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Data Centre Facilities Engineer-Electrical

Salute Mission Critical

Salute Mission Critical

Other Engineering, Operations
Brussels, Belgium
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Across the data center industry – from deployment, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning – Salute is the industry leader in delivering global data center services. As we expand our operations across Europe – we are looking to recruit a Data Center Engineer in Brussels (Mechanical/Electrical).

The Data Center Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center is operating at peak efficiency. This involves both planned preventative maintenance of equipment, daily corrective work, and emergency response to emergent issues.

The Data Center Engineer serves as a technical resource reporting to the Data Center Site Manager and third-party vendors. Data center equipment that supports mission-critical servers must maintain better than 99.999% uptime. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, standby diesel generators, switchgear, UPSs, PDUs, AHUs, chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatment systems, pumps, motors, VFDs, and building automation systems.

This position will be on a rotating shift pattern including night shifts and weekends; to include a 20% Shift allowance

Role & Responsibilities

  • Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in facilities systems
  • Complete planned and ad-hoc preventive maintenance work assignments requiring the skill and direction of several engineering, mechanical, and maintenance trades
  • Conduct periodic inspections of building systems, i.e., HVAC, electrical distribution, maintain mechanical equipment rooms to ensure clean and safe conditions
  • Rapid response, investigation, and management of indoor emergency situations and air quality complaints
  • Have a complete working knowledge of creating, closing, and tracking 'work requests' (WR). Initiate or respond to work orders, follow-up and verify completion of work
  • Use of customer ticketing systems and relevant processes e.g., change requests.
  • Monitor performance/note deficiencies of service contractors and recommend changes as necessary
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by management
  • Work within a on call rotation during outside normal business hours and be able to respond to incidents while on call
  • Draft and review operational documents such as SOPs, MOPs, EOPs

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in the operation, installation, and maintenance of data center critical equipment, building systems with in-depth technical understanding and knowledge of all HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, and control systems
  • Knowledge of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including: Feeders, Transformers, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, ATS/STS units, PDU/PMM units, Chillers, Air handling units, CRAC units and building management systems (BMS)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Electrical or mechanical qualification (BA4/BA5 Preferred)
  • Ability to write and review operational documents such as SOPs, MOPs, EOPs

At Salute, we don’t have employees. We have team members. It’s our culture, and it’s a significant driver of the success we're able to deliver for our clients. This team-oriented culture is defined by transparent communication, collaborative development and deployment of procedures and best practices, a customer service mindset both internally and externally, and a strong commitment to safety.

Apply today and find out more about our training, competitive salaries, and career opportunities.