Contracts Engineer

Location: Chatham | Type: Permanent

Job Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Contracts Engineer with proven contracting / project management within the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning industry to join our team at our Chatham Branch. 

The Role - To: 

  • Be responsible for project management of the installation and commissioning of a wide range of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning systems.  
  • Be the main point of contact for customers throughout the project.  
  • Be responsible for production and implementation of Method Statements and Risk Assessments for all projects.  
  • Coordinate schematics for projects, submitting drawings to CAD department for production.  
  • Ensure that all resources, including materials, equipment, labour and sub-contractors are planned, ordered and allocated to contracts as appropriate and managed throughout the project.  
  • Carefully monitor job costing for contracts, including materials and engineer hours booked.  
  • Negotiate with suppliers on pricing of parts and equipment and ensure parts are ordered on time.  
  • Supervise and oversee the work of installation teams and any appointed sub-contractors, being their main point of contact and technical support.  
  • Visit sites regularly to ensure regular customer contact and high standards of work.  
  • Oversee commissioning of all projects and follow up paperwork.  

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience of project management in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.  
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience of installing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.  
  • Strong commercial awareness.  
  • A resourceful and logical thinker with the ability to plan and remain calm under pressure.  
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  
  • The ability to build good professional relationships with customers, colleagues and sub-contractors alike.  
  • Good people management skills.  
  • A deep understanding of and the ability to deliver excellent customer service.  
  • A background in construction project management or mechanical engineering would be a distinct advantage.  
  • Computer literate and familiar with using Microsoft Office suite.  
  • A full, valid UK driving licence is essential. 


  • We offer a competitive salary and a company vehicle. 
  • 40 hour working week  
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 


We are an equal opportunities employer.

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