The Data Center Construction field in the data center industry has been growing at breakneck speed for the past few years.
Construction At A Glance
Greater usage of video streaming, data storage, and the need for faster connection speeds has created a high demand for critical facilities throughout the US. Data Centers are playing a pivotal role as they are necessary to process, transmit, and store the information that is vital to the everyday lives of companies and people.
It takes a lot of work to build a data center. As a result, there are many different types of companies that are involved in the data center construction process. General contractors, subcontractors (electrical, mechanical, controls, etc.), and owner’s rep firms are the primary staples of a data center construction project. There are a variety of types of positions that require different skillsets within the construction world. Thus, while a college degree in engineering or construction isn’t a necessity, it’s a great way leverage your pedigree to break into this exciting and ever-growing field.
Most times our clients are looking to hire construction professionals that have previous data center construction experience. Although, they may be willing to consider other types of relevant projects that have similar skillsets with similar project sizes.
Data Center CONSTRUCTION ROLES
- MEP Superintendents (MEP Supers)
- Construction Project Managers
- Project Executives
- Owner’s Reps
- Project Cost Accountants
- Project Engineers