POSITION SUMMARY: BASIC FUNCTION
This position covers all aspects of the operation and maintenance of facilities databases and operational support systems for the development of operational procedures for routine, elevated risk, emergency, standard operations, drills, and training within the data canter electrical, mechanical, and fire life safety systems. These documents will be utilized by the Critical Facilities Operations Technicians.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES.
Prepares procedure and system training documentation to be utilized by technicians to improve proficiency in the operation of the facility systems, including Electrical, Mechanical, Building Monitoring and Control, and Fire Life Safety system procedures.
Develops training syllabus for technicians to ensure the data center operates at maximum efficiency, including analyzing existing operating conditions, recommending new technologies, and improving overall efficiency and cost reduction.
Works with Data Center Operations team members to identify new methods and initiatives to promote the state of the art of facility operations and maintenance.
Uses technical writing skills to develop procedures for preventative and corrective maintenance activities.
Provides suggestions for continuous improvement resulting in higher reliability and reduced costs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Practical application of skill and knowledge in database development and maintenance.
In-depth understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems used in data center environments to include:
Electrical distribution and layout, transformers, PLC's, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, STS', ATS',PDU's, Chilled Water Systems, CRAC/CRAH's, Pre-Action Sprinkler Systems.
Expert knowledge of the following:
NEC, NFPA 70E, NFPA 72, NFPA 25, and compliance issues as well as building codes concerning fire life safety.
Expert knowledge in industrial safety best practices to include:
Lockout/tag-out, Arc flash protection, OSHA and State regulations.
Understanding the development, trending, and analysis of engineering metrics with the ability to rapidly learn and use PC based, integrated critical monitoring systems.
Able to work in a fast-paced team environment with shifting priorities.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated expert level of experience installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting of large commercial and industrial systems including:
Chilled Water Systems, Large Centrifugal Chillers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers, Water Treatment Systems, VFD's and Pumps, HVAC equipment, CRAC/CRAH's, Humidification Systems, BMS and PLC Controls, Emergency Standby Diesel Generator Systems, Fuel/Oil systems, 480VAC/277VAC and 208VAC/120VAC Single and Three Phase electrical systems, Static UPS Systems, Double Interlock Pre-Action Systems.
Proficient with PC?s to include hands-on knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent education and/or relevant work experience required.
A minimum of 5 years in a mechanical/electrical position within critical facilities (preference given to data center, hospital, semiconductor, or power plant experience).
Four plus years as a senior-level technician in a critical facility environment.
Familiarity with construction sites and hazards and ability to navigate project sites safely and in control
Primarily sitting with some walking, standing, and bending.
Able to hear and speak into a telephone.
Close visual work on a computer terminal.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate any required computer keyboard, mouse, and other technical instruments.
Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Able to climb a ladder and work on a raised platform.
80%: Standard office; Data Center environment with varying temperatures and loud noises; extensive daily usage of workstation or computer.
20%: Construction Jobsite at various levels of development.
This position may be Remote Position for qualified candidates.