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Title

Facilities Support Engineer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number KTS18-0053  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Technology Solutions, Inc.  
Location KTS Durham  
Description

Koniag Technology Solutions (KTS) is immediately hiring an experienced Facilities Support Engineer to work at our client's site in Durham, NC. This is a direct, full-time position with our company. The hours are Wednesday-Sunday,12am-8:30am to include a 1/2-hr. non-billable meal break.

The Facilities Support Engineer will provide contractor support in the facilities management of the client’s raised-floor computer room environments. This support will assist the client in developing and implementing facilities for both mainframe and open systems. Duties include site preparation for hardware installations, de-installations, upgrades, configuration changes and modifications in support of the activities related to client projects--ODAR, Riser Panel, VOIP and the Data Center.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a client-sponsored HSPD-12 Suitability

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and a PTO program.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Facilities Support Engineer will perform the following:

  • Develop project schedules and planning documents, including coordination of vendors
  • Provide on-site assistance in the site planning and installation of equipment
  • Provide verification of newly installed power circuits and other site modifications
  • Provide assistance and support for the client’s existing raised-floor computer in the Data Center locations.

Duties include (but are not necessarily limited to):

  • Provide on-site inspection of the following:

    • Electrical service (including panel loads, outlets, power requirements and grounding requirements)

    • Uninterruptible Power Supplies

    • HVAC requirements, including humidity levels and supplemental requirements for equipment, security and fire detection systems

  • Prepare electrical service requirements

  • Prepare the following guideline determinations:

    • power requirements and availability

    • HVAC requirements and availability

    • space requirements

    • optimum configurations and layout

    • cable requirements and lengths

  • Perform the associated electrical component of IT hardware installation. Must be able to maintain panel schedules, monitor electrical usage, identify imbalanced power phases, connect/disconnect IT hardware to available power and identify power requirements for new projects on an as-needed basis.
 
Position Requirements

Education, Experience and Skills:

Minimum 2 years Data Center experience in facilities engineering / electrical support / raised-floor environment.

Must possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Thorough understanding of the setup and workings of a multi-platform environment, including knowledge of all types of mainframe equipment (i.e., Z9 Processors, different types of DASD and vendors, tape drives, T10k Silos)

  • Thorough understanding of power requirements and equipment connectivity via FICON directors, ESCON, Fiber, bus and tag

  • Knowledge of telecommunication links and data transmission modes, including all cable configurations

  • Ability to manufacture various cables on short notice with provided supplies

  • Proficiency in the installation of servers, routers, switches, etc. and all associated hardware; cable installation; and housing of equipment in cabinets (with primary emphasis on safety)

  • Ability to make full utilization of tools, both mechanical (hand tools, drills etc.) and electronic (meters, oscilloscopes etc.) to perform assigned functions.

Must have experience with cleaning and splicing optic cabling.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The duties frequently require lifting or manipulating up to 100 lbs. without assistance or with the use of mechanical lifts; some equipment can weigh over 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

 
Travel Requirements None  
Security Clearance Must be able to obtain and maintain a HSPD-12 Suitability Clearance  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting-edge IT solutions, Koniag Technology Solutions is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.’s Government Services Sector, KTS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of KTS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.

 

Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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