ELV Engineer

Location - United Arab Emirates

Posted on - 04/03/24

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Job Purpose

Operations & Maintenance of ELV related infrastructures of Data Centres (BMS, DCIM, CCTV, FA & FS, ACS, etc.) and all associated systems. Ensuring integrity & high availability of ELV infrastructure for maximum performance and efficiency.

Reporting To: Site Manager

Department: Operations

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out preventive and corrective maintenance activities and minor modifications on building services systems.
  • Performing maintenance testing and checks within the facility including Fire Alarm, Fire suppression ASD, emergency lighting, CCTV, access control, BMS, DCIM, VESDA system, PLC etc.
  • Fault finding and fault diagnosis, functional testing of all ELV systems.
  • First Line Response to help desk calls for failure/breakdown of ELV systems on site.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in line with Company Procedures and Policies, Health and Safety, Control of Hazardous materials, in line with COSHH regulations and PPE.
  • Understanding of ELV schematic diagrams, control diagrams, control circuits.
  • Work with DC managers and other business leaders to coordinate for optimizing plant safety, performance, reliability, sustainability, and efficiency.
  • Maximizing performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, and collaborating with service providers on optimization.
  • Managing Service Requests (SR) and ensuring they are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensures proper inventory levels for spare parts for all facilities equipment.
  • Approval of Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) programs ready for implementation to Computer Managed Maintenance System (CMMS) tool.
  • Development of ISA sheets for temperature, level, flow, and pressure transmitters along with ISA sheets for control valves, positioners, analytical, and various other types of instrumentation.
  • Development of drawings for control panels, power distribution, junction boxes. Included in the drawings are the general arrangement, internal layout, schematics and interconnection and wire diagrams.
  • Development of logic diagrams in the International Automation format for complex logic devices such as Programmable Logical Controller and Distributed Control System.
  • Performing inspections, testing, and commission of the facility systems.
  • Work individually and as part of a team to develop new products, support existing products, test and evaluate equipment.
  • Creating the job card in the CAFM App as per site requirements and follow up until closed by the technician.
  • Should be able to resolve issues related to BMS and DCIM system.
  • Should possess knowledge for troubleshooting the system glitch and malfunction of commands.
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering documentation, electrical diagrams, and standard operating procedures
  • Support any 24/7 building needs and activities as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Familiar with Data Center guidelines and standards as per Tier-III design standards and ASME/ ASHRAE/ NFPA.
  • Ability to handle rotation shifts on Monthly/weekly basis.
  • Hands on experience in sensors, controllers and all ELV related devices.
  • Skill in installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of ELV system and their components.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate to vendors and make decisions using industry standard knowledge (Controls theory, protocols Modbus / BACnet, mechanical / electrical systems, passive infrastructure)
  • Should be proactive in extracting monthly reports and highlighting any abnormalities in system.

Skills Required

  • Basic Understanding towards Data Centre Critical environment.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Proficiency in use of computer – Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals.


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical/Electronics or Controls Engineering
  • 3+ years of Data Centre experience in ELV system field preferably in Troubleshooting & Maintenance.
  • 6+ years total Experience in ELV system preferably in Troubleshooting & Maintenance.

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