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Senior HVAC Engineer in Southampton

Work for TESCO! One of the biggest and most successful supermarkets in the UK.

Job description

About the role

Tesco Maintenance are looking to recruit a Senior HVAC Engineer to cover the Birmingham and south area. At Tesco, our stores and offices couldn’t function without the support of our Maintenance Team. Our Service Team are an integral part of this. Senior HVAC Engineer, working closely with the wider service team, deliver a great quality service to Tesco customers and colleagues using our operating model in order to minimise breakdowns which could impact trading.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

You will be responsible for
  • Delivering great standards across the estate.
  • Putting community customer and colleague’s welfare at the heart of everything. 
  • Building effective relationships and communication across all functions and with key stakeholders.
  • Driving problem solving, identifying key issues and developing effective solutions.
  • Forecasting and managing my budgets effectively, always being cost conscious.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.
  • Collaborating with the rest of the business to ensure the solutions are truly co-developed and owned at a local level.
  • Being a custodian of Health and Safety.
  • Timely completion of reactive and planned works carried out to agreed standards, achievement of first fix and maximising equipment uptime.
  • Effectively diagnose and identify faults and failures with equipment and systems and provide effective solutions and escalate where necessary
  • Liaising with the store technicians and updating them on the status of maintenance work.
  • Provide HVAC and Gas related technical support as required, e.g. advice regarding major operational issues.
  • Carry out work in accordance with all health and safety requirements and adhere to best safety working practices at all times.
  • Ensure parts and materials are ordered in a timely manner through company processes. Fit parts or components as prescribed by company procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate audits and checks are carried out in line with standards provided.
  • Deal with and make safe all health & safety related works following processes laid down by organisation’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • Ensure appropriate audits and checks are carried out in line with standards provided.
  • Proactively manage task volumes in conjunction with the helpdesk and planning team.
  • Notify the helpdesk and planning team of procedural task condition on completion of works.
  • Complete engineering surveys and technical reports as necessary and cascade all key data to relevant personnel.
  • Attend training courses as and when necessary to ensure skills are kept up to date to meet customer needs.
  • Supporting change within the business to ensure continuously improved performance. Highlighting opportunities to complete tasks in a “better, simpler or cheaper” way.
  • Delivering non-negotiable standards across the store.
You will need

Skills and experience needed to be great at this role:

  • Great communication skills.
  • Experience in a customer focussed environment.
  • Great team working experience.
  • The ability to prioritise workloads.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is required along with FGAS 2079 cat 1 as a minimum requirement.
  • MS Office

Ideal gas certificate required for this role:

  • CCN1 – Core domestic gas safety assessment criteria – NG
  • CDGA1 – Commission, service, repair & breakdown of commercial direct fired heating appliances & equipment – NP & LPG
  • CENWAT – Install, exchange, service, repair, breakdown and commission domestic central heating & hot water boilers.
  • CKR1 – Install, exchange, service, repair, breakdown and commission domestic gas cooking applicants – NG & LPG
  • COCN1 – Core commercial gas safety assessment criteria – NG
  • CORT1 – Commission, service, repair and breakdown of gas fired commercial overhead luminous radiant plaque & radiant tube heaters – NG & LPG
  • CPA1 – Combustion performance analysis – NG & LPG
  • HTR1 – Install, exchange, service, repair, breakdown and commission domestic open balanced and fan assisted flued gas fires and wall heaters – NG & LPG
  • ICPN1 – Installation of commercial pipework (first fix) – NG & LPG
  • J01 – Flue liners
  • L1 – Energy conservation L1 (City & Guilds 6084)
  • TPCP1 – Testing & purging of low pressure commercial pipework, exceeding 1m3 in volume, up to 7 bar operating pressure NG & 2 bar LPG. – NG & LPG
  • TPCP1A – Testing & purging of low pressure commercial pipework NOT exceeding 1m3 in volume, 21 MBAR operating pressure - NG

Ideal additional skills include:

  • Experience in:
    - Air conditioning.
    - Comfort cooling systems.
    - Ventilation systems.
    - Hot & cold water systems.
    - LPHW heating & water systems.
    - Controls systems.
    - Electrical installations.
  • Hands on experience of large Multi deck DX coil package system / VRV's / Split systems.
  • Experience in a customer focused environment.
  • Great team working experience.
About us

At Tesco Maintenance, it’s our people that make us one of the leading retail maintenance providers in the UK. We operate in over 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores, distribution centres, Tesco banks and head offices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineering solutions and support. 

With our comprehensive induction and our technical competency plan, we invest in training for our field colleagues to have the right level of skills and expertise for each role to work safely and provide first-rate asset management across our estate. We create a culture where every colleague is competent, motivated and professional, maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores. 

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we’ve got it covered. Our Operations and Maintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support our field engineers to get the job done.  Our Engineering team work internationally to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security to sustainability.  

Everything we do in Tesco Maintenance is focused on supporting continuous improvement to the overall shopping experience for our customers. 

What’s in it for you

We offer an excellent benefits package that helps make Tesco Maintenance a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to… 

  • A Colleague Clubcard, giving you 10% discount on your Tesco shopping throughout the year, both in-store and on-line. 
  • Eligibility for the annual colleague bonus plan. 
  • Access to our competitive pension scheme and life assurance policy. 
  • Uniform and personal protection equipment along with the right tools to ensure comfort and safety in the working environment. 
  • Regular exposure to Tesco deals, discounts and offers. 
  • A smarter working environment, friendly colleague atmosphere and subsidized onsite canteen.  
  • Training and career development opportunities within Maintenance and the wider business, as well as support from a large regional team and in-house technical specialists.  
  • 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays in lieu if worked), increasing with length of service.  
  • Long service awards starting after 15 years. 

Extra information

Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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