HVAC Engineer

Position Sought HVAC Engineer
Name CAN 36582
Lives in Warrington
Qualifications Apprenticeship in South Africa

2079 Refrigeration Handling Certification

IPAF

PASMA

17th Edition

Previous Employers Ice Technical Services Ltd

Honeywell Controls

Availability Immediately
General Notes if Applicable Looking for £34k – £36k

Qualifications:

  • N2 electrical and electronics – For two years two days per week
  • Service Checker VRV and multi Splits – 2 day course
  • Single man raised platform – 1 day course
  • City & Guilds safe handling and safe working of refrigerants – 1 day course
  • HVCA energy assessor – 2009, 2 day course
  • Domestic Installers qualification
  • 17th Edition
  • Inspection and Testing level 2
  • 2079 Refrigeration handling certification
  • Panasonics Heat Pump Training
  • LG Training
  • Emergency Light Testing, installation
  • Domestic White Goods Repairs, service
  • Level 3 EAL Inspection, initial verification and certification of electrical installations
  • Level 3 EAL Periodic inspection, testing and certification of existing electrical installations
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Fujitsu Training
  • Fujitsu R32
  • SMTS CITB
  • IPAF
  • PASMA

Profile:

  • Customer and work satisfaction to obtain a higher standard of workmanship and to progress to future challenges and achieve them without fault or failure. To help those around me understand the methods of work I have put into practice and to learn from them
  • Obtain a senior position where I can maximise my technical skills, quality of workmanship, develop good safe working relationship with clients and work colleagues and help with training

Key Skills:

  • Customer relationship skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Planning maintenance schedules
  • Budget planning
  • Project management
  • Refrigerant handling City & Guilds 2079
  • Electrical fault finding
  • Chillers maintenance and repair
  • Building Maintenance
  • General Plumbing
  • Refrigeration fault finding
  • Installation of refrigeration, air-conditioning systems and ventilation systems
  • Maintenance of refrigeration, air-conditioning systems and ventilation systems
  • Maintenance of pressurisation units
  • Maintenance of chilled water pumps
  • Duct fabrication
  • Final commissioning of all refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • EAL Level 2 Domestic Electrical Installers 500/4385/7
  • City and Guilds Level 3 Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
  • City and Guilds 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • City and Guild Final Testing And Inspection of Electrical Installations
  • NIC EIC Understanding Fire alarm and emergency lighting (Installation and Commissioning)
  • Panasonic Air source heat pump (Technical only / not sales)
  • CITB SMTS
  • CES Registered
  • IPAF AND PASMA

Employment History:

Self-Employed                                                A/C Engineer

2018 – Present

Working on pubs, clubs, restaurants

Maintenance and breakdowns

Working on VRV’s, VRF’s, Splits and Chillers

Ice Technical Services Ltd                            Director / Engineer / Manager

(United Kingdom)

2011 – 2018

  • Servicing, maintenance, breakdowns
  • Working on VRV’s, VRF’s, Splits AND Chillers
  • Working on contracts such as St Helen’s College, NHS Practices etc.
  • Plan and co-ordinate Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Plan and co-ordinate Planned maintenance for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Plan and co-ordinate Nationwide reactive and planned maintenance works, Nation Wide
  • Manage team of Three engineers
  • Manage quotations for clients
  • Design systems for food processing cooling
  • Implement new energy saving methods for clients
  • Manage budget
  • Manage suppliers negotiate discount structures terms and conditions
  • Day to day client relations
  • Build new client list and develop a good relationship with them
  • Audit all works carried out by my team
  • My work ethics mean I was also hands on
  • Electrical fault diagnosing and repairs to refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and chilled water systems. These included VRV, VRF, Citi-Multi, Trane, Carrier, York and McQuay
  • Control panel planned and reactive maintenance
  • Basic BMS
  • Basic building maintenance, re-lamping, door fixings, handrails, tap temperatures, water leaks etc
  • Contract management, customer care
  • Sales Leads
  • 24 hours on call rota
  • Retail Stores maintenance specialist – proactive – reactive – installation of a/c, fresh air supply, lighting
  • At ice we covered a wide scope of service for retail clients, from basic a/c maintenance to car park maintenance, store maintenance, emergency light testing, P.A.T Testing, periodical testing

Applied Cooling Systems Ltd                        Service manager

(United Kingdom)

2009 – 2011

Duties:

  • Plan and co-ordinate Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Plan and co-ordinate Planned maintenance for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Plan and co-ordinate Nationwide reactive and planned maintenance works, mostly Liverpool, Manchester, Stoke on Trent, Warrington and Chester, North Wales
  • Manage team of six engineers
  • Manage quotations for clients
  • Design systems for food processing cooling
  • Implement new energy saving methods for clients
  • Manage budget for service department
  • Manage suppliers negotiate discount structures terms and conditions
  • Day to day client relations
  • Build new client list and develop a good relationship with them
  • Audit all works carried out by my team
  • Team Building, I would set apart on afternoon to spend time with all engineers and just have a good chat about the work we are doing
  • My work ethics mean I was also hands on
  • Electrical fault diagnosing and repairs to refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and chilled water systems. These included VRV, VRF, Citi-Multi, Trane, Carrier, York and McQuay
  • Manage team of six engineers
  • Control panel planned and reactive maintenance
  • Basic BMS
  • Basic building maintenance, re-lamping, door fixings, hand rails, tap temperatures, water leaks etc
  • Contract management, customer care
  • Sales Leads
  • 24 hour on call rota

Reason For Leaving: No support from directors, No financial back up from directors

Honeywell Controls Ltd / Building               Mobile Service Engineer

service

(United Kingdom)

2008 – 2009

Duties:

  • Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Planned maintenance for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Nationwide reactive and planned maintenance works, mostly Liverpool, Manchester, Stoke on Trent, Warrington and Chester
  • Electrical fault diagnosing and repairs to refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and chilled water systems. These included VRV, VRF, Citi-Multi, Trane, Carrier, York and McQuay
  • Control panel planned and reactive maintenance
  • Basic BMS
  • Basic building maintenance, re-lamping, door fixings, hand rails, tap temperatures, water leaks etc
  • Contract management, customer care
  • Sales Leads
  • 24 hour on call rota

Key Clients:

  • Swinton Insurance Head Office
  • Stanley Casinos
  • (Manchester Incubator Building)
  • Steria Ltd
  • St Helens College
  • Chemtura Ltd
  • Regus Ltd
  • Goodmans Buildings Manchester and Cheshire
  • Liverpool One

ColdFact Air-Conditioning                             Mobile Service Engineer (self

and Refrigeration                                           employed)

(United Kingdom)

2004 – 2008

Duties:

  • Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Planned maintenance for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Electrical fault diagnosing and repairs to refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and chilled water systems. These included VRV, VRF, Citi-Multi, Trane, Carrier, York and McQuay
  • Control panel planned and reactive maintenance
  • Installation of refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Day to day administration work
  • Sales and marketing of company
  • Customer Care
  • 24 hour on call rota

Key Clients:

  • Temperature-Control Ltd – Sub-contracted. United Utilities, Barclay Card, Lancashire Fire service and Knowsley Housing Trust
  • 3 Active – Sub-Contracted. Probation Centres nationwide
  • Northwest Air-Conditioning Ltd – Sub-contracted. Retail outlets
  • Eagan Contracting Ltd – Sub-contracted. Odeon cinema, Lancashire schools and Lancashire NHS Trust
  • Concept Cooling Ltd – Sub-contracted. Isoft Ltd, Warrington NHS Trust
  • Peak Refrigeration Ltd – Sub-contracted. Retail outlets
  • Park Royal Hotel
  • St Helens College
  • Remgaurd Ltd
  • Cell Tech Ltd
  • Ibizaar Ltd

Carequick Ltd                                                 Mobile service engineer

(United Kingdom)

2000 – 2004

Duties:

  • Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Planned maintenance for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Nationwide reactive and planned maintenance works, mostly Liverpool, Manchester, London, Warwickshire, Scotland and North Wales
  • Electrical fault diagnosing and repairs to refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and chilled water systems. These included VRV, VRF, Citi-Multi, Trane, Carrier, York and McQuay
  • Control panel planned and reactive maintenance
  • Basic BMS
  • 24 hour on call rota

Key Clients:

  • Scottish power / Manweb
  • Mersey Travel
  • Volvo Truck and Bus
  • LWT / Granada Studios
  • Arrow Park, Clatterbridge and Countess of Chester Hospital
  • Village Hotel
  • De Vere Hotel Carden Park

Trane Service 1st Johannesburg,                Apprentice / Level 1 Technician

Unitary and chillers repair and installation

(South Africa)

1997 – 1999

Duties:

  • Installation of unitary and ducted systems commissioning and reactive work and planned maintenance
  • Service, installation and planned maintenance of systems in corporate, production and military environments
  • Supervise team of four technicians
  • Carry out national planned maintenance schedules
  • Customer on site relations
  • Rebuilding or reciprocating compressors, maintenance of chilled water pumps and repairs
  • Reactive and planned Maintenance of chilled water towers and repairs, water treatment, controls
  • VRV, VRF, AHU and multi split reactive works nationwide

Key Clients:

  • First National Bank Head Office
  • Danielle Aviation
  • MOD South Africa
  • BMW manufacturing South Africa
  • Boland Bank Head Office
  • Transvaal Education department
  • Escort Abotaur and processed meat factory ( largest in South Africa at the time)
  • Xerox S.A Ltd

Completion of apprenticeship and further  Apprentice / Level 1 Technician

training in server room and package

systems Mainframe Air-Conditioning

(South Africa)

1996 – 1997

Duties:

  • Installation of unitary and ducted systems commissioning and reactive work and planned maintenance
  • Fabrication of square and circular ducting
  • Insulating of ducting
  • Reactive Calls for refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Shift Work on temperature critical server rooms
  • 24 hour on call rota

Key Clients:

  • Toyota Corporation head office
  • Hullet Packard Ltd
  • Xerox S.A Ltd

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning              Apprentice

 Apprenticeship Shamus Rennie

(Johannesburg, South Africa)

1993 – 1996

Duties:

  • Heat pump conversions to Mitsubishi electric air-conditioning systems
  • Construct and wire control panels for new heat pump conversions
  • Installation of unitary and ducted systems commissioning and reactive work and planned maintenance
  • Fabrication of square and circular ducting
  • Insulating of ducting
  • First training on BMS systems

Key Clients:

  • Standard Bank, Nedbank, First National Bank (Barclays) and Wes bank head offices of South Africa
  • Kruger National Park Hotel, Sabie Sabie game reserve
  • South African Police Force

Military Service South Africa                        Corporal

2nd Special Service Battalion

(Zeerust South Africa)

1992 – 1993

Duties:

  • Armed car driver
  • Section leader
  • General military duties
  • Start of apprenticeship
  • Refrigeration of stainless-steel milk tanks controls for agitators chilled water flow with in the tank, Construction of chilled water banks up to 10,000 litres – South Africa Dairy Industries
  • Installation, service and repairs of display refrigerator cabinets including control panel safety devices – South Africa
  • Heat Pump installation for domestic hot water – South Africa

Additional Information:

Personal information

  • I have a full UK driving license
  • I came to the United Kingdom in 1999 and have never been without work. I have the right to remain in United Kingdom indefinitely. I am now naturalized, and I am a British Citizen
  • I enjoy new challenges and problem solving. I have good technical abilities
  • I am never scared to admit I am wrong or need help with problems
  • I am self-motivated and very confident in my chosen career. I enjoy hard work and am always willing to attend site at short notice even after hours regardless of whether I am on call or not
  • I enjoy my work and take pride in it. I put the customer’s needs and requirements first at all times. I have always built a good, respectable relationship with customers
  • My ambition is to work my way up to be the best I possibly can be; to help my fellow colleagues in any way I can and to find a company who can be as loyal and positive to me as I can be to them
  • My hobbies are fishing, gardening, rugby and computers
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