HVAC Senior Designer
Category: Vacancy
Ad ID: 1581

Kuwait City, Capital Governorate, Kuwait

Posted: 12 May, 2016, 06:26 PM
Ad Description

Job Description

► Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and standards, applicable laws and regulations; assist the HoS in establishing/updating section policies and procedures 
► Support the HoS in providing inputs to the proposals department (e.g. man month requirements etc.) regarding the contribution of the HVAC section to projects
► Assist the HoS in the evaluation of proposals submitted by sub-consultants during RFPs issued by PACE in order to recommend sub-consultants to owners/clients 
► Understand owner/client design requirements prior to the commencement of any design project; coordinate with the HoS and other architects & engineers for further clarifications on design requirements
► Prepare data collection reports and ensure that they are reviewed by the HoS
► Develop design concepts for projects and review the same with HoS
► Coordinate effectively with other architects and engineers throughout project lifecycles (planning, concept, preliminary, final etc.); review and understand their drawings and specifications to ensure that adequate provisions in HVAC designs are made based on the designs provided by the other sections
► Coordinate and follow-up with Project Architect / External Consultants used for HVAC system requirements
► Coordinate with team members effectively to ensure that all projects progress as planned in order not to cause project delays or budget over runs; ensure to update the HoS with regards to progress in design
► Establish design input values for the project’s load calculation and carry out heating, cooling or any other load calculations using relevant software
► Analyze calculation output for accuracy using check figures and ensure compliance with local codes
► Carryout smoke ventilation system design and calculations to comply with Kuwait Fire Department
► Highlight to any issues in design that could not meet the local codes to the HoS
► Consult the HoS for gaining any technical guidance as and when required
► Prepare the BoQ, and specifications and forward the same to the Quantity Surveying department for the preparation of contract documents 
► Assist the HoS in preparing responses / transmittals to project’s Request For Information (RFI) from contractors
► Provide drawing inputs to draftsman with sketches and markups to prepare AutoCad drawings
► Maintain continuous quality control on all drawings produced under the section, ensuring that they adhere to PACE quality standards 
► Assist on site HVAC engineers by responding to technical queries which they raise; assist site staff in verifying sample materials submitted by contractors (as and when required) to ensure compliance against ministerial requirements and specifications 
► Attend site meetings (e.g. progress meetings, coordination and specially called meetings etc.) as and when required
► Remain abreast on changes in local ministerial requirements regarding HVAC systems
► Meet KFD authorities to explain the smoke ventilation system and obtain approvals
► Meet MEW review engineers to explain the project calculations and to obtain approvals
► Protect the confidentiality of all designs within the section at all time.


► Knowledge of laws and local regulatory framework
► Knowledge of international standards (ASHRAE, SMACNA, NFPA)
► Knowledge of CAD
► Knowledge of HVAC software for load calculations


► Team player
► Creative
► Innovative
► Information Seeking
► Time management skills
► Effective coordination skills
► Results oriented
► Communication & interpersonal effectiveness

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Job Details

Ref.: JB3498763
Job Location: Kuwait 
Company Industry: Retail/Wholesale 
Company Type: Employer (Private Sector) 
Job Role: Engineering 
Employment Status: Full time 
Employment Type: Employee 
Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified 
Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career 
Years of Experience: Min: 5 
Residence Location: Kuwait 
Gender: Unspecified 
Nationality: Unspecified 
Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

About This Company

Established in 1955, Easa Hussain Al-Yousifi & Sons co. now operates one of the largest, most diverse commercial enterprises in the Middle East. Besides National Panasonic and Sharp brands the establishment also represents Philco Appliances, York Central Air-conditioners, IBM computers, and a host of other multi-national manufacturers. What started over 50 years ago in a small shop has developed into a Kuwaiti conglomerate with more than 1600 full time employees, a network of some 200 distributors in Kuwait and growth into other commercial areas. Easa Hussain Al-Yousifi also has branches located in the U.A.E.



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