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Datacentre M&E Electrical Engineer

Location: UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 86268 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


Job Profile: Datacentre M&E Electrical Engineer

A new opportunity ideally for someone with Datacentre experience working within a Critical Facilities function or experience of working in large business looking after Critical Facilities infrastructure.



  • Perform daily site checks on Critical M&E kit and site
  • Identify faults, log and escalate.
  • Document and reports on work completed to ensure compliance with Company and Customer Procedures.
  • Carry out onsite electrical general maintenance
  • Monitor Building Monitoring system for all site M&E
  • General site maintenance – tidying and maintain of site
  • Project involvement when required
  • General knowledge of Datacentre power, UPS, Generators, CRAC, Breakers, Fuel
  • Working with third party M&E vendors – providing site escort duties and over-see work


Ideal Experience/Skills


  • Good IT skills – email, word, excel
  • Datacentre experience working within a Critical Facilities function/team
  • 17th/18th Edition
  • City and Guilds 2391 inspection testing
  • IOSH management at work
  • Building Management system
  • CAFM usual but not essential
  • Familiar with UPS, Battery, Generators, HV/LV switching, CRAC/Cooling systems, Fire control systems, Water Hygiene
  • Microsoft office – Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, teams
  • Working within team environment but also able to lone work
  • Possible site travel and overnight stay to other UK destinations
  • Following Company processes and procedures.
  • Writing/Assist of writing procedures
  • Reviewing/Approval of RAMS and Work permits


Hours of attendance

Monday to Friday working between 06:00 and 20:00hrs (8-hour shift)

Overtime when required

Provide call-out on a rota-based system – currently 1 in 3 weeks. On-call is providing 24/7, 365 days a year.


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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