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Data Center Facilities Engineer

  • Another Source, on behalf of Brookfield GIS/McKinstry
  • 08/24/20
  • Ashburn, VA
  • 20147
  • $60 - $90 K / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Another Sources client, Sabey Data Center Properties, is recruiting a Data Center Facilities Technician to join their team in Ashburn, VA. Heres a little about Sabey Data Center Properties:

Sabey Data Centers is one of the oldest and largest privately-owned multi-tenant data center owner/developer/operators in the world. Being privately-owned may mean that ours is never a household name, but to us, it means a complete focus on building value by serving one customer at a time. Today, with three million square feet of mission critical space, Sabey Data Centers continues to serve the worlds most exciting enterprises and institutions with customized data center solutions that are efficient, reliable, and quick to market.

Take a closer look at Sabey Data Centers:


This position will be responsible for "hands-on" day-to-day facility maintenance, repairs and operations for facilities within the companys portfolio. The Data Center Facilities Engineer 1 will work primarily within company data centers, but may also assist with other facilities in the companys portfolio, as directed. The companys data centers incorporate a variety of topologies and brands of electrical, mechanical and environmental control systems, supporting our varied tenants needs.


Directly perform inspections, light planned maintenance (filters, belts, minor inspections, etc.), and facilities work orders (plumbing, lighting, doors, etc).
Analyze and troubleshoot complex systems failures, coordinate installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical systems, building control systems, data/voice system, and write procedures for routine and emergency work, and schedule all planned maintenance.
Manage and document facilities work orders and customer service requests.
Manage vendor activities, monitor progress to ensure objectives are achieved for outsourced maintenance and projects.
Interact with data center management, property management, and vendor management on project efforts.
Develop and maintain operational process, procedures and as-built drawings.
Communicate verbally and in writing as required for customer interaction.
Manage and administrate building control systems.
Develop and improve preventative maintenance programs, schedules, work instructions, SOPs and operational procedures.

Skills & Personal Characteristics:

Two years experience as a facility engineer, preferably in computer room/data center environments, or similar experience.
Knowledge of and experience with critical electrical systems (UPS, standby generator, switchgear, STS/PDU, etc.), mechanical systems (package systems, split systems, dry coolers, fans, chillers, cooling towers, etc.), fire alarm and suppression systems (sprinklers, alarms, incipient smoke detection, etc.) building control and monitoring systems (e.g. Square D, ALC, Tracer Summit), security equipment, etc.
Experience in building controls, electrical & UPS systems. Ability to quickly learn such systems, utilizing operations manuals and similar documentation.
Must be comfortable working in situations with an emphasis on preventive maintenance and emergency response.
Must be comfortable and flexible enough to work in a flat organization with a wide-ranging and changing scope of responsibilities. At the same time, the qualified candidate must be comfortable working within the constraints of procedures put in place to minimize the opportunity for human error.
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook. Proficiency with other programs (e.g. MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint and CAD/CAM) a plus.
Developed problem-solving and analytical abilities.
Self-motivation and ability to motivate others.
Professional attitude and works well under pressure.
Ability to lift up to 80 pounds and operate a variety of hand and power tools
Ability to work independently.
Demonstrated desire to continuously learn.
May be required to carry on-call phone, weekend work/overtime will be required to support certain maintenance activities.

Sabey offers highly competitive wages based on education and work experience. We also offer a competitive benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, voluntary vision, short term disability, life insurance and paid time off. This is an exempt position located at the Companys headquarters in south Seattle.

Sabey Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

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