Jacobs Principal HVAC Designer in Warrington, United Kingdom
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About the Opportunity
As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you, as a Principal HVAC Designer to support a key project within the nuclear business.
Role Responsibilities The candidate would provide a supporting role to the Senior Engineer to deliver the HVAC systems design packages.
These include (but are not limited to) C5 extract & C3 extract and C2 & C0 supply & extract systems.
Able to assist the Senior Engineer in preparation for design reviews & HAZOPs and give support to the Senior Engineer with progress reporting and ensuring successful, timely delivery of design work.
Able to work as a team member, oversee senior designer & designer grade staff, liaise closely with 3D-modellers and have constructive dialogue with staff from all levels & disciplines.
In addition, the candidate would be required to: - produce drawings (VFDs, GAs & SLDs), calculations, CDM risk assessments and OIMSs - input to specifications & other miscellaneous documents supporting the HVAC design process - carry out site surveys of HVAC systems - level 3 checking of drawings produced by other designers.
It would be an advantage to be familiar with delivering projects using PDMS. Any prior experience of cell, laboratory & glovebox design would be preferable. Experience of using Hevacomp software would be an advantage
Here’s What You’ll Need:
It is expected that staff at this grade can demonstrate a proven track record at the grade of senior designer –
Significant engineering experience working within a highly regulated industry, 10 of which should have ideally been gained within the nuclear/Process industry.
Fully conversant with UK Statutory Regulations and industry design guides and standards relating to this discipline.
AutodeskCAD, Navisworks Freedom Viewer, MS Office suite of programmes including Visio, SL network/IT access.
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