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5 Aug 2013

Full-Time Data Center Environmental and Safety Technician (Specialist)

Google Finland Oy – Kymenlaakso, Finland

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Job Description

The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical and HVAC systems in the world. Facilities Technicians on this team operate, monitor and support all facilities activity at Google’s data centers.

You take ownership of the operation and maintenance of water pumps and treatment systems, HVAC, UPS, generators, electrical distribution and control and monitoring Systems. You’re at the forefront of best-in-class environmental practices. You bring the ideas of our Data Center Engineers to life and develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving efficiencies.

You ensure that problems are identified and repaired quickly, that contractors deliver quality services and preventive maintenance, and that safety measures are being performed. In emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you respond to data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures.


Prepare or oversee the completion of site specific environmental permitting (e.g., wastewater, air) and environmental summary tables/charts. Complete or ensure completion of monitoring activities as required by permits and/or company procedures. Conduct or ensure environmental/safety training is completed.

Also, ensure that environmental and safety incidents are properly investigated and reported. Investigate and resolve environmental/safety questions or issues. Participate in and/or facilitate environmental/safety meetings and inspections. Perform all tasks in a safe and efficient manner and adheres to all environmental/safety regulations pertaining to each job assignment (i.e., wear safety glasses, hearing/personal protective equipment).

Minimum qualifications

Experience with plant operation or working knowledge of EPA/OSHA regulations and training experience.

Preferred qualifications

BA/BS in Engineering, Environmental Science, Safety or related field (In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience). Communication and organizational skills. Must be able to access all parts of the datacenter, climb stairs, roof access ladders, uneven work surfaces, etc., don appropriate personal protective equipment, and travel to various site locations up to 50% of the time.

HAZWOPER, Hazardous Materials, and OSHA 30-hour not mandatory as this training can be provided.


Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google’s product portfolio possible.

We’re proud to be our engineers’ engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We’re always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

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Job Categories: Construction Jobs in Finland. Job Types: Full-Time.

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