Data Center Mechanical Technician

phoenixNAP is an IT Services Company, offering a wide range of services including Data Centre Colocation, a variety of Cloud Services, Data Backup and DRaaS, and Security Services. In addition to our main Data Center in Phoenix, we operate out of over 17 other locations worldwide. Between these locations, we maintain an extensive infrastructure to support all of our customers’ growing business needs. This allows us to offer a high level of availability, redundancy, and fault tolerance to our clients. Through our partnership with industry-leading vendors, we are able to offer our customers the latest in cutting-edge technology. We comply strictly within PCI DSS standards and are accredited twice yearly. 

phoenixNAP is seeking experienced Data Center Mechanical Technician to operate, monitor, and support the Data Center. Working under the direction of the Data Center Critical Environment Manager and Supervisor, Critical Environment Technicians interact with support teams at phoenixNAP headquarters and with local contractors and vendors. Technicians must ensure that facilities problems are identified and repaired quickly, and that internal customer demands are met. A good technician develops creative approaches to keep, improve efficiency, and implement new ideas.

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Working hours: 40h/week, Monday-Friday

This position will be included in the on-call rotation. 


Key Job Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in facilities, projects, and in monitoring and administering facilities maintenance service.
  • Maintain building security and fire protection systems and coordinate security guard activities.
  • Work with building personnel to establish and maintain an effective, efficient, and responsive facilities services function.
  • 24/7 response to all building management alarms and fire emergencies, customer outages when On-Call.
  • Participate in environmental, health and safety programs and training to ensure that safe operations and working conditions exist (i.e. business continuity planning, risk assessment, hazard recognition, job safety analysis, fire safety, security, emergency response).
  • Independently identify and initiate continuous process improvements.
  • Other duties assigned.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • General computer knowledge and skills as it relates to Microsoft Office.
  • At least 6 months to 2 years experience in similar/related field: i.e. electrical, mechanical, facilities.
  • Demonstrate expertise in a specialty field.
  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs
  • Knowledge and experience with multiple voltages, power distribution, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing.
  • Self-directed worker displaying good leadership and mentoring skills
  • Previous experience in facilities and/or data center maintenance, project coordination, office services, and related activities and equipment.
  • Able to work with all levels of organization.
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime to meet position requirements.
  • Ability to learn quickly and address issues as they arise during normal working hours and when on call.
  • Valid Driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly innovative and creative team, in a great working environment. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the right candidate.