Air Conditioning Auditor – Sub-Contract

Date: August 2019

Manager: Certification Manager

Office Location: Home based

Region: UK - local to home location


BESCA - Building Engineering Services Competence Assessment

BESCA is the independent certification body for the BESA (Building Engineering Services Association) offering auditing services, facilitating technical and H&S guidance to BESA Members relating to activities within the built environment.

BESCA, part of the BESA group, is set up to facilitate a UKAS Accredited CPS (Competent Person Scheme) to allow its registrants to notify controlled works.

BESCA also facilitate CAS (Competence Assessment Scheme) for the evaluation of BESA members. This promotes to the industry supply chain that BESA members are deemed competent in both their management systems and technical ability to design, install, service and maintain plant and equipment in all its core disciplines and work-types. In addition. BESCA also operate a number of specialist schemes.


The Role of the Auditor


To carry out audits of our scheme members BESCA required to have a team of qualified, technically experienced auditors and we are seeking candidates to join our team on a sub- contract basis.

The role encompasses the provision of technical auditing for all schemes within BESCA’s management. The auditor will perform review of quality management systems and technical evaluation of completed installation works on site. The auditor will ensure completion of all assigned work and relevant documentation in accordance with required procedures and standards to fulfil expectations for efficient auditing and accurate reporting.

Departmental Structure


  • Director of Certification
  • Head of Certification
  • Certification Manager
    • Auditors (sub-contract)
  • Quality Management Officer
    • Administrator

Key Duties

  • Audit facilitation with client at business premises
  • Operate within BESCA Service Level Agreements Timely, accurate recording and reporting of the technical audit
  • Maintain audit standards within audit scope and criteria
  • Liaise with BESCA team and Clients to promote good practice and technical excellence
  • To act as ambassador for BESCA and The Association


Qualification, Knowledge & Experience


  • NVQ Level 3/equivalent or higher in building engineering core trade discipline - air conditioning
  • 5 years experience in Building Engineering Services industry
  • Expertise in one or more of the HVACR work scopes i.e. heating and plumbing (in commercial and domestic sectors), air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical ventilation, ductwork and hygiene, facilities services and commissioning, electrical, Gas
  • Current Building Regulations knowledge
  • Experience in auditing techniques and familiar with ISO9001 or similar related standard
  • Health and Safety



  • Experience in auditing techniques and familiar with ISO or similar related standards
  • NEBOSH general certificate (desirable)
  • Professional membership (desirable)


General Skills and Abilities


  • Proficient in written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient IT skills – familiarity with the use of Microsoft Products
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Professional at all times
  • An inquisitive mind with an interest in technical innovation within the sector
  • Willing attitude and readiness to take on new challenges
  • Hold a full driving license and have the ability to travel within the UK with occasional overnight stays

 To apply for this position please email a CV and covering letter FAO Carol West to