Data Center Mechanical Engineer Job in Kenya

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Data Center Mechanical Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Data Center Mechanical Engineer

Major / Primary Responsibilities

·  Support projects team to engage clients and consultant teams.

·  Support projects during the tender as solution engineer or as part of the solutions team.

·  Develop local resources to support the DC facility business.

·  Promote and present DCsolutions, as well as manage client relationships.

·  Integrate design requirements as defined by client, electrical & civil/structural engineers (internal and external), as well as product specialists to compile requirements for bid High Level Designs (HLD), often from the start, including:

·         All mechanical systems / infrastructure components;

·         Baseline / Concept scheme drawings and schedules (layouts, heat load calculations, coordination);

·         Baseline bill of quantities (BoQ); Concept reports;

·         All documentation required to compile high level project costs and in order to advise final design brief for completion by relevant country’s local consultants.

·  Compile mechanical infrastructure design-&-build RFPs.

·  Development and maintenance of Concept scheme design, prototype design, and template specifications for main building mechanical elements; Create/maintain project documentation before, during, and after construction.

·  Summarize project cost and generate baselines and valuation models; Construct and maintain the pricing models; Project cost management and optimization; Lead initiatives aimed at improving cost, quality, schedule, and consistency

·  Manage the work of our external architectural / mechanical design consultants.

·  Provide support for: Project management, including sub-contractor selection & management, supply chain, procurement, process management and acceptance.

·  Provide general and project support and guidance to all local project teams in the region to develop their delivery skills; Formulate delivery construction solution standards and guides; Formulate project acceptance criteria;

Other Competencies / Attributes:

·  Effective communications skills

·  Persuasive and good presentation skills

·  Proven ability to work in teams

·  Must be able to work in a structured manner

·  Collect information and refining ideas

·  Market analysis tools and models

·  Basic finance knowledge to understand mobile operator finance report

·  Proven marketing skills, understanding of the marketing process and methods. Collect and information analysis skills

·  Strong consulting skills with excellent commercial awareness.

·  Advanced interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills

·  Proven conflict and issue management skills

·  Goal-oriented analysis and research skills and a professional ability to output analysis report interims of specific ICT fields

·  Experience of working with ICT fields enterprise or organization with varying levels of marketing understanding in different cultures

·  Experience of working with audiences with varying levels of technical understanding in different cultures

·  Team-oriented leadership and management skills and a professional attitude towards colleagues and clients

·  Must be presentable, articulate, reliable, committed and resilient

·  Work on multiple data center construction projects and capital improvement projects simultaneously

·  Motivated, dependable and capable of working with limited oversight.

Qualifications / Experience

·  Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) non-negotiable.

·  Professional registration preferred.

·  IT / ICT or any business related qualification will be an advantage.

·  Minimum +5year’s mechanical engineering experience, involving medium to large scale and complex projects (experience with data center, mission critical and industrial projects preferred).

·  Minimum 5 years’ experience in consulting engineering firm.

·  Minimum 2 large scale (no less than 1 megawatts) Data Center projects design or build experience.

·  In-depth knowledge of mechanical engineering for the construction of buildings, including:

·         Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems design and integration such as:

·         Chilled water systems

·         DX systems

·         AHU systems

·         Ventilation systems

·         Fire systems design and integration such as:

·         Fire suppression systems

·         Automatic fire alarm systems

·         Fire water systems

·         Fire foam systems

·         Water leak detection systems

·         Plumbing and Drainage systems design and integration such as:

·         Internal plumbing systems

·         Internal drainage systems

·         General: Heat load calculations, pressure drop calculations, equipment selections etc.

·         Complex services co-ordination

·  Possess a strong awareness of current and emerging industry standards including Uptime Institute, TIA 942 and local standards well as vendors and technologies as that relate to the Data Centre facilities.

·  Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS Office, Revit and industry standard mechanical modelling software.

·  Working experience with other MEP engineering consultants.

·  Vendor and consultant management skills.

·  Ability and willingness to think outside of the box to find innovative solutions prior to and during the construction process to reduce costs without negative impacts on quality or reliability.

·  Proficiency in building codes, regulations, and standards across the Southern Africa region. International project and program experience.

·  Excellent communication skills capability, attention to detail, and high quality standards.

·  Ability to effectively communicate design standards to internal and external project partners.

·  Ability to manage multiple fast paced projects simultaneously and good project management capability.

·  Ability to travel internationally.


·  Very Competitive

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to on or before 07th March 2023.

Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line: DATA CENTER MECHANICAL ENGINEER

(Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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