Building Services Design Engineer – HVAC job with Lancashire County Council

We are currently recruiting…

A Building Services Design Engineer (HVAC) who has excellent skills or qualifications in mechanical design work within the Mechanical and electrical Building Services Design Team at Lancashire County Council.

Our design and construction department is a multidisciplinary and specialized team made up of project management, building design and civil engineering. We offer a comprehensive capital program of over £50 million which invests in County Council property and road assets including schools, libraries, museums, offices, roads, bridges, culverts and drainage systems. Our fantastic team includes a range of experts from architects and architectural technicians, structural and civil engineers, electrical and mechanical building services engineers, landscape architects, geotechnicians, quantity surveyors and environmentalists.

What we are looking for…

Creative and inspiring team player – You will be a creative thinker able to inspire and fit into a small, established team providing HVAC design solutions for a range of construction projects – you will manage them from concept to completion – so we will need you to share your expert knowledge on Building Services Design (HVAC) and contribute to the performance of your team at every stage – you will support the Senior M&E Construction Services Engineer, work collaboratively to lead or support a variety of renovation and new construction projects – you will manage projects and chair meetings, be confident and self-assured, with the ability to communicate with a range of technical specialists and partners and your assertive yet diplomatic approach will ensure projects are delivered in a timely, safe and professional manner

Building Services Design (HVAC)We are looking for an experienced person building department design engineer with proven experience in HVAC design, to join our fantastic team of experts – your extensive specialist knowledge will contribute to feasibility studies, budget estimates, engineering design and the production of drawings and tender documents. bids, considering health and safety implications, project management and more – your designs will include planning for various mechanical requirements such as heating, ventilation, hot and cold water services, throttle, BMS controls and much more – we’ll also need you to be proficient in navigation AutoCAD and or relive to create tender drawings – your knowledge and experience of thermal modeling or other specialist software design will also be an advantage – finally, your HVAC system design will need to be sensitive to both the needs of the building and end user while working with the extended team to achieve this

Innovation – You will be a specialist in low energy design and passionate about sustainability and carbon reduction measures – your visionary and innovative approach will contribute to the decarbonization of Lancashire’s wider infrastructure with projects such as replacing aging heating systems with air to water heat pumps and much more – our aim by 2030 is to have significantly reduced our carbon footprint and achieve new climate change goals so your influence and contribution to this strategy will be valuable to our team

Why join us…

Advantages: There’s fabulous flexibility and the ability to create the work-life balance you’ll love with up to 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 2 extra days over Christmas and then an extra 20 days which can also be purchased – we have a generous public sector shared stroke pension available and then a benefits package that includes everything from discounts on dog care at daycare, vacations at home or abroad, long state rewards service, Medicash, EAP – Wellbeing & Financial Support 24/7, bike to work programs, credit union and eye tests and much more

Development: you will get support and development to achieve your chartered status – there will be time for self-reflection and supportive supervision, opportunities for personal growth and development, multi-disciplinary initiatives, mentorship, opportunity to make a difference, feel valued and get the job done the satisfaction you’ve always wanted plus all the benefits of working for Lancashire County Council

Inclusivity: we don’t have “one size fits all” idealism, we embrace diversity and that includes personal and family demands, so appreciate that you want to work from home when you can, your hours may vary or change and for us – get positive results is more important than watching the clock

In return, Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, available on our website here

We reserve the right to close a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive enough applications.

How to register…

Do not hesitate to contact us for an initial informal and confidential conversation:

Simon Birch (Building Design Manager) on 01772 539263

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to demonstrate that you meet the criteria for the position. The panel may not be able to shortlist you for an interview without this evidence.

Job Description and Person Specification

Further information

  • Minimum wage: 34373
  • Maximum salary: 39571
  • Remuneration basis: annual
  • Type of schedule: Full time
  • Type of contract: CDI
  • Hours: 37
  • Closing date: October 12, 2022