Senior Facilities Technician - Premium Data Center

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Responsibilities

Senior Facilities Technician will be part of a team responsible for the facility management & administration of the data center, (critical facility) with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and reliably operating, maintaining, and modifying the facility infrastructure, systems, and equipment in a cost-effective manner. The technician should have strong property management skills and is also be experienced in one or more critical environment electrical/mechanicals systems, infrastructure, and operational practices. Work requires strong operations skills, personal accountability, and exceptional customer satisfaction and confidence. 

Responsible for the monitoring, testing, preventive maintenance and repair of infrastructure equipment and associated electrical, alarming and monitoring systems per specifications and operational procedures at Northern VA technical facilities and premium data centers in Ashburn and Manassas, VA. Responsible for maintenance and repair of the physical facilities structures, security and peripheral systems. Responsible for emergency power and physical facility remedies at all technical facilities, a first responder during natural disasters or any other facilities threat to network safety. 

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for monitoring overall operation, maintenance, and modification of all building systems including: mechanical (including HVAC, computer room air conditioners, chillers, and plumbing) electrical (including UPS, DC battery systems, PDU, generators, transfer switches, and switchgear), fire detection and suppression, life safety, lighting, temperature control systems, building management systems, and digital systems (including fire alarm, duress, card access, CCTV).
  • Maintain effective communication with all external and internal customers, including Clients, Property and Project management, and Engineering staff.
  • Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operation of the building’s infrastructure. Responsible for alerting management of building discrepancies.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in data center (or similar type critical environment) operations, maintenance, and engineering supporting critical facilities operations.
  • Strong working technical knowledge and understanding of critical data center systems, including HVAC, Standby emergency power, uninterruptible power supplies, and associated infrastructure.
  • Bachelors or Associates degree preferred and equivalent technical experience. 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Ability to write and review high quality detailed work scripts, methods of procedure, and standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to effectively respond to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.