Data Center Engineer

for ViaWest Inc. in Minneapolis, MN

Associates Degree or Exp. Facilities Maintenance, Monitor HVAC, Elec Systems, Interprets Engineering Specs, Building Mgmt Systems, 
Minneapolis, MN
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ViaWest, Inc., a super-regional provider of colocation and managed hosting solutions, has an opportunity for two experienced Engineers to support our new data center in Chaska.  Positions are responsible for participating in the construction, engineering and maintenance of mission critical data center facilities.  We are a rapidly growing organization and we embrace change as a way of life.  Our innovative solutions and exceptional customer service to clients has set us apart from our competition.


  • Monitors the buildings HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, site surveys, replacement of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering specifications, project plans and other technical documents.
  • Performs operation, installation and servicing of peripheral devices.
  • Assists with equipment start-ups, repairs and overhauls.
  • Prepares reports on facility performance.
  • Oversees vendor facility maintenance.
  • Perform emergency equipment repair.
  • Supports local data centers.
  • 24x7 facility on-call responsibility.


  • Strong mechanical and / or electrical experience required
  • Associates degree in facilities related field or equivalent experience required
  • Experience working with building management systems.
  • Licensed, or qualified for licensing in the HVAC or Electrical fields at the journeyman level.
  • Knowledge of construction, HVAC, AC and DC power fundamentals.
  • Ability to analyze and identify issues negatively impacting facility operations.
  • Strong troubleshooting / decision making skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to work evening shift and provide on-call availability
  • Knowledge of data center critical infrastructure components preferred

As an employer, we offer a casual work environment and encourage our employees to take part in our growth.  We pay our employees competitively and make sure they don’t get lost in the business.  You won’t become a number here.

Take your career to the next level and apply for a position with ViaWest today! Criminal background check required.  EOE/AA


ViaWest Inc.