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Chief Engineer: Data Center

Location
Broomfield, Colorado
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
20 Jul 2022
Chief Engineer: Data Center

Job ID

74598

Posted

29-Jun-2022

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Data Centers, Facilities Management

Location(s)

Aurora - Colorado - United States of America, Broomfield - Colorado - United States of America, Commerce City - Colorado - United States of America, Denver - Colorado - United States of America, Golden - Colorado - United States of America

JOB SUMMARY

This role oversees the operations and development of a team of Critical Environment engineers onsite, ensuring they provide both Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Repair Services to the Client & their customers onsite (within agreed Service Level Agreement.) Also, assists the client's Data Center Manager, providing support for Data Center operations. Provide on-site support for the provision and maintenance of Critical Environment services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage unforeseen circumstances that occur and provide relevant feedback to Client / CBRE management where necessary.

Mentor & motivate the Critical Environment team, providing them with regular feedback to ensure they continually improve. Identify areas for training where necessary.

Overall responsibility for Configuration Management (CM)MS Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance (PM), Configuration Management (CM), or Repairs within the agreed SLA timeframe, or escalate if issues cannot be resolved promptly.

Overall responsibility to ensure the completion of:

Facility infrastructure equipment installations within the agreed SLA timeframe and to applicable internal, manufacture and industry standards.

Information Technology equipment power installations, relocation and decommission requests within the agreed SLA timeframes and to applicable internal, manufacture and industry standards.

Daily routine checks and cleanup of the data halls and record their findings.

Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting support (chiller, Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC), Computer Room Air Handler (CRAH), Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Power Distribution Unit (PDU), Static Transfer Switches (STS), etc.)

Ensure all deployments are installed to applicable internal, manufacture and industry standards.

Ensure that all records are updated following any changes made and that documentation is also kept up to date for all applicable processes.

Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks, providing safe working practices at all times.

Overall responsibility to manage relationship with Client, working with other CBRE stakeholders to ensure all MSA requirements are met.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. 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

High School Diploma/GED required, Bachelors Degree preferred. 6-8 years of experience in mechanical or electrical engineering, preferred.

Experience of leading and motivating a Critical Environment Team. Accredited training in the installation of DC Facilities Infrastructure and Building Management System (BMS), preferred. Experience of leading and motivating a Critical Environment Team. A proven knowledge of Critical Facility or DC equipment and their components including UPS, PDU, STS, EG, CRAC, CRAH , etc. A strong understanding of the Data Center environment, and the working restrictions applicable to such environments.

Operational (hands on) experience, preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None

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/or ABILITIES

Experience in a financial setting working with billing and payables; prior experience using a financial system; and, the ability to use Microsoft Excel.

Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.

Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Colorado Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidates education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Data Center M&E Manager position is $105,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Data Center M&E Manager position is $135,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidates skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBREs applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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Details

  • Job Reference: 662936356-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: CBRE
  • Location: Broomfield, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent