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Mechanical Team Lead

Position Title: Mechanical Team Lead
Location: Brussels

Your role

The Mechanical-Cooling Team Leader oversees all aspects of the data center with primary focus on mechanical and cooling, the critical physical infrastructure of the assigned sites, and ensures that all work is completed on time, to a high standard of quality. You will be involved in optimization projects that require collaboration with a variety of support teams and is designed to support these projects from planning to completion. You have responsibility for creating the maintenance plan prior to handover to the Service Planning Team. You monitor the maintenance plan and all local mechanical and cooling maintenance, repair, upgrade, and expansion work on existing and new facilities and provides status reports on repairs, upgrades and expansions. You are responsible for second level support and works closely with other specialists such as DTEG Engineers, manufacturers of technical equipment and their suppliers to escalate to the appropriate level if necessary. You Participates in the on-call organization and ensures that resources are trained and capable to provide initial response to incidents, not limited to their main area only. And, last but not least you have responsibility for the safety of technical equipment and its environmental compatibility, the availability of the DCs, the status of the assets, cleanliness in the DCs, documentation, alarm monitoring and PUE improvements.

What you’ll need

  • Official certificate of competence in a mechanical or cooling related area.
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical management, preferably in the areas of data centers or building services engineering.
  • Several years of experience in leading a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in Dutch and English.
  • A strong technical background in mechanical/cooling and building systems.
  • Experience in working with both, technical and commercial supervisors including senior management.
  • Advanced, specialized technical knowledge.
  • Works independently and makes proposals for process optimization.
  • Adaptable to changes, open to new ideas, takes on additional responsibility, can deal with high pressure situations, can adapt to agreed changes, highly self-motivated with the willingness to work overtime and has a "tackle" mentality.
  • Listens attentively, speaks clearly and accurately, produces accurate and timely reports, gives clear instructions and passes on information and ideas to others.

A bit about Digital Realty Belgium                      

Our Brussels data centers are at the heart of Europe’s connectivity crossroads, not only hosting the Belgium Internet exchange, but also attracting local, regional and international businesses, and acting as a focal point for data carriers from around the world. Join one of our teams in Brussels and you'll enjoy the scope to develop your skills and achieve your full potential, while delivering the very best for our customers.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future. #LI-DK1