Company: Wood
Skills: Facilities Management, HVAC
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Ware, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Principal Building Services Engineer - HVAC, Ware Based

Wood Life Sciences are looking to recruit a Principal Building Services Engineer on our client site in Ware to be r esponsible for coordinating the engineering design and substantiation of HVAC and Building Service systems across major projects, including d esign studies, FEED, detail design, c onstruction and commissioning support for an initial duration of 12 months.

Applications will also be considered from travellers on a fixed term or contract basis.

The opportunity requires experience of working in a safety case environment within the production and assurance associated with system design deliverables, i.e. Fluid Flow Diagrams (P&ID and D&ID's), Basis of Design (BoD), Plant Sizing Calculations (Heating / Cooling / Primary Driver Sizing), Control Philosophy.

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

We are committed to providing the best possible project delivery to our clients across the Life Sciences sector, ensuring that they have well engineered plants, capable of performing world leading production and research for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. The Ware Global Supply Chain site manufactures and supplies oral solid dose tablets (for HIV and oncology)and respiratorydevices (for asthma and COPD)to over 140 countries, as well as to patients participating in clinical trials, playing a key role in new product introduction.

If all of this sounds good to you, review the typical responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.

Scope of services required:
  • Direction and development of others within the team
  • Responsible for calculations, schematics, equipment, ductwork, pipework sizing, containment systems
  • Estimating and planning of tasks.
  • Support to Discipline Managers in recruitment, competency maintenance and compliance management
  • Ensuring delivery to timescale and budget
  • Preparation of and responsibility for design basis documents, fluid flow sheets
  • Interfaces to both internal multi-disciplinary teams, site teams and client representatives
  • Responsible for specification writing and engineering substantiation

Skills / Qualifications

At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, and we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all of the talent that is out there. We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge and experiences and embrace differences.

So even if you feel you don't have everything listed, but feel you have some of the experience, knowledge or skills to help us unlock solutions to the world's most critical apply.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
  • Appropriate qualifications in Mechanical Engineering e.g. MEng, BEng, or HND / HNC with demonstrable experience
  • Experience in integrating CAE design within BIM Modelling and processes
  • Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver Building Services designs
  • Knowledge and experience of HVAC, building services, Modular Design and Sustainability Practices
  • Awareness and understanding of the purpose of Hazard and Risk documentation in the Pharma industries
  • Extensive experience in delivering systems design at all level on major framework and/or CAPEX type projects
  • Knowledge and experience of operating in an environment with a graded approach to quality processes

You will also have experience in:
  • Contributing to the processes within Hazard and Risk documentation
  • Pharmaceutical systems, preferably one or more of typical Building services piped systems and HVAC
  • CAD packages including AVEVA CAD Packages E3D, PDMS and Navisworks, Autodesk Revit, Autocad
  • CAE packages in areas such as Building services design; ventilation design etc
  • Experience of planning and estimating Building Services tasks
  • Assurance and / or production of Design proposals and specifications

  • Experience in integrating CAE design within BIM Modelling and processes
  • Experience in the delivery of written work, i.e Equipment Specifications, Design Assessment Reports
  • Knowledge of UK Design Standards
  • Experience of Design Substantiation, Modular Design and Sustainability Practices

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.