Data Center Facilities Technician, Controls

Google (Saint-Ghislain)

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  • Werktuigbouwkunde, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Control Systems, SCADA, Techniek
  • Medior, Senior
  • Latest update 6/19/2024
  • Facilitaire dienstverlening, Internet, Datacenter

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Minimum qualifications:
  • Associate's degree, trade school certification, verifiable training in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with control systems (e.g., power management systems, Building Management System (BMS), SCADA, field devices) or automation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in maintenance of critical large-scale facilities (e.g., Data Centers, Pharma/Medical/Electrical installations) including maintenance of UPS systems, generators, and associated devices.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new processes, procedures, and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with contractors who perform maintenance or projects on these systems.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours, including weekends and holidays on shift-based schedules.
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.

  • Monitor multiple information streams in the control room and make accurate mission-critical decisions.
  • Direct the execution of complex controls system programming, start-up, commission, documentation, and full facilities turnover on assigned projects.
  • Support startup, commissioning, and integration of new equipment and systems into facilities infrastructure.
  • Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in the data center facilities systems and equipment.
  • Be responsible for electrical protection and control systems, and work on gathering new automation/controls requirements.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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