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Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer III

  • Dubai


Critical Facilities Engineer – Dubai

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ 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 70+ consecutive quarters of 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
Resolve Client Tickets via Equinix Ticket system as per SLA
Report any H&S issues to immediate line manager

What We’ll 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’ll Be Offering

Comprehensive and market-competitive remuneration package
Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
You are entitled to 24 days holiday per annum in addition to any statutory holidays (14 public holidays in 2022)
Housing allowance
Transportation allowance
Schooling allowance
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (‘ESPP’)
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

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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