Maintenance Technician - Data Centre


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Location: Dublin 15

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable


Reference: MTDC

Updated: 17/08/2018 16:37:48

Maintenance Technician - Data Centre

Dublin West – D15.

Flexible Shift Roster – Days/Nights


45k + 30% Shift

7am – 7pm 4 days then 4 days off then 7pm – 7am 4 night and then 4 days off and cycle starts again

Over time

21 days holidays

Health care – for you.

21 days holidays

Career advancement

Job summary:

1. This is a key role that will ensure the efficient operations and maintenance of all Critical Environment Equipment in the Data Centre. The person will be required to develop an in depth knowledge of the Technical & Security systems and maintain all operational documentation to allow the whole Critical Environment Team operate and maintain the equipment safely and effectively. The Role will report to the CFM and will work closely with the CE day team

2. The post holder is accountable for ensuring that all Electrical & Mechanical systems are operating & functioning correctly while on shift and reporting ASAP any abnormalities through the correct escalation procedures


Skills Required:

1. A fully verifiable Electrical trade qualification or degree and verifiable additional training that is relevant to the proposed environment.

2. Understanding of LV power distribution and loading. Previous data center experience preferred.

3. A strong understanding and experience of the electrical systems used in a data centre environment, including: Feeders, Transformers, Generators, Fuel Systems, Switchgear, UPS systems, Battery banks, ATS/STS units, PDU/PMM units, Fire Alarm systems, and Fire Suppression systems.

4. Experience of automatic control equipment, including relay logic, programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), building management systems, and their integration with the Data Centre infrastructure is distinct advantage.

5. Demonstrable experience and understanding in HVAC /cooling in an industrial setting and understanding the link between the BMS and Cooling system

6. Experience of low & medium voltage distribution systems and associated switch gear and protection equipment is preferred.

7. Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate intelligently and effectively with the client and with contractors who perform maintenance or upgrade work on the data centre systems.

8. Computer literate with the ability to compile and submit weekly, monthly and annual reports, and to monitor and trend operational characteristics (load, capacity, environmental conditions etc.). Good working ability on Microsoft Office Products.

9. Availability to work out of hours should the need arise to support operational needs as required. Availability to work shift and to provide emergency cover if required.


Main Duties:

1. Train in the operation and maintenance of all critical facility systems. Areas include: Electrical, Mechanical, Building Monitoring and Control.

2. Monitor the Facility as instructed by the SLT and ensure that Electrical, HVAC, BMS, and Fire System alarms are responded to in a timely manner

3. Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in critical facility systems

4. Perform preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance on state of the art medium and low voltage high availability power systems

5. Ensure all subcontractors are inducted/permitted and managed closely within the CE domain.

6. Ensure the Client notifications process is followed where applicable.

7. Ensure that the Tech Office, library, FAC Stores etc are clean and tidy at all times – this will be a rostered activity

8. Provide input into and develop site specific procedures including EOPs, SOPs, MOPs, Aps and EOP Drills

9. Adherence to all quality, health & safety, and environmental policies within the CE domain

10. Adherence to all Security Policies and Procedures that are required in Dublin Storage Facility

11. Report health and safety breaches through the ‘HAZARD’ process

12. Be fully familiar/train with site escalation procedures and the Abnormal Incident Reporting (AERN) process

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