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Critical Facilities Technician, Data Center



Prineville, OR, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024


Role Number:200557600
Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other’s ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It’s the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you’ll do more than join something — you’ll add something. As a Critical Facilities Technician, you will address sophisticated topics that craft how we maintain and operate our facilities and generate ideas that push team members and senior leaders to expand the boundaries of innovation and technology. With your technical expertise, you will ensure compliance with codes and standards, develop infrastructure improvements, and serve as an expert in your specialty (e.g., cooling, electrical).


Critical Facilities Technicians are responsible for the safe, professional, and operationally sound manipulation of the systems, such as cooling and electrical, that support systems in high-availability, high-risk, or high-reliability environments. Responsibilities Regularly inspect and supervise critical equipment and respond to irregular or malfunctioning conditions. Complete assigned tasks efficiently and without disruption to the business. Follow established procedures for assigned activities Collaborate cross functionally with teams as well as vendors and suppliers to achieve goals. Follow all federal, state, and local regulations for operations and work safety. Use appropriate PPE such as ARC Flash suits and/or coverall in a variety of environments. Note: Critical Facilities Technicians work 8, 10 or 12 hours per day on a rotating shift schedule including graveyard, weekend and holiday shifts and may work overtime depending on business needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with mechanical, electrical and/or fire life safety systems
  • Ability to read and interpret fire system, electrical system, and mechanical system drawings
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach and lift as required, on a continuous basis, with items that can weigh up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to work extended hours within a Data Center Environment and typically within a heat range of 60 degrees Fahrenheit upwards of 110 degrees Fahrenheit while following OSHA driven work rest cycles.
  • Ability to climb and utilize a ladder varying in types from A-Frame to extension ladders at various heights.

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of related experience in a critical environment.
  • Ability to perform practical applications of, preventative and corrective maintenance for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other infrastructure systems
  • Understanding of hyper scale electrical and mechanical systems and NFPA70e and OSHA Regulations that pertain to data centers
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, established techniques, and equipment
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative with minimal direction
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively communicate with team members and other departments

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.