Lead Mechanical/ Piping/ HVAC Engineer


DPS is currently hiring a Lead Mechanical/ Piping/ HVAC Engineer for our Leiden office. Are you a Mechanical engineer with experience with Piping, HVAC and clean room design for industrial projects? Are you looking for a dynamic and international environment? Please find details below.

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Years of Experience Req.:
>7 years
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
Bsc or Msc degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnership with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgement, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil and Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage and Energy.


Key Responsibilities

From project conception through the details of design and field coordination, you will work with our staff of experts to obtain a practical knowledge and experience unmatched in this exciting industry.

Examples of HVAC installations span the full spectrum from the simplest commercial building “package system” to the most complex high purity manufacturing process. Among other activities assigned, you will have the opportunity to apply your engineering expertise on such typical duties as:

  • Project planning
  • Conceptual design through construction drawing development
  • LEED certifications or BREEAM
  • Economic & energy analysis
  • Load calculations, design and layout of equipment, duct and piping systems
  • Application engineering including psychometrics, refrigeration, acoustics, and control systems
  • Coordination of design and installation with Project Management, Construction and Service departments
  • Field engineering: assist with project execution, trade coordination, scheduling, document management and problem solving
  • Computer 3D modelling of HVAC systems utiliz802038.327546ing the latest modelling software
  • Estimating and proposal writing, client interaction
  • Managing an internal design team
  • Actively support a safe work environment


Skills & Experience Required

  • A higher Technical Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Minimal Bachelor and preferably master’s degree)
  • 7+ years of relevant and successful experience designing HVAC and process piping designs
  • Have knowledge in creating isometrics, piping, equipment layouts, and other drawings for plant applications
  • Have history of successfully preparing designs that include new construction, plant design, as well as documenting process of change and as built modifications
  • Provide construction support during installation
  • Good computer skills, including fluency in AutoCAD 2015 or newer, MS Word and MS Excel applications
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Familiarity with the use and care of personal safety equipment
  • Languages: Dutch and English



If you’re interested in this role and if you want to be part of growing organisation within engineering projects in the pharma industry or if you would like to discuss this vacancy further and to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Rachel Epstein on +31 6 38299330 or send your CV to rachel.epstein@dpsgroupglobal.com

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