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Data Centre Shift Electrician

Job title: Data Centre Shift Electrician
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry: Facilities Management Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering Technical Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: JO-2209-252698
Contact name: Matt Soulsby
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Job description

Our client, a leading provider of data centre and critical facility maintenance services, is recruiting for an experienced data centre engineer / electrician to be responsible for maintaining the electrical and mechanical infrastructure across various sites in the Greater Manchester region.
The position is based on a modified shift pattern with occasional night work. Duties will cover the electrical and mechanical plant, UPS, backup systems, CRAC units, generators and controls.
The company is well respected in it's policies with employee welfare and development with an excellent working environment and career progression opportunities.
  • 40-45k plus 10% bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more (pro rata for shift positions)
  • Insurance and Health: Life Assurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Insurance, Private Healthcare, Eye Care Coverage and Gymflex Membership
  • Investment: Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Company Pension Plan
  • Travel: Cycle to Work Scheme and Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Family: Childcare Vouchers
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Engineer Duties:
  • Be responsible for the facility infrastructure maintenance and, prepare and perform planned maintenance
  • Perform site inspections and supervise the building and data centre alarms
  • Ensure preventative maintenance on site infrastructure is run (e.g. maintenance of primary infrastructures), or handled by vendors with your oversight
  • Develop ability to maintain repairs and run corrective maintenance on equipment
  • Complete site logs and gather data for permits, such as scripts which is a key part of this position
  • Assist more senior staff with responding to all on-site incidents and act as directed
  • May requested to begin responding to basic incidents based on own knowledge and experience
  • Complete basic work requests and circuit installations
  • Contribute to ongoing infrastructure projects and carry out small works projects i.e. lighting upgrades etc
  • ONC/BTEC/NVQ or equivalent qualification in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous data centre / critical environment experience
  • Broad knowledge of critical infrastructure i.e. UPS, generator, BMS, chillers, life safety systems
  • Self-motivation and flexibility
  • Willingness to work shifts (days, nights & weekends)
  • Full qualified apprenticeship
  • HV Switching experience
  • Clean UK Driving license

If you are interested then please click the APPLY button now
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