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Data Centre Electrical & Mechanical Technician At Adexen

Date Posted: 16/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Adexen is mandated by a new start-up Data Centre company in Nigeria  to recruit Data Centre Electrical & Mechanical Technician.


Our Client is a new start-up Data Centre company in Nigeria. The company offer an integrated solution centre to provide Co-location data hosting services to telecommunication companies, banks, internet service providers and other companies within Nigeria.

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Job description

The aim of this role is to monitor data centre operations, maintenance and facilities management. Reporting to the Data Centre Facilities Manager, the main duties of the post will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Equipment Maintenance:

  • Support and maintain HVAC, Generators, Power Distribution systems, UPS, fuel supply pipe-works, and lighting installations to ensure minimum down-time
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose faulty equipment to determine root cause of equipment failure, take remedial action and make reliability improvements.
  • Support and perform preventive maintenance & calibration to ensure optimum working condition
  • Assist in equipment improvement projects
  • Assist in equipment set up and spares inventory
  • Carry out mechanical & Electrical related task as assigned by superior


  • Responsible for tracking equipment performance and maintaining logs and reports
  • Equipment calibration & PM logs
  • Equipment downtime reports

Department Support:

  • Assist facilities team in achieving daily performance output
  • Technical support of other groups in the department
  • Assist vendors and contractors with new equipment specification & installation
  • Comply with all department and data centre policies
  • Supports plant safety, health and environmental projects

Key Internal Interfaces:

  • Facilities Management team
  • Technology Architecture
  • NOC team

Key External Interfaces:

  • Key Equipment Suppliers
  • Maintenance contractors
  • IT Infrastructure Companies


The ideal candidates will have the following profile/attributes:

  • Diploma or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with very strong hands-on M & E experience in data centre/mission critical facilities
  • 7+ years of relevant hands-on work experience.
  • Willing to learn and ability to acquire multi-skills set to handle different processes & tasks.
  • Hardworking and possess high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Willing to clean work environment and equipment as part of duties & work on rotating shifts
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Hands-on with experience in equipment troubleshooting & repairs
  • Must be able to read schematics and complex drawings/diagrams
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Fundamental knowledge of network design and layout as well as low voltage (copper/ fibre) cabling management
  • Strong commitment to high standards and quality service.
  • High level of integrity and ethical behaviour – sets a good example.
  • Good communication skills – oral & written
  • Highly motivated and performance orientated.
  • Committed to development of team talent. Hands-on, performance oriented, practical and pragmatic, with a proven ability to “get the job done”.
  • Proven A1+ physical health is a must. Strong work ethic, endurance and ability to work long hours under challenging operating conditions.
  • Proven “staying record” – no job hopping.


 An attractive package.


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