Senior HVAC Engineer

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  • As (lead) engineer be responsible for the proper and timely execution of projects ensuring the company's quality management system and any project specific contractual requirements are met;
  • Responsible for issue of all HVAC deliverable;
  • Ensures effective communication among other engineering disciplines, project management and Client teams.
  • Defines the discipline scope of work and the required resources;
  • Participates in daily scrum meetings and project status meetings;
  • Perform independent site visits/surveys, FAT and SAT’s and construction assistance;
  • Interact and coordinate construction contractor follow-up after award;
  • Assumes responsibility for quality, cost, schedule, material quantity and budget control including reporting of project status, progress, close out reporting including lessons learnt;
  • Ensures effective management of change;
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety, quality, and a healthy environment on the projects, and demonstrating this by example;
  • Is able to produce proposals for projects which involve man hour- and schedule estimates related to the mechanical scope of work.


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree;
  • The successful candidate must be a driven professional able to act as lead engineer on a project to take responsibility for the HVAC scope and project aspects such as planning, scheduling, manhour estimates and measuring physical progress;
  • Has solid HVAC engineering and design experience in the Refinery, Petrochemical and Offshore markets. (10+ years);
  • New energy design for eg Hydrogen plants is a pre;
  • Should have good understanding of requirements of other departments and interfaces in engineering;
  • Has good knowledge of national and international codes and standards;
  • Has proven experience with Dutch and European regulations;
  • Has already been responsible for (midsize) teams;
  • Multi-office project execution experience is a pre;
  • Experience and affinity with Project controls;
  • Scheduling and progressing;
  • Ability to organize and set priorities;
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively;
  • Ability to report in in English, both verbal & in writing. Mastering Dutch and/or German is an advantage;
  • Proactive attitude;
  • Flexible for business travelling;
  • Computer literacy essential, familiarity with HVAC design software preferred, e.g. VABI, HAP, HevaComp.

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // Work as STAR specialist

As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

03 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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