Mott MacDonald
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Senior Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Senior Engineer - MEICA

Main Purpose of the Job:

Mott MacDonald is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to support with the design delivery of a large water transmission and distribution network in Bahrain.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

* Lead the activities of a multi-disciplinary design team to deliver design and design review services (including witness testing) for a series of water pumping stations and reservoirs.
* Liaise with Client Representatives to ensure that design objectives are agreed and met.
* Coordinate with EPC Contractor Representatives to ensure that the design intent of the Contract is achieved in accordance with the specification and to resolve queries raised by the Contractor. 
* Provide technical and design support for water distribution networks and water stations
* Review the contractors concept design submissions for suitability and compatibility with the requirements of the agreed specifications
* Provide mechanical engineering knowledge on pumping systems, pipelines, surge analysis, hydraulic analysis
* Preliminary design of water mechanical systems including construction drawings and specifications in addition to maintaining and updating agreed specifications
* Design, installation and operational knowledge of large water networks and mechanical components
* Prepare technical specifications and drawings for bid packages
* Review mechanical submittals including shop drawings, mechanical layouts, analysis reports and specifications for compliance with the agreed contract
* Attend and witness Factory and Site Acceptance Tests


Essential Candidate Requirements:

* Degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited university; professional engineering registration or a chartered engineer from a recognized professional institution
* Minimum 15 years demonstrable experience of similar works of which 5 years as a technical lead in a design management capacity
* Must have experience in managing, reviewing and approving of design documents and drawings associated with the screening and transfer of water stations and water networks
* Prior experience of managing off-shore design teams
* Shall be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the following:
* Water station design
* Design for mechanical plant (pumps, screens, cranes, valves)
* Pipe line design and hydraulic calculations
* Peer review mechanical contract documents, calculations and reports
* Knowledge of mechanical specifications and datasheets
* Knowledge of pumping station operation and maintenance