Facilities Technician – Raleigh NC

Posted 3 months ago

About the job

Extreme Networks Named to Computerworld’s 2023 List of Best Places to Work in IT!

Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before and with double digit growth year over year, no provider is better positioned to deliver better outcomes on scale, than Extreme.

We believe in “walking the walk” of our strong core values which enable us to successfully advance together. Diversity and Inclusion is a vital part of our values and beliefs, and we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive.

Come become part of something big with us! We are a global leader, with hubs in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

The Facilities Technician oversees the day-to-day operations, security, and maintenance of the Extreme Networks in Morrisville, NC. The Facilities team provides and maintains operations and services for the combined office personnel, Engineering and Labs/Data Center atmosphere containing electrical and mechanical engineering (MEP/HVAC) systems. Facilities Technicians at Extreme operate, monitor, and support physical facility conditions. Some of these duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and controls and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain, and provide guidance to services vendors for repair of various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components. You provide daily assistance to lab and data center personnel as you work with and aid, coordination, conduct tours of systems, and assess their working order/needs.

Responsibilities

  • Inspect, maintain, and repair various data center systems such as piping and mechanical system components.
  • Provide daily assistance to technicians as you read blueprints/schematics/sequence of operations, conduct tours of systems, and assess their working order.
  • Manage the uptime and maintenance Equipment associated with the operations and treatment systems, HVAC, Generator and UPS while controlling and monitoring systems.
  • Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in the data center facilities systems and equipment.
  • Support startup, commissioning, and integration of new mechanical equipment and systems into facilities infrastructure.
  • Supervises contractors and monitors work to ensure proper OSHA and State standards, workmanship, and scope.
  • Obtain competitive contractor bids as prescribed in the company’s Regional Control Framework.
  • Processes POs and invoices as required.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable regulations including but not limited to construction permits, environmental compliance, waste disposal, building and fire codes.
  • Completes the necessary facility repairs consisting of but not limited to painting, wall repair, HVAC repairs, Plumbing System repairs, access controls, CCTV repairs, and other general maintenance as required.
  • Available for scheduled and on-call consultations and/or work to support business operations 24/7 365.
  • Works closely with the Building Manager on facility issues and other landlord related issues.
  • Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in the data center facilities systems and equipment.
  • Manage the uptime and maintenance Equipment associated with the operations and treatment systems, HVAC, Generator and UPS while controlling and monitoring systems.
  • Experience with Data Center and Data Center operations preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree, trade school certification, and/or other certified training in a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of Mechanical/Electrical and HVAC experience in industrial or commercial environment.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours/work providing On Call rotation.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs. of equipment, and work on platforms, ladders, and under raised floors.
  • Demonstrated communication effectiveness, with the ability to communicate complex technical information.
  • Experience in MS office, WD, Excel, PPT and Industry software
  • Must work independently without direct supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in maintenance of mechanical/cooling distribution systems or construction/technical environment or a related field.
  • Experience in data centers, hospitals, or power plants.
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems used in a data center environment (e.g. Chillers, Air handling units, pumps and CRAC/CRAH units) and Electrical Systems.
  • Knowledge of meters, devices, sensors, and troubleshooting utilizing standard hand tools, digital metering, or calibration/diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to communicate with contractors who perform maintenance or upgrade work on the data center systems.

Salary 60-70K based on experiene and qualifcations

Extreme Networks, Inc. ( EXTR ) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme’s website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come Advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Extreme Networks also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Extreme Networks.

 

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