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Technical Operations Engineer (Shift) - Brick Lane

Position Title: Technical Operations Engineer (Shift) - Brick Lane
Location: London

A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Your role:
To ensure all environmental conditions are maintained at all times with regard to critical building systems. To supervise the day to day operation of a shift carrying out PPM and reactive works within the contracted site.
Engineers must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge of Air conditioning, UPS, Generators, LV systems, which will include the ability to fault find using the production of graphical information and the utilisation of current alarm data.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•Ensure that routine PPM is carried out on all M&E plant in accordance with Site task schedules and asset lists.
•Ensure that reactive tasks throughout the building are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made. These reactive calls to also include concessionary stores and fabric related items.
•Ensure that sub-contractors perform to meet the requirement of the contract. Administer sub-contractor work approvals and safe operation while repair or service is carried out on site.
•To operate a Permit to Work System in accordance with DLR Quality, Health & Safety procedures and client requirements.
•Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order at all times.
•Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works. To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works.
•Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed regarding reactive and breakdown works and that it is passed without delay to the contract administrator or update CAFM system.
•Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared, reviewed and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices at all times.
•Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment. To include the wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.
•Supervising and monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance.
•Ensure assigned tasks are actioned and completed as appropriate.
•To ensure tasks as directed are completed with the appropriate H&S awareness/implementation.
•Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPI’s/SLA’s.
•Ensure the engineering team on site produce required near miss reports, dynamic risk assessments and detailed records of site activities, and ensuring any non-compliance is challenged and escalated where necessary.
•Overview the buildings environmental conditions using the BMS System and utilise same to maintain acceptable internal conditions.
•Ensure Shift Reports are completed to the correct standard.

 What you’ll need

•Experience with electrical power supply and climate control systems, experienced with generator and chiller maintenance; data centre experience is of advantage
•Achieved HVAP status within the last 3 years
•Computer literate with a good standard of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft business packages
•Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication e.g., IT/written
•Strong customer focus
•Calm manner, able to work well under pressure
•Reading and understanding electrical drawings/circuits and assisting in maintaining of same

A bit about our team

Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.

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.