HVAC Project Engineer

HVAC Project Engineer

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    Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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HVAC Project Engineer
Rochdale (operating between here and client site in Macclesfield – can be based from either)
Excellent Salary and benefits including 25 days + 8 days bank holiday, good pension, private healthcare, qualifications

A fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading organisation operating within the pharmaceutical, life science and healthcare sectors to create cutting-edge cleanrooms and laboratories on exciting projects all over the UK. Our client delivers the full lifecycle of a project from consultancy, design, construction, commissioning and validation. We have a current opening for an experienced Project Engineer from a HVAC background, ideally with experience on projects operating pharmaceutical, life science or healthcare sectors. The end client is based in Macclesfield and the role offers scope to operate between the offices in Rochdale and the end client site in Macclesfield.

Some roles will require you to operate under the support of a Project Manager, however
dependant on the size, nature and complexity of the project you may also be required to manage certain projects independently, in which case any additional responsibilities and duties required will fall under your remit.


Project Control

You will work in close liaison with the Project Manager to deliver a range of projects, specifically relating to your engineering discipline. Your duties will include but not be limited to the following:-

Preparation of design and construction programmes
Monitoring and reporting progress
Ensure projects are delivered on time
Liaise with relevant members of the project team to discuss and agree programme requirements
Maintain strict cost control from procurement through to handover


Implement the companies Safety Management system in full
Proactively assist the project manager in attaining ‘Zero Accidents’ on site
Ensure Health and Safety Plan is utilised and complied with.
Carry our safety audits on site to monitor our safety performance.


You will work in close liaison with the Project Manager to procure sub-contract work packages and general materials including but not limited to the following:-

Agree working arrangements with all key service providers
Produce procurement schedules.
Organisation and management of sub contractors to meet project time scales
Negotiate and agree ‘best price’ procurement of suppliers and sub contractors

Site Delivery

You will work in close liaison with the Site Manager to ensure the project is delivered to the client’s satisfaction, including the following:-

Set and maintain high standards of workmanship during construction
Attend site meetings with the client and our site teams
Preparation of quality and safety plans
Input into risk assessments, method statements and COSHH assessments


You will need to assist the Site Manager to ensure that the quality and standard of work for the complete installation meets the high expectations our client and the end client

Liaison with all disciplines to ensure works is accurately coordinated.
Inspection of ongoing installation and monitoring completion of snags
Correctly interpret drawings and documents for installation
Thorough communication with sub contractors and suppliers of the  standards required
Achieve Zero Formal Customer Complaints
Assess build ability of the installation and provide proactive solutions where required


Minimum HNC qualified in Building Services or Building Studies or equivalent
Trained to a minimum standard of IoSH Managing Safely.
Although you will be experienced in delivering projects in your core skill, experience in the delivery of turnkey projects is also required
Able to understand design principals and carry out design associated with minor change
Experienced in the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets is preferred particularly in the construction of laboratories and cleanrooms.
Working knowledge of company safety and quality procedures.
IT literate and conversant with Microsoft Office, Outlook and Project.
Fully conversant with CDM regulations and able to operate at senior level in fulfilling the role of principal contractor.




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