Electrical SME

Data Center
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Our Client is seeking a data center Electrical Subject Matter Expert to join their Data Center Facility Operations team. Our client's data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of their customers. The Electrical Subject Matter Expert will need to have a broad understanding of electrical system and equipment function and will be responsible for procedure-based electrical maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, training, and project oversight. The candidate will need to be experienced in Low Voltage & Medium Voltage power distribution (High Voltage is a plus!), electrical protection & controls systems, UPS & battery systems, electrical testing, applicable electrical codes & standards, and have a basic understanding of mechanical systems.


Serve as primary onsite technical resource of electrical infrastructure systems and equipment, with an emphasis on practical/field application

Author or approve work procedures to cover electrical troubleshooting, repair, retrofit, and maintenance activities, with an emphasis on assessing & mitigating personnel and system risk

Conduct or oversee hands-on troubleshooting, repair, retrofit, and maintenance of electrical equipment

Provide Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QAQC) oversight of initial campus construction, retrofit projects & maintenance activity

Lead and/or participate in root-cause analysis activities in area of expertise

Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers and other cross functional teams on electrical equipment/systems, procedures, and changes

Manage vendor relationships for electrical maintenance and retrofit work

Provide feedback on global electrical maintenance strategies

 Provide feedback on global electrical system design improvements

Other duties as required to support the operation of our client's data centers

Knows intimately the layout of the electrical system. Power through to the final delivery point.

Integrated with operations.


They will answer questions for the PE on the electrical side

Plan the maintenance- need computer skills

NO INSTALLERS they need to have done troubleshooting




 7+ years relevant electrical industry experience or electrical trade level experience

Experienced in Low Voltage & Medium Voltage power distribution

Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 3+ years relevant electrical industry experience will be considered in lieu of 7+ year relevant electrical industry experience

Expansive theoretical & practical understanding of power equipment & systems, with expertise in electrical equipment design, maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, and/or construction

Working knowledge of critical facility operations with experience or understanding of procedure-based work

Working knowledge of mechanical, controls, and life safety monitoring systems

Significant experience in comprehending electrical plans, specifications, and equipment shop drawings

Experience working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel and Outlook

Any data center experience would be great
Probably a military guy from power distribution
Retrofit experience
Maintenance operation/computer systems


Preferred Qualifications:

 7+ years’ experience in a data center or other critical environment

NETA or NICET electrical testing experience/certifications

 Equipment field service engineering experience

Instrumentation & control, power system protection, power automation, etc experience

Experience in high Voltage (up to 345kV) equipment construction, operation, and maintenance

Trade Certification or state license as an electrician



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