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Data Center Engineer

Ashburn, VA (Hybrid)

Job Type


About the Role

The position entails overseeing and completing a diverse range of assignments related to construction, fit-out, thermal modelling, renovation, and maintenance of high availability data centers, as well as the network and server hardware, and facilities.

The Data Center Engineer will be responsible for performing a wide range of professional facilities engineer tasks at a fully operational level. They will be required to exercise considerable independent judgment in making decisions that can have a significant impact on services.


Duties & Accountabilities

  • Conduct preliminary surveys and prepare schematic, preliminary, and work drawings.

  • Assist in project needs and cost estimates, identify opportunities, and define labor, materials, and equipment for projects valued at $100,000 US or less.

  • Conduct periodic inspections of work in progress and provide guidance to construction, datacenter technicians, supervisors, and contractors regarding interpretation of plans, specifications, timelines, and budget.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations concerning changes and scope in building and deployment work endeavors.

  • Inspect materials, workmanship, and architectural, mechanical, and electrical installations.

  • Review and approve shop drawing and “as-builts” provided by contractors and vendors.

  • Manage external preventative maintenance resources.

  • Consult with architects, engineers, contractors, clients and owners regarding preliminary layouts construction procedures and applicable construction codes.

  • Discuss plans, specifications, and work schedules with contractors as the first line of defense.

  • Resolve problems associated with daily operations, inspect existing facilities to assess their condition, and prepare reports detailing observed deficiencies, repair designs, and estimated repair costs.

  • Drive all preventative maintenance and site safety controls for contractors in facility.

  • Document and record all correspondence and documentation related to facility support and preventative maintenance.

  Job Qualifications

  • Proficient knowledge of engineering principles, codes, and standards relevant to structures and facilities.

  • Well-informed and up to date with materials, methods and techniques used in construction, installation, and maintenance of facilities.

  • Skilled in utilizing engineering instruments and tools.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications.

  • Proficient in maintaining records and preparing reports and correspondence related to assignments.

  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact with others.

  • Capable of organizing and coordinating the work of others.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate work efficiently.

If this is you, please send your resume to, it would be great to hear from you and learn more about your skills and capabilities.

About the Company

Denvr Dataworks is an early-stage, Alberta-based company that delivers High Performance Cloud Services (HPCaaS/PaaS/SaaS). Denvr operates first of its kind ultra-efficient, modular, liquid immersion cooled data centers, with high density GPU & CPU based compute clusters along with proprietary cloud services software. The Denvr cloud is designed for customers using data or processor intensive applications inherent to advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Neural Networks, Data Rendering, Big Data, and related Data Science applications, with seamless support for hybrid cloud and edge computing scenarios.

Joining the Denvr Dataworks team means that you are a dynamic individual who is responsible but forward-thinking and encouraged by continuous learning and innovation. You have practical and effective communication and interpersonal skills where you lead by example, and you are mindful of building a culture of health in all aspects of the business. You are also a self-motivated and effective problem solver, and you take pride in doing a good job and achieving great results. You are highly collaborative, transparent with information, open to learning and you enjoy learning by “doing”. You are motivated to use your knowledge, experience, relationships, and abilities to help drive an exciting business forward and you love the idea of being part of an exceptional team, that works together to compete hard in the dynamic, cutting-edge world of high-performance computing and cloud services.

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