McDowall Air Conditioning (UK) Ltd are leading specialists in the air conditioning and ventilation industry. Founded as a family business in 1972, the company boasts a wealth of experience in providing cost-effective and efficient environmental solutions.
We focus mainly on working within commercial buildings, fitting out office spaces, retail premises, hotels, and industrial premises to suit the needs of the end users as well as specialist applications such as refrigeration and clean rooms.
In December 2020 Johnson Controls successfully completed the acquisition of McDowall Air Conditioning (UK) Ltd. Johnson Controls offers the largest portfolio of HVAC equipment and controls in the world redefining the environments where people live, work, learn and play. We are the power behind our customers' missions.
As the HVAC Projects Manager you are responsible for maintaining a close working relationship with the Head of Operations to review, improve and successfully achieve objectives across a range of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning contracts.
How you will do it
You will lead and co-ordinate the delivery of our HVAC projects to their conclusion. We are ideally looking for a qualified and experienced HVAC Projects Manager to be based around the office location in Walsall, however, as our projects are based across the UK this is not essential and some travel is expected. You will be required to attend on-site reviews with customers, suppliers and contractors.
Amongst other tasks, the PM would be expected to carry out the following; conduct regular safety audits on site with your engineers and sub-contractors to ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with defined procedures including the preparation of Health & Safety File/RAMS and ordering plant & materials. Take the responsibility for the delivery of projects on time, within budget and in a professional manner. Undertake a buying exercise to reduce cost of plant, materials, sub-contractors etc. Booking suitable labour either in-house or sub-contract when required. Preparing a programme of works. Development of "Design Drawings" to "Working Drawings" utilising our in-house CAD department. Visit site to regularly to check progress, standards, resolve problems and most importantly ensure client is satisfied. Obtain Valuation dates and invoice / apply for payment accordingly. Continually monitor the financial position of the project and discuss any issues of financial concern regarding the profitability of the project with your line manager. Ensure materials are delivered throughout the project where applicable. Prepare O&M Manuals and as fitted drawings and issue in readiness for handover. Snag the installation prior to handover. Attend Handover / demonstrate system. Undertake final invoicing, including retentions.
What we look for
*Experience of owning the successful delivery of multiple HVAC projects.
*Proven experience working with heating, ventilation and air conditioning installations from multiple manufacturers, including, but not limited to Daikin, Mitsubishi, Hitachi, LG and Panasonic.
*Previous experience working with installation teams both in-house and sub-contract.
*Understanding of building plans and drawings that comes with knowledge of building codes, safety laws, and safety practices.
*HVAC Qualifications and experience on Air Conditioning projects.
*Ability to produce Risk and Method Statements and compile a Health and Safety plan.
*Ability to lead and influence both internal & external partners at all levels.
*Excellency in verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to both a technical and non-technical audience.
*IOSH Managing Safely Qualification
*Full Driving License,
*Relevant City & Guilds or NVQ qualifications
*CSCS/JIB / SSSTS Card
If you are successful we can offer you a company culture that promotes work life balance, a commitment to continued learning and development, access to mental health support, a fantastic benefits package which includes a competitive salary, pension, life assurance, employee assistance program, employee referral scheme, discount on Johnson Controls security products including ADT Smart Home plus voluntary schemes for childcare vouchers, cycle to work, eye care vouchers and holiday purchase.