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Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Engineer

East Lothian
£36000 - £43000 per annum + Van + fuel card + OT
Facilities Management

Emma Steven

Head of Division
Facilities Management
07716 081961
01506 517 201


Are you a qualified Air Conditioning Engineer who is capable and happy working on Refrigeration systems aswell?

We have an excellent opportunity for a multiskilled AC Engineer who is looking to join a forward-thinking company where they can continue to develop their own career.

Escape Recruitment has a new opportunity available to join a building services contractor based in Edinburgh who is recruiting for an Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Engineer to join their mobile maintenance team.

Your role will be mobile, covering various sites within the Edinburgh area/ Fife/ east of Scotland area generally.

Carrying out PPM and reactive maintenance of the building fabric for all associated commercial buildings.

Your role will be to carry out fault finding, service, repair, and maintenance (PPM and reactive) working across Air conditioning, Ventilation, Refrigeration systems, and Chillers.

Main duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for carrying out all associated PPM and reactive maintenance of Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Refrigeration systems, and Chillers.
  • Ensuring all health and safety is being adhered to.
  • Ensuring all paperwork is correct and kept up to date.
  • Ensuring all compliance paperwork is complete and up to date.
  • Working overtime to ensure all client requirements are met.
  • Taking an active role in the on-call rota to ensure all client's needs are met even out with normal working hours.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • You will have completed an apprenticeship with Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Engineering or equivalent.
  • Holding an SVQ Level 3 in Air Conditioning ideally.
  • Holding City & Guilds FGas 2079 is essential.
  • You will possess a great working knowledge of all AC systems.
  • A good understanding of Ventilation, Refrigeration systems, and Chillers would be advantageous.
  • Experience in carrying out PPM and reactive maintenance.
  • You will ideally have existing experience within a busy, FM environment.
  • Full driving UK license (6 points maximum).
  • Happy to complete Disclosure Scotland.


  • Up to £43,000 for the right person - open to discussion depending on skillset and experience held.
  • Van + fuel card.
  • Mobile/ PDA system.
  • Overtime.
  • On-Call.
  • Holidays 31 days.
  • Enhanced Sickpay.

Please contact Maxine Allison at Escape Recruitment to discuss this or any FM-related roles in more detail! Apply today!

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