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Data Centre Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Docklands
  • Salary: £35,000 to £35,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 69 days ago
  • Company: Dutton Recruitment

8am to 5pm Mon to Fri

As the post holder, you will be expected to have detailed understanding of Critical Facilities/Data Centre infrastructure As a key member of the engineering team, you will responsible for the inspection, operation and maintenance of all associated assets within the Data Centre, with a primary focus on relevant electrical asset maintenance (Planned, Reactive and Corrective). With a drive to increase reliability through proactive maintenance standards, the Data Centre Electrical Technician will take ownership of any issues related to Electrical systems within the facility. While supporting the Data Centre Leader in overall delivery of day to day operations in line with companies process and procedures. Applicants must have Data Centre experience with good electrical capability relating to Lighting Part Changes

Key Tasks

Operate all Electrical systems within the Data Centre in a competent, effective and efficient manner (including Electrical isolations/operations). Having due regard to business risk and energy use. Making recommendations for improvement and providing concise technical reports when required.

Working closely with the Data Centre Leader to ensure that all Specialist Sub Contractors visits are conducting works in line with approved Standard Operating Procedures

To provide backup as engineering relief cover in the event of annual leave, training or other absence within the engineering team.

Accurately reporting of all completed work orders, including precise recording of any critical spares/stock items used during these tasks.

To assist the Data Centre Leader in completing the daily shift handover, ensuring that significant events or activities are noted.

Response to all Data Centre client requests within SLA.

Undertake Planned, Reactive and Corrective maintenance tasks as requested.

Actively participate in QHSE compliance activities, such as Hazard/Near Miss Reporting and regular Toolbox Talks.

Skill Set

Building management system.

Lighting Control system.


Air conditioning System, DFU's, FCU's, AHU's and ACU's

Chillers and CHW infrastructure

Boilers and Heating Systems.

DRUPS and ancillary components.

Single phase and three phase motors.

Emergency lighting.

Fire Detection and Fire Suppression Systems


Pumps and VFD's

PDU and Distribution Boards - LV

Other Data Centre related infrastructure.

Personal Specification

Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Data Centre or Critical Environment operations.

HNC/HND in relevant field or associated Electrical Apprenticeship (Or Similar)

Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff.

Proactive in achieving operational excellence.

Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining calm, clear thinking and able to deliver the required services to the client within given time constraints.

Physical Fitness

A high level of initiative

A smart presentable uniformed appearance

Ability to comprehend and act upon both verbal and written instructions

Enthusiasm and demonstration of pro-activity, diligence and alertness, with the willingness to participate in appropriate training schemes

Integrity, honesty and punctuality is also expected

For further information please email or call our Romford Branch on 01708 380 820