Amazon Careers – Engineering Operations Tech

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Job Description:

The Data Center Engineering Operations Technician (EOT) is responsible for delivery of best practice systems and problem resolution on all data center electrical and mechanical infrastructure (UPS, MV electrical systems, generators, cooling systems etc.) within the data center environment in a specific location. The role requires a highly driven, self-managed individual who demonstrates initiative and proactively seeks solutions to complex technical problems. This position requires frequent site interventions, critical switching activities, along with troubleshooting and fixing infrastructure issues. The role would suit someone who enjoys working in a ‘hands on’ capacity on Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) infrastructure such as diesel generators, switchgear, UPS’s, PDU’s, AHU’s, fire detection systems and building automation systems. You will report to the Data Center Engineering Operations Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participation in the successful delivery of build-out and retrofit of Data Center infrastructure
  • Ensuring organizational capability to react & respond appropriately to any potential customer-impacting event on any component of electrical or mechanical infrastructure.
  • Setting and maintaining the highest standards for safety and actively promoting a world-class safety culture in all aspects of operational procedure
  • Responsible for ensuring that the preventive maintenance of site-critical facility infrastructure is planned and executed to the highest standards, in accordance to AWS procedures
  • Collaborating effectively with internal & external stakeholders to deliver operational excellence for all AWS customers
  • In charge of facility monitoring & supervision (via BMS, PMS, Walkthrough…etc.)
  • Driving continuous improvement efforts on infrastructure through standardization of procedures and policies, while delivering performance against agreed metrics
  • Enabling the operations organization to delivering 100% up-time on all customer supporting infrastructure

Job Requirements:

  • Willing to travel between Data center sites, and internationally if required
  • Solid IT skills; experience and knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • Demonstrate key electrical competencies (Practice & Theory)
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems (Mechanical, HVAC systems, Controls)
  • Ability to draft accurate support procedures in English, system documentation, and issue tracking entries
  • Ability to take full ownership of technical issues
  • Apprentice/trades certified or diploma in an Electrical field

Qualification & Experience:

  • Project Management experience
  • An undergraduate degree in a technical field (EE, MechE, IndustrialE);
  • 3+ years of experience in operations and on-call support for Data Center facilities / or Mission Critical Plants/ Production facilities

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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