Data Center Critical Facilities Electrician




Dublin, Ireland


Position summary

Data Center Critical Facilities Electrician

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 continuous 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.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. 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.


  • Be responsible for the facility infrastructure maintenance and, prepare and perform planned maintenance

  • Perform site inspections and supervise the building and Data Center alarms

  • Ensure preventative maintenance on site infrastructure is run (https://e.g. maintenance of primary infrastructures), or handled by vendors with your oversight

  • Develop ability to maintain repairs and run corrective maintenance on equipment

  • Complete site logs and gather data for permits, such as MOPs and scripts which is a key part of this position

  • Assist more senior staff with responding to all on-site incidents and act as directed

  • May requested to begin responding to basic incidents based on own knowledge and experience

  • Complete basic work requests and circuit installations

  • Contribute to ongoing infrastructure projects and carry out small works projects https://i.e. lighting upgrades etc


  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering or Electrician

  • Previous data centre / critical environment experience

  • Broad knowledge of critical infrastructure https://i.e. UPS, generator, BMS, chillers, life safety systems

  • Self-motivation and flexibility

  • Willingness to work shifts (days, nights & weekends)


  • Full qualified apprenticeship

  • HV Switching experience

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the https://U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 94% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world

  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement