HVAC Installation Engineer

Posted 15 September 2021
Salary £31000 - £42000 per annum + car / car allowance, pension
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Recruitment
Contact NameDorota Czupryn

Job description

What you will do

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.

In December 2020 Johnson Controls optimally 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.

We are looking for an air conditioning mechanical engineer to join our UK Installation team. The team design, installs and maintains mechanical HVAC services in various establishments around the UK. Part of your role will be to install split AC & VRF systems to these facilities. The projects will vary from 1 split AC unit, to larger AC systems and associated chilled water, domestic services and controls therefore, experience installing these services would also be advantageous.

How you will do it

As part of the Installation team you will maintain a close working relationship with the Customer, Operations Management including the Project Manager by reviewing, improving and successfully achieving installation objectives.

We have a fantastic team of installation engineers based around West Midlands area. You will record, supervise and be part of the team onsite which will include the Project Manager.

You will be accountable for delivering projects on time, within budget and in a professional manner. You will conduct regular safety and quality audits on site to ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with defined procedures.

Health & Safety is extremely important for staff and sub-contractors, ensuring compliance with all legislation.

What we look for


Recognised refrigeration qualification (City & Guilds)

F-GAS 2079 card

Experience with major manufacturers of AC equipment, such as Daikin, Mitsubishi and Panasonic

Experience with DX, VRF and split AC systems, including installation, wiring, testing, commissioning and fault finding the complete system


Ideally SSSTS qualified

Other qualifications, e.g. First Aid and PASMA an advantage

Experience in installation & servicing of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems

Electrical and controls experience to be able to identify and resolve electrical and control issues

Capable of working without detailed procedures and with limited supervision

A committed can do positive attitude with the ability to integrate and work as a member of a team

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!