MacTay Consulting

  • Nigeria


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

MacTay Consulting – We are one of the first and leading management consulting firm in Nigeria, providing HR services to our clients in Africa since 1982. We focus on adding value to organisations through customized solutions that meet our clients’ needs. We have a proven track record of providing excellent services that impact our clients’ businesses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Data Centre Structural Engineer

Job Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time

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 of 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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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