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Lead Engineer

Reading , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677250631

Date published: 9-Feb-2021

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Lead Engineer to join our successful Data Centre Solutions team based in Reading. Managing all CBRE operational tasks to ensure all is done safely and in accordance with approved methods in place to minimise the risk of any client down time, this role is very much surrounding all aspects of the technical M&E service we provide and to ensure its done to the high standards we offer within CBRE, the list below details all tasks that fall within this job role:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that all Engineering Operational activities within the building are controlled and that they are being carried out with due regard to Health and Safety, business risk and maintaining the 100% uptime criteria
  • Ensure all subcontractor maintenance/ remedial work is completed accordingly
  • Review and monitor site team PPMs
  • Ensure the onsite maintenance is completed to the highest standards ensuring that Plant areas, workshops, stores, changing/rest areas etc. are kept to the highest level of housekeeping
  • Monitor the PPM system and update plant records and assets as and when required
  • Supervise, coordinate and support the engineering team undertake PPM or reactive works when required.
  • Ensure water logbook is up to date and all relevant actions and requirements are in place
  • out on site, that the CERM processes are being followed and regularly reviewed
  • Write up customer reports, meter readings and power readings (if applicable)
  • Manage the onsite team adequately to gain optimum performance from the staff
  • To prepare and manage planned and reactive electrical shutdowns including switching of HV 
  • Ensure all tools are calibrated with up to date certificates
  • Assisting CM with Monthly Reporting
  • Completing Monthly Manager inspection in absence of CM
  • Manage and support all site operations being led by CBRE

Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Building Services industry
  • C&G qualified or equivalent in an electrical services/maintenance.
  • 18th Edition IEE: Wiring & Installation competent
  • Confined Space entry trained. (Where required)
  • Recognised training or apprenticeship
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding and be technically competent in all building services, in particular UPS, generators, static switches, water treatment, refrigeration and air conditioning.
  • Proactive in achieving the highest standard of operation.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to attend on and off-site training for plant and systems as they are installed. This may require nights away from home.
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • Individuals who can demonstrate commitment and technical competence; but do not meet all the requirements may be considered subject to client approval.
  • The above is a guideline to the role and is not intended to be fully inclusive or exclusive of the duties required.