Facebook Electrical Specialist, Subject Matter Expert in New Albany, Ohio


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Facebook is seeking an Electrical Specialist for our New Albany, OH data center. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of our customers. The Electrical Specialist will be a part of the Facility Operations team and will be responsible for being the electrical system technical operations expert. The candidate will need to be experienced in the following critical systems: power distribution ranging from 13.2kV to 120VAC and associated controls systems, UPS systems, DC Power, low voltage and fire alarm, and have a working knowledge of mechanical systems.

Required Skills:

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

  2. Hands-on troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of electrical 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. Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers on electrical equipment and procedures.

  7. Manage vendor relationships for mechanical equipment.

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

  9. Travel to other data center regions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent (ie. GED)

  2. 7+ years Electrical Journeyman level experience

  3. Bachelor’s degree in engineering plus 3+ years relative experience will be considered in lieu of 7+ years Journeyman experience

  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel and Outlook

  5. Ability to read blueprints/CAD drawings

  6. Ability to travel up to 20% of time

  7. Knowledge of CMMS systems

  8. Knowledge of critical facilities operations

  9. Job Conditions and Demands:

  10. Regularly walk job site areas of flat and uneven terrain.

  11. Work at varying heights and from ladders.

  12. Regularly:

  13. Use hands and fingers

  14. Reach/push/pull with hands/arms/shoulders

  15. Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl

  16. May lift and/or otherwise move 45 pounds or more.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  2. Trade Certification or state license in Electrical

  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.