Mobile Combustion & Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Workshop Recruitment are on the lookout for an experienced Mobile Combustion & Mechanical Engineer to join our client who have been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years. They specialise in commercial chillers, boilers and air conditioning. In the last 10 years, they have also moved with the industry into FM…

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Workshop Recruitment are on the lookout for an experienced Mobile Combustion & Mechanical Engineer to join our client who have been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years. They specialise in commercial chillers, boilers and air conditioning. In the last 10 years, they have also moved with the industry into FM services.

We have recently experienced growth in a new sector within our industry which we are calling Energy Centre Services. We have been working for a major player in the energy centre business and have been servicing 16 sites this year with the number of sites and services we offer due to increase year on year.

Most of the sites are in Greater London and we believe a dedicated team is the correct approach to meet our customer`s needs. This team will also be backed up by our mobile Heating, Chiller and AC engineers as and when required.

Some of the duties included are:

  • To carry out planned maintenance within plant room areas
  • Working around Central London, The West End, The City of London & home counties
  • Responding to reactive call outs and attending site to fix
  • Combustion duties: Servicing a wide range of commercial gas boiler from 250KW to 10 MW, to SFG & Manufactures recommendations, whilst seeking to improve efficiency and reliability. Servicing associated equipment such as gas boosters, plate heat exchangers, flues, gas detection /safety systems etc.
  • Mechanical duties: pump overhauls, pressurisation units servicing, valve and pipework repairs, cooling tower testing, vibration analysis, fixing leaks, HIU servicing, belt and pully alinement checks, fault finding, chiller checks, water treatment / temperature monitoring and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Electrical Duties: motor testing, BMS monitoring, meter checks, fault finding and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Servicing AHU`s, FCU`s, HIU`s, chillers, pumps, invertors, cooling towers, adiabatic coolers, underfloor heating, pipework and a good working knowledge of all other M&E & HVAC
  • Good understanding of L8/Legionella
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Manage subcontractors and the company`s other technical resources
  • Oversee Health & Safety in line with our client`s systems
  • Develop quotations for additional works and repairs as required


Skills & qualifications required:

  • A time served mechanical / electrical apprenticeship
  • Commercial gas qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years` experience as a commercial gas engineer
  • Confident work on all type and sizes of boilers
  • Mechanical experience to confidently work on pipework and related equipment
  • Confident in carrying out pump overhauls including bearing changes, seal replacements
  • NHC HND (desirable)
  • Previous experience in the Building Services environment
  • IT literate and be comfortable working with an electronic works management system (CAFM) (essential)
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Have good technical knowledge whilst also being able to be the face of the company and able to speak with clients when required
  • Clear driving license


The Salary/Benefits:
Up to £43,000 depending on experience
Company Van (VW Caddy Max)
Contributory Company Pension Scheme
Call out 1 in 4 with £100 retainer
23 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Parking is available on every site!
Hours of work: 08:00 till 17:00 Monday to Friday (Can be flexible)

Job Description

Workshop Recruitment are on the lookout for an experienced Mobile Combustion & Mechanical Engineer to join our client who have been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years. They specialise in commercial chillers, boilers and air conditioning. In the last 10 years, they have also moved with the industry into FM services.

We have recently experienced growth in a new sector within our industry which we are calling Energy Centre Services. We have been working for a major player in the energy centre business and have been servicing 16 sites this year with the number of sites and services we offer due to increase year on year.

Most of the sites are in Greater London and we believe a dedicated team is the correct approach to meet our customer`s needs. This team will also be backed up by our mobile Heating, Chiller and AC engineers as and when required.

Some of the duties included are:

  • To carry out planned maintenance within plant room areas
  • Working around Central London, The West End, The City of London & home counties
  • Responding to reactive call outs and attending site to fix
  • Combustion duties: Servicing a wide range of commercial gas boiler from 250KW to 10 MW, to SFG & Manufactures recommendations, whilst seeking to improve efficiency and reliability. Servicing associated equipment such as gas boosters, plate heat exchangers, flues, gas detection /safety systems etc.
  • Mechanical duties: pump overhauls, pressurisation units servicing, valve and pipework repairs, cooling tower testing, vibration analysis, fixing leaks, HIU servicing, belt and pully alinement checks, fault finding, chiller checks, water treatment / temperature monitoring and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Electrical Duties: motor testing, BMS monitoring, meter checks, fault finding and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Servicing AHU`s, FCU`s, HIU`s, chillers, pumps, invertors, cooling towers, adiabatic coolers, underfloor heating, pipework and a good working knowledge of all other M&E & HVAC
  • Good understanding of L8/Legionella
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Manage subcontractors and the company`s other technical resources
  • Oversee Health & Safety in line with our client`s systems
  • Develop quotations for additional works and repairs as required


Skills & qualifications required:

  • A time served mechanical / electrical apprenticeship
  • Commercial gas qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years` experience as a commercial gas engineer
  • Confident work on all type and sizes of boilers
  • Mechanical experience to confidently work on pipework and related equipment
  • Confident in carrying out pump overhauls including bearing changes, seal replacements
  • NHC HND (desirable)
  • Previous experience in the Building Services environment
  • IT literate and be comfortable working with an electronic works management system (CAFM) (essential)
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Have good technical knowledge whilst also being able to be the face of the company and able to speak with clients when required
  • Clear driving license


The Salary/Benefits:
Up to £43,000 depending on experience
Company Van (VW Caddy Max)
Contributory Company Pension Scheme
Call out 1 in 4 with £100 retainer
23 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Parking is available on every site!
Hours of work: 08:00 till 17:00 Monday to Friday (Can be flexible)

Job Summary

Location: Hemel Hempstead
Salary: £43000.00 - £43000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
Date: 9th October 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Hemel Hempstead
Salary: £43000.00 - £43000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
9th October 2019

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