Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

12 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Specialist area
Mechanical engineering
Contract Type

At SCC we empower our people and customers to excel and put excellence into action every day. Everyone who works here has the opportunity to inspire progress and realise ambitions.

We are SCC - great things happen when we work together.

SCC is Europe's largest independent IT infrastructure and Solutions business. As Managed Services Provider of the year 2015, we are the leading strategic partner to all major technology vendors. With over 5,000 employees across Europe, we support in excess of 5 million users across more than 2500 customers in 50 countries. We have even won awards and are in the T o p 3 for UK Data Centre and Cloud Services.

Through our devotion to make IT work for our customers to improve the way they do business, there has over been a better time to join our highly effective, lean and fast-moving business. As a driver of innovation and opportunity, we are looking for talented individuals who want to accomplish ambitions we at SCC can make possible.

Job Description

Reporting to the Data Centre Facilities Manager, this role requires demonstrable experience working with the critical infrastructure which supports a T3+ Data Centre. Systems experience must include; operation of electrical panels, switching schedules, HVAC, generator operation, CRAC Units, chilled water plant (chillers) operation, UPS, BMS.

This is a shift based role, following a four day or night shift and then four days off pattern.

Previous experience monitoring the critical infrastructure through software tools (APC ISX Struxureware and TREND 963) is required. Knowledge on the installation of Copper CAT6 and Fibre OM3/4 Patch Leads would also be desirable as this role will require end to end network connectivity from the IT rack to the outside world. Perform Daily Checks around the critical infrastructure recording and reporting all potential faults.

This role will support the Facilities Manager/Supervisor in maintaining and installing data centre hardware including (but not limited to) racks, cold isle containment, lighting, Security and rack power supplies. The role holder will be responsible for escorting third party engineers on site and providing best practice advice on any cable installations undertaken.

Key Responsibilities:

Support best practice and best in class M+E methodology ensuring rigorous and effective maintenance regimens are performed and maintained.
Provide data reporting to Facilities Manager
Provide proactive risk assessments and report any potential threats to service delivery.
Support continuous improvement in organisation, productivity and quality within Facilities team.
Work with Security to maintain and administer access control requests.
Build strong relationships with other internal teams across SCC to promote and deliver quality DC services.
Liaise with Change, Architecture, Professional Services and DC Facilities teams to ensure Facilities Data Centre infrastructure changes are successful.
Build relationships with our suppliers to gain knowledge of plant and equipment and keep up to date on M+E technology improvements.

Skill Requirements:

Demonstrable knowledge of CRAC Units, Chilled Water Systems and Chillers.
Hands on operational experience of APC UPS systems (Symmetra and Px)
Experience in operation of LV generator sets.
Understanding of PPM, BMS systems and Trend application
Experienced in Fault Diagnosis and IST delivery
Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
Skilled in crisis management, command and control.
T3 Data Centre Service Delivery experience
Electrical Engineer 17th Edition qualified
Technical report writing skills
A motivated team player, confident in a customer facing role to deliver excellent levels of service.
Flexibility in working hours
Full UK Driving License


Hot hands support of Cisco, HP, Dell, EMC, NetApp equipment. Recognition and basic understanding of purpose.
SC Security Cleared
Senior Authorised Person for H.V.


Candidate must have excellent communication skills.
Work closely with 3rd Party engineers and M+E contractors to ensure all tasks are completed to a professional standard.
Microsoft Office skills in Outlook, Word and Excel.

Health & Safety:

Ensure compliance to all Health & Safety policies in all areas. To ensure compliance with Permit to Work systems.
To follow best working practices in and around the Data Centre Critical Infrastructure.
Maintain a safe and tidy environment to work in.

Why work at SCC?

We know that our people make us possible - and we reward hard work. As an SCC employee you will have access to a range of benefits, just for being part of the team.

As part of the Rigby Group PLC, We are able to offer inter-company privileges and corporate reward schemes to each of our people. Plus discounts and salary sacrifice options. In fact, our benefits make it easy for you to maintain an healthy work/life balance - and save a little bit of money along the way.

    • Salary Sacrifice scheme: bicycles, mobile phones, childcare vouchers, emergency childcare service.
    • Corporate Rewards Schemes
    • Vehicle Partner programme
    • Personal pension scheme
    • Healthy employee scheme
    • Finance & insurance services
    • Health & Eye care support
    • Eden Hotel Collection - 25% off
    • Discounted travel and attractions
    • Discounted retail & Leisure
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Car sharing scheme
    • Gift cards
    • GBP1,000 bounty scheme
    • Cycle2Work scheme.

      Our Mission, Vision and Values

      Independent. Our solutions and service are built on impartiality, honesty and above all, trust; we keep our word and deliver what we promise.

      Passionate. We believe in providing quality and value in all we do. A total dedication and customer focus to deliver profitable, innovative and robust solutions.

      Caring. Our attention to clients is reinforced by the way we support each other. We ensure that sustainable values are woven into all that we do. We keep things simple but effective.

      Partnership. People depend on our customers and our customers depend on us. Being part of the team' is key to success. Being a trusted partner ensures we deliver greater value.

      Excellence. We put excellence into action every day. We ensure that our people have the opportunity to excel and that our customers always benefit from the value of what we deliver, and the service we provide. Our quality and commitment to service excellence is independently measured and accredited to the highest global standards.


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