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Jones Lang LaSalle Ltd

Facilities Engineer (Data Centre)

Jones Lang LaSalle Ltd

About JLL – 

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. 

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions - join us at JLL! 

About the role:

To achieve excellence in preventative and reactive maintenance programs incorporating industry best practice, innovative maintenance techniques and statutory and contractual compliance. Oversee the management and control of all Client Whitespace. To provide leadership and direction to multi skilled Engineering Operations teams made up of directly employed staff and appointed vendors. Ensure that all staff and vendors employed within the Clients’ facilities strictly adhere to client and JLL’s policies and procedures. Act as point of escalation for critical failures to assist the technical team to make safe, identify, analyse, rectify and report improvements.

What this job involves: 

  • Provide direction and leadership of the site operations teams, including effective hiring, motivation, development, training and discipline of the site operation and maintenance organization
  • Monitor workload / resources against KPI and budget constraints whilst ensuring up-time
  • Initiate and manage site reviews, including maintenance standards, equipment replacement, security, change control, single points of failure, Tier adherence and operational risk
  • Ensure delivery of planned and reactive activities, utilizing the Clients technology platforms
  • Provide advice and consultation to operate the client’s facilities with regard to facilities engineering matters
  • Overall responsibility for all site repair and maintenance carried out by subcontractors to ensure work completion, quality and method of working for compliance with specification and ordinance requirements
  • Inspect, monitor, measure and report upon the performance of the whitespace performance inline client guidelines
  • Co-ordinate meetings periodically with contractors, specialist vendors and suppliers to ensure that required standards are established and maintained, and develop corrective action plans when, or if performance falls below expectations
  • Oversee, monitor and escort of Client / Colo-provider contractors and vendors. This includes the co-ordination of cabling and rack installations within the white space
  • Assist/support the client with statutory compliance requirements/certifications for the site
  • Undertake project management support for small projects requested by the client
  • Ensure site operations, including incident management and escalation in accordance with approved Client/JLL procedures
  • Undertake oversite of Testing & Commissioning works for Data Centre whitespace expansion works
  • Perform additional tasks as required by the Account Director

Sound like you? To apply you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a mechanical, electrical or operational engineering discipline.
  • Registered Electrical Worker, minimum A Grade
  • 6 – 8 years of relevant experience in engineering or constructions services
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in the operation of electrical and mechanical services in Tier III or equivalent data centre or critical facility
  • Excellent people skills and ability to interact with a wide range of client and vendor staff.
  • Critical environment experience within similar sized site or operation
  • Experienced with continuous improvement initiatives, client relationship and preparation of reports

What you can expect from us

We’re an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. We succeed together - across the desk and around the globe. We believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

With us, you’ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

Apply today!

More job information
Job ref no. IFM/ALI/ENGR/BL
  • 30,000 - 35,000 / month
Job Function
  • 6 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree