Technical Consultant

Job Title: Technical Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: Please get in touch for more details
Reference: 2258
Contact Name: Stacey Goodall
Job Published: December 13, 2017 11:47

Job Description

Expanding and specialist smoke control company are seeking a Technical Consultant to assist customers with applications for smoke control & pressurisation systems. 


  • Brand new role as part of their expansion plans.
  • Part of a larger group in the UK, who have a turnover of £10million.  
  • Invest heavily in R&D.
  • UK manufacturer, with a state-of-the-art facility.


Reporting into the Group Sales Manager, you would act as the company’s technical specialist on smoke ventilation & pressurisation systems for above-ground applications. Typically speaking, this would include shopping centres, residential apartments, factories, and commercial offices.

  • Liaising directly with design consultants at the point of enquiry to assist with technical advice.
  • Supporting external engineers and assisting with site visits (roughly 2-3 per week). Site visits may be UK wide, and as such, the role will include a vehicle/travel allowance.
  • Responsible for the design, quoting and issue of technical proposals.
  • Element of training and mentoring existing team and business partners. 



  • Technical knowledge of extract and pressurisation systems, natural ventilation and/or smoke control systems.
  • Experience of pressurisation systems.
  • Ability to read and understand specifications, and architectural/engineering plans.
  • Must be able to read construction drawings and mark them up for consultation. 
  • Good communication skills, and be commercially astute.
  • Full UK driving license, and comfortable with travel throughout the UK.


  • HNC, HND or Degree in Building Services, Mechanical Engineering, Fire Engineering or related field of study would be advantageous. However, experience in the industry is valued greatly.  
  • Experience with 2D CAD and construction drawings would be beneficial. 


Please get in touch for more details.


This role will be based in offices near Huddersfield, for minimum 3 days per week. Relevant locations include: Huddersfield, Bradford, Leeds, Halifax, Hebdon Bridge, Keighley, Burnley, Rochdale, Dewsbury, Wakefield and surrounding areas.

Applications may be considered further afield - including Manchester, Liverpool, Hull, Newcastle and the Midlands (if happy with travelling to office near Huddersfield). 

Travelling to client sites UK wide.