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  • Job reference: RMS0199879

PDMS / HVAC Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Main purpose of the role:

* To provide a PDMS design and engineering service to internal and external customers.
* To act as the main interface between senior management and hands-on design
* To provide HVAC PDMS support to live projects across the business.

Key responsibilities as an PDMS Designer

* Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, primarily using PDMS,
* Prepare supporting design calculations to substantiate design
* Contribution to design reviews from technical standpoint
* Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
* Preparation of design documentation throughout the design process
* Preparation of installation, commissioning and operating documents
* Preparation of risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation required by safety legislation and procedures

Position of the PDMS Designer within the organisation:

* Answering to Lead, Senior and or Principal Engineers with ultimate line management responsibilities being with the Chief Engineer within your discipline
* Reports to Senior Engineer or Design Manager
* Normally manage a project involving a team of up to 2 designers
* Responsible for managing quality, progress and cost of the work undertaken by their team
* Maybe responsible for managing project sub-contracts
* Interacts with engineers of other disciplines internally and externally
* Supervises support staff


* A recognised Engineering Certificate such as HNC / HND / Degree
* Experience within a HVAC design and project management environment in a high technology industry
* 3-5 years PDMS experience
* Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
* Knowledge of generic engineering principles
* Technical knowledge of discipline engineering systems
* Use of PDMS and AutoCad. Working to tight deadlines & a strong team player


* Nuclear experience or experience from within a regulated environment such as Defence, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Water or Food
* Experience of supervision
* A full UK driving licence

The Company:
Our client is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources.

About Fircroft:
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