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HVAC Engineer

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

AB2-44348

Synopsis

An exciting opportunity has been presented for a HVAC Engineer in an environment that is entering a new phase in its lifecycle where operational and commercial excellence has become critical for success. The successful candidate will have to carry out the full spectrum of HVAC design and supervision work while building solid customer relationships.

Description

General Tasks

  • Manage Junior engineers and Technicians under direct supervision on technical aspect of their jobs
  • Manage the Human resource functions to direct reports such as Leave; Performance; Personal Development, Competencies etc.
  • Provide design leadership to juniors.
  • Influence Junior Staff and Colleagues to exert desired the businesses Behaviour’s and Values

Role Dependencies

  • Draughting Personnel
  • Internal disciplines for quality coordination of MEP services
  • External stakeholders [Consultants; PM’s, Architects, QS, Clients, Developers, Government Bodies etc.]

Duties

General

  • HVAC system design
  • Carry out stages of Project according to the standard PROCSA agreements and as defined by ECSA
  • Project manager under the supervision of and be responsible to higher management
  • Expand the client base of the businesses Mechanical Department
  • Represent the business at all times
  • Be responsible for all HVAC designs or services that are created / devised and then issued under your supervision
  • Designate staff to projects and manage them
  • Create standard drawings for the business’s standard specification
  • Preparation of tender documents and BOQ’s and adjudication of said tenders
  • Financial management of projects
  • Continual training of new and existing staff
  • Meetings with manufacturers and suppliers of materials and equipment applicable to our field and build a library of said
  • Provide reports to management when requested
  • Site investigation with reference to Mechanical Building Services
  • Evaluation of the condition of all HVAC services in a building
  • Comparison of ventilation systems with all regulations and requirements
  • Producing reports in the agreed standard format
  • Cost estimates
  • Attend project meetings to obtain client requirements
  • Prepare preliminary design concepts and reports
  • Provide cost estimates
  • Provide preliminary design drawings
  • Attend project meetings
  • Do detail design of HVAC systems
  • Compile detail design report
  • Provide cost estimates
  • Provide detail design drawings
  • Compile specifications and tender documentation
  • Compile bill of quantities
  • Call for tenders as agreed per project
  • Tender adjudication and recommendations
  • Appointment of contractors and / or subcontractors
  • Attend site progress meetings
  • Inspection of works with reference to the tender and specifications
  • Issue of quality control reports as and when required
  • Financial control of projects
  • Handover of projects on completion
  • Plan your work every day and week
  • Complete work within agreed times and adhere to priorities
  • Plan your leave in conjunction with project engineers and project managers
  • Adhere to internal procedures and systems
  • Fill in time sheets on a regular basis, using the system as provided by the business

Due Diligence Reports

  • Site investigation with reference to Mechanical Building Services
  • Evaluation of the condition of all HVAC services in a building
  • Comparison of ventilation systems with all regulations and requirements
  • Producing reports in the agreed standard format
  • Cost estimates

Concept Design

  • Attend project meetings to obtain client requirements
  • Prepare preliminary design concepts and reports
  • Provide cost estimates
  • Provide preliminary design drawings

Detail Design

  • Attend project meetings
  • Do detail design of HVAC systems
  • Compile detail design report
  • Provide cost estimates
  • Provide detail design drawings
  • Compile specifications and tender documentation
  • Compile bill of quantities

Tendering

  • Call for tenders as agreed per project
  • Tender adjudication and recommendations
  • Appointment of contractors and / or subcontractors

Supervision During Construction

  • Attend site progress meetings
  • Inspection of works with reference to the tender and specifications
  • Issue of quality control reports as and when required
  • Financial control of projects
  • Handover of projects on completion

Administration / Internal Management

  • Plan your work every day and week
  • Complete work within agreed times and adhere to priorities
  • Plan your leave in conjunction with project engineers and project managers
  • Adhere to internal procedures and systems
  • Fill in time sheets on a regular basis, using the system as provided by the business

Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Master degree is desirable
  • ECSA Registration with ability to register as PR Eng within 2 years
  • Professional qualification in Green Building Design is advantageous
  • Revit competency in MEP services is advantageous
  • Management Diploma is advantageous

Experience

Minimum 5 years of experience in HVAC, including but not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of budgets and project financial control
  • Preparation of concept and feasibility reports and studies
  • Preparation of tender documents and bills of quantities
  • Preparation of tender adjudications
  • Design of ventilation systems to suite statutory requirements
  • Design of pressurisation systems and / or pressure cascade systems
  • Design of complex heating and cooling systems, including, but not limited to, chilled water and VRF systems
  • Design of chilled water or condenser water reticulation systems
  • Design of condensate drainage systems
  • Design of fresh air and extract systems
  • Pump and fan selections
  • Duct design
  • Equipment selections
  • Knowledge of local and international HVAC and Building Standards
  • Basic knowledge of Fire and Wet Services (plumbing and drainage) advantageous

Knowledge: Skills / physical competencies and behavioural qualities

  • Strategic thinking
  • Proven planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent leadership, general management, problem solving, decision making, analytical and advanced project / resource management skills
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Persistent drive for delivering results and outcomes
  • Comfortable in presenting to People
  • Risk / issue management
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Innovative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing with a sense of responsiveness
  • Conflict resolution
  • Sound interpersonal skill
  • Exceptional analytical ability
  • Strong logical evaluation and measuring skills
  • Integration and collaboration ability
  • Ability to Co-Action outcomes
  • Imaginative and ability to work under pressure
  • Risk management and ethics
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Diversity management skills
  • Customer service orientation

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

Position Type

Permanent

Work Level

Mid-Level

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Engineering

Salary Type

Monthly

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

Yes

Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North