Data Centre Technician:Bidvest Facilities Management-Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Description


To implement and manage an effective maintenance system within customer facilities and ensure SLA delivery. To develop, manage and maintenance standards for the operations, asset care and maintenance of equipment.


  • Maintain Preventative Maintenance (PM) schedules in accordance to the SLA for all equipment and services
  • Develop and manage engineering specifications in the region for new assets and the maintenance of existing assets
  • Complete highly technical maintenance and statutory asset audits and inspections
  • Investigations (RCFA) and submission of failure reports
  • Develop and implement mitigations and recommendations resulting from RCFA completion
  • Identify maintenance risks on client’s equipment for evaluation and resolution via FRL & Risk Notification processes
  • Projects end to end involvement as per request from Project Managers
  • Review and contribute to scopes of works, maintenance strategies and maintenance tactics
  • React to major equipment failures as first responder in order to return to service as soon as possible
  • Manage vendors, suppliers, contractors and OEM’s in order to bring equipment back to services and manage specifications for its operations, maintenance and extension of asset life cycle


The Applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Matric (Senior Certificate)
  • N6/ National Diploma: Mechanical/Electrical or related formal qualification
  • Valid SA Drivers License
  • Electrical/ HVAC Trade Test is a requirement
  • 3yrs relevant engineering experience in facilities maintenance
  • 5yrs relevant engineering experience
  • 3 yrs experience in Data Centre environment
  • Engineering maintenance, CRM & Property Management
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project & MS Outlook (Intermediate skill level)
  • SAP knowledge
  • OHS Act, ISO 9001 Quality Management & Risk Management Systems
  • Certified Data Centre Professional would be an advantage 


  • Initiative/Proactivity
  • Technical knowledge & understanding
  • Deadline Driven & Highly Motivated
  • Stress Tolerant
  • Good Written Communication
  • Basic Supervisory Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovative
  • Problem Analysis
  • Planning/Scheduling/Objective Setting
  • Teamwork & Partnering
  • Relationship Building
  • Interactive Reasoning

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