Data Center Operations Technician

Ashburn, Virginia
Apr 03, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Position Type
Scientist, Data, Technician
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Engineering Operations Technician

Ashburn, VA

6-month Contract to Hire


Brooksource 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.


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

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 preventative 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

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)

Shift Details:
Shifts are 12.5 hours long (5:30AM/PM - 6:30AM/PM)
Days are 3 on 4 off, 4 on 3 off
Both day and night shifts are available


_At Eight Eleven, our business is people. Relationships are at the center of what we do. A successful partnership is only as strong as the relationship built. We're your trusted partner for IT hiring, recruiting and staffing needs._

_For over 16 years, Eight Eleven has established and maintained relationships that are designed to meet your IT staffing needs. Whether it's contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent placement work, we customize our search based upon your company's unique initiatives, culture and technologies. With our national team of recruiters placed at 21 major hubs around the nation, Eight Eleven finds the people best-suited for your business. When you work with us, we work with you. That's the Eight Eleven promise._

_Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws._

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

Expected hours: 36 - 48 per week

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Evening shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Work setting:
Call center

Ability to Relocate:
Ashburn, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person