Trainee MVHR System Designer

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£20,000 (Trainee rate £19,913, rising to £21,448 after 6 months)
04 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

CAD designer for low energy building systems

Green Building Store £20,000 (Trainee rate £19,913, rising to £21,448 after 6 months)              

Golcar, Nr Huddersfield

Permanent, Full Time

Join friendly specialist team.  MVHR CAD designer working with innovative architects & self builders across the country on Passivhaus and low energy builds.

Join our busy office communicating with innovative architects and self-builders across the country.   CAD skills, mechanical engineering or building services knowledge and the ability to think around engineering/ physics essential, specialist training provided.  Suit graduate Mechanical Engineer, Building Services Engineer, Architectural Technologist or similar. Office based.

Job Tasks

  • Designing mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) systems for new build and retrofit dwellings using CADvent and MagiCAD, bespoke CAD based 3D design packages for ventilation systems. 
  • Liaising with architects and self-builders over their design requirements and constraints and generally providing support, via telephone and email.

We are looking for someone with the skills and aptitude to grow into this role and to contribute to the technical development of the department.  A methodical approach and good communications skills are important.

Green Building Store’s MVHR department is nationally recognised for its Passivhaus expertise in this fast developing field.

Green Building Store specialises in ultra low energy / Passivhaus product supply and has been established for 20 years.   This innovative, ethical company has a friendly and creative working environment with a supportive team ethos, alongside an expectation of commitment and motivation.  Our offices are located in peaceful rural surroundings with free parking, reasonable transport links and a strong cycling culture.

Benefits include flexi-time by arrangement, 28 days holiday entitlement, including 8 Public Holidays, with an option of an additional week in lieu of a pay. 

Applications by 9:00am on Monday 6th August; Proposed interview date Thursday 9th August (please indicate availability for 9th.  For information on how to apply and selection criteria visit our website.