Posted time 15th February 2024 Location KwaZulu Natal Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 8 years experience as a mechanical technologist with 5 years post PR Tech.
  • Salary: R negotiable

Our client is an international Engineering & Management consultancy delivering professional infrastructure solutions for various sectors. They are looking for a Senior Mechanical Technologist with experience in HVAC, wet services and fire reticulation to be based in Durban.

Duties & Responsibilities

Technical Excellence:

  • Conducts assignments in the mechanical engineering field
  • Has a very good understanding of building codes and standards
  • Can integrate and coordinate designs with other built environment disciplines
  • Understands the statutory processes associated with the built environment and construction industry
  • Plans, organises and manages moderately complex projects
  • Makes recommendations on alternate solutions to engineering problems
  • Prepares and presents technical plans and reports
  • Institutes changes in methods, designs or equipment
  • May be Project leader on medium sized projects
  • Collects and analyses information from discipline and interdisciplinary project BIM models.
  • Fully develops the design content by applying both design and technical knowledge to ensure the production of high-quality outputs by following project timelines.
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary reviews of project deliverables, including BIM spatial reviews (virtual walkthroughs and clash detection).
  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations, specifications, sketches, diagrams, specific discipline BIM models, drawings, reports, and tender documents.
  • Identifies discrepancies in results and proposes an approach to solving new problems encountered.
  • Performs work under the agreed-upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.
  • Maintains and develops the highest level of technical skills and abilities, ensuring the quality of model production by BIM/CAD teams for accuracy to design instructions.
  • Coordinates with authorities for scheme approvals.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain client relationships.
  • Attends client meetings as technical support to gather information and discuss project requirements, explain/ defend work, etc.
  • Participates in the development and preparation of bids and proposals—the ability to present solutions to clients in a professional and technically competent manner.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 8+ Years’ experience after obtainment of Qualification specifically in the Built Environment
  • BTech Degree. Professionally registered as a Technologist or Professional Technician with ECSA
  • Experience in all three of the main mechanical engineering disciplines (HVAC, Wet Services & Fire) will be advantageous
  • Bachelor of Technology or equivalent from an accredited University
  • 8+ Years’ experience after obtainment of BTech degree within the built environment
  • Expected to review and supervise subordinate’s work
  • Professionally registered as a Technologist with ECSA or relevant professional body
  • Must have recent building services design experience (HVAC, WETS, FIRE)
  • Revit experience is a must
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in an engineering consulting environment.
  • You must be willing to relocate to Durban at own cost.
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