Data Center Technician
직무 ID
서비스 라인
GWS Segment
역할 유형
Altoona - Iowa - United States of America, Ankeny - Iowa - United States of America, Des Moines - Iowa - United States of America, Newton - Iowa - United States of America, West Des Moines - Iowa - United States of America


This role utilizes diverse skills to perform preventative maintenance and corrective repairs in a 24/7 Data Center operation working a 12-hr. shift schedule. The role also includes inspection of electrical and mechanical systems, including but not limited to: Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) systems, generators, chillers, Electrical Distribution, HVAC systems, and Building Management Systems (BMS) systems.  This position is onsite in Altoona, Iowa.


Perform daily site inspections of all Mechanical & Engineering (M&E) systems and technical equipment, including servicing and maintenance. Under general supervision, complete assigned work according to established processes and procedures in accordance with CBRE's Environment, Health and Safety Policy - ensuring all safety processes and PPE requirements are followed. Also, ensure all regulatory requirements and quality standards are met. Oversee third-party vendors, ensuring compliance with CBRE's developed processes, procedures, and all applicable laws/regulations. Accompany vendors on site visits on an as needed basis and ensure site standards are met. Help create and develop work processes, Job Hazard Analysis reports, and SOPs for critical work with risk assessment. Complete all required training to ensure successful completion of all job-related responsibilities.


No formal supervisory responsibilities are required in this position. Other tasks may require informal assistance such as providing technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. Additional coordination of work and assigning tasks may also be required, as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma/GED required, with more than 2 years of experience in basic mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry preferred.

Knowledge of emergency response/standby/call out activities and protocols is a plus. Advanced training and experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry is a plus but not required.




Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.


Ability to perform basic math skills is essential. Basic knowledge of financial terms and principles is helpful.


Ability to understand and carry out general instructions and to perform problem solving in workplace situations. Basic analytical skills are essential.


  • Ability to work in a 24/7 12-hr shift schedule environment. Shift schedules are generally consistent but are subject to change based on business need and continuity of operations.
  • Basic knowledge/skills in the use of personal computer and smartphone.
  • General knowledge/ability using Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Familiarity with instant messaging, text messaging and chats is a plus.
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision and together with coworkers in a team environment is essential.
  • Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
  • An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.


Decisions are made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Doing the right thing is expected of all employees.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.


NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.