Mechanical Engineer (Specialized in HVAC)

General Support Services
EMBL Heidelberg

We are looking for a Facility Management specialist for the earliest possible starting date for the responsible monitoring, coordination and billing of maintenance and repair work on the building services systems of the EMBL and its guest houses in the areas of heating, cooling, sanitary, air conditioning, ventilation and measurement, control & regulation technology.


Your role

The area of responsibility includes the monitoring and coordination of troubleshooting of technical systems in the areas of Heating, Ventilation, Sanitary and Cooling. You will also plan, tender and monitor renewals and conversions in the specialist areas, as well as supervise the implementation of external service providers. You will work on new constructions and conversions and will be responsible for the replacement or refurbishment of technical systems by specialist companies and monitor and inspect the work that is mainly carried out by external companies.

Responsibilites include:

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Closing date: 7 June 2021

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Why join us

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.

What else you need to know

We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1700 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.

Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed depending on circumstances at the time of the review and up to 9 years in total.

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