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Facebook Electrical Subject Matter Expert in Henrico, Virginia


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an Electrical Subject Matter Expert for our Henrico, VA data center. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of our customers. The Electrical Subject Matter Expert will be a part of the Facility Operations team and will be responsible for being the electrical system technical operations expert. The candidate will need to be experienced in the following critical systems: power distribution ranging from low to high voltage and associated controls systems, UPS systems, DC Power, low voltage and fire alarm, and have a working knowledge of electrical systems.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as a technical/consultative resource of electrical infrastructure systems and equipment.

  2. Hands-on troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment.

  3. Assist in authoring processes, procedures, and reporting metrics.

  4. Analyze data to assist development of predictive maintenance plan.

  5. On-site Lead for root cause analysis activities in area of expertise.

  6. Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers on electrical equipment and procedures.

  7. Manage vendor relationships for electrical equipment.

  8. Perform any additional services needed to meet the requirements of the facility in support of maintenance functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

  2. 6+ years Electrical Journeyman level experience

  3. Bachelor’s degree in engineering plus 3+ years experience will be considered in lieu of 6+ years Journeyman experience

  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel and Outlook

  5. Experience interpreting blueprints/CAD drawings

  6. Knowledge of CMMS systems

  7. Knowledge of critical facilities operations

  8. Job Conditions and Demands:

  9. Regularly walk job site areas of flat and uneven terrain

  10. Work at varying heights and from ladders

  11. Regularly:

  12. Use hands and fingers

  13. Reach/push/pull with hands/arms/shoulders

  14. Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl

  15. May lift and/or otherwise move 45 pounds or more

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years experience in a data center or other critical environment

  2. Trade Certification or state license in Electrical

  3. Professional affiliations (7x24 Exchange, IFMA, Data Center Pulse, etc.)

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.