Data Center HVAC Technician


Nashville, TN

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Data Center HVAC Technician

Day shift (8 hours a day 5 days a week)

On Call one week every month

$30-35 Hourly BOE

Nashville, TN

The Data Center HVAC Technician performs mechanical installation, maintenance and repairs on a variety of HVAC/mechanical equipment in a critical Data Center environment while maintaining 100% uptime and operational reliability.


    • 4-year apprenticeship program and minimum 5-8 years practical experience or related technical training and/or, 10-15 years of verifiable experience.
    • Preferred - five or more years of field experience in Critical Facilities and/or Data Center environment.
    • Must have strong familiarity and working knowledge of all data center types of critical equipment. Strong technical knowledge in HVAC and mechanical systems in a raised floor data center environment.
    • Must possess the skills required to self-perform the repair and maintenance on building infrastructure systems, other than major OEM tear down maintenance.
    • Experience with BACS (Building Automated Controls) such as SCADA, Lighting, Security and HVAC) required.
    • Familiarization of Digital control systems (fire alarm, card access, CCTV).
    • Experience or willingness to learn equipment in a critical environment (UPS & Stand-by Power systems), environmental regulations, local building codes, fire and safety systems, preventive and predictive maintenance programs required.
    • Familiarization in preparing accessing job hazards and co-developing MOPs for planned work preferred. High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
    • Universal EPA/CFC refrigerant certification.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Windows-based software.
    • Must have valid state driver’s license.


    • Operate, maintain, and repair all types of HVAC and mechanical equipment (chillers, pumps, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, air handlers, exhaust fans, humidifiers).
    • Operator level maintenance of HVAC systems (chillers, pumps, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, air handlers, exhaust fans, humidifiers, diesel generator systems, uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS), batteries, electrical switchgear, breakers, and protective relays.
    • Test and calibrate electronic HVAC and building environmental controls to ensure proper equipment operation.
    • Monitor operations and conduct routine and on-going assessment of the building systems and equipment.
    • Manage emergency situations by strictly adhering to established complex utility/electrical/mechanical switching scripts and procedures (i.e. - MOPs, SOPs and Change Management processes).
    • Perform quality inspections on all spaces and systems including roofs and equipment rooms and complete necessary repairs.
    • Continuously look for ways to add value to the customer, identifying areas for improvements that lead to increased reliability, improving the working environment for the customer and extending the equipment life.
    • Perform all duties in a safe and comply with all Company policies and procedures; adhere to Company standards of business ethics and conduct.
    • Establish and maintain strong working relations with other staff and building tenants and communicate in a clear and concise manner.
    • Be available to support critical operations, emergencies, special events as well as rotational on-call duties.


    On-site –Nashville, TN

    If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

    Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

    JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

    • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

    • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

    • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

    • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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