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The Controls Engineer or Metered Power Support Engineer, that we call this internally Performs the planning, system design, system implementation, system maintenance and support for metered power infrastructures.
Effectively interacts with internal and external teams, including the design engineering, construction management, IBX site engineering and regional operations teams, onsite support vendors and consultants on projects, policies and procedures. Assists in planning day to day operations, strategic direction and delivery of projects in datacenter facilities.
Demonstrable experience of electrical/controls system design, operations, maintenance, and project planning is essential, ideally with an emphasis on datacenter or mission critical project delivery, combined with a Fundamental understanding of electrical power and calculations and strong foundations and knowledge in MODBUS, SNMP, and BACnet Protocols
Assists in managing projects or other engineering initiatives (i.e., organises regular meetings to discuss issues)
System Operation and Work Practices
Reviews electrical one-lines, construction drawings, and equipment datasheets
Develops SOWs for routine processes and design and construction projects
Performs installations and configurations of controls systems
Performs maintenance and repairs on controls systems
Utilizes safe working practices at an expert level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout/tag out)
Provides feedback on training programs
Acquires knowledge by expanding experience with systems, vendor training and shadowing others
Is SME with some systems and trains others inside and outside of the group
Assists in executing effective contract administration procedures including generation, review, and monitoring of contracts, change orders, cost forecasts, and other pertinent documents and documentation
Leadership and Communications (including Vendor Mgmt.)
Assists in directing all internal and external project team members
Assists in directing external vendors per project or initiative such as general contractors, A&E design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.
Internal and external written and verbal communication to include detailed analysis and reports
Policy & Procedure Development and Adherence
Provides feedback on policies and procedures
Consistently solves complex, cross-functional issues requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve (i.e., works with local ops team to perform root cause analysis, proposes solutions to issues and produces lessons learnt for future reference)
Identifies and understands underlying issues; differentiates key elements from the irrelevant or trivial
Can identify issues and apply correct rectifications (i.e., performs a simple root cause analysis)
Utilizes expert operating knowledge of the relevant engineering systems to diagnose and repair advanced technical difficulties, and solve advanced issues (i.e., diagnoses issues and propose rectification actions from the analysis of equipment)
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