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Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF

Date:  16-Mar-2023
Category:  Data Center Operations

Mechanical Engineer

As part of our continued growth, NTT Global Data Center EMEA, one of the UK's leading retail colocation providers, is expanding its Technical Department. We are looking for an energetic and ambitious Senior Mechanical Engineer who wishes to develop their career within the Data Center environment. This will include Critical Facilities Maintenance support, design, construction and management.


Working within the Mechanical Engineering Team this role provides support, expertise and preventative maintenance suggestions of power generators, chilled water and HVAC systems amongst others, to the business to ensure the successful and efficient operation of NTT’s Data Center estate. 


Your responsibilities

  • Provide day to day technical support/liaison to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, Operational teams and Critical FM in general
  • Operate and fault find for Control Systems (e.g. Trend, Carel, Tridium etc.) 
  • Navigate and interrogate Programmable Logic Controllers and Building Management Systems (PLC & BMS)
  • Identify non-compliant areas/faulty equipment and take corrective actions to address these within required timescales
  • Enquire about and support the evaluation of technical specifications that capture key design requirements and protect NTT's interests
  • Undertake product comparison/selection reviews and recommend new and traditional approaches/suppliers based on project needs
  • Assist the Account Management team by producing technical documentation and both preparing and attending technical presentations and workshops with clients
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT’s) for new equipment, this may include travelling outside of the UK on some occasions
  • Assist in writing, evaluating and approving Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP’s)
  • Develop the process of verifying and compiling all Operation and Maintenance Documents (O&M manuals including up-to-date descriptions, manufacturers literature, drawings etc.)


Your profile

  • An Engineering Based Hons Degree (BEng/MEng/BSc) or BTEC ONC/HNC with experience
  • Several years of technical experience working in a Mechanical/Building Services environment and working on systems including Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Building/Energy Management (BMS, EMS), controls, cooling (e.g. ADC’s) etc.
  • Knowledge of Data Center cooling; specifically including closed and open water-cooling systems, cooling towers, refrigeration systems etc.
  • Previous experience working operationally as a primary supplier
  • Proven track record in technical analysis and problem solving
  • Microsoft Office proficient with ability to present report information to groups
  • Strong report writing skills for technical reports, proposals and designs
  • Strong communication skills that include the ability to translate technical information, so it can be clearly understood by operational teams
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic, and growing working environment
  • Possess a full UK driving licence
  • Undergo full security checks to BS7858:2012

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 900 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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