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Salary: £30 - 32 per hour

Location: Warwickshire, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 23 Jun 2020

Reference: BH- 4596

Apex Recruitment is working with a Global Automotive OEM recruiting for the role of Principal Engineer. This is an ongoing contract role. 

The Principle Engineer will be responsible for HVAC & Pipework design, equipment selection and specification, installation management & supervision and commissioning, covering all aspects of building services, heating ventilation, and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • System Design - Responsible for the design of the building services, heating ventilation and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems.  This would include all forms of heating and ventilation (Air handling equipment, AC units, boilers and DHW), cooling systems (chillers, dry coolers, etc) with associated distribution pipework 

  • Project & Site Management – Responsible, as part of the wider team, for the complete management from the initial concept, cost analysis, initial and detailed design (hardware & software), site setup, operational on-site management (R&MS, supervision, snagging, commissioning and handover) and ongoing client liaison 

  • Mechanical Manufacture & Installation – Responsible for the Make vs Buy strategy for all of building services, heating ventilation and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems. 

  • Mechanical Commissioning – Responsible for the Mechanical testing and commissioning of all of building services, heating ventilation and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems (to the appropriate regulation / standard) as well as the commissioning 

  • People – Create a team that is dynamic and flexible to grow to the company’s needs 

Experience required: 

  • Minimum of 5-years demonstrable experience in building services, heating ventilation and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems.  This is to include the design, installation and commissioning of such systems. 

  • Relevant previous experience of maintaining and installing LV, small power and lighting systems 

  • Experience of managing multi-skilled teams in multi-shift operations in both a Manufacturing/Maintenance as well as contractors/contract labour in a construction environment 

  • Experience in managing external service providers 

  • Demonstrable and experience in the application of a logical approach to Problem Solving 

  • Working knowledge and experience of delivering safety metrics and the understanding safety systems applicable to plant & equipment / industrial environment 

  • 5-years’+ experience in the hands-on management and supervision of complex high value installation work associated with the above. 

  • 5 years’+ experience in the commissioning of building services, heating ventilation and air-conditioning as well as pipework distribution systems.  This is to include mechanical air and water balancing and the documentation. 

Pay rate is up to £32 per hour LTD Co.