Engineering Operation Technician

Employer
Vadata
Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Feb 14, 2019
Closes
Feb 15, 2019
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Description This position serves as the on-site maintenance technician and operator for an AWS data center. The Data Center Engineering Operations Technician (EOT) is responsible for operating and maintaining all electrical, mechanical, emergency generator, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center. The EOT serves as a technical resource to support Amazon within its data centers. Data center equipment that supports mission-critical servers must maintain better than 99.999% uptime. EOTs are also tasked with driving innovation while reducing operational costs in the facilities. EOTs are Amazons front line responders for hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and operation. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, stand-by diesel generators, switchboards/switchgears, UPSs, PDUs, AHUs, pumps, motors, VFDs, and building automation systems. They provide 24/7 shift coverage which could include 12 hour shifts, rotating shifts, 3, 4, or 5 day work weeks, and may change based on the needs of the business. Responsibilities . Operate and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment . Troubleshooting of facility and rack-level events within internal SLAs . Perform limited maintenance tasks to include: filter changes, HVAC PMs, rack power installs, rack PDU, and rack ATS replacements . Provide support to Data Center Operations technicians . Perform root cause analysis of equipment failures . Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to while performing work . Able to work a 12 hour shift (rotating 3 and 4 day work weeks days or nights) . Take daily operational readings of all mechanical and electrical equipment through routine rounds/log taking (temperatures, voltages, currents, etc.) . Utilize internal CMMS to manage building workflows and spare part inventory . Supervise contractors who perform servicing or preventive maintenance . Respond to off hour emergency calls per on call rotation for any one of the regions sites . Fully comply with all physical security procedures and policies Basic Qualifications Basic Qualifications . Technical training (Military or trade school), or relevant experience, or minimum 2 years of experience working with HVAC, Mechanical, or Electrical maintenance in a data center environment (see below for a list of ratings and MOSs that are a good fit for this role) . This position requires that the candidate selected be a US citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance

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