Growing demand for industrial, commercial and domestic HVAC installations has created new career opportunities for air conditioning and gas heating engineers at the specialist HVAC design, installation and maintenance company, Chillaire, based in Nuneaton.

These interesting and rewarding roles are for experienced HVAC engineers but are also expected to attract interest from candidates working in other industry sectors whose skills are suitable for a career in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC).

Immediate engineer vacancies:

Senior Multi-skilled Engineer – Air Conditioning & Heating

Service Engineer – Air conditioning

Here are just some of the reasons why HVAC engineering is an excellent career choice.

Build on your existing engineering skills 

Candidates from a wide range of backgrounds have opportunities to apply their skills to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) sector. It offers a chance to acquire knowledge related to this expanding area and provides interesting career paths. The HVAC sector requires a broad range of roles for technicians, engineers, installers, fleet managers, project managers and sales professionals, as well as logistics and customer service expertise.

 

New uses for your engineering skills

The drive for improved energy efficiency and greater awareness about the environmental impact of refrigerants mean that there are exciting technical developments in the modern HVAC sector.

People with mechanical and electronic engineering skills as well as expertise in wireless components, sophisticated software and digitally integrated systems are all in demand. In addition, there are also opportunities for professionals with an understanding of planning, sales, project management, networking and repair.

 

Career opportunities in the HVAC sector

Even if you start as a technician, there are excellent career paths for skilled engineers. The founders of many successful HVAC manufacturing businesses in the UK and overseas started out working on installations before moving on to project management, sales and product development roles.

 

Growing demand for HVAC installations

Demand is being driven by expansion in the construction sector and in the wider economy along with new building control and environmental performance regulations. Innovations in energy efficiency and quality are also creating demand for new systems that are more cost-effective to run.

 

Job satisfaction

Many people working in the HVAC sector report high levels of job satisfaction. If you enjoy taking personal responsibility, solving customer problems and working with them to design solutions, then this is an ideal career for you.

Adaptability and creativity are often needed to find the best products or systems for a customer’s needs. Continuing innovation in product design and development means that the HVAC sector is changing all the time, making it an exciting career choice.

 

Senior Multi-skilled Engineer – Air Conditioning & Heating

Basic salary: From £35,000 dependent on qualifications and experience, plus overtime, out of hours standby duty fee and annual bonus.

Installations in offices, warehouses, production areas, retail leisure and plantrooms, will include:

  • split type and VRV/VRF air conditioning systems
  • chillers
  • rooftop units
  • ventilation air handling units
  • boilers
  • gas fired warm air units
  • radiant tube heating
  • air control panels.

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Service Engineer – Air conditioning

Basic salary: From £30,000 dependent on qualifications and experience, plus overtime, out of hours standby duty fee and annual bonus.

Installations in offices, warehouses, production areas, retail leisure and plantrooms, will include:

  • split type and VRV/VRF air conditioning systems
  • chillers
  • rooftop units
  • ventilation air handling units
  • air control panels.

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Engineering roles at Chillaire 

Your final salary and overall employment package will depend your personal strengths, experience, knowledge and qualifications.

Chillaire will provide a van, fuel card, mobile phone, uniform, personal protective equipment and all your tools, except hand tools.

Ideal candidates will have experience working on a range of commercial HVAC equipment, including air handlers, chiller units, chilled water plant, air conditioning split systems, air conditioning close control systems, and rooftop package units.

Applicants for the role of Multi-skilled Engineer should also have experience of working on boilers, gas fired warm air heaters and radiant tube heaters.

Roles will include service work, repair work and, on occasions, commissioning heating, air conditioning and ventilation plant.

 

Working environment 

At Chillaire our normal working week is 8am to 5pm from Monday to Friday and we operate an out-of-hours call out rota. Each of our engineers is on call for one in every four weeks.

We pay an extra £100 per week every time you are on call, plus overtime if you are called out, with a minimum of three hours for each call out.

Overtime is paid as follows:

Chillaire overtime rates

Annual leave is 26 days plus all Bank Holidays and a 1-week shutdown at Christmas.

You will work in the Midlands, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Worcestershire and, on occasions, surrounding counties and other parts of England.

Candidates must be based in the South Coventry area, South Leicester, Rugby, Daventry, Kettering, Northampton or Milton Keynes.

 

Chillaire – your national heating, ventilation and air conditioning partner

Centrally located in Nuneaton, and with offices around the UK, Chillaire is a trusted partner for design, installation and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

 

You can contract us through our website www.chillaire.co.uk or email us at sales@chillaire.co.uk.

 

You can also call any one of our local offices:

Nuneaton & Warwickshire Office: Unit 1 Veasey Close, Attleborough Fields Industrial Estate, Nuneaton, CV11 6RT. Telephone: 024 7632 0300

Coventry & West Midlands Office: 16 Lythalls Lane, Holbrooks, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 6FG. Telephone: 024 7624 9440

Leicester & Leicestershire Office: 3rd Floor, St George’s House, 6 St George’s Way, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1QZ. Telephone: 0116 202 5094

Redditch & Alcester & Worcestershire Office: Minerva Mill Innovation Centre, Station Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5EH. Telephone: 01527 531275

Northampton & Northamptonshire Office: Moulton Park Business Centre, Redhouse Road, Moulton Park, Northamptonshire, NN3 6AQ. Telephone: 01604 269540

Kettering, Corby & Northants Area Office: 10A Silver Street, Kettering, Northants, NN16 0BN. Telephone: 01536 386046

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