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Principal HVAC Engineer


London, United Kingdom
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June 7, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in solving global energy challenges for future generations?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our London team provides front-end studies, engineering, procurement and project management services for initiating and executing oil & gas field, offshore wind HVDC, renewable energy and carbon capture developments. Our Business very much depends on our people; all our major achievements are team efforts.

We are currently looking for a Principal HVAC Engineer for our New Build team, the role will be based at our Chiswick office, UK. 

What will you be doing?

  • System design philosophy/design basis for HVAC systems with knowledge to functional requirements, control philosophy, operation philosophy
  • Evaluation of natural/mechanical ventilation
  • Calculations of air flow rate based on ventilation requirement and heat emission in rooms
  • Selection of HVAC equipment with regard to capacity and suitability
  • Calculation of HVAC utility requirements
  • Input to MEL (Master Equipment List)
  • Experience with feed report and detail execution
  • Package Responsible Engineer (PRE), procurement and follow-up of equipment, follow-up subcontractors
  • Input for production of schematic drawings 2D/3D

We think you should have:

  • Bachelor of Science/ Engineering with relevant experience within HVAC system design engineering from Oil & Energy, Marine or other relevant industry
  • Good understanding of project execution
  • Communication and co-operation skills, open and sharing
  • Self-contained and proactive - Solution and delivery oriented
  • Team working skills with the ability to work in an international environment
  • A drive for developing your expertise
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • A technical and analytical mindset combined with commercial awareness

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Join a company committed to becoming a significant player in the energy transition 

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact Laura Mansell, Senior Manager:email

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.