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Plumber/HVAC Engineer




Job Type

Full Time

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Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000 cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents. 

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

Are you a Plumber / HVAC engineer looking for a role you can learn and grow in? Do you have some experience within a Facilities orientated environment and some knowledge and understanding of HVAC systems from a maintenance perspective? We are looking for a self-motivated Mechanical Specialist Maintenance Engineer to join our Operations Engineering Team based in Dublin.

The HVAC Facility Engineer will be responsible for managing the infrastructure within the Data Centre in conjunction with the Engineering and Facilities Managers. The HVAC Facilities Engineer will ensure optimum performance and longevity of critical HVAC plant by implementing the Planned Preventative Maintenance programme and through regular testing.

Facility / HVAC Infrastructure Maintenance

  • Performs site inspections and supervises the building and data centre alarms

  • Performs basic preventative maintenance on site HVAC infrastructure (e.g. HVAC System PM’s including changing filters on air conditioning units), or manages vendors

  • Assists in repairs and corrective maintenance of HVAC Systems

Site Administration

  • Completion of site logs and data gathering for basic permits, such as MOPs and scripts

Incident Management

  • Assists more senior staff with responding to all on-site incidents

  • May begin responding to basic HVAC incidents based on own knowledge and experience

Work Orders

  • Completes basic HVAC work requests and assists with circuit installations


  • Provides assistance to department during routine maintenance activities

What are we looking for?


  • Qualification in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and/or appropriate job related and building services experience.

  • Have experience within a Facilities HVAC orientated environment

  • F-Gas Trained & Certified

  • Knowledge and understanding of HVAC systems from a maintenance perspective

  • Permit to work issuance and Contractor control knowledge

  • Health and Safety & Manual Handling trained


  • Experience of working with large mission critical data centre infrastructures in a Supervisory/technical/engineering capacity.

  • Health and safety trained. e.g. IOSH trained

  • Electrical installation experience

  • Knowledge of cooling plant HVAC Systems operation

What we offer!

  • Competitive salary

  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)

  • You are entitled to 23 days (for shift worker 16 days (12Hours) holiday calculated on a pro-rata basis) paid leave in each year in addition to any public holidays. This includes two company days, Good Friday and the day after St Stephen’s day.

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Data show that many applicants apply for a job when they have 100% of what is required. We encourage people to bring their different experiences and background to work. If you are interested in working for Equinix and have found a role that challenges you, please don’t let your reservations hold you back!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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