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Critical Facility Engineer - DB6




Job Type

Full Time

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Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ 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 20 years of consecutive 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, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering outstanding service to our data centre customers. 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.

What you’ll be doing?

  • Be responsible for the facility infrastructure maintenance (both electrical & mechanical) and, prepare and perform planned maintenance

  • Perform site inspections and supervise the building and IBX (data centre) alarms

  • Ensure preventative maintenance on site infrastructure is run (e.g. maintenance of primary infrastructures), or handled by vendors with your oversight

  • Develop ability to maintain repairs and run corrective maintenance on equipment

  • Complete site logs and gather data for permits, such as MOPs and scripts which is a key part of this position

  • Assist senior staff with responding to all on-site incidents and act as directed

  • May be requested to begin responding to basic incidents based on own knowledge and experience

  • Complete basic work requests and circuit installations

  • Contribute to ongoing infrastructure projects and carry out small works projects i.e. lighting upgrades etc

  • Work 24/7 4ON-4OFF 12-hour Shift pattern.

  • Resolve Client Tickets via Equinix Ticket system as per SLA

  • Report any H&S issues to immediate line manager

What we expect from you!

  • Qualification in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering

  • Previous data centre / critical environment experience

  • Broad knowledge of critical infrastructure i.e. UPS, generator, BMS, chillers, life safety systems

  • Self-motivation and flexibility

  • Willingness to work shifts (days, nights & weekends)

  • Ability to clearly communicate with the customer


  • Fully qualified apprenticeship

  • HV Switching experience

  • Basic understanding of Maximo, Power BI, MS-Office (Word/Excel) or similar tools.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive and market-competitive remuneration package

  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Internal training/development hub with continuous formative plans available to all

  • An inclusive, balanced and friendly culture with our embedded ethos in which to strive on

  • You are entitled to 23 days (for shift worker 16 days (12 Hours) holiday calculated on a pro-rata basis) paid leave in each year in addition to any public holidays. This includes two company days, Good Friday and the day after St Stephen’s day.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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!

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 will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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