Data Center Technician

Position Description: Data Center Technician

There are multiple openings for this Position
Location: Miami, FL


The primary functional areas of these responsibilities include mechanical, electrical, fire & life safety, and network infrastructure. Mechanical responsibilities will include chilled water systems and components, HVAC systems such as roof top units, CRAC/CRAH units, and humidification systems. Electrical responsibilities will include electrical/critical power distribution from the Utility/Generator main switchgear through the UPS systems out to the customer load. Fire Life Safety responsibilities will include wet sprinkler systems and pre-action sprinkler systems as well as their associated detection devices. Communications Infrastructure responsibilities will include IFD / MDF / MMR management, structured cabling and supporting infrastructure ownership, and customer space management.

This position will also be directly responsible for the processes that maximize customer uptime in the most cost-effective way by working very closely with the Data Center Manager. Technicians must ensure that data center problems are identified and repaired quickly, contractors deliver quality services, and internal customer demands are met. A Tier IV technician develops creative approaches to keep operational costs to a minimum, improve efficiency, and implement new strategies.


  • Expert understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including, but not limited to the following: electrical distribution and layout, Transformers, PLC’s, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, STS’, ATS’ PDU’s, Chilled Water Systems, CRAC/CRAH’s, Pre-Action Sprinkler Systems
  • Expert knowledge of maintenance and compliance issues as well as building codes regarding fire safety
  • Expert knowledge of fiber optics / cabling infrastructure and industry best practices
  • Expert knowledge in industrial safety best practices (i.e. lockout/tag out, arc flash protection, OSHA and state regulations)
  • Expert knowledge and experienced with data trending / tracking and analysis and ability to rapidly learn and use PC based, integrated critical monitoring systems
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience installing, maintaining, and/or troubleshooting large commercial and industrial systems including:
    • Chilled Water Systems
    • Large Centrifugal Chillers
      • Cooling Towers
      • Heat Exchanger
        • Water Treatment Systems
          • VFD’s and Pumps
          • HVAC equipment
            • CRAC/CRAH’s
              • Humidification Systems
              • BMS and PLC Controls
                • Emergency Standby Diesel Generator Systems
                  • Fuel/Oil systems
                  • Electrical generation and distribution
                    • Static UPS Systems
                      • Double Interlock Pre-Action Systems
                      • Proven leadership skills
                      • Proven expertise with laying out, pulling, dressing, and terminating fiber and copper communications cabling.
                      • Experience diagnosing and repairing IT hardware, servers, network switches, structured cabling.
                      • Excellent communication skills and experience with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)


                    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent
                    • 5 or more years in a mechanical/electrical position within critical facilities (preference given to a data center, hospital, or power plant experience)

                    Physical Demands and Special Requirement:

                    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                    • Ability to see at close and distance ranges and the ability to see color
                    • Must be comfortable working in a high stress, fast paced environment with shifting priorities
                    • Must be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends, late nights, holidays, and on-call support


                    $43.00 – $52.00 per Hour with Annual Bonus 5% of base/annual earnings


                    • Medical and Vision coverage through Cigna Heath Care
                    • Dental Insurance through Delta Dental
                    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company Contribution
                    • Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-term Disability Insurance fully paid by the company
                    • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans
                    • Free parking or a company contribution toward a public transit pass
                    • 16 days of Personal Time Off (PTO)
                    • 10 paid Holidays
                    • Wellness Program with annual incentive
                    Job Category: Technician
                    Job Type: Full Time
                    Job City: Miami
                    Job State: FL

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