Data Center Facilities/Maintenance Engineer
Nexcess - Dearborn, MI

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Hours: Full Time
  • Travel Required: Between facilities as needed
  • Location: Southfield and Dearborn, Michigan
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Education Level: College/technical degree or equivalent work-related experience
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience with health benefits after 90 days
  • The Facilities/Maintenance Engineer is responsible for overseeing the maintenance, documentation and continuous operation of all Nexcessfacilities.

    • Responsible for the proper maintenance and operation of all critical data center infrastructure, including UPS, HVAC, PDU, ATS, Backup Generators, Fire and Security systems.
    • Responsible for the proper maintenance and operation of all non-critical facility systems, including house HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and all other general facility infrastructure.
    • Be the first responder to any and all critical system/facility emergencies 24x7 and be able to perform hands-on emergency repairs as needed.
    • Understand the overall maintenance objectives of our facilities. Continuously improve upon existing documented plans, including preventative, predictive and reactive maintenance procedures. Identify and develop new maintenance plans/procedures as needed.
    • Develop and present proposals for infrastructure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications as needed.
    • General maintenance and upkeep of facilities inside and out. Perform hands-on maintenance tasks as needed.
    • Become knowledgeable and stay up to date on best practices, new/emerging data center/facility technologies and systems.
    • Responsible for educating all contractors working within our facilities with respects to the work they are performing and how it may affect any critical systems.
    • Additional duties as required
    • Strong understanding of HVAC, UPS, Electrical systems and extensive hands-on experience in a data center environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Individual should be able to work with minimal supervision and have excellent problem solving skills
    • Proven ability to coordinate and maintain relationships with external vendors
    • Strong initiative and work ethic
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
    • Proficient PC skills
    • Individual must possess a valid drivers license

    About this company
    Nexcess is a Southfield, Michigan-based managed hosting company founded in 2000, with wholly-owned data centers located in Dearborn,...