Critical Shift Leader – Berkshire – £55,000


Critical Shift Leader – Berkshire – £55,000

Data Centres


Reading, South East


£55,000 - £55,000 per annum

Consultant name: Tom Tippett

Job reference: JO-2308-258800-1

Date posted: 26/06/2024

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Critical M&E Shift Leader – Berkshire – £55,000
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £55,000 
Hours – Continental Shift Pattern

Are you looking to work in a recession proof sector? Are you looking to work in a state-of-the-art Data Centre Environment? Due to the expansion on one of my client’s sites in Berkshire we are looking for Critical M&E Shift Leader to work for a leading facilities company. Any Ex Military please do apply too!

The successful candidate will be a responsible member of the shift-based team operating on a 24/7 basis, delivering high calibre essential maintenance services within a designated section of this Critical Site. Ensuring a speedy response to fault / breakdown requests and efficiently undertaking routine and scheduled maintenance of plant and/or equipment being pre-requisite and of paramount importance Leading up to the building going into operation, the candidate will be undertaking training, familiarising themselves with the building and its systems, assisting the Shift Supervisor with creating processes and building set up, witnessing/shadowing the commissioning activities and reviewing documentation from the project.

You must be able to pass CTC Clearance.


  • Conduct preventative maintenance and fault diagnosis and manage the corrective action and reports or quotes required.
  • Support and facilitate technical subcontractors/vendors during planned or reactive service visits and minor works while ensuring they conform to the site procedures and agreed method statements.
  • Responsibility of completion of work orders within the designated work windows.
  • Monitor, maintain, investigate, acknowledge, and adjust as deemed necessary the BMS and SCADA.
  • To monitor and perform routine tests of the data centre temperatures, humidity and space conditions and ensure they are maintained and recorded in accordance with the business requirements of the infrastructure.
  • Undertake daily plant walk rounds to note and proactively repair any defects and to maintain plant rooms in a clean, tidy, and safe condition.
  • Manage, rectify, and record defects through the helpdesk to ensure SLA timeframes are always met.
  • Provide rapid and effective response to customer and helpdesk requirements.
  • Review RAMS (Risk assessment and method statements) and subcontractor competencies before work permits are authorised.
  • Escalate any issue that effect the availability, health and safety and security of the site.
  • Ensure compliance with Health and safety requirements.
  • Adhere to all current company and Critical Engineering Management policies and procedures and to take an active approach in the continuous improvement of these procedures.


  • Trade trained with ideally 3 years’ experience in the building services
  • City & Guilds Qualified Electrical Level 3.
  • Good building services knowledge
  • Excellent Client Facing 
  • 5 years’ experience in hard and soft services facilities management.


  • 25 days holiday as standard + Bank holidays, Plus 26 extra days through 9 day working fortnight (below)
  • Holiday Buy Scheme – up to 5 days
  • Company Pension – Auto enrol.
  • Company sick pay
  • Industry leading Maternity & Paternity Policies Real Living Wage Employer
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Professional training – suited to your role
  • Extensive Learning & Development opportunities – including opportunities for progression.
  • Discount Shopping, Gym, Days Out
  • Bike To Work Scheme
  • Medicash – Health cash plan – Benefits covered include dental, optical, physiotherapy and a health & wellbeing.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Offering guidance and advice on Personal, Health, Legal and Financial queries.
  • Occupational Health – Making a positive change to Health & wellbeing at work.
  • Various Rewards & Recognition Awards
  • Stable employer with long-term prospects on the contract

Tom Tippett

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