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Experience analyzing and interpreting complex project documents including AutoCAD, Visio and PDF documents.
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Facility Engineer II
VA - Ashburn

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Tired of Working for a 3rd Party? Come Join Digital Realty's Engineering Team and Work Directly for One of the World's Fastest-Growing Data Center Companies

If you combine strong technical knowledge of at least one area of mission-critical facilities systems/equipment (UPS, BMS, HVAC, generators, cooling, and/or fire/life safety systems) with the desire to learn and grow professionally, this position offers you some great opportunities. You will:
  • Expand your experience in critical infrastructure facilities operations -- if you have expertise in at least one trade (electrical, mechanical or HVAC), we'll teach you the others. In fact, we offer monthly training and programs to earn certification on all the equipment. Quick question for you - click here
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance within one of the world's largest providers of full-service data center solutions. Not only are we growing, but we are also committed to hiring from within whenever possible.
  • Play an important role in overseeing and monitoring a diverse range of building operations systems and equipment at our Ashburn data center. You'll be dedicated to this data center, so no travel is required.
  • Enjoy a collaborative culture at an organization with a strong commitment to operational excellence, as evidenced by over a decade of consecutive years of five nines uptime (99.999%).
  • Earn competitive compensation and potential bonus opportunity along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans; flexible spending plans for multiple purposes; a health savings account; a 401(k) plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan and much more.
We have multiple opportunities for Engineers on evening and night shifts, so feel free to share this information on your networks.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

Pictured: A short drive from Washington Dulles International Airport, Building L at 44274 Round Table Plaza is the largest building on this data center campus. At over 1 million ft², this building features utility power capacity of 120,000 kW.
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Grow Your Career and Critical Infrastructure Skills at a Global Leader in Data Center Solutions

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for the Facility Engineer II opportunity, you will have:
  • 3+ years of experience with at least one facility operating / engineering trade (UPS, HVAC, generators, fire/life safety systems). Data center experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on electrical or mechanical skill and competence in areas of non-expertise (i.e., electrical expertise with mechanical competence, or vice-versa).
  • The ability to:
    • Comprehend, analyze and interpret complex project documents, including blueprints, line drawings, AutoCAD, Visio and PDF documents. Quick question for you - click here
    • Manage projects effectively.
    • Develop installation standards and project tracking/management documents.
    • Respond effectively, verbally and in writing, to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints.
  • Solid MS Office Suite skills, including Word and advanced ability in Excel.
  • A high level of commitment to customer service to both co-workers and clients.
  • A collaborative, team player mentality.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Flexibility and ability to work overtime as necessary and to respond to emergencies.
  • Legal authorization to work permanently in the United States.
Preferred but not required:
  • EPA Universal Refrigerant certification.
  • Experience writing technical MOPs.
  • Change management experience.
  • Experience with incident reporting.
  • Technical trade school or other relevant education.
We are hiring for the evening and night shifts. You'll work a 4x10 schedule, Sunday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Saturday. Evening shift runs from 2 PM to 12 midnight, and night shift from 10 PM to 8 AM.
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The Role
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Reporting to the Manager, Facility Engineering, you will join a team of facilities engineers and contribute to daily site operations, including the creation and modification of site operating procedures, change management tickets, timely incident reporting, and site maintenance and repairs/inspections with the goal of insuring data center operations achieve the highest level of availability. You'll perform rounds, respond to issues that arise, and monitor building operations including adjustments to the HVAC, electrical, BMS, emergency generators and fire/life safety systems. You'll also maintain chilled water, air conditioning, ventilating and other mechanical and electrical equipment.

Additional responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:
  • Conducting routine, ongoing assessment of the building systems operations.
  • Performing tests and rounds, and analyzing data to assure the proper functioning of equipment.
  • Performing preventive maintenance on all building equipment.
  • Working on building management programs within our mission-critical facilities environment.
  • Ensuring efficient operation of all building systems.
  • Assisting, as necessary, with scheduling of preventive maintenance, contracted maintenance and general maintenance with minimum disruption of building services. Coordinating maintenance efforts, as needed, with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and engineers.
  • Maintaining lighting in all areas of the building.
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety procedures as well as utilization of protective equipment.
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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