Shift Engineer
Digital Realty
United Kingdom
2d ago

Tracking Code 1557 Job Description


As a critical services Shift Engineer, you will provide the technical support that is required for monitoring, servicing, maintenance and fault-

finding on critical data infrastructure and associated equipment. You will ensure a reliable and effective service delivery that meets (and exceeds) our customers’ expectations and will work to industry highest standards.

Work with third party vendors who maintain chilled water, air conditioning, ventilating and other mechanical and electrical equipment, although you will perform some preventative maintenance on your own as necessary.


  • Conduct planned and reactive maintenance on the building services infrastructure utilizing CMMS systems in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct routine plant inspections / site checks and monitor the Building Management System, responding to issues / anomalies / alarms found and ensuring that appropriate action is taken.
  • Identify any non-compliant areas / faulty equipment and take corrective actions to address these within required timescales.
  • Provide first line response to all building services infrastructure on site, escalating as necessary and calling out third party contractors where specialist knowledge / skills are required.
  • Assisting, as necessary, with scheduling of preventive maintenance, contracted maintenance and general maintenance with minimum disruption of building services.
  • Ensure that all works are carried out using a Safe System of Work with the use of an approved change management, risk assessment and method operating procedures.
  • All works to be to industry best practice and meeting statutory compliance as required.

  • To assist in the issuing of permits and take responsibility for ensuring all sub-contractors working on site are supervised to work within the agreed limitations.
  • Operate the Quality Management processes developed by Digital Realty in accordance with specific standard operating processes.
  • Ensure the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment is utilized by all engineers and all sub-contractors on site.
  • Assist in the purchasing of critical spare parts and supplies as necessary as per the approval process and work to ensure that use of critical spares is tracked and stock maintained and updated.

    Qualifications and knowledge :

  • Recognised formal Electrical training (City and Guilds etc.)
  • Knowledge of operation of critical building infrastructure (eg electrical, mechanical and fabric)
  • Security Cleared to BS7858
  • AP15 course (within 12 months)
  • Experience :

  • Working as a Building Service Engineer in a critical environment
  • Team working
  • Undertaking multi-discipline engineering tasks
  • Skills and abilities :

  • Computer literate with a good standard of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft business
  • packages
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communications IT / written
  • Strong customer focus
  • Calm manner, able to work well under pressure
  • Reading and understanding electrical drawings / circuits and assist in maintaining of same
  • Generic Competencies :
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus
  • Standards and Quality
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning Business Awareness
  • Digital Realty : Where the cloud lives and business thrives :

    We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data centre campuses.

    Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivalled data centre expertise.

    The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data centre services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

    Our Mission :

    To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world

    Our Vision :

    To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.

    Our Values :

    Guide our decisions and actions every day above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

    About Digital Realty :

    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data centre and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-

    rich portfolio of data centres located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products

    Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE : DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

    Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

    Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

    Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals

    Job Location Woking, United Kingdom Position Type Full-Time / Regular

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