Critical Services Shift Technician – Canary Wharf


Critical Services Shift Technician – Canary Wharf



Canary Wharf, South East


£47,000 - £48,000 per annum

Consultant name: Tom Tippett

Job reference: JO-2301-254873

Date posted: 26/05/2023

Critical Services Shift Technician – Canary Wharf – £47,000 – £48,000

Calling all immediately available engineers.  Huge opportunity to work for a top company conducting a multi-million pound refurbishment of a prestigious banking building in the Canary Wharf area.

The company is looking for individuals who can start as soon as possible on an initial fixed term contract with a high likelihood of it being extended.  Failing that, there is a strong possibility of being transferred internally for company so it’s a great foot in the door with a top company in the engineering sector.

Duties include:
A critical services shift technician as part of the project integration team operating 24/7 in support of a clients major London refurbishment of their headquarters in Canary Wharf.
To undertake fire system isolation’s and impairments.
To assist and manage the safe system of operations whilst managing the isolation’s, controlling the trade contractors whilst the work is carried out removing redundant equipment, liaise with on-site team to plan works in a coherent controlled manner.
To assist in monitoring the system are fully operational including witnessing any re- commissioning, witnessing, snagging and handover of these systems back to the BAU team when partial removal has taken place on a system.
Monitor QHSE works when the tasks are being performed.
To monitor, as necessary, project works within the critical engineering functions as managed by the Project team ensuring the clients normal operations are not affected.


To monitor and ensure that project works are being completed in line with health and safety policy and standards
To attend all relevant programme and project management meetings.
To monitor the installation and removals of the systems.
To aid as required by the client for the supply of data and information.
To ensure that the safe system of works is used for all project works completed.
To review RAMs for project activities within non demised areas with a view on business impact (risk) and engineering system resilience with multiple work front activities taking place simultaneously.
To advise the client of any issues which may influence their decisions when carrying out any works.
To ensure alignment of works between Project and BAU activities.
To ensure that reports are produced as and when required.
To identify to the project integration technical manager, any issues that require attention
To ensure that the projects team following the agreed contract code of practice and site rules and escalate as required.
Provide escort to technical and non-technical areas when required. 


Operates within agreed operational and/or management guidelines.
Maintains effective internal and external client or user relationships within own area of responsibility.
Delivers health and safety policy and standards.
Applies high level technical skills across a range of functional or business activities. 
Optimises performance.

Managing critical environments and core life safe infrastructure
Demonstrate a good understanding and be technically competent in all building services, in particular – UPS’s, transfer switches, PLC systems, critical cooling systems, water treatment, refrigeration systems and HV/LV electrical infrastructure
Sound understanding and experience of meeting health and safety obligations regarding maintenance and project activities
Tom Tippett

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