Mech Engineer (HVAC) - West Yorkshire - 6 months (initial)

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Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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A global client of mine are currently looking for a Senior Design Engineer (Heating Ventilation and Fire Detection/Protection) for a large Refurbishment project on a combined heat and power system in the North of England.

Key Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • CEng Chartered Engineer status and engaged on a programme of Continual Professional Development.
  • At least 15 years of experience in a relevant field, including at least 3-5 years in Heating/Ventilation and Fire Detection/Protection.
  • An ability to size and specify Heating/Ventilation and experience of Fire detection/Protection required.
  • Writing sub-contractor scopes and major plant tender documentation.
  • Writing technical specifications for system design, manufacture, installation and operation.
  • A basic understanding of Boilers, CHP engines, pumps and heat exchangers is required.
  • A thorough working knowledge of relevant CIBSE Guides, British Standards, BSRIA, IGEM and other industry authority publications.
  • An appreciation and understanding of the Construction & Design Management Regulations 2015.
  • An ability to size and specify valves, instruments and piping components.
  • Experience with the creation and detailing of Bills of Material for plant equipment, valves and instrumentation.
  • Liaison with both internal engineering disciplines and external clients, contractors and suppliers.
  • Participance in both internal and external design meetings, technical reviews, HAZID and HAZOP studies.
  • Review and Approval of calculations and drawings from subcontractors.
  • Review and Approval of Design Engineer and Graduate technical documentation.
  • An ability and willingness to manage, mentor and assist the development of Design Engineers and Graduate Engineers.
  • An ability to manage the departmental operation, resources, budget, programme and employees.
  • The responsibility for attending major project kick-off meetings, leading the projects forward and briefing supporting engineers.
  • Liaison/define boundaries with other services as Electrical Design, Network design, Control system.

General Requirements:

  • Project document control & management in line with the company Quality Management System.
  • Operate within and adhere to the company Health & Safety policy and procedures.
  • An attention to detail and a high standard of verbal and written skills.
  • A keen interest in combined heat and power (CHP) installations, district energy networks and energy saving technology.
  • A natural aptitude for undertaking engineering calculations, analysis and problem solving.
  • An interest in fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, energy transfer and stress analysis.
  • Ability to find and propose solutions to internal/external clients
  • Manage the resources: programme the deliveries and allocate the resources to achieve the deliverables. If additional resources are necessary, report the need to his line manager and organise the internal/external recruitment or subcontractor.

Vacancy Summary:

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 6 months (Initial)

Location: Yorkshire

Rate: Negotiable (DOE)

If you are interested in this role or know anyone who might be please forward your most up to date CV ASAP and I will be in touch to discuss further. Alternatively you can give me a call to find out more.


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