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Data Center Chief Engineer

Gainesville, VA
This opportunity is with a leading mission-critical data center managed services provider in the government sector.  This firm provides data center solutions custom-fit to the requirements of their client's mission-critical operational facilities. They provide reliability of mission-critical facilities for many of the world's largest organizations and government facilities.
 
Note: US Citizenship Required / Must be clearable in order to be considered
Please note we have multiple opportunities for DC Facilities Engineers both Cleared and non-cleared throughout the US
 
Data Center Chief Engineer - Gainesville, VA

We are looking for an experienced Data Center Chief Engineer to support a critical data center. The Data Center Chief Engineer will be responsible for managing the operation and maintenance of the critical facility physical infrastructure systems in accordance with company's policies and procedures. The Data Center is a 7x24x365 a year operation. The Data Center Facility Manager will be managing Mechanical and Electrical Technicians. The facility manager will manage the local relationship with the customer.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Operate and Manage both routine and emergency service on a variety of state-of-the-art critical systems such as: medium voltage switchgear, diesel generators, UPS systems, power distribution equipment, chillers, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, fire detection / suppression; building monitoring systems; etc.
  • Supervise the on-site management of sub-contractors and vendors, ensuring that all work is performed according to established practices and procedures
  • Manage local client relationship and act as the point of contact for the company at this site
  • Establish performance benchmarks, conduct analyses and prepare reports on all aspects of the critical facility operations and maintenance
  • Work with IT managers and other business leaders to coordinate projects, manage capacity and optimize plant safety, performance, reliability and efficiency
  • Create, utilize and administer MOPs and SOPs for all work on critical facilities / data center facility equipment
  • Schedule work activities, within specified change control / management protocol.
  • Maintain a constant state of readiness in support of the mission goal of 99.999% uptime
 
Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of data center / critical facility operations and maintenance experience
  • Previous Management experience in a data center/critical facility environment a must
  • Solid Understanding of Critical Power, Electrical equipment (UPS, Generators, Switchgears, PDU's,)  and mechanical equipment  - Air handling units, CRAC, CRAH, Chillers, HVAC, computer grade cooling systems, DC Power Systems, and building monitoring / control systems – BAS / BMS )
  • Data Center Operations Experience
  • Active TS Clearance or TS/SCI, a huge plus! MUST be clearable
  • Experience supervising a technical staff
  • Certifications / training in either Electrical or Mechanical Trades
  • Previous experience interfacing and supporting Customers
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Previous experience in the Military / Military veterans in all branches that have experience with Electrical / Mechanical is a huge plus (Navy nukes- EMN, ETN, MMNs, SeaBees, Army - Power Generation, Air Force – Power Production, Generator Techs, Maritime, Coast Guard, etc)
 
Submittal Instructions:
Please send resumes to resume@pkaza.com  ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 13846701
in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at, https://www.pkaza.com/jobs/

If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.

Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance, a 401(k) plan.

EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V
 
Peter Kazella & Associates Inc / Pkaza is a third party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by our employer that we represent and not by the candidate.
 
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