Data Centre Mechanical & Electrical Technician

Data Centre Mechanical & Electrical Technician
  • £23,000 - £34,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Newbury, Berkshire, England, UK Newbury Berkshire GBR RG19 6HN
Job Ref: R00AOR00126
Sector: Cloud, infrastructure & networks
Date Added: 14 September 2021

Hours: 8-5pm days role with a 1in3 callout rota. A generous standby allowance.

As a Data Centre Technician working for the UK's largest building society, you will be part of a small friendly and supportive team who are responsible for maintaining the Mechanical and Electrical services in a modern Data Centre.

Working within this critical environment you will be required to initially train and then be able to demonstrate competency in the operation and maintenance of all the installed M&E services.

The daily role will be to carry out planned preventative maintenance tasks to satisfy service level agreements including statutory compliance.

You will work closely with our IT colleagues to maintain Data Centre uptime, resilience and Member confidence.

What you'll be doing

Completing daily plantroom checks of the M&E systems and equipment, recognising and escalating any concerns or issues is an important part of our proactive maintenance programme.

Carrying out PPM tasks in a timely and professional manor to help maintain business-critical M&E asset reliability.

Participating in the call out rota at the frequency of 1 week in 3 on call.

Embrace the training provided around critical environments management and working towards Appointed Person qualification including high and low voltage systems (HV & LV).

About you

The successful candidate will be a time served apprentice having an electrotechnical qualification equal to NVQ level 3 diploma. Ideally with relevant Building Services Engineering experience, Critical Environments would be advantageous. You must hold a clean licence and be able to obtain CRB security clearance for working within the financial industry.

Ideally with some working knowledge of:

  • Air conditioning systems
  • Heating systems
  • Backup generator systems
  • Uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)
  • Building management systems (BMS)
  • Energy management systems (EMS)
  • LV/HV distributions networks
  • Mechanical services
  • L8 awareness
  • Fire suppression and monitoring systems
  • Security and access control systems

The extras you'll get

Our people's success isn't based on how long they spend at their desk. While you'll have contracted hours, we want to offer a flexible environment where possible. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours.

Other employee benefits available include:

  • A personal pension - if you put in 7% of your salary, we'll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

14/10/2021 15:18:43
GBP 23000 34000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Niamh Hourican

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