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Critical Facilities Engineer

 

Critical Facilities Engineer

  • JR-132167
  • West Melbourne
  • Operations
  • Full time
Critical Facilities Engineer

Who are we?

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers.

Job Summary:

The Critical Facilities Engineer supports the wider team by performing repairs and leading all aspects of site maintenance at our static site. The successful applicant will be tasked with coordinating the maintenance and up keeping of all Data center infrastructure according to Equinix global standards.

Ideally, we will be looking for someone with a strong electrical background, with data center, mission critical and/or controls experience highly desirable. All engineers are encouraged to work across disciplines where possible so candidates with a broad working background who becomes comfortable with customers, vendors and colleagues will suit the role well. As part of the Facility Specialist team, the Facility Engineer is responsible for supervising and performing facilities engineering work, including (but not limited to), alarm response, fault finding, maintenance, repairs, and modification of equipment relating to controls, electrical, mechanical systems and equipment.

Collaboration with colleagues, strong communication skills (particularly when speaking with onsite customers) and a dedication to consistently achieving personal and team Equinix goals will be highly regarded.

Responsibilities

  • Provides the team with expert technical support and advice
  • Acts as SME and provides training to junior team members where needed
  • Reporting - Reviews specialist contractual reports and activities
  • Assess Consistency to Policy - Ensures all repairs performed onsite are completed according to the manufacturer’s guidelines and standard methodologies
  • Problem Solving - root cause analysis and in the repair of failed components
  • Teamwork - Liaises with regional construction or design teams on design changes
  • Design - Validates design criteria for new principal power installations (e.g. single power source)
  • Safety Systems Management - Ensure 100% compliance
  • Alarm Response and Incident Management - Acknowledge alarm and source root cause, compile and draft incident report for review by Management, develop and train procedure, review and submit Incident Management Report for approval
  • Site Security Personnel - Ensure a secure environment is maintained, contracts are in place, and SLA reviewed and invoiced
  • Data Center Security Policy and Procedure - Ensure 100% compliance
  • Teamwork - Participate and contribute to an effective and productive team, consistently demonstrating personal behaviors that uphold Equinix values

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 + years post trade in relevant field or mission critical environment
  • Ability to attain and maintain NV1 security clearance
  • Trade background or formal qualifications Degree/TAFE in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Strong facility management experience, data center a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken interpersonal communication skills, proficient in English language

Benefits of the role

  • Salary package including annual bonus, company shares and healthcare allowance!
  • Unlimited development and progression opportunities across Equinix in the Facilities or wider teams
  • A range of internal employee financial and wellbeing benefits
  • Monday-Friday daytime hours on a static site!

We are looking to interview immediately for the position based in Derrimut. Due to an internal promotion we are also recruiting for a junior Engineer coming from Trade/Electronics/Mechanical/BMS/Electrical background, this role will support the Facility Specialists and through your training and dedication enable you to progress into a more senior position.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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