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Data Center Technician IV (Swing Shift) - Reston, VA

Company: Coresite
Location: Herndon
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Data Center Technician IV must possess an expert level of knowledge and will be responsible for the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the data center electrical, mechanical, fire life safety systems, and communications infrastructure.This position is for the Swing Shift: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm EST.Mechanical responsibilities will include chilled water systems and components, HVAC systems such as roof top units, CRAC/CRAH units, and humidification systems.Electrical responsibilities will include electrical/critical power distribution from the Utility/Generator main switchgear through the UPS systems out to the customer load.Fire Life Safety responsibilities will include wet sprinkler systems and pre-action sprinkler systems as well as their associated detection devices.Communications Infrastructure responsibilities will include IFD / MDF / MMR management, structured cabling and supporting infrastructure ownership, and customer space management.This position will also be directly responsible for the processes that maximize customer uptime in the most cost-effective way by working very closely with the Data Center Manager. Technicians must ensure that data center problems are identified and repaired quickly, contractors deliver quality services, and internal customer demands are met. A Tier IV technician develops creative approaches to keep operational costs to a minimum, improve efficiency, and implement new strategies.DutiesData center subject matter expert for electrical, mechanical, controls, and fire life safety systems.Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in facilities systems. Areas include: Electrical, Mechanical, Communications, Building Monitoring and Control.Tracking and trending operational characteristics.Mentoring of junior staff.Work with the site Data Center Manager to track and complete an aggressive preventive and predicative maintenance scheduleWork with and provides guidance, to the site Data Center Manager to determine maintenance requirements for mechanical and electrical systemsEnsure data center operates at maximum operational efficiency, including analyzing existing operating conditions, recommending new technologies, and improving overall efficiency and cost reduction. Ideal candidate will have a demonstrated technical ability and innovative thinking cross functionally, including integrated systems and ITManage systems to avoid unplanned, customer-impacting outagesManage the data floor and back of house mechanical loading capacity thereby ensuring that the cooling system is operating at its highest efficiencyProvide applied mechanical and integrated control expertise for the entire data centerWork as a primary knowledge expert in regard to fire and electrical codes. Serve in a technical writing capacity in regard to the derivation of procedures for preventative or corrective maintenance activities.Assist Data Center Manager with the database management of maintenance discrepancies and work with Operations management to resolve site issues based on agreed upon priorities.Trouble Ticket ManagementWork Order Completion ProcessInfrastructure projects (Internal/Customer)1. Cage Build-Outs2. Overhead Installations3. Rack and StackNavigate and utilize a CMMS system.Use developed procedures to solve problemsAssist in asset and consumable inventory management.Responsible for the tracking and proper labeling of all equipment per established procedures.Ensures that processes are completed in a timely manner pertaining to Service Level Agreements (SLA) and data is uploaded to the OSS accordingly.Provide physical security within the CoreSite premises.Provide day-to-day exceptional customer service and support.Incident escalation and report writingMonitor the building fire alarm system.Maintain and complete regular facility and security tours documenting and responding to found issues.Adhere to and promote CoreSite's Principles of Operational ExcellenceRequirementsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:Interaction with Others: This position is required to interact with CoreSite personnel, vendors, partners, contractors and clients.Work AttributesKnowledgeExpert understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including, but not limited to the following: electrical distribution and layout, Transformers, PLC's, Generators, Switchgear, UPS systems, STS', ATS' PDU's, Chilled Water Systems, CRAC/CRAH's, Pre-Action Sprinkler SystemsExpert knowledge of NEC, NFPA 70E, NFPA 72, NFPA 25, and compliance issues as well as building codes in regard to fire life safetyExpert knowledge of fiber optics / cabling infrastructure and industry best practices.Expert knowledge in industrial safety best practices (i.e. lockout/tag out, arc flash protection, OSHA and state regulations)Expert knowledge and experienced with data trending / tracking and analysis and ability to rapidly learn and use PC based, integrated critical monitoring systemsSkillsMinimum of 5-7 years of experience installing, maintaining, and/or troubleshooting large commercial and industrial systems including:Chilled Water SystemsLarge Centrifugal ChillersCooling TowersHeat ExchangersWater Treatment SystemsVFD's and PumpsHVAC equipmentCRAC/CRAH'sHumidification SystemsBMS and PLC ControlsEmergency Standby Diesel Generator SystemsFuel/Oil systems,480/277 and 208/120 electrical generation and distributionStatic UPS SystemsDouble Interlock Pre-Action SystemsProven leadership skillsProven expert and laying out, pulling, dressing, and terminating fiber and copper communications cabling.Experience diagnosing and repairing IT hardware, servers, network switches, structured cabling.Excellent communication skills, both written and oralSuite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)AbilitiesAbility to communicate effectively with customers and internal staff.Ability to coordinate, supervise and communicate with contractors who perform maintenance or upgrade work on these systems.Ability to learn quickly and address issues as they arise during normal working hours or after hours.Ability to operate in and promote a rigorous process-driven team environmentAbility to logically analyze and solve problemsAbility to effectively multi-task multiple projectsOperate Hand and Machine Tools (hammer, drill, saw, etc.)Operate electrical tools such as a multi-meter or infrared cameraEducation/ExperienceBachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent time in rate.5 or more years in a mechanical/electrical position within critical facilities (preference given to a data center, hospital, or power plant experience)Be able to pass an extensive background check including criminal history, professional references, and employment and education verification.Physical Demands and Special RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ability to stand 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to walk 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to climb and balance 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to reach with hands & arms 1/3 - 2/3 of the timeAbility to smell, talk & hearAbility to use hands to type, handle & feelAbility to reach with hands and armsAbility to see at close and distance ranges and the ability to see colorMust be comfortable working in a high stress, fast paced environment with shifting prioritiesMust be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends, late nights, holidays, and on-call supportAbility to lift up to 50 pounds 1/3 of the timeBenefitsNot only does CoreSite have a fun, team-focused work environment, but we also offer great benefits!Medical and Vision coverage through Cigna Heath CareTelemedicine through MDLiveDental Insurance through Delta DentalLife Insurance and Short-Term & Long-term Disability Insurance fully paid by the companyVoluntary coverage benefits for Life and AD&D, Critical Illness, Accident Coverage, and Hospital IndemnityMedical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans and Health Saving Account (HSA) Plans401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous company contributionFree parking or a company contribution towards a public transit passPaid Parental Leave16 days of Personal Time Off (PTO)10 paid HolidaysWellness program with annual incentive Annual discretionary bonus incentiveApplicant Privacy Notice: CoreSite is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information submitted by applicants. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires us to provide you information about our personal information handling practices. As a result, we're providing this Privacy Notice that describes how we collect, use, share, and update personal information from individuals who wish to be considered for employment with CoreSite. To read the Applicant Privacy Notice, please go toby Jobble

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