• Site Services Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Clara
    Job ID
    Data Center Operations and Facilities

    The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New infrastructures. New and more complex customer needs. Every day feels like a shift. There’s a sense of excitement surrounding the future, but also uncertainty. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center provider. We support next-generation cloud and hybrid colocation solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re innovating to stay ahead of the curve.


    At QTS our people power us to provide expertise, technology and infrastructure for IT decision makers in complex, high-pressure environments. As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve a problem, or create a solution to improve lives. 


    We are powered by our people.


    At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.


    The Site Services Technician is responsible for the general maintenance and repair of the facility and grounds in our Santa Clara, CA Data Center. This schedule for this role will be Monday - Friday with hours of 7am-3:30pm. As business needs necessitate for special projects, occasional weekend hours may be required.

    RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

    • Assists with the repair, and maintenance of all walls, doors, flooring, roofing, exteriors, signage, fencing, barricades, plumbing/piping, lighting and lighting equipment, located in the interior and exterior of building. 
    • Assists with monitoring operations, conducting routine and on-going assessment of the building systems operations and performance.
    • Assists with performing tests, rounds and analyzing data to ensure the proper functioning of departmental equipment.
    • Responds to all weather related circumstances, which may require debris removal.
    • Records readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment. 
    • Analyzes the operation of various systems, determine the cause of any problems/malfunctions and take corrective action as required. 
    • May be required to assist with the installation and repair plumbing install and repair piping, valves, filters, hot water systems and assist other mechanics and operators with repairs and maintenance of building and equipment and client installations.
    • Responsible for reporting any problems/malfunctions that may be seen heard or noted during building tours.
    • Comply with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials. 
    • Maintains a clean and safe workplace using general maintenance hand tools of all types including vacuums, floor scrubbing and polishing equipment, snow removal equipment, leaf blowers, shrub and hedge trimmers, painting tools of all types, and carpentry tools


    • GED, High School Diploma, Trade School, Military or equivalency
    • Two or more years of experience in the janitorial and/or facilities maintenance field including light maintenance



    • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience in a critical operations building and/or data center environment



    • Ability to lift and carry 50-75 pounds and work from ladders and scaffolding
    • Ability to walk, stand, and sit for at least 8 hours.
    • Demonstrated reliable attendance and performance
    • The ability to pass job-related skills assessments based on pre-determined scoring criteria and time frames
    • The ability to acquire and apply job-related knowledge within set guidelines and expectations
    • Position may involve frequent typing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, and lifting.  Lifting requirements may range from less than 10 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis with heavier weights done in conjunction with other team members of lifting aids. 


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