AECOM Senior Engineer - Mechanical - Fire in Centurion, South Africa

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150406BR

Position Title Senior Engineer - Mechanical - Fire

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country South Africa

State/Province/Region ZA - Gauteng

City Centurion

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fire Protection Engineering design in the Building Services sector.

  • Fire Protection Engineering Design including Sprinkler systems, Fire Detection systems, Smoke Extraction systems, Hydrants & Hose Reels, Fire Signage.

  • Proficient in relevant Fire Protection Engineering software Pathfinder, Pyrosim & Canute.

  • Liaison with local authorities including Council submissions and sign-off.

  • Impeccable knowledge of SANS 10400 Part T and experienced in rational fire designs.

  • Lead a Fire Protection engineering team, provide technical training and mentorship to less experienced team members.

  • Technical quality enforcement including design reviews and sign-off.

  • Interfacing of designs with other disciplines e.g. structural, architectural, mechanical & electrical.

  • Handling full scope of fire consulting services on projects from conception to close-out.

  • Implementing and ensuring of compliance to company quality management system.

  • Use of international and local design standards and codes of practice SANS, BS & NFPA.

  • Liaison with Clients and other consultants.

  • Report to Mechanical Practice Line Lead on Fire team quality and performance metrics.

Minimum Requirements

Experience:

  • 5+ years working experience.

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed:

  • Independent worker, deadline oriented, committed and driven individual.

Other comments:

  • Valid driver’s licence.

Preferred Qualifications

B.Eng./B.Sc. Mechanical; Pr. Eng essential and ASIB Certification preferential.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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