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Mechanical Engineer

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677251146

Date published: 10-Mar-2021

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join our successful Data Centre Solutions Team based in London. As the post holder, you will be expected to have detailed understanding of Critical Facilities/Data Centre infrastructure and as a key member of the engineering teams, you will responsible for the inspection, operation and maintenance of all associated critical assets within the Data Centre, with a primary focus on relevant mechanical asset maintenance (Planned, Reactive and Corrective)..  


  • Operate all Mechanical systems within the Data Centre in a competent, effective and efficient manner (including Mechanical isolations/operations). Having due regard to business risk and energy use. Making recommendations for improvement and providing concise technical reports when required.
  • Working closely with the Data Centre maintenance team to ensure that all Specialist Sub Contractors visits are conducting works in line with approved Standard Operating Procedures
  • Accurately reporting of all completed work orders, including precise recording of any critical spares/stock items used during these tasks.
  • Attend weekly team meetings, client meetings as requested, in conjunction with CBRE management.
  • Reviewing and preparing MOP’s, SOP’s and EOP’s, as well as undertaking any relevant EOP scenario drills (Mock Drills).
  • Response to all Data Centre client requests within SLA.
  • Actively participate in QHSE compliance activities, such as Hazard/Near Miss Reporting and regular Toolbox Talks.
  • Compliance with Global Switch CEM process and procedures when undertaking all relevant work orders.
  • Liaise with the supply chain, when ordering M&E components for remedial works.
  • Attend nominated training courses as identified by CBRE management in line with DCS training matrix.
  • Undertake Site Specific Technical Assessments and Skills Gap Analysis at intervals defined by CBRE/Global Switch.
  • Work with Data Centre teams ensuring all plant rooms under CBRE control are maintained to the required show site standards.
  • Evaluate and escalate any potential risks, with an assessment of impact, probable causes and mitigation opportunities.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement of safe systems of work, ensuring compliance with relevant QHSE policy and procedures.


  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Data Centre or Critical Environment operations.
  • hanically biased
  • Proactive in achieving operational excellence.
  • Have good IT and report writing skills.
  • Individuals who can demonstrate commitment and previous site experience; but not meet all the required technical qualifications may be considered subject to client approval.
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining calm, clear thinking and able to deliver the required services to the client within given time constraints.
  • Individuals who can demonstrate commitment and previous experience; but not meet all the required technical qualifications may be considered subject to Directors approval.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to attend on and off site training for plant and systems this may require nights away from home.
  • Physical Fitness
  • A high level of initiative
  • A smart presentable uniformed appearance
  • Ability to comprehend and act upon both verbal and written instructions
  • Enthusiasm and demonstration of pro-activity, diligence and alertness, with the willingness to participate in appropriate training schemes
  • Integrity, honesty and punctuality is also expected

The above is a guideline to the role and is not intended to be fully inclusive or exclusive of the duties required