Manager, Mechanical

Date: 28 Mar 2024


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

Passionate about making a real impact? Join our team at Nxera to unfold the new era! Be at the forefront of the data centre (DC) industry with a unique focus on sustainability, connectivity and AI which sets us apart as the next generation DC operator. You will also get to gain invaluable experience in a fast-growing industry that is powering the digitalisation wave. Be empowered to co-create the future with our dynamic teams!”



Make an Impact by

  • Design and develop Mechanical electrical systems for new and existing data centers, including but not limited with ACMV system, Hydraulic system and thermodynamics refrigeration cycle, Fire Protection System, Plumbing & Sanitary System, etc.
  • Perform various engineering calculation (i.e. cooling load calculation, hydraulic calculation, etc.), equipment sizing (i.e. chiller, pump, cooling tower, air handler) and selection and procurement of equipment ensuring it meets safety standards and performance requirements.
  • Collaborate with the core team to understand, develop and update the data centre mechanical designs, starting from basis of design (BOD), feasibility study, concept and detailed design development to issue for constructions (IFC) documents, for new data centre project buildouts and major infrastructure upgrades to all levels of testing and commissioning works.
  • Perform as Mechanical engineer subject matter expert to work with consultants during concept design, detailed design, procurement, bidding, SAT, delivery, and installation on site. Identify and resolve issues raised by the cross-functional teams.
  • Update and maintain the internal design specifications, drawings, and standards in accordance with the latest configurations and including all ‘lessons learned’ in relation to all equipment. Perform design and equipment submittal review for new Data Centers.
  • Liaise with internal business units and external customers for technical requirement to translate into executable plan for implementation by consultant and/or contractor.
  • Knowledgeable in Building Management System/DCIM, able to understand system architect and point schedule. Experience in handling BMS/DCIM enhancement project.
  • Evaluate the design& construction and operation of mission-critical facilities and associated MEP components.
  • To Participate and Review Data Center MEP Design and other necessary disciplines for new data center builds and data hall fitouts.
  • To continually find ways to collaborate and break new ground to enhance MEP design to meet future needs. Develop innovative solutions.
  • Own the conceptual design for existing data center upgrades and design-solutions, which add capacity, improve availability, increase efficiency and sustainability.
  • Support the DC Engineering FM team to become a Subject Matter Expert and understand how to overcome design limitations and risks.
  • Interface with internal stakeholders to promote standards that maintain consistency and reliability in services delivered.
  • Liaise and assist Operation team to identify/understand Electrical System issues and provide solutions.
  • Perform technical design reviews and proposal for data centre first of kind systems and equipment.
  • Review data centre commissioning scripts to ensure they accurately test all modes of operations. Witness key commissioning tests on site.
  • Conduct site inspection and work with onsite field engineers, as well as provide engineering evaluations, mechanical systems audits, and start-up as needed.
  • Continually maintain positive and collaborative working relations with partner teams, vendors, teammates, and internal customers.


Skills for Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and maintaining mechanical systems for data centers or similar critical facilities
  • Knowledge of large-scale mission critical facility’s Electrical infrastructure systems.
  • Experience with fast-track design/build projects and or multiple significant upgrade projects.
  • Fundamental knowledge in of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer principles, fire protection and plumbing and sanitary system.
  • Ability to incorporate Renewable Energy System to the Distribution Network and strong understanding of Mechanical codes and standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to safety.


Rewards that Go Beyond

Full suite of health and wellness benefits

Ongoing training and development programs

Internal mobility opportunities


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We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.






About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.