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Critical & Data Centre Electrician

Job title: Critical & Data Centre Electrician
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry: Facilities Management Electrical Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Reference: JO-2005-237660
Contact name: Matt Soulsby
Contact email:

Job description

We are recruiting for a Data Centre Electrician / Critical Site Electrical Engineer to work as part of a dedicated maintenance operation within a critical facility in the Manchester area. This will involve the maintenance of backup and critical plant and systems to ensure the site remains functional. This will include UPS, electrical systems, generators and CRAC units plus general building services upkeep. The role will also involve switchgear and HV/LV systems

On Offer: The Critical Electrical Engineer will be paid a basic salary of up to circa £35-36kpa. 40 hours per week. The work times are a standard Mon-Fri circa 8am-5pm but will require flexibility such as early or late starts. As the role is resident there is no vehicle.

Overtime available

On call pattern - variable - circa 1 in 4, £140 on call payment

Pool van for satellite site

Holidays 25 days plus stat

Description: The data centre electrician complete maintenance operations on the facility largely electrical and critical plant duties and associated kit to include:

Electrical distribution/switchgear - HV and LV




Emergency Lighting

BMS and controls

Emergency, security and Fire systems

Mechanical plant and HVAC such as CRAC units

AHU systems

Switches and mains - 3 phase and general building services equipment

Compliance and health and safety

Technical advice and suggestions

Small works and projects

General maintenance tasks via PPM and reactive works plus fabric upkeep


Qualified Electrician ideally with 18th edition

Previous experience of HV or LV AP work on switchgear

Electrical maintenance and PPM experience

Critical site / Data centre site experience

UPS and generator experience

Ideally some experience of CRAC and/or HVAC

If you are interested then please click the APPLY button now PRS are a leading specialist recruitment and search & selection consultancy within the Building Services, FM and Support Sectors. Please note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, then your application has not been successful. PRS is an equal opportunities employer.

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