Refrigeration Design Engineer

  • Hays
  • Leicester, Leicestershire
  • May 18, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Refrigeration Design / Project Engineer - Leicester £30-40k + Car

Your new company
A medium sized Refrigeration specialist based in Leicester are looking for appoint a design / project engineer to join their organisation. They work with some of the UK's leading supermarket chains, delivering leading edge chilling / cooling solutions for their stores and distribution centres

Your new role
You will be responsible for taking projects from the initial customer enquiry, design, CAD drafting, producing quotes/estimates, procurement of materials and liaising with the on-site project delivery team (coldroom / electrical) to manage the project to completion on time and within specified budget.

  • Site surveys and inspections of existing equipment to establish the works required to deliver the scope provided by the customer or clients agent.
  • Design of a refrigeration system to meet the customers specification working with traditional refrigerants, A2Ls and natural refrigerants
  • Working knowledge of current legislation and guidelines i.e. EN378 Pressure Equipment Directive and F gas regulations.
  • Understanding the requirements of installations and providing designs that meet the client's business needs in cooperation with project teams.
  • Equipment selections could include display cases, packs, evaporators, small process plants, cold rooms, AC systems and cash and carry style outlets.
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety in order to provide Risks and Method statements to a main contractor.



What you'll need to succeed

  • HNC / HND in a relevant subject desirable
  • Skilled using AutoCAD
  • Experience with design / install of air conditioning / refrigeration projects
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers / site staff
  • Experience estimating / procuring materials


There is flexibility to take on a Junior candidate where training can be provided in the areas above. Junior candidates must have some design, AutoCAD and refrigeration knowledge.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary £30,000 - 40,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Pension
  • Company Vehicle
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays


What you need to do now
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