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What you’ll be doing...

The primary responsibility of the Power/Space/HVAC Capacity Planner is for the short and long term network equipment growth viability of technical buildings. The three major functional areas of responsibility include: Power, Space, and Cooling capacity planning and management. This includes the Capacity Planning of critical AC and DC Power, Emergency back-up systems, Space and large scale data-center Cooling systems ahead of strategic company programs.

You can work independently on a range of projects from inception to completion, manage internal and external resources effectively, establish and maintain process and procedures, prioritize work load based on business objectives and take on special projects in support of the management of the organization.

  • Plan and design short and long-term equipment layouts of a technical facility based on Verizon’s standards.
  • Design space utilizing AutoCAD for the long-term viability of the building, these layouts will be provided to internal customers.
  • Manage capacity of DC Power plants, generators, and HVAC systems in the technical buildings.
  • Calculate cooling and power requirements from equipment growth projects or forecasts to determine when capacity of equipment is under-utilized, near capacity or will push it to exceeding thresholds.
  • Analysis of both AC and DC electrical elements including rectifiers, batteries, BDFB’s/PDF’s, and generators.
  • Assigning appropriate fusing for network elements.
  • Calculate and analyze equipment cooling requirements ensuring that equipment in technical buildings is kept cool enough to function properly.
  • Determine appropriate cooling distribution requirements to ensure cool air is directed to the network equipment.
  • Formulate a plan to increase capacity and direct the Project Engineer organization via a formal hand-off to build the facility in accordance to the specified requirements
  • Knowledge of the Telecommunications industry / equipment.
  • Support internal and external organizations with cost savings initiatives.
  • Knowledge of Central Office layout and design planning and engineering.
  • Work with cross-functional teams, internal and external, to ensure the strategic planning, tactical execution and ongoing performance of all Power, Space and Cooling capacity efforts.
  • Review scope and costs of potential projects with large capital expenditures while employing sound engineering judgement and utilizing strong financial acumen.

*This position can be located out of any of the Verizon Hub locations*

Where you'll be working...

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Facility Management, and/or Construction Management or equivalent.
  • Project Management certification.
  • COEP/PIMS, WFM, AutoCAD, Venue, MicroStation, CCP, CoFEE, Clarity, vSAP GUI, ERP-SAP Portal experience.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.