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Facilities Engineer 

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Req Number KSI13-0011  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Services, Inc.  
Location KSI Durham  

Koniag Services, Inc. is immediately hiring a full time Facilities Engineer to work at our customer site in Durham, NC. This is a direct, full time position with our company.

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

The Facilities Engineer will support the facilities management of raised floor computer room environments.  The resource will assist the Agency in developing and implementing facilities.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Duties will include site development and maintenance in support of the following projects: any and all projects related to the ongoing support to allow for the migration tasks to support the existing Data Center and its ultimate migration to the new Data Center near Frederick, MD. 

A significant percentage of the work must be accomplished during the off hours to ensure minimal, if any, disruption to the network.

This position is a Fri-Tues 7:30am to 4:00pm (to include a ½ hr non-billable meal break) shift.

Candidate must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Duties and Responsibilities: 

General Support

  • Analyze and make recommendations for all Division network hardware installations with regard to the physical and logical constraints of the hardware requirements
  • Perform problem resolution
  • Provide and maintain documentation of the environment including CADD drawings.
  • Provide analysis, resolve network problem situations, and provide ongoing configuration decisions relating to the physical layout of the Date Center network infrastructure system
  • Provide expertise in promoting the incorporation of state-of-the-art technology in network configurations and physical planning
  • Recommend physical location and cabling configurations of the hardware and facilitates the implementation for all data center related equipment
  • Perform cable installation
  • Prepare designated work orders as necessary to modify the facility for installation of network equipment
  • Install and remove equipment
  • Perform computer facilities space and environmental planning
  • Perform maintenance of equipment inventories, including RFID
  • Update and develop specialized information reports as directed
  • Produce weekly status of activities report
  • Produce a Project Wrap-Up report detailing results of work performed under this Task Order.   Project Wrap-Up report should summarize activities of projects involving network installation, problem resolution, network system configuration, equipment installation/de-installation, facilities space planning, and inventories

Coordinate the installation of mainframe and open systems equipment:

  • Prepare detailed mainframe migration plans to include a step-by-step approach to the relocation and delivery of hardware systems and equipment to the computer room, according to Agency established timeframes and parameters
  • Develop complete site preparation documents for designated raised floor area
  • Furnish all documentation to request building modifications/alterations necessary to install and operate hardware at the proposed site. Documentation shall include power requirements, panel schedules and scope of work.  The resource shall physically verify that all facilities are properly prepared prior to the installation of hardware into such facilities
  • Facilitate support activities which include certification of the following: 
  • HVAC systems, raised floor load ratings, verification of communications cable distance specification compliance, placement of floor tile cutouts, layout of chilled water lines and plan conformance to local codes, removal of floor tiles and physical movement/placement of the equipment
  • 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 the following: electrical service requirements, guidelines for determining power requirements and availability, guidelines for determining HVAC requirements and availability, guidelines for determining space requirements, guidelines for determining optimum configurations and layout, guidelines for determining cable requirements and lengths
  • Perform verification of the following: cable layouts, lengths, and labeling of cables, physical layout of hardware and cables in accordance with proposed configuration charts
  • Pack, insure, ship and receive designated office/computer equipment to any other Agency supported Data Center.  This may be arranged through common carrier or other means agreed to by the Government

This resource will be expected to be able to perform/support all tasks with their primary focus being Mainframe system support.


Position Requirements

Education, Experience and Skills  

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • Perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Able to use mechanical tools such as hand tools and drills
  • Able to use electronic tools such as meters and oscilloscopes
  • Lift or move up to 100 pounds
  • Lift or move over 100 with assistance of others and/or mechanical lifts
  • Knowledge of telecommunications links and modes of transmission of data including all cable configurations
  • Ability to manufacture various cables on short notice
  • Expertise in installation of servers, routers, switches, etc, and associated hardware, cable installation, and housing of equipment in cabinets
  • Understanding of the setup and working of a multiplatform environment that includes knowledge of all types of mainframe equipment (Z196 processors), DASD and vendors tape drives and tape silos.
  • Understand power requirements and connectivity of equipment via DICON directors, ESCON, Fiber, bus, and tag
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in Mainframe support
  • History working in a government consulting environment
Travel Requirements None at this time  
Security Clearance Candidate must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance  
About our Company KSI is an innovative, Information Technology (IT) services and solutions provider with in-depth experience in complex enterprise environments supporting Civilian and other Federal Agency mission-critical requirements. Designed to improve the operational capabilities and organizational efficiency of government agencies through state-of-the-art technology, people and processes, our core services include:
  • Helpdesk Service Solutions (HDSS)
  • Data Center Operations and Enterprise IT Networking Solutions
  • Assistive Technologies Solutions
  • Information Sharing / Common Operational Picture (COP) Solutions
Our highly qualified and certified professional leaders and partners invest time to develop a comprehensive operational understanding of our client's internal and external requirements. This understanding shapes the design, development, testing and deployment of every project, ensuring client satisfaction and setting KSI apart from the competition. KSI sustains success through our committed corporate leadership, well qualified teams, strategic partners, unrelenting client focus, and consistent delivery of innovative and high quality solutions. Our client-centric culture has earned us numerous accolades and a reputation as a partner of choice in tackling mission essential requirements. KSI has been the recipient of the Washington Technology Magazine's Fast 50, and the Washington Business Journal's Top 25 Technology Companies.


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