Technical Manager - Data Centre Solutions
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Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Accounting/Finance, Data & Analytics, Data Centers, Engineering/Maintenance
Basildon - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Job Role: Technical Manager - Data Centre Solutions

Location: Basildon, United Kingdom

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) has a clear vision - to build a World Class Business. Our vision is to grow into broader markets throughout UK & Europe. Our key strategic goals involve putting our clients first, investing in top talent, delivering operational excellence and constant innovation.  

Due to continued growth we are recruiting for a Technical Engineering Manager to join an established Data Centre portfolio in South London. Successful candidates will have a proven track record in mechanical and electrical maintenance engineering and excellent interpersonal skills. You will be electrically qualified with a proven track record of operating in Data Centre Environments.

The duties of this role will include: 

·       Ensure that critical facilities within the Data Centre are operating to a high standard

·       Act as Senior Authorised Person for HV

·       Undertake root cause analysis / post problem review of any technical faults

·       Carry out scenario / best drill training with engineering staff

·       Act as client interface to ensure customer satisfaction and understanding of technical systems and processes

·       Ensure that routine maintenance is carried out to all building plant, equipment and systems to meet and exceed expectations, and agreed service level agreements.

·       To ensure timely planning & delivery of plant & System shutdowns and other long term contractually committed works to meet contract programmes.

·       Ensure all reactive repairs are undertaken safely and within appropriate time scales

·       Liaise, audit and manage our sub-contractors including pricing and quoting of small works

·       Working with the permit manager, ensure appropriate controls within the Permit to Work systems.

·       Ensure that suitable spares and materials are available to carry out maintenance of the plant and assets.

·       Ensure that comprehensive maintenance records are kept.

·       Support the Account Manager to ensure all Statutory Compliance with and record keeping for CBRE Quality Management System.

·       Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared for all tasks carried out to ensure safe working practices

·       Ensure that engineering subcontractors are appropriately supervised, and comply with contractual commitments, and site operating procedures.

·       Ensure the provision of a safe & healthy working environment, and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, as well as client site policies, procedures and working arrangements, as required.