Engineering Technician

Ashburn, Virginia
Feb 28, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Technician
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Engineering Operations Technician

Onsite in Ashburn, Virginia (See Below for Shift Details)

6-month Contract-to-Hire


We are seeking a qualified and motivated individual to oversee the operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical infrastructure within our client's Data Centers (DC). As a key member of the Engineering and Facilities team, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining the world-class mechanical and electrical infrastructure, ensuring facility operations, and implementing safety procedures.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Completed apprenticeship as an Electronics Technician/Electrician or equivalent recognized training.
  • Very good command of English (CEFR B2).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, Word) and web-based operational tools.
  • Proficient with Change Management Systems (CMS) and Ticket Systems.
  • 2+ years of job-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of Data Center engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of job-related experience.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or relevant discipline.
  • Familiarity with Building Management System (BMS) and Electrical Power Monitoring System (EPMS) control systems and data collection/trending.
  • Highly proficient in written and spoken English (CEFR C1).
  • Very good command of German (CEFR B2).


1. Safety:
  • Uphold and promote the highest safety standards, fostering a world-class safety culture.
  • Collaborate with other teams to address safety risks/issues and take ownership of safety initiatives and projects.

2. Engineering & Facility Operations and Maintenance:
  • Demonstrate operational expertise in electrical and mechanical equipment, including UPS s, Switchgear, Circuit Breakers, ATS's, Diesel Generators, Chillers, HVAC, Exhaust Fans, VFD's, and Transformers.
  • Troubleshoot events within internal SLAs and work varying shifts (morning, late, and night).
  • Conduct routine rounds/log-taking for operational readings of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Supervise contractors performing servicing or preventive maintenance.
  • Respond to off-duty emergency calls on an on-call rotation basis.
  • Lift/move objects/materials within regulatory weight limits and work in outdoor weather conditions occasionally.

Shift Details:
  • Shifts are 12.5 hours long (5:30 AM/PM 6:30 AM/PM)
  • Days are 3 on 4 off, 4 on 3 off. For example, you could work Sunday Tuesday, be off Wednesday Saturday, and then work Sunday Wednesday, be off Thursday Saturday.
  • Both day and night shifts are available.

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Engineering Technician