Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineer (AC)

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineer (AC)

Location: Hampshire – Portsmouth/Southampton

Company: Corrigenda Group

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP


The Role

Refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) engineers, install, maintain, fault diagnosis and repairs on cooling systems e.g. commercial A/C & refrigeration equipment such as splits, multi splits, vrv/vrf, Heat Pumps, cold rooms and chillers in buildings like supermarkets, offices, schools, and hospitals. As an RAC engineer, you would need good practical skills, the ability to follow technical instructions and an understanding of safe working practices.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • Air-conditioning – installing, fault diagnosis, repairs and Carrying out planned maintenance the systems that control air quality, temperature and humidity inside offices, schools, leisure complexes and other modern buildings

And may also include:

  • Refrigeration – designing, installing and maintaining cooling systems in places like supermarkets, restaurants, hospitals, food processing plants and factories

Whichever area you work in; your duties could include:

  • Surveying buildings where cooling systems are to be fitted
  • Discussing requirements with customers
  • Producing quotes for work
  • Designing and installing systems
  • Running quality checks to make sure systems are working properly and safely
  • Diagnosing and fixing faults



  • F-Gas Certificate (C&G or CITB) J11
  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Skills Level 2 Diploma in Access to Building Services Engineering
  • Level 2 Diploma in Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Equipment Engineering Technology
  • Level 2/3 (NVQ) Diploma in Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems



  • Level 2 Diploma in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
  • Level 3 (NVQ) Certificate in Installing and Commissioning Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems. Level 3 Certificate in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems Installation and Commissioning
  • Level 3 Certificate in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Refrigeration Systems Service and Maintenance


Personality Traits

  • Good practical skills
  • The ability to follow technical drawings, building plans and other instructions
  • A careful and methodical approach to work
  • The ability to make accurate measurements
  • A head for heights and be prepared to work in all sorts of weather
  • A willingness to work in confined spaces
  • A presentable and pleasant manner
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team working skills and the ability to work on your own initiative
  • A willingness to adapt to change
  • Good problem-solving skills.



  • Competitive basic salary
  • Annual bonus
  • 31 days’ annual holiday
  • Company vehicle + fuel card
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Responsibility allowance


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