A rare and exciting opportunity for a driven MEP Technical Director to work on landmark projects across the Middle East and Africa whilst being based in Cape Town. The MEP Technical Director is to provide technical leadership to the Cape Town MEP team and to support and enhance the ability of the company to successfully deliver technically-excellent, collaborative and design-led projects.
The MEP Technical Director is a hands-on design role involving technically leading and mentoring the team to deliver projects alongside the reviewing and checking of packages prior to submittal.
The Technical Director will join the global MEP technical leadership team to collaborate and share knowledge. Please note the operational functions of the team are not part of this role.
Project Performance: Provide technical leadership on all projects from concept to completion. Develop project delivery strategies to ensure contract compliance is achieved as efficiently as possible.
Team Development: Mentor and support team to increase technical skillsets in a collaborative and engaging fashion.
Design Collaboration: Develop and encourage a constructive, cross-disciplinary teamwork environment that promotes sound thinking, knowledge sharing and iterative design engagement to create an integrated approach throughout the design life-cycle.
Technical Solutions: Engage with wider Project Teams to develop technical solutions and integrated design strategies that target opportunities for consistent and efficient design, focused on meeting Client brief.
Support appropriate documentation of QA/QC methodologies and approaches. With specific focus on the discipline checking and auditing projects with strategic direction given on certain projects where deeper QA/QC is required.
Location (country, city): Cape Town
Job Qualification & Experience:
Professionally qualified Engineer (MCIBSE, CEng, etc) with a relevant Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Wet Services Engineering is essential.
Must have between 20-30 years solid post qualification experience specifically related to MEPI design sector.
Proven leadership qualities.
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written.
Working knowledge of Revit.
Expert knowledge of calculation software.
Experience of working on large scale projects in the GCC Region essential; ideally minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the Middle East at a senior technical level.
Rapidly-expanding, multidisciplinary and world-class construction project delivery specialists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region with expertise in architecture, engineering, infrastructure an construction over the past 50 years.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Technical Director – MEP, Cape Town – Ref: 1156222-3
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