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Principal Project Engineer -Mechanical

Job Description and Requirements

1. Principal Objective: A brief summary of the 
responsibilities of the position. 

Provide technical support to Engineering Department in 
the development and execution of various projects related to communities and infrastructure 
projects. 

Organizational Relationship: A brief synopsis of 
reporting relationships i.e., reports to, supports section, group, etc.; 
interfaces with senior management, clients, etc. 

Principal Project Engineer – Mechanical (FP, PG and HVAC) 
will report to a Mechanical Supervising Engineer. Will interact 
and0020coordinate work with other Royal Commission Departments 

Major Activities Performed: List the major job 
function(s) of the position. 

1. Familiarizes with all Royal Commission codes and 
standards, General Design Criteria and Technical Guidelines, standard drawings 
and standard guide specifications 

2. Review of A/E contractors design submittals, 
specifications, technical reports, calculations and coordinate work of other 
disciplines and departments. 

3. Preparation of technical specifications and drawings 
for bid packages related to the development of various community and industrial 
projects. 

4. Will implement methods and solutions for complex engineering problems and will select the most efficient and economical manner to meet our 
clients’ design objectives. 

5. Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical 
excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process. 

6. Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary 
analytical studies and analyses. 

7. Assists in the review of vendor drawings and shop 
drawings. 

8. Prepare conceptual design and layouts. 

9. Performs field inspection and provide field support, as 
necessary during construction phases. 

10. Provide response and technical solutions to RFI’s 
raised by Contractors, Operation and Maintenance. 

11. Must work well within a dynamic team and serve as a 
technical consultant to the client.

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with major course work in mechanical engineering or a related field of study. 

2. Minimal 10 years of experience in designing mechanical systems for buildings including fire protection, PG and HVAC systems. 

3. Familiar with NFPA and HVAC codes and design requirements. 

4. Estimate the fire flow needed for sprinkler systems, heating and air conditioning calculations for various occupational enclosed spaces such as in office buildings, laboratories, power plants, water/wastewater plants, etc. based on Master Plan and various building uses. 

5. Conduct the design of the proposed FP/PG and HVAC systems including all plumbing, fittings, piping, sprinkler heads, wet and dry sprinkler systems, ductwork, vents, networks, pumps, motors, engines, AC Units, compressors, mechanical/forced and natural ventilation systems, and other mechanical equipment associated with these types of building systems. 

6. Understanding of electrical power loads and electrical requirements associated with mechanical equipment used in FP/PG and HVAC systems is required. 

7. Conduct design of all FP/PG and HVAC mechanical systems in various building projects. 

8. Develop the hydraulic modeling simulation and design calculations of all pressurized water systems were required by local specifications and codes. 

9. Coordinate with all relevant stakeholders and government authorities plus developers, consultants and contractors working within the area under study or adjacent areas. 

10. Professional Engineer (PE) registration is preferred. 

11. Must demonstrate continual progression of experience and expertise in relevant discipline. 

12. Ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English. Knowledge of Arabic language is a plus. Knowledge of computers and basic software applications such as: AutoCAD, WaterCAD, Creo/Solidworks, TRNSYS, FineHVAC, and MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).