• Mechanical Engineer (Building services) Cape Town
  • Curiska (Pty) Ltd in Cape Town, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Mechanical Engineer - Job Description

A consulting engineer firm is looking for Mechanical Engineer proficient in one or more of the following building services: HVAC and Energy Analysis; Wet Services (Plumbing and Drainage), Fire Services; Smoke Ventilation; or Vertical Transport.

The engineer must have a knowledge of local SANS and international BS, NFPA, IBC, IPC, French or other regulations.


Engineer will be required to:
• Review new architectural and as-built hard copy drawings.
• Inspect buildings and compile due diligence and dilapidation reports.
• Design new systems for compliance with local and international building regulations.
• Attend internal design and concept meetings.
• Attend project meetings with engineers and clients.
• Understand project programs, building construction phases and completion milestones.
• Co-ordinate services with architects, engineers, and interior designers.
• Occasionally visit site to mark-up as-built / existing... services.
• Assess claims and issue cost estimates, cost reports, and payment certificates.
• Be familiar with building and construction terminology e.g. IL, CL, FFL, NGL, offset, soffit.
• Travel to other countries within Africa or wherever the project is located.
• Work efficiently, manage their time and resources to meet project deadlines.

Skills Required - must be able to:
• Communicate clearly.
• Work in a team under stressful conditions.
• Think on their feet / outside the box to provide solutions to complex problems.
• Use project specific document management software Dropbox/BIM360/WeTransfer
• Think in 3 dimensions for understanding plans, elevations, sections etc.

Software Experience Required:
• Microsoft office suite (mandatory)
• Autocad (mandatory)
• Revit (beneficial)
• Carrier HAP / Load Estimator (beneficial
Cape Town South Africa


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