Design Leader for HVAC


Place of work
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Starting from 1 700 EUR and based on relevant experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Design Leader (DL) for HVAC (Heating Vetilating and Air Conditioning) systems manages end-to-end process of an assigned industrial project HVAC WP Work Package from technical and time point of view. He technically correctly, efficiently and flexibly analyses a customer assignment and proposes and implements appropriate technical solution and changes as well as fully support the project TL (Technical Leader) with the whole HVAC WP.

Regarding the HVAC WP he should be able to technically lead a project technical and schedule proposal, execution engineering design and factory (FAT) and on site testing (commissioning and SAT). He manages HVAC WP in international complex and middle-sized projects and works in international environment.

In general:

* Complex technical and schedule responsibility and duty for the HVAC WP (technology) during a Tender and Execution phase of an international industrial project
* Industrial projects with HVAC WP for Electrical Distribution (ED) power electric systems
* HVAC systems for metal shelter substantions (S/S) or concrete buildings (S/S) and industrial power electric rooms (switchgears, cables and cable routes)
* Permanent position in Regional Execution Platform (engineering center) in Bratislava with business trips in EMEAS region

Technical Responsibilities & Duties:

* During a project tender / proposal / offer preparation phase to provide a complex technical analysis of the customer HVAC WP technical and schedule requirements
* Cooperate with Schneider Electric production plants and subsuppliers on the proposal / offer preparation
* Generate a deviation list between customer assignment and production plants standard design and assign a mitigation of open points
* During a project execution / engineering design coordinates and manages complex engineering documentation of the particular HVAC Work Package WP on a specific project including all technical interfaces
* Coordinate from technical point of view subcontractors and decide on a final technical solution of HVAC systems in order to propose which is in line with customer requirements and project changes
* Evaluate all technical HVAC WP risks and communicate them to TL
* During a project execution phase to provide a complex technical leadership of Basic and Detailed design engineering documentation, FAT testing reports and FAT performance participation, SAT testing reports and SAT on site performance, manuals as well as implement all changes into engineering documentation after commissioning – ABD (As Built Docs) preparation
* Propose a full and deep technical support and expertise for TL and PM for HVAC in a specific project during a project lifecycle (tendering – execution – maintenance)
* Participate on project meetings and clarify technical details and potential project changes schedule impact
* Solid and substantial technical background and knowledge from HVAC systems (mechanical technology, sizing, air handling system selection, air piping, technical interfaces – power supply, measurements and control, intl standards) for heat removal design, air circulation and management and environment achievements according to customer power electric system requirements
* Technical overview of different HVAC systems, its design and calculations with a focus on industrial buildings and electrical rooms
* Technical change management knowledge and ability to identify the project technical criticalities, risks and opportunities
* Ability to use CAD systems and a high level of 3D documentation orientation and understanding
* Awarness of ISO / EN / IEC / IEEE intl standards

General responsabilities & duties:

* Focus on details and interfaces (technical)
* Basic business accumen
* Ability of effective and precise communication and information exchange (internally and externally)
* Coordinate technical solution with other DL Design Leaders (different WPs), TL Technical Leader and PM Project Manager in order to maximize project margin

Responsibilities in terms of quality and safety/security:

* Implementation of international ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 18000 HSE and ISO14000 environmental standards
* Fully respect to Safety standards during all project execution

Employee perks, benefits

* Work in professional engineering environment and build engineering knowledge and experience
* International projects in EMEAS region
* Engineering trainings and daily use of English
* Competitive salary
* Notebook, phone
* Package of social benefits

Information about the selection process

Information about the selection process
If you are interested in this position, please send us your CV in English language. We will contact suitable candidates only. Thank you

Together with your application for employment, please send your consent to the retention of your personal data in the following wording: "I hereby give Schneider Electric Slovakia the consent to the processing of my personal data for the purpose of registering the candidates for the mentioned position within the meaning of Act No. 428 / 2002 Coll. On the Protection of Personal Data. "

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

University of Technology education (Bachelor degree) – Civil / Mechanical University of Technology education (Master degree) – Civil / Mechanical University of Technology education (PhD degree) – Civil / Mechanical

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

Personality requirements and skills
* Technical background from HVAC and FM systems (mechanical technology and civil engineering)
* Flexibility & Reliability (focus on technical details)
* Leadership & Customer focus
* Team player
* Goal keeper
* Effective communication (with customer and inside a project team)
* Ability to work and cooperate in international and inter-cultural environment
* Willingness to travel up to 30% in EMEAS region

ICT literacy:
* MS Office, Acrobat, AutoCAD, 3D modeling (BIM optional)

Technical background
* HVAC technologies and its integration (air handling / treatment, heat removal, piping)
* FM Facility Management (prefarably industrial, commercial / residential)
* Fire and Gas safety technology knowledge – great advantage


Brief description of the company

Schneider Electric develops its products for 4 markets (Energy & Infrastructure, Industry, Buildings and Residential) with and around its brands. Through Electricity and Automation Management, Schneider Electric gives the best of the New Electric World, to everyone, everywhere at any time.
Schneider Electric has activities in 100 countries all around the world and employes more than 160 000 employees, in Slovakia 130 employees.

Number of employees

150-199 employees

Company address

Karadžičova 16
821 08 Bratislava
ID: 3383825   Dátum zverejnenia: 15.5.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Starting from 1 700 EUR and based on relevant experience