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    Electrical Commissioning Engineer


    Job Description


    The Client

    Datacenter People is working with the leading data center commissioning and quality services firm in the world.

    What the Job Involves

    • Provide engineering and technical support to plan, schedule, coordinate and execute full life cycle commissioning of critical facilities.
    • Participate in the MEP design process.
    • Witnesses the static and dynamic testing of complex electrical systems. 
    • Perform Test Procedures.
    • Prepare meeting minutes.
    • Interact with contractors, interpreting design and specifications. 
    • Conduct site observation surveys and prepares field reports on the status of projects and completion of projects with respect to compliance to the plans and specifications.
    • Prepare punch list reports and determines corrective measures for on-site problems.
    • Prepare general condition survey reports.
    • Familiarise oneself with codes, local project regulations, construction practices and the latest equipment functional concepts.
    • Obey all the projects safety requirements including specific on-site regulations.
    • Performs routine calculations.
    • Act as project coordinator with other field engineers, coordinating printing, presentation and administration procedures.
    • Review shop drawings and submittals.

    We're Looking for Someone Who

    • Experience commissioning UPS systems in a data center or large commercial/industrial setting – typically 500kVA or above. OR a number of years’ experience in a senior commissioning role with the ability to interpret the same, in lieu of this a technical background in power conversion technologies such as HVDC with a thorough understanding of power conversion.
    • Ability to determine and interpret data from various sources such as external PQM waveforms, data logs etc.
    • Ability to determine pass/fail criteria on UPS testing (ITIC), generators and switchgear.
    • Switchgear and generator commissioning experience.
    • Conversant in data center topologies across varied designs: N+1, N+2, 2N etc.
    • Fault finding/trouble-shooting knowledge of various integrated systems such as UPS/generator/switchgear integration and associated control.
    • Ability to interpret overall design intent of integrated systems and advise on various operational aspects to ensure the system will perform correctly. This will be determined through both through design reviews and on-site knowledge.
    • Working knowledge of network and communications – Modbus/ethernet, SCADA systems etc.
    • Understanding of data center commissioning levels and the requirements to move from level-to-level.
    • Working knowledge of substations and power systems/quality and their associated protection systems such as overcurrent and unit protection and a thorough understanding of harmonics etc.
    • Knowledge of scheduling/planning/reporting.

    We regret that due to a high volume of applicants we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.

    • Director, Data Center Electrical Design

      London, UK
      The Client

      Datacenter People has been instructed by a global data center business committed to being a positive force for technology, people, and the planet. With a world-class team of trusted industry leaders this client is positioned to lead the industry in reliable, safe, secure, and sustainable digital infrastructure.

      What The Job Involves 

      • Develop and lead the electrical design direction that is coordinated with our global program. Including but not limited to electrical systems for hyperscale data centers, including sub-station, site & facility power distribution and backup power systems. 
      • Contribute to the development of our global electrical design roadmap. Knowledge of new technologies and the evaluation to determine their value in support of our customers’ future needs, our business objectives and the development of strategies for implementation into our program seamlessly. 
      • Stay up-to-date with advancements in electrical engineering and data center technologies, and recommend new technologies to improve the reliability and efficiency of our data center infrastructure. 
      • Provide leadership and direction to consulting engineering partners in support of implementing (“localizing”) electrical design strategies in various EU locations.  
      • Collaborate with other stakeholders to develop design criteria and support project budget development that is responsive to customer requirements and aligned with our business objectives. 
      • Provide technical review and design direction for site selection due diligence in various EU locations that is aligned with our global site selection program. Including coordinating sub-station design and site utility power distribution with electrical utility providers. 
      • Support the technical review and qualification of our global equipment vendor selections. 
      • Support review and selection of global consultant teams. 
      • Evaluate customer requirements / requests for proposals and provide the technical responses and documentation. Interface with customers directly to understand requirements, look at options and develop solutions. 
      • Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulations. 

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. 
      • 10 years of relevant data center experience in electrical engineering. 
      • Experience with high-density data centers and hyperscale environments. 
      • Professional Engineering license. 
      • Strong knowledge of electrical design, utility sub-stations (HV), power distribution systems (MV & LV), UPS, and backup power systems. 
      • Knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations. 
      • Experience with electrical safety processes & procedures and SCCAF studies, including implementation. 
      • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. 
      • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team.
      • Experience in construction methods, schedules and budgets as it relates to the data center electrical systems. 
      • Experience with prefabrication/modular construction and manufacturing techniques. 
      • Thrives in a fast-paced and continuously developing environment. 
      • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills, communication and collaboration in a team environment. 
      • Self-starter with superior analytical skills; a problem solver with an astute attention to detail. 
      • Possesses good judgment, honesty, and utmost integrity.

      We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.

    • Data Center Engineer

      Paris, France
      The Client

      Datacenter People is working with the largest global provider of cloud and carrier neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions.

      What The Job Involves 

      • Anticipate and diagnose infrastructure-related issues by planning corrective interventions.
      • Support our service providers throughout their on-site interventions.
      • Propose corrections related to procedures (MOP).
      • Ensure the quality of services delivered by our service providers.
      • Anticipate and develop the annual maintenance schedule.
      • Be a force for proposals as part of our continuous improvement.
      • Produce any indicator allowing good continuity of service.

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • Significant experience in facility management.
      • Technical expertise in electricity (HT/LV), air conditioning, ventilation and fire safety.
      • Mastery of IT tools (Autocad, CMMS, MS project, etc.).
      • Fluent or bilingual English required.
      • Ability to manage and supervise a long-term relationship with suppliers/service
      • providers.
      • Team spirit.
      • Rigor and method.

      We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.

    • Electrical Technician (VEFK

      Dusseldorf, Germany
      The Client

      Datacenter People is working with the leading provider of reliable, sustainable and highly connected edge data centers in Europe, with locations in Germany, France, The Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark.

      What The Job Involves 

      • To operate the Critical Processes to ensure the mitigation of risk to the operation of critical plant and equipment. 
      • To follow EOPs and escalate accordingly when an incident occur. 
      • To follow and create MOPs and SOPs. 
      • Ensure that routine PPM is carried out to all mechanical and electrical plant in accordance with Site task schedules and asset lists. 
      • Write the statements of work (SOW) to define the scope of service contracts with the vendors/suppliers. 
      • Ensure that reactive tasks throughout the building are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made. These reactive calls to also include concessionary stores and fabric related items. 
      • Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order at all times. 
      • Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works.  To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works. 
      • Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed regarding PPM, reactive and breakdown works and that it is passed without delay to the contract administrator. 
      • Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices at all times. 
      • Carry out AP duties (training provided) and the issuing of permits to work 
      • Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment.  To include the wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.    
      • To develop a good working relationship with all members of Penta Infra’s staff and clients. 
      • Ensure the professional image of Penta Infra is presented to clients at all times 
      • Ensure that all of Penta Infra’s security concept and principles are executed at all times. 
      • Supervising and monitoring of Penta Infra sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance. 
      • To arrange and provide holiday and sickness cover at short notice and be flexible in their working patterns. 
      • Be able to fullfill Standby duty services on a monthly basis in collaboration with the other site DSE’s.

      We’re Looking for Someone With

      • A real team player; you enjoy to increase productivity by working together.
      • Have been responsible for the operation of a data center.
      • Experience in main distribution board switching of ACB’s.
      • Experience in changing modes of UPS i.e. start-up / Maintenance bypass / Eco-Ess Mode / VMMS Energy management mode. 
      • Knowledge of Critical cooling systems and SLA’s / KPI’s within a critical environment. 
      • Knowledge of basic Air Conditioning and humidity control. 
      • Experience in the operation and control of generators and UPS. 
      • Experience in use and interrogation of BMS systems in monitoring plant. 
      • Practical knowledge of H&S requirements including RA’s, Lock out Tag out, permits to work. 
      • Experienced in vendor management. 
      • Self-motivated and professional manner.
      • Good communication skills (German and English Language).
      • Basic knowledge of MS office applications.
      • Experience with an asset management tool.

      We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.