Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer (HVAC/Mechanical)

Posted 22 September 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer (HVAC/Mechanical)

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of consecutive quarterly growth*. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary:

The Critical Facilities Specialist supports the wider team by performing repairs and leading all aspects of site maintenance at our static site. The successful applicant will be tasked with coordinating the maintenance and up keeping of all Data center infrastructure according to Equinix global standards.

Given the nature of our existing team make-up and close location of our sites, we are considering candidates with a strong HVAC/mechanical background with exposure across broad engineering works.  

Strong interpersonal skills (particularly when speaking with onsite customers), attention to detail, engineering proficiency and a dedication to consistently achieving personal and team Equinix goals will be highly regarded.


  • Provides the team with technical support and advice

  • Acts as SME and provides training to team members where needed

  • Breakdown and Repairs Management

  • Maintenance Scheduling and Planned Preventative Maintenance

  • Maintaining Security Policy and Procedures

  • Reporting - Reviews specialist contractual reports and activities

  • Assess Consistency to Policy - Ensures all repairs performed on all data center infrastructure are completed according to the manufacturer’s guidelines and standard methodologies

  • Problem Solving - root cause analysis and in the repair of failed components

  • Teamwork -Liaises with regional construction or design teams on design changes

  • Design - Validates design criteria for new principal power installations (e.g. single power source)


  • Trade Cert or Degree in related fields

  • Willingness to work autonomously and unsupervised when required

  • Ideally some data center or mission critical exposure and experience

  • Positive demeanor and outlook, enjoys working in a team environment.

  • Ability to attain and maintain NV1 security clearance

Benefits of the role

  • Salary package including annual bonus, annual reviews, and healthcare allowance! (with some roles attracting company shares)

  • Development and progression opportunities across Equinix in the Facilities or wider teams both locally and Globally

  • Monday-Friday daytime hours on a static site!