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Lead Data Centre Engineer

Croydon, Surrey
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Job Description

  • Lead Technical Engineer required to work a continental shift pattern at a Data Centre for a global leader in financial services.
  • To control and implement deliverables against all allocated Customer Specific Service Level Agreements.
  • To make a direct contribution to the development and successful operation of the Managed Services function, working with colleagues to develop and implement departmental strategy, objectives, and improvement processes.
  • Responsible for the day to day Planned Preventative Maintenance and Reactive works to Building Services Systems within a contracted site.
  • Work closely with the technical engineering manager and their customer and promote a positive image of the company at all times and to provide technical guidance on the operation, installation and maintenance of the building services systems within a contracted site.
  • Undertake any extra work jobs, including inspection, escorting and management. To be appointed as an Authorised person, for the operation of both Low and High Voltage equipment.
  • Where required, to produce robust processes and procedures to ensure compliant operation of the site.
  • To progress to Shift Manager within 6 - 12 months of employment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that accurate and comprehensive records are kept pertaining to Health & Safety, Electrical installation works, general building Compliance and QA.
  • The role requires an HV qualification, and the individual must obtain Authorised Person status and accept responsibilities.
  • Ensure all planned works are suitably achieved and that the relevant resources are available to cater for the task, also attend all associated meetings regarding with the shift / personnel.
  • Conform to the Permit to Work System in accordance with the company Quality, Health & Safety procedures and client requirements (or approved client system).
  • Ensure that suitable equipment and parts are available to carry out additions or modifications to the above plant.
  • Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared, reviewed and utilised for all tasks to be carried out to ensure safe working practices.
  • To maintain & develop good client and site team relationships.
  • Ensure a professional image of the company is presented to clients and visitors.
  • Undertake other tasks as defined and requested by local management.
  • Ensure assigned tasks are always actioned and completed as appropriate.
  • Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPI s/SLA s.
  • Ensure the Computer Based Maintenance system, e.g. Concept is kept up to date for accurate assets.
  • Confer with the management team to discuss projects specifications and procedures.
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports when required.
  • Participate in any best drill/scenario type training and any technical assessment tests.
  • Be part of the site escalation procedure for any issues or failed plant on site.
  • Occasional overtime working will be required.
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  • Job Reference: 663268747-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Velocity Recruitment
    Velocity Recruitment
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent