HVAC Design Engineer - Essex

Claremont Consulting Ltd
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + overtime/on-call/bonus
18 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

HVAC Design Engineer - Essex

Our industry leading multi-national client is looking for an HVAC Design Engineer to join our team in Essex to undertake a wide range of design activities, from initial enquiry through to final handover. Reporting to the Design and Engineering Manager, this is an exciting and varied role which will involve some travel and working at customer sites around the world. This is a rare opportunity to join a specialist team to use your broad HVAC design experience for unique environments and gain experience in the Naval, Marine and Offshore field.

Design of on-board systems is crucial to the crews of modern warships, they must be capable of longevity with only minimal maintenance. Subjected to rigorous testing for survivability, efficiency, noise and vibration signature that goes way beyond anything normal commercial equipment would be exposed to before installation.

Our client's systems play an extremely important role in keeping sailors comfortable, and their weapons functioning in difficult and sometimes hostile and demanding environments. Sailors in 'closed down' conditions on surface ships or spending long periods of time below the surface in submarines, can now work in carefully controlled environments, whatever the extremes of temperature outside the vessel. Modern command and control systems require fail safe cooling to work effectively and reliably. Our state-of-the-art components ensure that both equipment and the crew remain cool. Even when the heat is turned up.

Role Responsibilities

*Working from customer requirements, specifications and drawings, assist in the design and development of HVAC systems that fully meet the stated requirements while maximising value for money.
*Undertake heat load, ventilation, air balance and other calculations and drawings as required to complete the HVAC design activities
*Assist in the specification of HVAC equipment technical requirements and work with the contracts team to evaluate suitable suppliers.
*Work with the contracts team to ensure customer deadlines are met and that equipment supplied meets our requirements and stated specifications.
*Assist in the development of test and commissioning plans to enable the HVAC system to be set to work and proven to meet the customer's requirements.
*Assist with commissioning and approval of HVAC systems to ensure problems are quickly addressed and solutions developed where required.
*Help evaluate new HVAC equipment and solutions and develop best practice procedures to ensure that Johnson Controls can deliver cost effective optimised HVAC designs that exceed our customer expectations.

Skills & Experience

Your application will be considered for this vacancy if you can evidence the following requirements:

*HVAC installation design experience
*Working knowledge of Auto CAD
*Mechanical design experience (heat load, diffuser sizing, ductwork, air treatment units)
*Electrical design experience (controls, wiring, motor cable sizing)
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Professional proficiency in English language
*Eligibility to work on UK naval vessels (UK national and pass the MOD security vetting process)

It would be an additional advantage if you had previous experience working within either the Naval, Marine or Offshore environment but this is not essential.

You should thrive in a team where collaboration and knowledge sharing is a matter of course for you - but you must also enjoy working independently, where freedom with responsibility is natural. As a person you are focused on a busy day, you must have a strong customer focus, and work in collaboration with co-workers.

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