Data Center Electrical Technician Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Data Center Electrical Technician Engineer

Department: Data Center

Reports To: Facilities Manager

General Description: The position will be located at the East Africa Data Center – EADC in Nairobi Kenya. 
Primary responsibility is participating in the construction, engineering and maintenance of mission critical data center facilities. EADC a rapidly growing firm and embrace change as a way of life. 


Our innovative solutions and exceptional customer service to clients has set us apart from our competition having set up the first purpose built Data Center in the East African market.

Principle Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitors the buildings HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, site surveys, replacement of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering specifications, project plans and other technical documents.
  • Implements operation, installation and servicing of peripheral devices as per the Facilities Managers maintenance schedule for various services and components.
  • Assists with equipment start-ups, repairs and overhauls.
  • Prepares reports on facility performance.
  • Oversees vendor facility maintenance.
  • Perform emergency equipment repair.
  • Offer Remote hand support to customers inclusive of facilitation to access the Data Center for any operations.
  • 24×7 facility on-call responsibility.
  • Any other duties as can be assigned.
Position Requirements:
  • Strong electrical experience
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Experience working with building management systems.
  • Licensed, or qualified for licensing in the HVAC or Electrical fields at the journeyman level.
  • Knowledge of construction, HVAC, AC and DC power fundamentals.
  • Ability to analyze and identify issues negatively impacting facility operations.
  • Strong troubleshooting / decision making skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to work evening shift and provide on-call availability
  • Knowledge of data center critical infrastructure components preferred
Apply in confidence to stating your current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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