Data Centre Structural Engineer at MacTay Consulting

Data Centre Structural Engineer at MacTay Consulting – TDPel Jobs

MacTay Consulting has been in existence for over 28 years in Nigeria. We are a member of TACK and TMI, international consulting companies operating in over 60 countries and with a combined experience of over 80years.

Our global network of partners and experience means that our clients enjoy all the benefits of a local office, while drawing upon our multi-cultural knowledge and global delivery resource – whenever required.

MacTay’s approach is to work together in partnership with our clients, we aim to be in it for the long term but firmly believe that partnerships are created by ensuring that our clients are able to develop the capability to sustain and drive solutions we co create with them.

We always have an ‘exit strategy’ – ways to provide our clients with the opportunity to pick up the solution and run with it themselves, while making ourselves available anytime we are invited for advice. It is precisely this approach which has led to some clients choosing to work with us for many years, knowing that we are there to support them in their chosen journey.Major / Primary Responsibilities

Support the project team to engage the clients and consultant teams.
Support the project during the tender as solution engineer or as part of the solutions team.
Develop local resources to support DC facility business.
Promote and Present Huawei DC structural / civil solution, as well as Manage client relationship.
Integrate design requirements as defined by client, mechanical & electrical engineers (internal and external) as well as product specialists to compile requirements for bid High Level Designs (HLD), often from the start, including:

All structural and civil components;
Baseline / Concept scheme drawings and schedules;
Bassline 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 main building structural / civil design & build RFPs.
Development and maintenance of Concept scheme design, prototype design, and template specifications for main building civil/structural 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/civil/structural 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.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree in Engineering (Structural and Civil) non-negotiable.
Professional registration required.
IT / ICT or any business related qualification will be an advantage.
Minimum of 10 years structural / civil engineering experience, involving medium to large scale and complex projects (experience with data centre, mission critical and industrial projects).
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in consulting engineering firm.
Minimum of 2 large scale (no less than 1 megawatts) Data Center projects design or build experience.
In-depth knowledge of structural and civil engineering components for the construction of buildings (including drainage systems).
Fundamental understanding of M&E systems / building services requirements, including generators, fuel storage, UPS system, HVAC system, Medium and Low Voltage systems etc
Possess a strong awareness of current and emerging industry standards including Uptime Institute, TIA 942 and local standard as well as vendors and technologies as that relate to the Data Center facilities.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS Office, Revit and industry standard structural modelling software.
Working experience with 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 Nigeria and 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.

Other Competencies / Attributes:

Effective communications skills
Persuasive and Presentation skills
Proven ability to work in team
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 in terms 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.
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