Technical Lead Electrical Engineer

Ref: 0000001300_1554197386

  • # £80000 - £100000 per annum + £8,000 car allowance + package
  • # City of London, London
  • # Full Time
  • # Posted 2 years ago

Technical Lead Electrical Engineer

Critical Facilities / Datacentre Engineering

London or Amsterdam

£80,000 to £100,000 + £7,000 car allowance + full package

Real Estate firm which specialises in the Datacentre market are seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer with a background as an Electrical Design Engineer or Technical Services Manager to work from their London or Amsterdam office. Joining the newly formed Technical team you will lead on all electrical building services engineering issues across the full life cycle of hyper-scale datacentre facilities including design, build and on-going management.

A new venture the business is fully owned & backed by a global multi-billion-pound business, and offers major Technology firms a fully outsourced end-to-end solution for their critical facilities. Owning the facilities they lead from site planning & acquisition through datacentre design & construction, facility management and on-going operation of the asset. Already engaged in 60 MW development in Europe their business plan is to build 8 hyper-scale datacentre facilities across Europe by 2024.

The successful Lead Electrical Engineer will report into the Technical Director becoming the technical expert for all Electrical Engineering Systems & Infrastructure throughout the building’s full life cycle with involvement through Design, Build and Operation. Providing a strategic overview your responsibilities will include;

* Technical Governance on all aspects of Electrical Engineering Systems across their datacentre portfolio,
* Defining Electrical Engineering requirements and communicating this to the supply chain including Design Consultants, Main Contractor and specialist suppliers,
* Working with end customers understanding their requirements & ensuring these are implemented,
* Developing a technical blueprint for the Electrical Engineering elements to new datacentre facilities and seeking to continually improve in-line with technological advances,
* Visit sites during construction stages to review technical compliance of installations,
* Act as a point of escalation for all technical issues relating to Electrical Engineering Services throughout the life cycle of the facilities,

The position suits a technical expert in Electrical Engineering who has gained experience within the design, build or operation of critical facilities. You will also hold the following;

* Degree educated in a related Electrical, Power or Building Services Engineering subject,
* Hold Chartered Engineer status or be close to securing,
* Gained experience at different stages of the building life cycle be it design, build or on-going operation,

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