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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Remote)

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African Development Choices

  • 1 person is interested

About the role:

We now have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer Senior Mechanical Engineer to remotely work within a multi-disciplinary project team that includes architects, surveyors, contractors and other engineers (structural and electrical). Reporting to the Head of Program, you will provide technical expertise on the design, engineering and construction of mechanical systems for building projects.

To be successful in this role, you should have good experience in all stages of a building project, from the early development and design all the way through to the installation and final commissioning. 


  • Design mechanical/piping works related to clean water supply and flow of wastewater
  • Design building services for all mechanical and related works
  • Assist to estimate costs for all mechanical and related works
  • Supervise subcontracted mechanical engineering activities
  • Undertake multi-discipline design & coordination activities with architects and other members of the project team


  • Experience as a Senior Mechanical Engineer in a building design engineering capacity
  • Ability to apply engineering principles, physics and materials science for the analysis, design, installation and maintenance of mechanical systems
  • Ability to actively take initiative and help set things up in a start-up environment
  • Ability to actively seek and give input in a collaborative team environment
  • A committed team player with good communication skills
  • Available to volunteer at least 7-10 hours a week

What we offer you:

  • Free learning and career development opportunities
  • An opportunity to build your work experience within your profession
  • An opportunity to be part of a diverse team representing different parts of the world, that is changing lives in Africa 
  • An opportunity to help shape a start-up social enterprise 
  • We provide work reference for you

We look forward to receiving your application

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About African Development Choices


Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX, GB

Mission Statement

To prevent or relieve poverty in rural Africa by empowering communities and leaders to better manage public resources so that they can invest in expansion of access to essential public services and meet their local needs independently. We achieve this using our innovative Three-Step Approach.


African Development Choices is a UK-based social enterprise, founded in 2018 by Kenyan-born Moses Tai. Our vision is of a world in which everyone has access to the essential services necessary to fight poverty.

It is our mission to reduce poverty by empowering communities to make more informed choices in the management of public resources. This will enable communities to independently meet their needs for essential services, such as clean water and safe sanitation.

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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering




  • 7 hours per week
  • This is a remote and unpaid position.

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