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Refrigeration Design Engineer

Calibre Search
Colchester, UK
Closing date
4 Feb 2021

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Refrigeration Design Engineer / Project Engineer

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Refrigeration Design / Project Engineer to join one of the most successful, dynamic refrigeration, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning service providers in the UK. They are proud to offer innovative products and services, and market-leading refrigeration technology, for which we have received awards and industry accreditations.

All employees receive 25 days holiday, after a qualifying period, plus bank holidays alongside and extensive benefits package that includes; Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Life cover - 2x salary, Discount scheme - including Gyms, Employee Assistance Programme, Introducers Bonus Scheme and an excellent pension scheme.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a design engineer to join a company that offer and can genuinely accommodate on-going training and further development with the progression within the company. If you are looking to take the next step in your career and are looking for a company that can support your aspirations to work with you to develop then then could be a great opportunity for you.

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week - Monday - Friday. Your hours will generally be between 9.00am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, with a one-hour unpaid lunch break


Car or Car Allowance


£30,000 - £55,000 (dependent upon experience)


Working within a multi-disciplined design department you will co-ordinate with both the internal and external teams to help deliver and support retail and commercial refrigeration systems for clients within the food retail and processing industry.
This will include.

Site surveys and inspections of installations to include the provision of detailed scopes of works for presentation to the client.
Design of variable load systems operating on HFC, HFC/HFO Blends and Natural refrigerants, with differing technologies dependent on client's specifications.
Understanding the requirements of installations and providing designs that meet the client's business needs in cooperation with project teams.
Full documentation of design and co-ordination with CAD and Admin teams to provide working drawings and final site manuals.
Equipment selections to include plant, evaporators, display cases, interconnecting pipe-work, communication networks and leak detection.
Technical support, guidance and training within company, contractor and Client base.
Attending site meetings and taking part in technical discussions and site reviews, with contractors, suppliers and clients.
Producing and assisting with specifications and technical issues.
Person Specification

The ability to identify engineering problems and ensure solutions are provided, together with the ability to evaluate, organise and prioritise workload.
Working knowledge of current industry legislation and guidelines including EN378, Pressure Equipment Directive and F gas regulations.
You will ideally possess several year's relevant experience within the refrigeration industry in either a technical or project management role.
Ability to communicate well at all levels to both colleagues and the customer.
Have a full current driving licence and be willing to travel to sites for surveys and meetings within the United Kingdom and Europe. Travel may include time away from home.
Excellent attitude and approach to work.
Highly self-reliant, motivated, and enthusiastic.
Approachable, open and able to work as part of a team.
Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills.
Commitment to quality and attention to detail.
Refrigeration Design Engineer - Colchester
Refrigeration Design Engineer - Colchester
Refrigeration Design Engineer - Colchester

Calibre Search promote equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified candidates regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as both an employment agency and employment business
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