Principal Engineer – Mechanical (HVAC)

Mott MacDonald

  • Bengaluru,India
Principal Engineer – Mechanical (HVAC)
Job Posted : May 20th, 2021

Job Description

  • Be responsible for planning and design of all building services elements of the particular discipline.
  • Be responsible for concept design based on evaluation ­of various options in coordination with architectural, structural input and in accordance with initial load estimates.
  • Do design calculations and quantity estimation.
  • Ensure all design work is carried out in accordance with Company’s quality standard procedures.
  • Ensure checking of all design output and seamless coordination between other sections/disciplines.
  • Guide design team for completing deliverables within time limits.
  • Effective task management through performance management of design engineers and CAD Technicians.
  • Ensure accountability and delivery as also profitability by monitoring design cost​.
  • Actively share knowledge and experience with other staff in the section and organization particularly to help coach and develop more junior staff.


  • Be B.E./ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Be well versed in reviewing and checking of drawings and calculations.
  • Have good awareness and knowledge in developing BOQ.
  • Have good knowledge of relevant international codes and regulations such  ASHRAE/CIBSE/BS/BSEN/BSRIA etc.,
  • Have knowledge in sustainable, green building design practices and rating guidelines.

Experience and Other Key Skills:-

  • Have­­ extensive experience in­ HVAC ­design, in senior roles of increasing responsibility and project complexity.
  • Have experience in high rise buildings/shopping malls/hotels/metro projects etc.,
  • Be proficient in HVAC software like HAP, HEVACOMP, etc., for calculating space cooling and heating loads, ducting and piping design, equipment selection, ventilation systems, smoke extraction system, car park/kitchen ventilation system, stairwall pressurization etc.,
  • Have experience preparation of reports such as design basis, concept, schematic etc., and technical specifications.
  • Have familiarity with local authority codes and regulations such as of local Municipality, Civil Defence, Environmental Authority ect., of countries in which the candidate has job experience.
  • Be able to ­handle design independently and guide a team of Engineers and technicians/modellers and do time and resource management.
  • Have good oral and written communication skills and liaise with clients directly.
  • Mott MacDonald is a leader in the adoption of BIM and therefore the use of Revit/AECOism would be highly regarded.