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Facility Electrician

Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA.  

We are looking to hire a full-time Facility Electrician immediately to work in our Upper Arlington, Ohio data center.  Successful candidates will have previous experience with the operation of electrical systems, preferably in a data center or high tech environment, and are able to work independently and within small teams. 

Expedient employs its own internal recruiting team, interested candidates should apply directly and not through a third party firm or agency.

Sponsorship is not provided for this role. 

The position is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operational tasks in support of data center operations. This position may be called upon outside of normal business hours if a situation comes up that requires immediate attention. This is a customer-facing role. The Facilities Electrician will represent Expedient while working with customers and vendors both on and off-site - professionalism and good verbal and written communication skills are needed.

Responsibilities

  • Electrical repairs and hard wiring installation of 120/240 Volt single phase circuits and 208 Volt 3 phase circuits
  • Partner with a wide variety of vendors; providing access to secure areas of data center, monitoring work of vendors
  • Monitor and repair UPS, HVAC, motors, controls, plumbing, back-up generator systems and similar equipment. Calibrate all controls for heating and air conditioning
  • Repair and maintenance of all aspects of the physical plant, with a focus on electrical systems
  • Preventive/predictive maintenance per requirements and perform non-scheduled or emergency maintenance when required to support operations
  • Maintain accurate records with regard to annual inspection of electrical, mechanical and heating/cooling equipment and general preventative maintenance
  • Analyze and solve electrical and mechanical problems which cause interruptions or otherwise limit productive capacity of all data center equipment
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and repair parts lists for electrical installations to ensure proper maintenance and installations are accomplished on time
  • Make recommendations to modify or replace equipment when necessary to support demand or improve efficiency
  • Organize and direct the work of maintenance or installation contractors
  • Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe manner
  • Must be familiar with and strictly adhere to safety guidelines and OSHA regulations at all times

Requirements

  • No less than 4 years of experience in the maintenance of production equipment
  • No less than 5 years of experience as an electrician in a technical environment
  • A cover letter must be included to explain in your own written communication style, why you are a fit for this position
  • Strong verbal communication skills - this position will exchange phone calls and direct communication with vendors, customers and other Expedient employees across the organizations multiple locations
  • Strong written communication skills - this position will exchange emails with customers, vendors and other Expedient employees across the organizations multiple locations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with electrical systems, simple controls, and mechanical systems
  • Experience with maintaining and troubleshooting HVAC equipment a plus
  • Ability to read, comprehend and work from technical documents, blueprints, and electrical schematics
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • H.S. Diploma and Journeyman Experience or Associates Degree.  Military electricians with 5 or more years of experience are encouraged to apply

Physical Tasks

Lifting - Frequently lifts light weight items and occasionally lifts heavy weight materials such as equipment parts computer hardware and larger items
Manual Dexterity - Ability to operate tools, to work on equipment and to do equipment installations and type emails and invoices, reports, receipts, etc.
Standing - must be able to stand or walk for longer periods of time in order to accomplish the physical tasks of the position
Must be able to climb and balance oneself on a ladder, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl into tight places as required

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration and team success. Expedient are afforded a casual dress code, free on-site parking and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees. 

Expedient is an equal opportunity employer providing a safe, drug free workplace.

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