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Facility Engineer


  • Amsterdam area
  • Full-time job
  • HBO Electrical of Mechanical Engineering


Our client’s company stands as a distinguished international provider and developer of Edge data centers at the forefront of technological innovation. Specializing in delivering carrier-neutral data center capacity, the company meticulously tailors its services to meet the unique requirements of clients. This includes crafting configurations that are precisely aligned with their demands, ultimately optimizing global delivery and facilitating seamless access to content, cloud services, networks, and applications.


Established in 2009 in the USA, the company has since expanded its global footprint, boasting offices strategically located around the world. One of its key headquarters is situated in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, further solidifying its position as a leading force in the realm of advanced data center solutions.


We are seeking a Facility (Field) Engineer who, in close consultation with the Manager of Operations and Chief Engineer, will contribute to the maintenance of technical installations and infrastructure within the data centers.


You will provide support and perform tasks related to equipment in the specific data center accurately, timely and in accordance with applicable processes and procedures. Such as contributing to the safe, effective and efficient execution of scheduled maintenance according to all prescribed standards and procedures, engaging competent contractors/suppliers with a focus on quality. You will also provide support in monitoring and troubleshooting all electrical and mechanical systems within the data center. You will be informed and report to the Chief Engineer on planned and corrective work taking place within the data center.


The following work is part of the position:
– Supervise contractors carrying out work within the Data Centre
– Be responsible for ensuring that supervised work being done by contractors/vendors is logged in the systems
– Assist with coordination and communication during emergency recovery efforts
– Work on 1-line equipment according to the Planned Preventive Maintenance Schedule, including a roadmap approved by the Manager of Operations and/or the Nominated person in control of an electrical installation (Dutch: “Installatie-verantwoordelijke”)
– During normal working hours, respond to alarms, critical situations, and emergencies promptly and appropriately. Be responsible for communicating in a calm and clear manner and in accordance with the emergency response plan
– Take the initiative to ensure that quality and efficiency standards are raised for all equipment in the data center. This includes finding ways to deliver cost savings to the company without sacrificing quality


Administer in a correct and timely manner all executed work in accordance with all processes and procedures:
– Administer work following the Planned Preventive Maintenance Schedule.
– Inform the Manager of Operations of performed work and any noteworthy items.
– Report all incidents in accordance with procedures.


– 3 or more years of relevant work experience in data centers or other critical environments
– In-depth knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems used in the data center environment, including transformers, generators, switchgear, UPS systems, ATS & STS units, RPP units, chillers, and CRAC/CRAH units.
– Education level compliant with WEB level 4 (WEB = Dutch Adult and Vocational Training Act).
– Electro-technical training/education
– Safety for Operational Supervisors (“Veiligheid gezondheid milieu Checklist Aannemers,” Abbreviation: “VCA”)
– Good oral and written communication skills (in Dutch and English).
– Proficient computer skills (MS Office)
– Strong administrative and cooperation skills
– Eligible to work in the Netherlands without the need for visa sponsorship


– Full-time job, 40 hours per week
– Competitive salary starting at €3400 gross per month based on experience and knowledge
– Company car with private driving allowed; the car is assigned by DC People
– Or a mobility allowance up to €900 gross per month
– 25 vacation days
– 8.33% holiday pay
– Pension plan through Stipp
– €2500 training budget per year
– Bonus up to € 2000 for achieving 1800 billable hours per year
– Only onsite working
– Laptop and telephone (with reimbursement when necessary)

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Anna Boiarynova
020 820 3018

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