Jobs Vacancy At Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Data Centre Technician 2022 - Available Opportunity for Grade 12


Jobs Vacancy  At Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Data Centre Technician 2022 - Available Opportunity for Grade 12

Tsebo Facilities Solution is looking for a Data Centre Technician who will be responsible to maintain the infra structure related to the space where the servers are kept to ensure the operation, monitoring, trouble shooting and basic maintenance of HVAC equipment and electrical systems located within the Data Centres are optimally controlled environments for the servers.

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Reference Number: TSE220705-8

Job Title: Data Centre Technician

Business Unit / Division: Tsebo Facilities Solutions

Job Type Classification: Talent Pool

Location - Town / City: Cape Town

Location - Province: Western Cape

Location - Country: South Africa

Duties & Responsibilities

Engineering Operations

  • Ensure that all works undertaken at critical sites comply with client’s specifications & that they also comply with the Local Authorities regulations and are undertaken in such a manner in accordance with process and that the environments are not exposed to any risk.
  • Assist in the monitoring of all Data Centre critical systems and undertake instruction and actions that ensure that the facility is safe and will not be exposed to any unnecessary risk.
  • Undertake roles and responsibilities in accordance with the Technical site manager’s decisions & instructions.
  • Undertake maintenance activities within Data Centres to local standards and meet business demands ensuring that Uptime of the Data Centres are in accordance with standards such as SANS, Uptime institute and the clients standards.
  • Research, own, and disseminate technical knowledge on health, safety, and risk functions to ensure compliance.
  • Research alternative systems and make recommendations to the Technical Operations Manager.
  • Ensure that all critical loads throughout the portfolio are monitored regularly and analyse trending.
  • Undertake full operational responsibilities with the guidance of change control in Data Centre and critical business locations.
  • Understand the OHS regulations & ensure that contractors abide by these at all times when on site. Stop any unsafe work & report this to the site Technical Operations Manager.
  • Identify alternative methods to improve site controls & contractor management & make recommendations to the Technical Operations Manager.
  • Give best in service class and support on all engineering activities within critical data facility centres.
  • Ensure the Uptime is maintained, and the business is not exposed to risk either through BAU or projects works by:
  • Ensuring backup generators come on when the power goes off
  • The UPS’s keep the server rack alive between the power interruption and the generators starting
  • Ensuring the air conditioning (called CRAC units – Computer room air conditioning) keep the servers cool

Risk and Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and standards in regard to the critical infrastructure within Data Centre environments.
  • Ensure OHS compliance at all times for all on the site & stop & report any unsafe behaviour to the Technical Manager immediately.
  • Ensuring that all Tsebo & the clients regulatory training is completed in accordance with Tsebo & the clients requirements.
  • Provide Technical input to the Risk Management Strategy by identifying, reporting and remediating risks that may result in a business interruption.

Technical Input

  • Research new Data Centre initiatives and focus on optimisation of effective solutions for reductions in costs such as lowering of the PUE & power optimization
  • Provide assistance & technical input into the business to ensure the integrity of the Date Centre portfolio is well supported and is not exposed to unnecessary risk.
  • Research, review and input into any project, change or any other Data Centre activity ensuring that it meets Absa, s standards or best business practice.
  • Maintaining knowledge of legislation & statutory regulations & keep abreast of external and industry best practice through participation in industry forum, conferences and other areas of continued professional development (as required by professional bodies).


  • Produce periodic proposals for improved site operations, cost reduction / cost optimisation opportunities, best in class for best value solutions.
  • Identify & notify the Technical Operations Manager of any ideas that would improve site Safety & efficiency.


Applications for (Jobs Vacancy  At Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Data Centre Technician 2022 - Available Opportunity for Grade 12) must be submitted before the closing date on 2022/09/30

Please really application attention to the completeness of the application that will be sent to the selection committee is complete according to the requirements that have been set, in order to allow candidates to get the opportunity with what was expected.


How To Apply: (Jobs Vacancy  At Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Data Centre Technician 2022 - Available Opportunity for Grade 12) 

It is recommended for those of you who want to register to really application attention to the requirements that have been determined, in order to get a better chance.

Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Jobs Vacancy as Data Centre Technician 2022 reserves the right to offer or refuse employment to anyone at any time in its sole and absolute discretion. The decision of the committee is final and all parties involved in the recruitment process.

It is possible to guarantee that your application is protected as possible to register. However, this does not guarantee immediate success and is only designed to provide you with a stable position during the recruitment process.

Remember, incomplete applications will not be accepted by the selection committee. Candidates who submit their applications after the stated deadline will not be considered. All submissions submitted after the deadline, regardless of their substance, will be discarded without further consideration.




  • Grade 12
  • Code 8 drivers licence
  • Qualified Artisan Electrical / Mechanical / Millwright
  • Minimum N5 Electrical National Certificate


  • High Voltage power understanding.
  • Data Centre
  • MV Switch Gear experience.
  • CDCP or equivalent qualification in Data Centre operations understanding
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience of Mechanical & Electrical services.
  • Minimum of 2 years working within the financial banking sector
  • Minimum of 2 years knowledge and experience within data centre environments
  • Must have previous experience & knowledge of Medium Voltage systems & understand the risks & dangers associated with this & High voltage types of equipment.
  • Must have previous experience on at least two of the following disciplines, Generators, UPS Units (Large) & or Chiller cooling plant.

Skills and Competencies

  • Analytical & logical fault-finding Skills.
  • Good Electrical and mechanical fault-finding skills.
  • Understanding & Interpretation of wiring diagrams and engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of system flow diagrams.
  • Good understanding of emergency standby power equipment operation.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Numerical Skills
  • Be able to understand & complete inspection check lists & other required daily weekly & Monthly reports to the Technical Site Manager on the required basis.
  • Maintain the Data Centre Space, office area, workshops & all plant rooms in a tidy and presentable manner at all times.
  • Good skills with Relationship building.
  • Experienced at detailed Report Writing
  • Have good skills with supervision of Service Providers / Contractors.
  • Fully understand the Critical Business environment of the Data Centre
  • Have experience to work with & empower technical assistants
  • Self-driven and work effectively with little supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and coping with setbacks.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good teamwork principles.
  • Good Computer skills & report writing experience will be an advantage.
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Improving yourself by learning and researching
  • Strive to achieve personal work goals and objectives

You are welcome to submit possible applications. Remember, you really must first apply the requirements (Tsebo Facilities Solutions: Jobs Vacancy as Data Centre Technician 2022). This variable will determine whether you are a viable candidate or not. Please see the qualification conditions provided above if you wish to double-check your credentials. it will be great if you complete everything in the following list if you want to stand a chance of passing your selection.

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