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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2024
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    Teraco is the first provider of resilient, vendor neutral data environments in South Africa. Clients benefit from the cost savings and improved resilience of securely housing their information systems and networking equipment in a colocation facility purpose-built and operated to global best practice by an expert organisation with an absolute focus on data c...
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    Data Centre Technician — Mechanical and Refrigeration - Gauteng

    Data Centre Management:

    • Comply to working methods ensuring all SLA and MSA's are achieved 
    • Management of data centre infrastructure to provide a concurrently maintainable, cost effective system supporting 99.999% electrical uptime and 99.99% mechanical uptime


    • Maintain compliance in accordance to all relative policies and procedures 
    • Meet agreed inter-departmental OLA (Operational Level Agreement) 
    • H&S monitoring an corrective action to meet statutory compliance, SLAS and good business practice

    Critical Systems Management:

    • Ensure applicable planned and corrective maintenance is managed in accordance to ensure customer MSA's and SLA's are achieved 
    • Conduct working methods to maintain agreed PUE levels
    • Task finalisation and report accurately, as per agreed format, quality and within the agreed timelines

    Data Centre Ethics:

    • Ensure compliance IS maintained incorporating industry best practices 
    • Ensure data centre facilities standards are enforced and maintained 
    • Ensure data centre cleaning standards are enforced and maintained


    Skills Requirement:

    • Excellent technical abilities 
    • Effective communication skills, active listener — ability to understand requirements 
    • Proactive problem solver, perform rapid and accurate assessments 
    • Ability to work independently, as well as being a positive team player
    • Self-motivated 
    • Conducts self professionally, exhibits elevated levels of tolerance and patience
    • Responsible for continued learning and self-development 
    • Quick response to potentially critical situations
    • Trouble shoot systems and components to identify root causes of failures 
    • Implement corrective actions promptly to mitigate the negative effects of system changes
    • Good Microsoft Office skills

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning qualification essential 
    • Electrical qualification preferable 
    • Working knowledge on close control units and their associated controls 
    • Chiller and chilled water systems knowledge essential 
    • Trouble shooting and fault-finding experience essential
    • Controls knowledge would be advantageous 
    • Minimum 5 years relevant data centre experience preferable
    • Good knowledge on Data Centre environments and critical infrastructure systems preferable

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