Data Center Facilities Technician, University Graduate

Google - Reston, VA4.3

Full-time
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Lithia Springs, GA, USA; Pryor, OK 74361, USA; Moncks Corner, SC 29461, USA; The Dalles, OR 97058, USA; Clarksville, TN, USA; Council Bluffs, IA, USA; Reston, VA, USA; Bridgeport, AL 35740, USA

Minimum qualifications:
Currently enrolled in an Associate's degree program, trade school certification or other verifiable training in a relevant technical field (CMCO, SMT, etc.).
Experience with Mechanical/Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), and/or electrical.
Ability to work non-standard hours and differing work rotations/shifts (including working on holidays and shift rotations), lift and move 50 lbs of equipment, work on platforms, ladders and under raised floors.

Preferred qualifications:
Universal Refrigerant Handler's certification.
Experience at Apprenticeship or Technician level in a critical environment.
Ability to learn quickly and address issues as they arise during normal working hours or when on-call.
About the job
The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems. Facilities Technicians at data centers operate, monitor and support physical facilities conditions. Some of these duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and control and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components). You provide daily assistance to technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.

You will develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You also ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems and making repairs quickly in emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you manage data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Responsibilities
Own the maintenance of water pumps and treatment systems, HVAC, UPS, generators, electrical distribution, and control and monitoring systems.
Assist senior technicians (e.g., assess a systems' working order or read blueprints/schematics).
Inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems (e.g., piping, cooling, and non-critical electrical system components).
Respond to data center performance issues and outages.
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