Maintenance Technician (m/w)

  • Equinix
  • Oberengstringen, ZH, Switzerland
  • 07/02/2020
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Maintenance Technician (m/w)

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) operates International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers offering businesses a place to reliably run their operations and securely exchange critical information in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Every day, without compromise, the people who control the world's most valued information assets place their trust in us, leveraging our insight, expertise and world-class service to protect and connect what matters to them most-their information.

Why Equinix

As a recognized global leader in its industry, Equinix employs dedicated, driven experts who take pride in their work. When you choose to work for Equinix, you’re not just picking a job; you’re embarking on a career. You’re not just working at a company; you’re joining a vital, global team.

Equinix Switzerland is hiring a Maintenance Technician (m/f) for our Data Centers in Zurich:

In this role you will perform preventive and reactive maintenance related to the infrastructure, manage sub-contractors and form an active part of a successful team.


  • Under the direction of the M&E Supervisor, perform preventive and reactive maintenance related to the infrastructure.
  • Utilize the maintenance management system to ensure accuracy of data at all time.
  • Monitor alarm systems and react to any alarms raised.
  • Perform small repairs.
  • Manage sub-contractors and ensure they follow rules edicted by Equinix.
  • Perform and follow up visual checks.
  • On-Call service will be required (1 week/month).
  • Understand, apply and enforce health and safety rules.


  • Diploma in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with critical infrastructure
  • M.V. switching experience and manual ability
  • Be able to perform small repairs (Electrical, mechanical and plumbing)
  • Able to read electrical/mechanical drawings
  • Friendly with computing/electronics tools to monitor the site (BMS, displays, etc...)
  • Friendly with Office Pack (Word, Excel, etc...)
  • Fluent in German and English (written/spoken)
  • Being able to communicate in an efficient way, even during stressful situations, to provide clear written reports and establish clear processes
  • Flexible
  • Driving license