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Data Center Facilities Technician (Engineer)

Job Eemshaven, NL
Posted 21 Feb 2021

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

IT

Required language

Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

1 to 3 years

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, trade school certification or other verifiable training in a relevant technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Full driving license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Authorization to work in the EU.
  • Experience in electrical maintenance of critical large-scale facilities (Data Centers, Pharma/Medical/Electrical installations, etc) including maintenance of UPS, generators, and associated devices.
  • Experience in mechanical maintenance, including HVAC, plumbing, water pumps and water treatment, and evaporator systems.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team while prioritizing work efficiently.

About the job

The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems in the world. Facilities Technicians at Google 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 senior technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.

As an advocate for best practices, you develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You 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 keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Responsibilities

Take responsibility for the uptime and maintenance of water pumps and treatment systems, HVAC, UPS, generators, electrical distribution and Control and Monitoring Systems.

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Though Google has grown a lot since it opened in 1998, we still maintain a small company feel. At lunchtime, almost everyone eats in the office café, sitting at whatever table has an opening and enjoying conversations with Googlers from different teams. Our commitment to innovation depends on everyone being comfortable sharing ideas and opinions. Every employee is a hands-on...


Though Google has grown a lot since it opened in 1998, we still maintain a small company feel. At lunchtime, almost everyone eats in the office café, sitting at whatever table has an opening and enjoying conversations with Googlers from different teams. Our commitment to innovation depends on everyone being comfortable sharing ideas and opinions. Every employee is a hands-on contributor, and everyone wears several hats. Because we believe that each Googler is an equally important part of our success, no one hesitates to pose questions directly to anyone, at any level, in the company.

IT
Dublin
75,000 employees