet customer quality requirements and international as well as Local Authority regulations and standards. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.
Shall be responsible for liaising with Authorities such as DM, DEWA -WD, SEWA, ADM, ADSSC, SMDD, DCD, for obtaining Detailed Design Approvals, Network Approvals, Consumption utilities demands, , Building permit approvals, DCD approvals, NOCs and all related designs preparations.
Minimum Required Experience and Expertise:
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in Mechanical design of Large Infrastructure projects with minimum 4 years in similar Principal/ Senior Mechanical Engineer position
  • Recent experience Mechanical designs to local and international standards
  • Extensive experience and proficiency in using HVAC HAP Carrier software, CFD software, BIM and Revit experience and other software to perform Advanced surge system analysis, pressure and flow studies, for networks and grids.
  • Experience on detailed designs of Mechanical systems for multistory buildings, special buildings such as data centers, drainage, sewerage pump stations.
  • Experience in mechanical systems for Rail and modern Metro systems, tunnel ventilation system
  • Proficient in carrying out CFD analysis for tunnels utilizing software such as CHAM (Phoenics), SES, and similar software.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of NFPA regulations, Fire and Life Safety codes, and various local authority standards in the GCC like Dubai Civil Defense.
  • Preparing master plans from Concept stage to Detailed Master Plan stage in terms of utility corridor space proofing, defining ROW requirements, coordination for wet utilities, with roads, transportation, landscape and building design teams
  • Develop Master plan report, derive utility demand load calculations, sizing major equipment and selective protection coordination, tie in point requirements, Full understanding of wet utilities and infrastructure projects from Concept to IFC stage
  • Strong infrastructure engineering background with previous experience on infrastructure projects calculations, and report writing skills.
  • Shall be able to analyze the specific project requirements for greenfield, brownfield projects.
  • Extensive knowledge in design of HVAC system including selecting appropriate type of Air conditioning system, heat load calculations, pipe sizing, sizing of chillers, and all associated equipment.
  • Design of mechanical equipment for Sewerage Treatment Plants, Reverse Osmosis Plants and various Storm water, Sewage, Irrigation Pumping Stations.
  • Preparation of design reports, specifications, tender documents and securing design approvals for different project phases including coordination with client/authorities/sub consultants.
  • Review of design reports prepared by other consultants and preparation of design review reports
  • Preparation of technical proposals and estimation for projects, Technical Evaluation of Bids and preparation of evaluation reports.
  • Coordination with all local authorities of GCC Region
  • Carrying out Value Engineering for various technical options and preparing Value Engineering reports with recommendations.
  • Preparing Clarifications to Contractor RFIs, Review/approve key technical submittals related to Mechanical works and dry utilities.
  • Experience in using Microstation, AutoCAD, civil 3D, Navisworks environment and BIM software as well as Revit software is necessary.
  • Verifying clash analysis and resolving the clashes in 3D models.
  • May function as discipline Project Engineer on medium to large projects, assuming responsibility for the work of the group.
  • May plan, direct, and supervise the work of a major engineering unit or project requiring a largescale expenditure of manpower and financial investment.
  • Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
  • Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations, providing the seal and signature of the professional engineer when required by statute or contract.
  • Prepares material/equipment specifications and purchase requisitions reviews supplier data witnesses shop tests, assists with assessing supplier manufacturing capabilities.
  • Develops operation and maintenance plans develops standard operating procedures prepares O & M manuals and may conduct onsite training of personnel.
  • Conducts surveys, studies, and site investigations. Performs reliability, availability, maintenance (RAM) and safety analyses.
  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.
  • Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. May assist with other administrative and technical duties.
  • Recommends and prepares technical papers.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

The engineer may be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate- project.
Shall Provide input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and Mid-Level, Junior Engineers working on the same project. Shall Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required.
Shall support the preparation of detailed technical, commercial and Life Cycle Cost Analysis of various technical alternatives. Shall be able to prepare and deliver detailed technical PowerPoint presentations for the Clients. Shall have experience in preparing technical design reports with minimum support from managers.
Shall have experience of liaising with Dubai Municipality for obtaining Approvals, Building NOCs, etc.
Approval from DM / RTA would be added advantage.

BS in Mechanical Engineering required
15+years post graduation experience in heavy industrial systems mechanical design (Experience may include HVAC, Piping, Plumbing, ventilation systems)
Potential to preform in a lead capacity
Prefer candidates with experience in mechanical design/engineering of facilities and related mechanical systems
Candidate must be proficient with AutoCAD
Revit experience preferred

Parsons Corporation (Parsons) is an American technology-focused defense, intelligence, security, and infrastructure engineering firm headquartered in Centreville, Virginia. The company was founded in 1944.
Parsons has more than 16,000 employees across 24 countries. Carey Smith serves as Chairwoman, President, and CEO of Parsons.
The company has been named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for 13 consecutive years.

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