Lead HVAC Engineer


Antonieta Pichinte

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: performing & coordinating the engineering cycle of the HVAC systems for offshore projects

Projects: largest offshore projects, oil & gas, and offshore renewables projects 

Company: globally operating engineering office in the offshore & and energy field

Main requirements: +10 years of experience in HVAC engineering

Your opportunity

Are you an HVAC expert, able to oversee engineering development, and experienced with leading projects? Then this might be a great opportunity for you!

As the Lead HVAC Engineer, you will perform and coordinate the engineering and design process of HVAC systems, equipment, and components in complex offshore projects. In this role, you will be the go-to person for all HVAC-related matters. You will also maintain regular communication with other departments and external stakeholders.

What you will do

  • Develop and oversee the design and engineering of HVAC systems
  • Perform calculation, sizing, and selection of HVAC equipment and ducting
  • Review the engineering principles for equipment, and components, such as chillers, compressors, heat exchangers, and control systems
  • Work in close cooperation with other disciplines, subcontractors, and project teams ensuring compliance with industry standards and project objectives
  • Ensure the engineering deliverables comply with safety and environmental regulations specifically for offshore environments (ATEX)
  • Support the construction and installation works when needed

Where you will work

This multidisciplinary engineering office based in the Rotterdam area is well known for delivering state-of-the-art tailor-made solutions in the field of Construction, Installations, Infrastructure, Traffic, Maritime, Water, and Offshore & Energy.

Their scope of work covers a wide range of technical activities: starting from the feasibility studies, up to the execution of engineering and procurement projects.

Offshore platforms, FPSOs, onshore facilities, and complex steel & mechanical installations are only some examples of their impressive portfolio of projects based all over the world.

  • Learn from the best: an internal team of almost 1000 professionals passionate about technology 
  • Diversity is powerful: office with an international environment
  • Every day is different: diverse & complex projects based all over the world 

What you already have

  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • +10 years of experience in HVAC systems, preferably in offshore environments or complex industrial installations
  • +2 years of experience in leading a project within your expertise
  • High-quality standards, so you always strive for the best outcome for the project
  • Excellent communication and people skills, since you will be communicating with other internal departments and stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a highly complex technical environment, so expect to be positively challenged
  • Fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team
  • Available for full-time in the Rotterdam area

Your benefits

  • 31 paid holidays per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance, so you stay safe during your business travels
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration are provided by Van Storm 

Sounds interesting?

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