• Lead Plumbing and Fire Fighting Engineer

    Job Location(s) UAE-Abu Dhabi
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/5/2018 8:01 AM)
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    Mechanical Engineering
  • Overview

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    KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

    For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

    We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

    We are now seeking a talented Lead Plumbing and Firefighting Engineer to join our award winning team based within our Abu Dhabi Office.

    This critical role will be responsible for the leadership and management of the design process on one or several projects and applying sound engineering principles in the development of design solutions and the production of contract documentation.


    Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

    • Collaborating with team members and colleagues to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy, and to achieve project targets.
    • Proactively identifying, assessing and mitigating project risks, and resolving problems through objective and systematic analysis.
    • Ensuring QA/QC procedures are being implemented for the project, and work with the project team to close out all QA/QC comments/issues raised.
    • Providing leadership in research, planning, design and development of building engineering systems, including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing and electrical, by providing guidance and instruction to the designated Level 1, 2, and 3 project engineers.
    • Supervising the Level 1, 2 and 3 project engineers on a project basis to perform engineering evaluations, feasibility studies, conceptual and final designs, cost estimates, and engineering calculations.
    • Proactively communicating identified issues and progress against project targets to key stakeholders, including appropriate and complete communication with the client
    • Ensuring that documentation, calculations, reports, specifications, drawings, and BIM models are accurate, include references to codes and standards, and are stored as per the correct project number for effective retrieval from any KEO office location.
    • Liaising with Team Leader, Regional A&E Services Director, and Design Leaders to ensure sufficient, skilled project resources to deliver to project targets.
    • Mentoring and supporting the development of engineers working on projects under your control, providing input to performance and talent reviews, where appropriate.
    • In partnership with Design Leaders and Team Leader, conduct reviews of engineering options and evaluations to validate the robust nature of new products and design solutions.


    To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision the successful applicant will bring a minimum of 15 years post graduate experience in engineering design partnered with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.

    Membership of an internationally recognized professional Institution i.e. C. Eng. M.I.C.E. or P.E. and professional registration is preferred.

    KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

    Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

    We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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