Mechanical Engineering Department Head

15-20 years of experience

Job Description

Head of Mechanical Department holds the responsibility to lead a mechanical engineering and design team for project success. Coordinate and liaise with stakeholders on all project’s related budget, managerial & structural design decisions during the project’s life cycle.


  • Review and coordination of mechanical engineering design submittals, as well as following up site supervision, design conflicts and variation orders from the client.
  • Review technical submissions and design layouts.
  • Lead the team of mechanical engineers by delegating work according to project priorities, technical challenges and contractual milestones.
  • Plan and maintain project budgets and schedule planning activities with team and managers.
  • Attend and lead progress & technical meetings, discuss and suggest technical proposals.
  • Take part in project and risk management reviews.
  • Coordinate between the construction and contractors’ engineering teams ensuring that all requirements are conveyed clearly and delivered upon.
  • Coordinate with quantity surveyors or payment appreciations and change orders.
  • Review and approve the shop drawings, material submittals with respect to the project specification and standards of practice.
  • Support review of subcontractors’ invoices, when required for technical assistance.
  • Documenting project issues/conditions.
  • Monitoring, coaching and developing mechanical engineering team members.
  • Maintaining organized and detailed project records.

Education & Experience

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and related engineering software.
  • Previous experience is required.

Key Skills

  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Excellent presentation abilities