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Amazon Engineering Operations Technician in Ashburn, Virginia

Description

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

EOT’s are Amazon’s front line responders for hands-on electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and operation. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, stand-by diesel generators, switchgear, UPS’s, PDU’s, AHU’s, chillers, cooling towers, chemical treatment systems, pumps, motors, VFD’s, and building automation systems.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop celebrating our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We have a career path for you no matter what stage you’re in when you start here. As we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer, we know we must continuously raise our performance bar. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home. Finding purpose and fulfillment is essential across all aspects of our lives, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Key job responsibilities

  • Tasked with driving innovation while reducing operational costs in the facilities.

  • Drive projects with moderate complexity.

  • Assist in troubleshooting of facility and rack-level events within internal Service Level Agreements (SLA).

  • Perform rack installs, rack decommissioning, operational readings and facility management.

  • Provide key performance indicators to senior engineers.

  • Responsible for the on-site management of contractors, sub-contractors and vendors, ensuring that all work performed is in accordance with established practices, procedures & local legislation.

  • Performance and oversight of maintenance and operations on all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center.

  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to while performing work.

  • Perform basic support concepts such as ticketing systems, root cause analysis, change management creation, writing procedures and building management systems.

  • Work schedule changes depending on specific site needs. Shifts can be up to 12-hours and may rotate on a predefined schedule. Some locations have on-call rotations.

  • Maintain data center critical infrastructure equipment ensuring 99.999% uptime of the world's largest cloud computing portfolio.

  • Role may support more than one location/site.

  • Walk job sites in uneven terrain. Maintain balance and perform construction tasks while on a ladder

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 39 pounds unassisted and participate in group lifts for 40+ pounds

  • Regularly walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, climb stairs, twist, bend, work above shoulders, grasp, carry, push and pull.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Ashburn, VA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of electrical or mechanical, or 1+ years of data center or mission critical facilities (example: hospital, military facility, public safety facility, etc.) experience

  • High school or equivalent diploma

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of data center engineering experience

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.