Associate Data Center Technician

Updated on: 17 Jan 2020
Flexible Permanent, 40 hrs/wk Georgia Piedmont Technical College Georgia Tech-Atlanta Technical College Southwest Georgia Technical College West Georgia Technical College
Lithia Springs, GA, United States

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. In this role, you train alongside experienced technicians and may regularly help inspect, maintain, and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components. The Associates Facilities Technician is a training role, where you will learn Google systems and tools in order to create a solid technical foundation. It is expected those in this role will grow their mission critical skills and maintenance skills to grow into trade with journey level experience and knowledge.

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.

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 in Mechanical/Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC),or electrical.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours, including weekends, holidays and on shift-based schedules.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs of equipment, work on platforms, ladders and under raised floors.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Comfortable performing repetitive technical and manual work.

Desired skills


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