Maintenance Technician (m/w)

06.01. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Maintenance Technician (m/w)

Maintenance Technician (m/w)

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) operates International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers offering businesses a place to reliably run their operations and securely exchange critical information in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Every day, without compromise, the people who control the world's most valued information assets place their trust in us, leveraging our insight, expertise and world-class service to protect and connect what matters to them most--their information.

Why Equinix

As a recognized global leader in its industry, Equinix employs dedicated, driven experts who take pride in their work. When you choose to work for Equinix, you’re not just picking a job; you’re embarking on a career. You’re not just working at a company; you’re joining a vital, global team.

Equinix Switzerland is hiring an IBX Maintenance Technician (m/f) for our Data Centers in Zurich:

In this role you will perform preventive and reactive maintenance related to the infrastructure, manage sub-contractors and form an active part of a successful team that is committed to success.


  • Under the direction of the IBX Operations Engineering Supervisor, perform preventive and reactive maintenance related to the infrastructure.

  • Perform daily inspection site rounds

  • Utilize the maintenance management system to ensure accuracy of data at all times

  • Monitor alarm systems and react to any alarms raised

  • Perform small repairs

  • Manage sub-contractors and ensure they follow rules set by Equinix

  • Perform and follow up visual checks

  • On-Call service will be required (1 week/2 month)

  • Understand, apply and enforce health and safety rules


  • Electrical or Mechanical (Plumbing, Air conditioning or similar) Diploma with 2 years of experience.

  • Experience with critical infrastructure

  • Be able to perform small repairs (Electrical, mechanical and plumbing)

  • Able to read electrical/mechanical drawings

  • Familiar with computing/electronics tools to monitor the site (BMS, displays, etc...)

  • Familiar with Office Pack (Word, Excel, etc...)

  • Fluent in German and English (written/spoken)

  • Being able to communicate in an efficient way, even during stressful situations, to provide clear written reports and establish clear processes

  • Flexible (On-Call)

  • Driving license