Air Conditioning Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Salary: £ 34000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: PM/HQ00012020
Air Conditioning Engineer – Service and Maintenance work across Greater London, Kent and Essex.
Full time, permanent.  
Due to new contract awards and a peak in their seasonal workload, we are assisting an established Building Services Contractor in Essex to strengthen their service and maintenance teams across Air Conditioning, Commercial Heating and Electrical Maintenance, with four vacancies to fill, open to candidates from across the South East.
The organisation has a wide variety of commercial clients across the South East, so we're seeking experienced engineers who can turn their hand to a multitude of different issues across the usual manufacturers and ranges of equipment – including chillers and refrigeration systems when required. We are open minded on salary, pay an hour's travel each way in addition to your eight hours site work, provide a company vehicle and an experienced management and support team. You may be required to supervise and develop an apprentice engineer from time to time.
For this particular role, we are looking to recruit an experienced air conditioning and building services engineer. The ideal applicant is somebody who, along with the criteria below, prides themselves on a high level of professionalism and ability to build good working relationships with colleagues and customers.
This is a mobile role which involves travelling and working away. As industry standard, the applicant must be flexible to the needs of the business.
A reasonable level of technical knowledge and experience is preferable. Minimum 8 years' experience, with some supervisory experience. NVQ (City & Guilds) Level 2 in Refrigeration/Air conditioning preferred Service, Maintenance & Repair of air conditioning and Chiller systems and Building services experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyse queries, identify problems and solutions.
  • Mainly an Air Con role but some chiller/refrigeration
  • Excellent team player.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.
  • Emergency call outs and weekend rota
  • Conducting fault finding tests on equipment.
  • Communicating with clients.
  • Company van and mobile phone provided. Full driving licence required.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Over time is occasionally available but not often. Paid at 1.5 after standard 8 hours worked on site. 1.5 on a Saturday and double time on Sundays and bank holiday Mondays. The engineer would be required to be on a call out rota, they would be 1 in 5. A £150 call out retainer is paid for this whether they are on call that month or not. If/when they get called out they get over time as well if it is out of normal working hours.
  • Travel time is paid 1 hour for on the way to site and 1 hour on the way back from site but only if 8 hours are worked on site.
  • Most work is based in London. We have some sites in the Kent and Essex area but they would mostly be working in London.
Please apply online and we will contact you to discuss further.

Start Date: 02 Apr 2019