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Engineering Operations Technician (EOT) | Technicien d’exploitation de centres de données (ETO)

Job ID: 2265362 | Amazon Data Services CAN, Inc.


Job summary
At Amazon, we're working to be Earth's most Customer-centric Company and Earth's Best Employer. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build and expand The Cloud in Canada, this is your chance to make history.

Amazon Data Services Canada Inc. is currently hiring Engineering Operations Technicians to support our data centers. The Engineering Operations Technician is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center. The Engineering Operations Technician serves as a technical resource to support Amazon within its data centers. Data center equipment that supports mission-critical servers must maintain better than 99.999% uptime. Engineering Operations Technicians’ are also tasked with driving innovation while reducing operational costs in the facilities and are Amazon’s front line respondents for electrical and mechanical issued affecting Amazon's availability. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, stand-by diesel generators and related fuel systems, switchboards/switch-gears, UPS’s, PDU’s, AHU’s, CRAHUs, CRAC's, pumps, motors, VFD’s, and building automation systems.

This position requires that the candidate selected obtain and maintain an active Reliability Status security clearance with the Government of Canada.


  • 3+ years of Data Center Operations, or Building operations experience or equivalent mission critical environment experience;
  • In depth understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems involved in critical data center operations such as: feeders, transformers, generators, switchgear, UPS systems, ATS units, PDU units, pumps, air handling units, and CRAC units;
  • Familiar with BMS and EPMS control systems and data collection/trending;
  • Proficient with maintenance management software (CMMS);
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work on a rotating shift schedule;
  • Candidates should be able to lift up to 49 lbs and or work at heights and from ladders;
  • Reach and stretch to position equipment and fixtures while maintaining balance;
  • Must have the ability to read/write/speak/communicate fluently (English) with respect to complex technical instructions and concepts.

All physical requirements are expected with reasonable accommodations


  • Bachelor Degree in applicable engineering field (mechanical or electrical);
  • Electrical or Mechanical trade (Post Secondary Education);
  • 4+ years of Data Center experience;
  • Bilingual in French and English. Ability to read and speak/communicate in French is considered an asset.

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.