10 Mar
Union Chief Engineer
New York, New york city

JOB DUTIES


Plans, implements, coordinates and manages all Mechanical & Electrical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for a Data Center facility.


Proven track record Leading a team of Electricians & HVAC Technicians in a 24x7 Data Center environment. In depth knowledge of Backup Generator systems. UPS, STS. ATS, BMS, EPMS, DCIM, Medium & Low Voltage Switchgear & controls. Raised floor environment, Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle, DX cooling, VAVs, Split Systems. Blade Room or containerized DC experience preferred. Experience in creating SOPs, EOPs. MOPs. CMMS system knowledge.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Experience in creating a training program on all mechanical & Electrical systems. Best Drills, cross training, training retention verification, skills assessments.


Manages the building's operational accounts and assists in development of operating and capital budgets.


Assists in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required.


Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis and develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.


Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians. Oversees all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with latest HVAC technology trends.


Maintains on-going communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.


May assist in solicitation and acquisition of new management contracts. Coordinates development and maintenance of as-built drawings.


Responds to all emergency situations quickly (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns.


Implements and administers inventory control programs/purchase parts and supplies.


Develops specifications and assists in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts.


Establishes and monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, government agency and company directives as relates to building operations.


Performs other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models' behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of four years experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety regulations.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES


Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in three or more of the following: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.


COMMUNICATION SKILLS


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


REASONING ABILITY


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES


Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing


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