Senior Ventilation Engineer

Central London
Posted 3 years ago

Job purpose

The Senior Ventilation Engineer plays a key role in developing the Trainee Engineers and ensuring all projects and contract commitments run smoothly. The Ventilation Engineer works closely with the Trainee Engineers giving vital experience and on-site training.


Duties, responsibilities and attributes

Key duties include


Work closely with the Trainee Engineers, office manager and other engineers to allow the achievement of Company objectives and standards

Establish the working relationship with client management needed to facilitate the Co-ordination and execution of project work, such that the operational impact to the client is minimised.

Reviews of detailed design drawing and specifications.

Generation of reports as required for the Senior Engineer.

Prepare and submit reports on the progress and status of the project ensuring scheduled targets are always met

Maintain effective and on-going communications with clients and engineers

Develop and train non-experienced engineers

Lead by example to guide junior members of staff and other team members

Work within required legislation and develop paper work for project closure

Ensure the store of materials on site and off site is stocked and clean.

Drive change through continuous improvement

Ensure on site compliance with all aspects of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974


Personal Attributes required

Communication Skills: The Senior Ventilation Engineer will be collaborating with co-workers, management, direct reports and clients. They will need to be able to listen and communicate effectively with a presentable and pleasant manner. They must show strong written and verbal communication skills with a fluency in English, both spoken and written with the added ability to be able to present to and lead a group.


Attention to Detail: The Senior Ventilation Engineer must be able to follow all standard operating procedures, policies and compliance standards. A careful and methodical approach to work with good practical thought process is essential. From ordering the correct stock item to complying with procedures, standards and policies, making sure every detail is right that is crucial to your work. This attention to detail should be emphasised to all colleagues at all times.


Analytical Skills: How can the company save money? Are we getting the most for our money? The Senior Ventilation Engineer will be searching for inefficiencies and cost-savings as part of their day-to-day role.


Personal effectiveness: The Senior Ventilation Engineer must be a proactive self-starter that is always thinking ahead, the main aim is to ensure there are no surprises. Flexibility is key, with a willingness to adapt to change and follow the company ethos – superior standards and continuous improvement



Must have at least 10 years’ experience in the ventilation field


High GCSE or similar standard in English, Math and/or IT


Working conditions

Possible lone working

On site and office based

Travel includes overnight stop overs

Possible works requiring working away from home



Physical and mental requirements

This job is very demanding both physically and mentally, it requires the ability to cope with stressful situations and be able to adapt to the day to day requirements of the job.


Direct reports

You will be in charge and responsible for any Engineers and Contract Administrator



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