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Mechanical Engineer

 

Mechanical Engineer

  • JR-126624
  • London
  • Slough
  • Operations
  • Full time
Mechanical Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centres 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 75+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have built 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, working as part of a close-knit team maintaining critical facilities infrastructure within our data centres to keep the world’s global companies online.

We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Mechanical Engineer

Performs the planning, system design, system implementation, system maintenance and support. Leads small scale projects and the roll out of engineering initiatives. Assists with the development of engineering design standards, policies and procedures. Effectively interacts with other internal and external teams, including the design engineering, site engineering, construction management and regional operations teams, onsite support vendors and consultants on projects, policies and procedures. Assists in planning and directing day to day operations and strategic direction of delivery of either a construction project or delivery of operations for an IBX facility.

Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Assists in leading and managing projects or other design and engineering initiatives
  • Provides project leadership in ensuring projects or other design and engineering initiatives are meeting or exceeding company expectations
  • System Operation and Work Practices (incl Capacity Planning)
  • Performs complex maintenance and repairs on engineering systems, and develops SOWs for complex engineering system maintenance, replacement, design and construction projects· Ability to apply knowledge of Equinix processes and procedures to resolve non-routine issues· Utilizes safe working practices at an EXPERT level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout/tag out, can explain MSDS, etc.)· Evaluates and assures the safe working practices of others· Works with the capacity and site engineering teams to identify power and cooling limitations, discuss potential modifications and develop solutions to overcome limitations

Training

  • Shadows manager in the training and development of new staff
  • Acquires knowledge by expanding experience with systems, vendor training and shadowing others
  • Is SME with some systems and trains others inside and outside of the group

Contract Administration

  • Executes effective contract administration procedures including generation, review, and monitoring of contracts, change orders, cost forecasts, and other pertinent documents and documentation

Leadership and Communications 

  • Supports in mentoring junior team members
  • Supports in directing all internal and external project team members
  • Assists in directing as many as external vendors per project or initiatives such General Contractors, A&E design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Expert level communication to include cross functional SOP development and relevant technical writing
  • Interactions are primarily to exchange information between departments within the organization
  • May include executive level communications in standardized templates

Policy & Procedure Development and Adherence

  • Provides feedback on policies and procedures· Participates in review of policy and procedure documents· Assures adherence to developed standards and policy through review of documentation, participation in commissioning activities, design summits and IBX physicals

Problem Solving

  • Consistently solves complex, cross-functional issues requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve
  • Makes recommendations for system level enhancements to eliminate potential problems
  • Tests suitability of components or action plans for deployments

Technical Expertise

  • Has an expert level system knowledge
  • Is a subject matter expert to others in the group
  • Participates by presenting at internal and/or external engineering or construction related seminars/conferences

What we'll be offering:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more (pro rata for shift positions)
  • Insurance and Health: Life Assurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Insurance, Private Healthcare, Eye Care Coverage and Gymflex Membership
  • Investment: Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Company Pension Plan
  • Travel: Cycle to Work Scheme and Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Industry Accredited Qualification
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

Data show that many applicants apply for a job when they have 100% of what is required. We encourage people to bring their different experiences and background to work. If you are interested in working for Equinix and have found a role that challenges you, please don’t let your reservations hold you back!

At Equinix, we believe that our culture and values are at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, and dedicated people who create the Magic of Equinix. We know we are only as successful as our people, so strive to offer a supportive and progressive working environment where we actively promote learning and development so our people can grow their careers with us.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. We actively champion diversity with a series of networks including Black Connect, Equinix Women’s Leadership Network, and Pride Connect.

View additional Equal Employment Opportunity information here.

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Equal Employment Opportunity: 
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