Senior Engineer (Data Center Facilities) - Frankfurt - €70K

£70,000 | Frankfurt Am Main | Permanent
Posted 3 months ago

Summary of the Senior Engineer (Data Center Facilities)

As a Level III critical services Engineer, you will provide comprehensive technical support that is required for monitoring, servicing, maintenance and fault-finding on critical data infrastructure and associated equipment. You will ensure a reliable and effective service delivery that meets (and exceeds) our customers’ expectations and will work to industry highest standards.

Duties and responsibilities of the Senior Engineer (Data Center Operations)

• Conduct planned and reactive maintenance on the building services infrastructure utilizing CMMS systems in accordance with standard operating procedures.
• Conduct routine plant inspections / site checks and monitor the Building Management System, responding to issues/ anomalies / alarms found and ensuring that appropriate action is taken.
• Identify any non-compliant areas /faulty equipment and take corrective actions to address these within required timescales.
• Provide first line response to all building services infrastructure on site, escalating as necessary and calling out third party contractors where specialist knowledge/skills are required.
• Ensure that all works are carried out using a Safe System of Work with the use of an approved change Management, risk assessment and method operating Procedures. All works to be to industry best practice and meeting statutory compliance as required.
• Issue permits and take responsibility for ensuring all sub-contractors working on site are supervised to work within the agreed limitations.
• Operate the Quality Management processes developed by Digital Realty in accordance with specific standard operating processes.
• Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and ensure it is all worn by all sub-contractors on site.
• To take a leading role in purchasing of parts and supplies as necessary as per the approval process and work to ensure that use of critical spares is tracked and stock maintained and updated.
• To manage small works projects, from requirements to completed solution.
• To identify, write and implement Operational Procedures.
• To write and implement complex LV & HV switching schedules and manage shutdowns.
• To use experience, knowledge and initiative to ensure that equipment and systems are running efficiently, minimizing risk to Customers and DLR as well as in line with statutory requirements.

Personal Specification of the Senior Engineer (Data Center Operations)

Qualifications and knowledge:

• Recognised formal Electrical training (City and Guilds etc.)
• Knowledge of operation of critical building infrastructure (eg electrical, mechanical and fabric)
• Skilled Person HV/LV Voldoende Onderricht Persoon Hoog- en Laagspanning (within 12 months)


• Working as a Building Service Engineer in a critical environment over a significant period (5 years) with experience in a lead position
• Team working
• Undertaking multi-discipline engineering tasks
• Proven track record in independently leading projects

Skills and abilities:

• Computer literate with a good standard of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft business packages
• Excellent verbal and non-verbal communications IT/written
• Strong customer focus
• Calm manner, able to work well under pressure
• Able to make sound decisions when needed, and take accountability for outcomes
• Reliable, setting high standards of personal commitment
• Reading and understanding electrical drawings/circuits and updating of same

Generic Competencies:

• Teamwork
• Role model, leading by example
• Communication
• Customer Focus
• Standards and Quality
• Adaptability
• Problem Solving
• Planning
• Business Awareness

Technical Competencies:

• HV/LV electrical systems
• Data hall cooling/humidity
• Systems monitoring
• UPS and generator systems
• Electrical installation
• QMS & Operational procedures
• Safe systems of work

For more information about this role, please contact:

Robert Rees
01442 285 025

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