Mechanical Electrical Engineer

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  • Job Reference: PR/000334
  • Job Title: Mechanical Electrical Engineer
  • Location: Central London (Aldgate)
  • Basic Salary Range: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a global financial services firm, is recruiting a permanent Facilities Management Engineer to work in the heart of Central London in one of the Capitals most recognisable buildings, 20 Fenchurch Street (The Walkie Talkie Building).


The current team is seeking an established engineer to join the team and round out a highly technical group that is responsible for providing these environments. The specific discipline an individual has worked in is less important than a proven commitment to excellence, sound design experience and an ability to demonstrate well-reasoned engineering decisions. Work will be collaborative in nature, with specific responsibilities spanning all aspects of our physical infrastructure.


About You:


Professional Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience working with the maintenance and operation of mission critical data centers, trading floors, or similar 24/7 environments.
  • Strong familiarity MEP disciplines including plant infrastructure, CRACs, UPS’s, office HVAC, generators, fire prevention systems, lighting control systems and building management systems.
  • Experience managing facilities and vendors, and anticipating maintenance needs for providing 24/7 support for critical infrastructure.
  • Design work for trading rooms or dealing desks is a plus.
  • Professional Engineer license not essential but is desirable.


Technical Skills:


  • Strong computer skills.
  • Accustomed to working with technical people in an IT-centric environment.
  • Working knowledge of data center computer hardware and trading desktop hardware.


Personal Skills:


  • Willingness and ability to solve small problems in the field. Candidates should be handy enough to not always need a tradesman.
  • Willingness to travel to our New York and Hong Kong offices.
  • Ability to be part of an on-call rotation.
  • Ability to respond to critical system emergencies.
  • Experience working with professionally diverse teams, and interfacing with non-engineers and multiple business units.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • The ability to describe detailed problems with brevity and accuracy.