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Assistant Electrical Facilities Technician (English, Mandarin)



Other Engineering, Operations
Puyan, Puyan Township, Changhua County, Taiwan 516
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, a trade school certification, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in operating and maintaining mission critical facilities.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Mandarin fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Electrical Technician's License.
  • Experience performing maintenance on electrical or MEP systems.
  • Experience resolving common system failures.
  • Experience in data center facilities.
  • Ability to communicate with the contractors who perform maintenance or upgrade work on these systems.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including weekends as needed.

About the job

The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems in the world. Facilities Technicians at Google data centers operate, monitor and support physical facilities conditions. Some of these duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and control and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components). You provide daily assistance to senior technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.

As an advocate for best practices, you develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems and making repairs quickly. In emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you manage data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components.
  • Provide daily assistance to executive technicians, read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order.
  • Be responsible for the uptime and maintenance of water pumps and treatment systems, HVAC, UPS, generators, electrical distribution and Control and Monitoring Systems.
  • Operate, monitor, maintain and respond to abnormal conditions in the data center facilities systems and equipment.
  • Work on shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.

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