HVAC Engineer

Position Sought HVAC Engineer
Name Candiate 101
Lives in Kent
Qualifications NVQ Level 3 In Air Conditioning Ventilation

C&G level2 Plumbing

Availability 1 Month
General Notes if Applicable Looking for a mobile role

Come across well

Dalkia Apprentice

Education:

  • BTec in Business Studies

Qualifications:

  • Gas Safe Accreditation (completed training session awaiting to sit exam)
  • NVQ City in Guilds in Heating & ventilation Level 3
  • NVQ City in Guilds in Heating & Ventilation Level 2
  • City in Guilds in Plumbing Level 2 ( transferred credits of 1st year to course above)

Employment History:

Global FM Company                                       HVAC Shift Engineer

May 2016– Present

Duties:

  • As a Mobile Engineer my job title was HVAC / Mechanical Engineer. Looking after the south east the contract, looking after Santander retail banks contract and corporate offices. My day to day responsibility was to carry out site monthly ppm. For example L8, emergency lighting test, ppm checks on site plant. I also was on call once a month covering the hole south east, you could get a call out to attend, to an emergency to an issue that a branch or office has log
  • I would also at tend site to any retail high street bank that log a reactive task in hours, to attend and fix so that we meat SLA. Type of reactive calls was AC faults, VRV, VAV, VRF energy consumption issues, leaks, plumbing issues and mechanical / fabric etc. faults. As this was a banking contract work hat to be to a high level. And when emergency occurred hat to be fixed in a quick turnaround time. As if a bank has to shut down fines can be very costly to the company. This can also cause the bank loss of revenue due to a bank being closed. I also worked overtime when needed to carry out ooh works. I also was a key holder for the banks which not everyone get access to do. We also assist on other contract like Bluewater shopping mall offering addition staff labour to back up staff. Working shift pattern 4 on 4 off days and night. We also do shift on building in the canary wharf to client like HMRC

National FM Company                                   HVAC Shift

August 2014 – May 2016

Duties:

  • As a Mobile Engineer covering the south / east, the site I look after are NatWest bank, Direct Line, Virgin media, Nationwide Bank, Royal Bank Scotland etc. My duties as an engineer are to carry out fire alarm test to all different type of alarm system, from an addressable to a conventional panel. I would also test site call point and smoke heads, and carry out a battery check and issue a certification. I also carry out fire dampers check to protect products used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ducts to prevent the spread of a fire inside the ductwork through fire resistance. Carry out an emergency lighting discharge test and issue a cert. I would also carry out a fire extinguisher cert, and a fire door cert. I also carry out a PMV once a month to all sites to carry out odd jobs and carry out ppm per asset. I would also attend breakdowns on sites when ask to attend by helpdesk. Once month I would be on call out attending to all breakdowns log by sites out of hours. I would receive all my work from a I pad which I would open and close jobs, buy the I pad app and the same when ordering parts. The type of jobs I would carry out on site is plumbing faults, doors and lock faults. Blockages light bulb changes plus ballast and starters repairs. I would also carry out Air con services, filter clean, and condenser checks and clean the condenser coils if dirty. I would also carry out a pat test to all the appliances per asset on site and issue a cert and record the pass and failed appliances. Attend to electric faults, which I would always try to fix but if for some reason I was are not able to fix, I would make safe and assign job to the correct trade engineer to attend. I would also complete quotes when needed and work overtime when needed. Also due to working in retail, you have to work around the client, which means sometimes-attending site early in the morning and sometimes attending job at night or out of hours to get job complete

Amey                                                               Mechanical

October 2013 – August 2014

Duties:

  • As a Mobile Engineer working on the tri- borough contract looking after all commercial, building for Hammersmith, Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea councils. Like for example: library, schools, nursery, care homes, mental health homes, council offices, city hall and cemetery. I also am on call once a month covering all three councils
  • The type of plant I look after are: pumps, belts, filters, seals, AC, A/C, air con, air conditioning, splits, AHU, FCU, air handling units, fan coil units, actuators, chillers, VAV, VRF, VRV, BMS controls, trend, emergency lighting, fire alarm, simmtronic system, boilers, water treatment, calorifiers, plumbing, 3 port, 4 port
  • My responsibilities are to carry out daily plant walk to check condition and operation of all plant and equipment, note any faults and report remedial works needed on appropriate paperwork
  • Carrying out any planned maintenance and subsequent, remedial repair activities on all mechanical and electrical plant equipment
  • Carry out planned maintenance activities on VAVs, fan coils and other building HVAC plant
  • Carry out installations and repairs on mechanical plant, including bellows on LCS (barrel pipe work system), valves, actuators, pumps etc.
  • Investigate electrical faults, identify issues and repair
  • Ensuring assigned work is completed within requisite, timescales and the client is satisfied with the work, carried out and complete all paperwork & job reports on time

Mitton Aftercare                                            Mechanical Engineer

November 2012 – October 2013

Duties:

  • As a Mobile Engineer, I looked after all Morrison supermarkets throughout Great Britain. My main geographical coverage is South East and Kent stores, but required to cover other areas when necessary. Mitton look after all Morrison’s plumbing- heating, drainage work 24 hours a day 365-day year. My responsibilities are to attend to break downs to plant, blocked urinals, blocked toilet and sinks. Install sinks, pumps, motors, pipe work, taps for sinks, toilets, ball valve, flush handle etc. Changing filters and belts on AHU’s. I have strong administrative skills. I am use to completing paperwork such as; time sheets, job sheets, obtaining post repair / job reviews from the Client. I am able to complete jobs on time by giving by MML time scale on job sheets, ensuring jobs are logged on and off the MML system
  • I have a flexible attitude towards my work and responsible for going on call out router once a month. I am also willing to work late to complete tasks, which includes occasional out of hours work
  • I deal with managing supply stocks and parts, I am responsible for ensuring I have the correct level of supplies and replenish in good time to prevent customers waiting. I also look after cold water tanks booster pumps, hot and cold water and blocked drainage

Queens Mary University Estates                  Mechanical Engineer

April 2012 – November 2012

Duties:

  • I am a Static Engineer my duties include PPM’s and reactive maintenance to building services and HVAC plant. Looking after fire alarm and emergency lighting, Hot and Cold water pump maintenance both high and low pressure. Maintaining AHU’s, A/C filter changes, belts, bearings, motors, pumps, looking after diesel generators, filters and levels etc.
  • Monitoring BMS, setting points and temperatures, resetting alarms and basic interrogation of the systems. Respond to break downs to plant unblock urinals and sinks. Plumbing and basic pipe work, (plastic push-fit) as well as toilet unblocks. Carrying out L8 water treatment cleaning, and putting chemicals into tanks. Draining down and preparing filters for cleaning
  • I also carried out painting and decorating to buildings, basic carpentry. Draining down and prepare filters and (including contact tank) for cleaning and inspect

Balfour Beatty                                                Mechanical Engineer (Temporary)

October 2011 – April 2012

Duties:

  • I was a Static Engineer working on the Aquatic Centre Olympic site. I carried out was Operation and monitoring of BMS system, PPM: Maintenance of AHU, FCU, pumps, meter reading , seals, motors, actuators Maintenance and running of standby generators and monitoring of UPS sys tem Emergency lighting tests operation of lighting control systems including modification and programme settings Plumbing and building fabric works, managing stock of materials and spares etc. First line investigation of heating plant, access controls and other faults as required

Mitie                                                                Heating & Ventilation Engineer

July 2010 – October 2011

Duties:

  • I was a mobile Engineer covering Kent and Kent Counties. My portfolio covers all our commercial contracts namely: Kent county primary and secondary schools, looking after the maintenance of the school buildings and assets ,Shopping malls, Hilton hotels, Government offices, Sutton Valence Private School, Heart Global Radio Station, Royal Bank of Scotland, Legal & General etc. My duties are to carry out weekly PPM’s such as meter readings, water temperature testing, maintaining motors, maintaining valves, checking and maintaining pumps, maintenance of industrial boilers, check and maintain AHU’s (Air Handling Units) and carrying out remedial works on various plants. Attending to emergency call outs across all Mities sites i.e. Greater London. I have a reasonable amount of knowledge of the operations of BMS (Building Management Systems)
  • Responsible for ordering and purchasing stock required for jobs. I have good customer care skills and have built up good relations with our suppliers, customers at my sites, colleagues etc. Having worked in retail for Boots, WH Smith and Sainsbury’s whilst studying at senior school I gained excellent customer care skills
  • I am totally conversant with having to complete time sheets, reports on jobs, mileage forms etc. As a mobile Engineer, I ensure my administrative tasks are completed on time to ensure smooth running of our operations. I fundamentally complete communication with Head Office with the functions of my business blackberry, attend head office once a week and attend monthly meetings ‘too box talks’
  • Whilst shadowing a Gas Combustion Engineer we covered domestic and commercial boilers on numerous sites, for example, Royal Bank of Scotland, Legal & General QE2 Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Metropolitan University and domestic homes. We were responsible for servicing and break-downs. I learnt about the following boilers, for example, Ideal, Hoval, Nu-way, Baxi, Worcester and Potterton. I also installed meter and carried out meter test and inspection on domestic and commercial properties. I have good understanding of various type of metering like sub-metering; I have knowledge of AMR system. I have also had experience of, using hand held terminals
  • As a result of my experience, I am now ready to embark upon my training to obtain a Gas Safety Certificate. I have enrolled on a domestic gas course at Carshalton College which I attend once a week on Fridays for three months. Which will give me a gas ticket in CCN1,CEN1, HTR1, CKR1, WAT1, DAH1, MET1 and analyser ticket if passed
  • I work well as a team member and think it is important that everyone takes ownership of their role and completes their task to meet final targets. Team working is great as it allows you to learn from other colleagues and share knowledge
  • I have responsibility for a company van and apply policy with regards to maintenance, use of company fuel card, etc.
  • I have attended many training courses namely: Lone Working, Water Temperature Testing, Asbestos, VE IOSH Passport core to Safety and Electrical Awareness

Dalkia                                                              Apprentice

September 2008 – July 2010

Duties:

  • My main responsibility was to shadow and assist Engineer’s when carrying out service and break down to boilers, tunnel fans, air conditioning units, PPM’s, water heaters etc. for London Underground and London Metro Net. Attend emergency call outs, I was mobile and was assigned a van. Complete mileage forms, time sheets etc.
  • Reason for leaving: Tuped to MJQunin, however, during the negotiations Mitie headhuntede to join their team as they acquired an element of Dalkia’ business activities
  • Once I became qualified, I also worked on work and pension contract which consisted of looking after all the job centre buildings in London. I used to look after the mechanical plant attend breakdowns and carry out ppm on different sites. For example AHU, pumps attend to leaks, no hot water in building. I did overtime when needed doing to get a job done. When I got headhunted by Mitie, I moved over to another contract

Selsius Plumbing and Heating Services      Trainee Plumber

September 2007 – August 2008

Duties:

  • Shadowed Engineer install bath suites, service boilers and break downs for Housing Associations across West London. Attend review meetings with clients, ensure customers signed pro-forma that work was completed, leave cards with customers if no access was obtained, liaise with Housing Association to re-organise access, provide customers with courtesy calls prior to turning up, if customers have housing issues being aware of the Housing Associations policy and procedures and refer them on to obtain further details etc.

Ambition:

  • Having successfully completed my apprenticeship and become a qualified Engineer, I wish to push my knowledge and skills to the next level
  • I am a very flexible and adaptable character and will work hard to get the job completed
  • My ambition is to become a supervisor and climb the managerial ladder. I always endeavor to push the practical elements of my specialism
  • One of my proudest moments, in terms of progression was when I became an Engineer, and I asked by a senior manager whether an Apprentice could shadow me temporarily whilst Head Office found a permanent placement Engineer. I naturally agreed, I was thrilled at the prospect of teaching someone what I had learnt over the years
  • I am honest, punctual, energetic, likeable and target driven

Interests:

  • I enjoy travel ling and I endeavour to travel abroad twice a year. I am a member of my local gym; I attend regularly to maintain a good level of health & fitness. I enjoy most sports, but I am passionate about football
  • I enjoy reading, when I’m not reading academic books I read books on great sporting legions
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