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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Electrical Subject Matter Expert

Computer and Mathematical



New Albany, Ohio, United States

Meta is seeking a data center Electrical Subject Matter Expert to join our Data Center Facility Operations team. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of our customers. The Electrical Subject Matter Expert will need to have a broad understanding of electrical system and equipment function and will be responsible for procedure-based electrical maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, training, and project oversight. The candidate will need to be experienced in Low Voltage & Medium Voltage power distribution (High Voltage is a plus!), electrical protection & controls systems, UPS & battery systems, electrical testing, applicable electrical codes & standards, and have a basic understanding of mechanical systems.

Required Skills

Electrical Subject Matter Expert Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary onsite technical resource of electrical infrastructure systems and equipment, with an emphasis on practical/field application
  • Author or approve work procedures to cover electrical troubleshooting, repair, retrofit, and maintenance activities, with an emphasis on assessing & mitigating personnel and system risk
  • Conduct or oversee hands-on troubleshooting, repair, retrofit, and maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Provide Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QAQC) oversight of initial campus construction, retrofit projects & maintenance activity
  • Lead and/or participate in root-cause analysis activities in area of expertise
  • Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers and other cross functional teams on electrical equipment/systems, procedures, and changes
  • Manage vendor relationships for electrical maintenance and retrofit work
  • Provide feedback on global electrical maintenance strategies
  • Provide feedback on global electrical system design improvements
  • Other duties as required to support the operation of Meta data centers
  • Travel expectations: Can be significant during first 1-3 months for initial training/onboarding and then ongoing occasional travel for factory witness tests, collaboration, etc.

Minumum Qualification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, controls, and life safety monitoring systems
  • Working knowledge of critical facility operations with experience or understanding of procedure-based work
  • Expansive theoretical & practical understanding of power equipment & systems, with expertise in electrical equipment design, maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, and/or construction
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 3+ years relevant electrical industry experience will be considered in lieu of 7+ years relevant electrical industry experience
  • Significant experience in comprehending electrical plans, specifications, and equipment shop drawings
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment
  • High school diploma
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 7+ years relevant electrical industry experience or electrical trade level experience

Preferred Qualification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Trade Certification or state license as an electrician
  • Experience in high Voltage (up to 345kV) equipment construction, operation, and maintenance
  • Experience in Instrumentation & control, power system protection, power automation, etc.
  • NETA or NICET electrical testing experience/certifications
  • Equipment field service engineering experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in a data center or other critical environment

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