Technical Director – Mechanical – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Technical Director – Mechanical in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
Serves as a fully capable professional who builds and manages the technical
capabilities of the Mechanical Team within the MEP Practice. The Technical
Director will provide technical support to business development opportunities
and to assist the growth of the MEP Practice through development of its
technical capabilities.
As a leader of Technical Excellence- the Technical Director will be
responsible for building and maintaining a core team of engineers while
supporting project delivery through scheduled technical reviews (Lead
Verification) and mentoring.

Technical Management:

Oversee and direct the Mechanical Technical Services on projects to ensure we deliver the efficient- technically appropriate solutions- documented well and with the ability to articulate our solutions to the client and other project stakeholders.

Plan- schedule and manage Lead Verification of ongoing projects at appropriate milestones depending upon the scale and complexity of the project- undertaking the majority of the Lead Verification personally

Participating in forums and other industry related programmes- to raise the profile of AECOM`s MEP practice and continuously improve technical and industry knowledge.

Maintain awareness of industry developments and cascade to the MEP team.

Oversee the activities of the local Mechanical Technical Practice Group (TPG) representatives- guide the development of policies- procedures and tools relating to the MEP practice- including initiatives to improve effectiveness and efficiency- suggesting possible areas for improvement where necessary.

Provide input related to technical approach and delivery requirements for key proposals.

Maintain appropriate liaison with the business community- stakeholder and advisory groups.

Undertake proactive business development with AECOM`s concept architects- other AECOM leads- to open up opportunities.

Specific Skills Required:

Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

High level of capability in Mechanical design- including both simple hand calculations and using the latest industry standard design software.

Experience using software or guiding others in using software such as IES- BIM- Dynamo.

Ability to convey Mechanical engineering principles clearly and concisely- through formal presentations- speaking at conferences- participation in workshops.

Understanding of the multi-disciplinary design process and interfaces between design disciplines.

Understanding of Safety in Design requirements and ability to develop the principles.

Knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements- codes- regulations and submission requirements.

A good awareness of Autodesk Revit- Autodesk BIM 360 Glue- Navisworks and delivering projects in a multi-disciplinary BIM environment.

Outstanding leadership skills.

Demonstrates a high degree of time management skill and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency.

Builds positive long term relationships at a working level with clients and external stakeholders.

Drives innovation and design excellence.

Creates a culture of empowerment and an environment where others share knowledge- insights and learning.

Innovative skills with insight into market- design and technology trends.

Full understanding of scope definition and scope interface and ability to transmit the same to others.

Instils a culture of personal responsibility for adherence to and improvement of AECOM`s standards- policies- codes and procedures.

Ability and desire to mentor and provide support to junior staff members- spread knowledge across the wider MEP community within AECOM`s Middle East offices- the EMEA geography- and globally.Appreciation of commercial management of projects and ability to instill the importance of financial health and profitability.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 20+ years post undergraduate education

Proven related professional experience in an MEP practice

Experience of working on large scale projects including site experience

A track record of having worked on a variety of building MEP designs covering a mixture of sectors- for example- Education- Healthcare and Commercial projects.

Middle East experience desirable (5+ years)

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor`s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Building Services is required.

Full membership of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE) or equivalent International Institution.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Mechanical

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 215661BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.