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Supervisor, CFOps 

Description

POSITION SUMMARY: BASIC FUNCTION

Supervises and ensures the day to day operations, maintenance, and improvements to the physical infrastructure of the data center. Additionally, provides training, expertise and experience to the Data Center Technicians and the Facilities Technicians. Regular, predictable attendance is essential for satisfactory performance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises the Data Center Technicians and the Facilities Technicians.
  • Operates and maintains data center in such a condition as to assure the most optimal uptime to customers for facilities services (electrical, cooling, etc. measured by Five 9s).
  • Tasks out the CFOps team in such a way that complies with all local, state, and federal requirements for fire, health and Life Safety.
  • Provides tasking for the daily operations and maintenance scheduling of non-critical and critical maintenance.
  • Ensures the CFOps team works effectively to achieve the CFOps goals, reviewing budget, staff planning, NPS, efficiency, etc.
  • Analyzes data center equipment to obtain maximum effectiveness and efficiency; safety, cost, equipment longevity, and reliability.
  • Conducts in-depth training with the Data Center Technicians on equipment, PMs, QA and CFOps procedures/processes.
  • Manages and maintains all training documentation; provides documentation to HR.
  • Ensures data center operates at maximum efficiency, including: analyzing existing operating conditions, recommending new technologies, maintaining customer SLA requirements, and improving overall efficiency while maintaining budget expectations.
  • Works with customers to provide successful installs that exceed expectations delight the customer.
  • Supervises the safety and well-being of all CFOps team.
  • Responsible for shift assignments, timekeeping review & approval and PTO approval for all assigned Data Center Technicians and Facilities Technicians.
  • Writes and Reviews non-critical and critical Method of Procedures (MOPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Standard Method of Procedure (SMP) and provides input.
  • Supervises the execution of non-critical and critical Method of Procedures and ensures their thorough completion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong background in electrical and mechanical systems design review, layout, installation, commissioning and operations
  • Expert knowledge of low voltage systems, including fire, security and PLCs
  • Expert knowledge of NFPA Electrical, Fire and Life Safety and building codes
  • Expert knowledge of NEC, NFPA 70E, NFPA 72, NFPA 25 and compliance issues
  • Expert knowledge in industrial safety best practices (i.e. lockout/tag out, arc flash protection, OSHA and state regulations)
  • Experienced with data trending / tracking and analysis and ability to rapidly learn and use PC based, integrated critical monitoring systems
  • Strong supervisor skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Extensive hands-on experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting large commercial and industrial mechanical & electrical systems including:
  • 12kV switchgear
  • 480/277 and 208/120 volt electrical generation and distribution systems
  • Diesel powered AC generator plants up to 2MW
  • Static UPS systems
  • Multi-string flooded cell batteries and monitoring systems
  • Static switches
  • PLC and relay logic controls
  • Power monitoring systems
  • Data center power distribution and management systems
  • VFD Drives
  • Large Centrifugal Chillers
  • Cooling Towers
  • Water Treatment Systems
  • HVAC equipment
  • Computer Room AC Units (CRACs)
  • Kyoto Cooling Units (where applicable)
  • Operating Building Management and Industrial PLC Control Systems
  • Emergency Standby Diesel Generator Systems
  • Fuel/Oil systems, Fuel/Oil Day tanks and Fuel/Oil Storage Tanks
  • Knowledge of NFPA 25, sprinkler and dry-stand pipe systems, including Emergency Fire Pump where applicable
  • Chilled/Condenser Water Pump
  • Well/Vault or Sump Pumps
  • Domestic Water systems, including BackFlow Prevention devices
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Ability to train the electrical and mechanical teams on the systems and the procedures
  • Ability to conduct power & fire system capacity, safety and code compliance assessments
  • Ability to operate in and promote a rigorous process-driven, team environment
  • Ability to logically analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects
  • Detailed oriented

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree or equivalent work experience normally obtained with 5-6 years related experience.
  • A minimum of 5 or more years in a mechanical/electrical position within critical facilities, including Power or critical electrical power/mechanical environment (preference given to data center, hospital, semi- conductor or power plant experience).
  • Minimum of two or more years as a foreman, lead or senior level technician in a critical facility environment.
  • Certified Electrician preferred in state where assigned.
  • CPR/First Aid and NFPA70E Certification during employment.
  • Forklift Certified.
 
Position Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Primarily walking, standing, and bending with some sitting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal, visual and listening skills
  • Able to lift heavy equipment, up to 50 pounds.
  • Close visual work on a computer terminal.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate any required equipment as well as to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and other technical instruments.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work on raised platform.

 

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Typical data center work environment with varying temperatures and loud noises.
  • Extensive daily usage of a computer or workstation.
  • Work on site; no telecommuting.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be comfortable working in a highly critical, fast paced environment shifting priorities
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations at the data center.
  • Must be willing to be part of the after-hours notification and escalation protocol.
  • Must carry a cell phone for availability during assigned shift and emergency situations.
  • Must be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends, late nights, holidays.
  • Must wear leather close-toed shoes with a solid rubber sole.
  • Must possess a current, valid state-issued driver’s license.
 
Shift -not applicable-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Supervisor  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Location NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc., Sacramento  
About the Organization Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. and incorporates DPA, e-shelter, Gyron, Netmagic, NTT Indonesia Nexcenter, RagingWire and other NTT Communications group Data Center divisions. Our combined global platform is one of the largest in the world, with over 140 data centers spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa and APAC. As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier-one global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our highly reliable, scalable, and customizable data centers.







NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.











All applicants for employment will be subject to pre-employment drug testing, a criminal background check and education/employment verification. Additionally, some positions require a review of driving records, credit checks, and/or successful completion of the federal governments 'Public Trust' background screening.











 
EOE Statement NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information and characteristics, marital status and registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.  

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