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Technical Director Mechanical


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Technical Director Mechanical to be based at Abu Dhabi.
This position would suit an acknowledged industry expert in this field. The position includes being AECOM mentor, lead and coach the mechanical team of engineers across all business units for successful delivery of projects and technical professional practice matters. This includes design of the HVAC and PH systems, supervising engineers, coordinating, design documentation and administration of the team.

Job Details:
Project Duties:
Represent AECOM as lead Mechanical expert and already be acknowledged as such.
Contribute to successful project completion and management by providing expert technical services in accordance with the project time and quality.
Lead the coordination process with other senior team leaders for continuity of the project.
Participate in preparation of major bids and proposals on the commercial and technical side.
Review and check specifications, reports and drawings to ensure quality of design and output.
Assess if targets are achieved and determine where improvements could be made to increase efficiency.
Responsible for design activities of complete Mechanical systems including HVAC, Public Health, Fire Protection, Gas Systems, BMS and energy management system as assigned.
Responsible for technical analysis and resolution of engineering problems.
Supervise and direct a team of senior engineers, designers and support personnel.
Coordination with Authorities for approvals of schemes
Other such duties commensurate with this role.
Quality, OH&S and Corporate Standards:
Maintain quality of work by:
Advising on best International Practice.
Ensuring adherence to Corporate Standards.
Ensuring that all activities are performed in a safe manner and comply to AECOM’s OH&S requirements.
Ensuring the relevant QA procedures are followed.
Professional Development:
Ensuring professional mentoring leadership of the discipline technical practice.
Ensuring discipline skills are up to date and industry relevant.
Maintain, develop and retain the highest appropriate standard of technical skill.
Commit to continual professional development and learning on relevant technological, business and human relationship matters.
Client Relationships:
Maintain and develop Client relationship.
Lay down precise information about work scope from the client and get it mutually agreed.
Contributes to client satisfaction through being responsive in a timely and effective manner for any queries from the client.
Any other duties your Manager may reasonably require you to perform from time to time.
Specific Skills Required:
Sound knowledge of design softwares (HAP, Amtech, Dialux, Revit, CAD etc.).
Proficient knowledge of design and engineering procedures.
Quality oriented.
Planning projects and time management.
Sound Knowledge of various codes and standards.
Design experience in various types of buildings
Aptitude to lead, manage and direct.
Background experience in a Design Engineer Role.
Experience in Mechanical and Electrical design of buildings (from execution to closure) and have worked on diverse project of different types (residential, retail, commercial, healthcare, etc...)
Best industry practice.
Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):
Must be able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.
Confident, with the ability to work either independently or as part of a team.
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.
Accountability for assigned work.
Accuracy & precision of work.
Willingness to learn and develop.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Enthusiastic and Self-motivated.
Work well within a multidisciplinary team.
Accountability for assigned work.

Minimum Requirements

15+ years of relevant experience in design and project administration of large-scale projects within the consulting industry (preferable).

Preferred Qualifications

BSc Mechanical Engineer (B.Eng or B.Sc).

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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