facebook linkedin

Reliability Director/Manager, Data Center Solutions - APAC

Singapore , Singapore

Ref#: 240919

Date published: 24-Sep-2019

Share with: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Send to a friend

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Work with the CBRE Data Centre Solutions Chief Reliability Officer on the development and deployment of our Reliability and Innovation roadmap
  • Host Critical Works Calls to ensure high risks works are well planned and prepared
  • Lead the internal APAC Reliability Champions Network to ensure best practices from around the globe and region are appropriately shared and cascaded 
  • Develop and maintain training programmes to keep our teams’ world class. Certify and appoint Technicians as necessary to conduct their work particularly around Authorised Persons programmes for high risk activities. Deliver CBRE Data Centre Solutions bespoke Human Factors training. Sponsor and mentor individuals working towards chartered or equivalent status
  • Establish relationships with our Clients based on trust and hold relationships with prominent OEM providers 
  • Participate with or lead certain transition activities as data centres are transitioned to CBRE. Undertake due diligence inspections to assess data centre health
  • Deliver our Critical Environment Risk Management programme training and manage the audit and governance programme for all accounts in region
  • For high risk maintenance activities conduct quality spot checks on change control documents, switching schedules, risk assessments, back out plans, weather/other dependencies and Technicians certifications.
  • Report to CBRE Data Centre Solutions leadership on the overall health and compliance of the data centres in the region
  • Offer advice and guidance to colleagues and clients on OPEX and CAPEX projects
  • Regularly review new risks, near misses and incidents. Participate in and review root-cause-analysis reports for critical asset failures
  • Investigate technical or statutory non-compliances
  • Provide health and safety guidance to Technicians undertaking maintenance tasks
  • Provides guidance and advice to the Data Centre Critical Facilities Managers for technical building services infrastructure issues
  • Attend and assist with scenario training drills and provide feedback to ensure our site teams are always ready and improving
  • Keep up-to-date with data centre industry innovations and best practices and incorporate them into our operational delivery
  • Actively participate in the regional APAC Data Centre Solutions leadership and Chief Reliability Officer’s teams’ meetings
Candidate Qualifications
  • 10 years’ experience in data centres, ‘mission critical’ facilities or industrial plant operations and maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in central building plant architectures and an intimate knowledge of reliability engineering techniques used in data centres and/or communications facilities
  • Ability to read electrical & mechanical drawings, wiring schematics and control diagrams 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on technical and engineering documents
  • Ability to diagnose problems in building support systems and make recommendations for solutions in a multi-vendor environment
  • Broad knowledge of contemporary data processing and networking environments with detailed knowledge of at least one specific product or service
  • Understanding of low voltage wiring techniques in respect to networking, telecommunications, signalling, and control systems
  • A demonstrated track record of effective problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience in utility management and energy conservations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is desired
  • Strong PC skills, familiar with several CMMS / BMS / SCADA / DCIM platforms and proficient in MS Office applications
  • Moderate understanding of electronic data communications, digital processing techniques and computer hardware architectures
  • Membership in professional engineering or facilities management organizations is desired.