Sr Mechanical Engineer - MEP Consultancy - 6 Month Contract

United Arab Emirates  |  Contract

Our Multi National MEP Consultancy client has a new requirement for a well experienced Consultant Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team in Dubai to work on new Leisure and Entertainment projects. Successful candidates will have a proven background as a Consultant Mechanical Engineer working on similar projects in the UAE performing design review and site coordination. Only candidates with a track record of working for recognised supervision consultants or PMC Companies will be considered.


This role is available for immediate joining and is an initial 6 month contract position hire as an outsource, employed by J10 Consulting.


Key Responsibilities:

The ‘Mechanical Engineer’ will be responsible for providing technical support to the Resident Engineer and for reviewing, monitoring, inspecting and supervising all Mechanical Works for the construction phase of the Project. He/She shall have the responsibility for checking that the Contractor’s Works are carried out in accordance with the Contract. He/She will also be responsible for managing and other members of the Engineer’s staff (assistants and inspectors).

  • Coordination with Structural / Architectural / Electrical Disciplines.
  • Coordination with Contractor / Sub-Contractors for accuracy and sequencing of works.
  • Reviewing Contractor’s proposals for Mechanical Installations in coordination with requirements for other disciplines.
  • Providing advice on placement / routing of mechanical services to meet requirements from other disciplines.
  • Coordinating Design issues with H.O. Mechanical Engineers and coordinating Mechanical Works Inspections with Mechanical Inspectors.
  • Periodic Site Inspections of Mechanical Systems
  • Inspect HVAC Installations including Extract Fans, Pressurisation fans, AHUs, FCUs, Chillers, Heat Exchangers etc, inspect other Mechanical Installations such as Water Tanks, Pumps, Calorifiers etc.
  • Inspect Ventilation Ducting installations including layouts of ducting, Ducting insulation, Fire Dampers etc. witness Pressures tests, Flushing, Chemical Dosing etc. of piping installations.
  • Coordinate setting out / layouts of Final Fix Mechanical elements such as Grilles, Diffusers, Sprinklers, FHRs etc. with Architect.
  • Monitor Progress of Works with respect to Contractor’s Programme, witness all prescribed tests for testing and commissioning of Systems.
  • Schedule Snagging and de-snagging inspections and prepare snag lists as applicable.
  • Conduct / Chair weekly MEP Progress Meeting, periodically attend weekly HSE and QA/QC Meetings and identify issues concerning safety and quality standards, attend and report coordination meetings with Main contractor & Sub-contractors.
  • Review Contractor’s Mechanical Shop Drawings for compliance with Contract Drawings / requirements, Statutory, Civil Defence and coordination with other disciplines.
  • Review Contractor’s CHW Network, Chiller / Heat Exchanger arrangement, HW & CW Supply, Drainage, Fire Fighting, CO Monitoring and HVAC Distributions.
  • Review Material Submittals for compliance with Contract Specifications.
  • Review Contractor’s Method Statements for compliance with Contract Specifications.
  • Review of Contractor’s Interim Valuations.
  • Monitor Issue of Site Observation Notes and NCRs as applicable.
  • To check and verify As-Built drawings & O&M Manuals as applicable


Senior Mechanical Engineer Experience:

  • BSc Minimum in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7-10 years of experience
  • Experience of working on leisure and entertainment projects previously and working with IT/AV and theming disciplines
  • Strong experience reviewing design and submittals and coordination within an attraction driven environment.
  • Proficient in BIM software in addition to usual design softwares
  • In-depth knowledge of local design standards and working experience with local authorities technical and legal requirements
  • Minimum 3-5 years UAE and regional experience at least 2 with a recognised Design or Supervision Consultancy Company working on major horizontal developments
  • Strong communication, stakeholder and client management skills in a client facing role


Interested Candidates are invited to share their up to date CV and details directly to jobs@j10consulting.ae for further review and shortlisting.

Date Posted: 27 Mar 2024

Status: Open