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Critical Facility Technician (Electrical / Mechanical) – Dallas, TX

Company: T5 Data Centers
Title: Critical Facility Technician (Electrical / Mechanical)
Location: Dallas TX, United States
Job Number: 2016 -T5FM017

Job Description:

Critical Facilities Technician

The Critical Facilities Technician (CFT) is responsible for all aspects of data center operations related to critical and non-critical infrastructure, equipment, and systems.


  • Operate and maintain critical and non-critical data center infrastructure, equipment, and systems
  • Work with a team of CFTs to deliver total availability (100% uptime) while minimizing risks
  • Monitor power, cooling capacity, and environmental conditions within the data halls
  • Utilize a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as a tool to manage all planned and unplanned data center work
  • Perform preventive maintenance on data center electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Assist with the development, revision, and execution of approximately 200 operating procedures and preventive maintenance inspections, and perform quality control reviews to ensure accuracy, clarity, and continual improvement
  • Assist with the development of Data Center standards and policies when necessary
  • Resolve all electrical and mechanical issues within the Data Center quickly while minimizing risk and properly communicate issues to the appropriate chain of command
  • Respond to emergencies and critical issues as necessary and work independently and as a team, according to staffing and situation, towards complete recovery
  • Troubleshoot and document technical issues, escalates as appropriate, and ensure issue resolution
  • Assist with planning on all corrective issues
  • Assist and/or complete physical and logical installations of T5 services
  • Maintain accurate facility data including, rounds, PM work orders, change management, etc.
  • Maintain strict adherence to change control activities
  • Manage assigned workflow tasks in order to provide timely turnaround
  • Escort and work effectively with outside contractors, ensure they are abiding by critical facility work rules
  • Complete facility rounds at the beginning of each shift to ensure data center and grounds upkeep
  • Follow T5 data center corporate policies and procedures
  • Participate in facility training programs on a regular basis
  • Assist in facility operations, as required
  • Participate in construction and commissioning, as directed by the CFM
  • Work shifts to support 24×7 data center operation, and have flexibility in work hours to cover other shifts
  • Adhere to all federal, state, and local safety laws
  • Complete other such duties consistent with your role as you may be assigned by T5FM management


Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • High school degree, required
  • Prior military or technical school training, preferred
  • 1-3+ years’ experience in Mission Critical Environments, preferred
  • Electrical or mechanical licensure, preferred


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required for working effectively with CFM, team members, vendors and customers on daily data center management, required
  • Good written technical proficiency to support the creation and revision of process documentation (MOPs, SOPs, and EOPs), required
  • Above average problem-solving and analysis skills for evaluating a situation, identifying solutions, and working with leadership and teammates to resolve, required
  • Embraces a team-based mentality by building positive morale and team spirit, supporting teammates efforts to succeed, and recognizing teammates accomplishments, required
  • Able to function effectively and maintain focus in high-pressure situations, required
  • Has high degree of attention to detail and completes tasks on time, required
  • Able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and volunteer readily when asked, required
  • Able to handle changing needs and priorities accurately and professionally, required
  • Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical manuals, drawings, and sketches, required
  • Able to work proficiently and safely with hand tools and power tools, required
  • Has a “can-do” customer service attitude who is conscientious and takes personal pride in their work, preferred


To apply or for more details, email us at jobs@t5datacenters.com.

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