Facebook Mechanical Specialist, Subject Matter Expert in Fort Worth, Texas


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Facebook is seeking a Mechanical Specialist for our Fort Worth, Texas data center. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of our customers. The mechanical specialist will be a part of the facility operations team and will be responsible for being the mechanical system technical operations expert. The candidate will need to be experienced in diverse technologies such as chiller systems, evaporative cooling, HVAC, DX cooling, water distribution, water treatment, emergency diesel generators, fire suppression systems, and have a working knowledge of building automation systems and electrical distribution.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as a technical/consultative resource of mechanical infrastructure systems and equipment.

  2. Hands-on troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of mechanical equipment.

  3. Assist in authoring processes, procedures, and reporting metrics.

  4. Analyze data to assist development of predictive maintenance plan.

  5. On-site Lead for root cause analysis activities in area of expertise.

  6. Oversight of water quality maintenance.

  7. Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers on mechanical equipment and procedures.

  8. Manage vendor relationships for mechanical equipment.

  9. Perform any additional services needed to meet the requirements of the facility in support of maintenance functions.

  10. Travel to other data center regions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

  2. 7+ years Mechanical Journeyman level experience

  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  4. Ability to read blueprints/CAD drawings

  5. Ability to travel up to 20% of time

  6. Working knowledge of psychrometric charts.

  7. Working knowledge of critical facilities operations

  8. Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and life safety monitoring and control systems typically used in critical environments

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years experience in a data center or other critical environment

  2. Trade Certification or state license in Mechanical (HVAC)

  3. Professional affiliations (7x24 Exchange, IFMA, Data Center Pulse, etc.)

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.