Data Center Facilities Technician

January 19, 2023
The Dalles, OR
Job Type


Job Summary: 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. For a full summary of the role description, please visit our careers website at:

Job Responsibilities:
1) Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in the data center facilities systems and equipment.
2) Inspect, maintain, and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components.
3) Provide daily assistance to technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems, and assess their working order.
4) Own the up-time and maintenance of water pumps and treatment systems, HVAC, UPS, generators, electrical distribution, and Control and Monitoring Systems.
5) Develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs, whilst improving efficiencies.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, trade school certification in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience at journeyman or technician level in a critical environment.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including weekends.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs of equipment; work on platforms, ladders and raised floors.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience at a data center, hospital, or power plant.
  • Knowledge of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including Feeders, Transformers, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, ATS/STS units, PDU/PMM units, Chillers, Air handling units, and CRAC units.
  • Ability to communicate with contractors who perform maintenance or upgrade work on these systems.
  • Ability to learn and address issues as they arise.

Compensation: Please see the role description for information related to compensation.

TO APPLY: Please contact us at the email listed to arrange for a member of our recruitment team to initiate an exploratory conversation with you about the role. We would like to take an opportunity to hear more about your background and answer any general questions you may have about the role.

Feel free to email your resume at for this specific role in the Dalles, Oregon and visit our careers website for more details on the role, and google data centers

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