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Mechanical Engineering Technician, Plumber

CoolIT Systems

CoolIT Systems

Other Engineering
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
About Coolit Systems Inc.

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems is the leading Direct Liquid Cooling technology provider for data centers, supercomputers, and desktop computers. We design and manufacture solutions used by the largest tech companies globally.

Recognized as one of “The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023” by Financial Times and honored with the Deloitte Fast 50 Clean Technology award in 2022, as well as the Deloitte Fast 500 distinction in both 2021 and 2022, CoolIT's rapid growth is capturing global attention.

As demand for generative AI, high performance computing and cloud solutions rapidly expands, there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.



We are seeking a talented Mechanical Engineering Technician, Plumber to join our Innovation Lab team. We are looking for an individual who takes ownership, is a team player, looks for interesting custom projects, and wants to contribute to the future of scalable computer cooling solutions. This role will report to Laboratory Manager and will be integral to achieving excellence in scalable computer cooling solutions.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to assembling prototypes and fixtures for pre-compliance and compliance testing, actively participating on all stages when it comes to in-house built hydronic equipment, operating and maintaining large infrastructure equipment (chillers, colling towers, thermal chambers, etc.), supporting other activities around the lab while maintaining company safety and quality expectations.


  • Assemble prototypes using off the shelve, pre-designed and custom-made parts based on the engineer’s specifications. This will include sketch-level design, building or local sourcing custom parts on-the-go to meet prototype assembling deadlines and functionality levels.
  • Prepare prototypes for testing. This might include disassembling, assembling, wiring, filling with coolant, etc.
  • Actively participate when it comes to in-house built hydronic equipment: consultation with engineers on the design and component selection stage, sourcing major components, assembling, testing and startup.
  • Operate and maintain large infrastructure equipment including but not limited to: chillers, colling towers, thermal chambers, etc).
  • Support other activities around the lab when needed.
  • Maintain safe work practices by adhering to company safety policies.

Who You Are

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in plumbing, hydronics, HVAC/Refrigeration, prototyping or machining.
  • Handy with proven ability to think outside the box for non-common problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Plumbing and industrial equipment maintenance experience is a very strong asset
  • Work in a fast-paced technology company on projects that sometimes involve a lot of unknown or fast-changing requirements.


  • Able to find quick, elegant, and cost-effective solutions on the go.
  • Desire to constantly learn new skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Self motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to prioritize based on the workload and project priorities.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy


We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values.


We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Vacation and flex days, and paid company-wide shutdown during the holiday season.
  • Comprehensive benefits including Dental, Drugs, Optical, Paramedical and Health Spending. These costs are covered by CoolIT and are enacted from your first day.
  • Dress for your day – in a casual yet professional environment.
  • Retention rewards like “The Big Coffee Break” that reward tenure with additional vacation time and a monetary bonus.
  • Employee ownership program.

We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo background checks including criminal records check and education.