Mechanical Engineer

R 60.000,00 monthly Ekurhuleni, Gauteng 17 July

Technical Placements

  • Description

    Roles and Responsibilities
    This role provides technical support for the National Technical Manager, Data Centre technicians and Data Centre managers. As a Data Center mechanical specialist, the role involves the development of data center infrastructure - from concept designs and design approvals, to construction projects and major modification and upgrade of existing infrastructure.

    Main function of the Job
    Data Centre Projects
    • Collaborate with the data center team to understand, develop and approve the data center mechanical system designs for new data center construction and system enhancement projects.
    • Designs will include DX Cooling systems, chilled water systems, direct and indirect free cooling systems.
    • Review and approve basis of design documents, capacity calculations and mechanical schematics.
    • Review and approve all commissioning and system testing strategies for each project.
    • Constant enhancement of mechanical systems to ensure high level of efficiency.
    • Infrastructure design, implementation and testing to deliver a concurrently maintainable, cost effective solution supporting 99.999% electrical uptime and 99.99% mechanical uptime.
    • Conduct working methods to ensure all SLA and MSA’s are achieved.
    • Ensure all parts of the designs can be monitored and connected back to the BMS system for overall system monitoring and management.
    • Review, approve and provide all hand over documentation to the Data Center operations team.

    Data Center Operations
    • Review and approve all mechanical maintenance procedures.
    • Create safe work procedures for all mechanical maintenance to be done on all systems.
    • Ensure applicable planned and corrective maintenance is managed in accordance to ensure customer MSA’s and SLA’s are achieved.
    • Ensure all maintenance and systems comply with local legislation and standards.
    • Provide training to the operational team on the design and operation principles of the mechanical systems.

    • Maintain compliance in accordance to all relative policies and procedures
    • Support the HR department in achieving the organization developmental plan deliverables within agreed timelines
    • Meet agreed inter-departmental OLA (Operational Level Agreement)
    • H&S monitoring and corrective action to meet statutory compliance, SLAs and good business practice
    • Implement company and departmental policies, processes and work instructions as per the agreed quality and timeline/ RFS

    Critical System Management
    • Conduct working methods to maintain agreed PUE levels
    • Task finalization and report accurately, as per agreed format, quality and within the agreed timelines
    • Provide national technical support to operational data centers

    Data Centre Ethics
    • Ensure compliance is maintained incorporating industry best practices

    • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or 5 years industry experience with proven track record.
    • Minimum 5 years relevant design experience.
    • Minimum 5 years relevant plant operation experience.
    • Extensive knowledge on Data Centre environments and critical infrastructure systems.
    • Extensive data centre design knowledge.
    • Data centre qualification will be an advantage.

    Salary 600 – 800K
    Get experience in the fast expanding cloud Data Center Industry

    Skill Set
    • Excellent technical design and calculation abilities.
    • Knowledge of electrical, control, fire and BMS systems will be an advantage.
    • Advanced AutoCAD, Revit and 3D modelling skills will be an advantage
    • Effective communication skills, active listener – ability to understand requirements
    • Proactive problem solver, perform rapid and accurate assessments
    • Ability to work independently, as well as being a positive team player
    • Self-motivated
    • Conducts self professionally, exhibits elevated levels of tolerance and patience
    • Responsible for continued learning and self-development
    • Quick response to potentially critical situations
    • Trouble shoot systems and components to identify root causes of failures
    • Implement corrective actions promptly to mitigate the negative effects of system changes
    • Advance Microsoft Office skills
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English ,Afrikaans
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Recruiter

    Technical Placements

  • Province

    Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 60.000,00 monthly

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