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Sr. Critical Facilities Technician (Electrical/Mechanical) – Dallas, TX

Company: T5 Data Centers
Title: Sr. Critical Facilities Technician (Electrical/Mechanical)
Location: Dallas TX, United States
Job Number: 2017 – T5FM009 – DALSCFT

Job Description:

Senior Critical Facilities Technician

The Senior Critical Facilities Technician (Sr. CFT) is responsible for all aspects of data center operations throughout the year. This lead role will help set the standard of operating with an unwavering attitude and commitment to safety and reliability within the Data Center. They will have a mindset of ongoing learning and development, and will be responsible for daily hands-on training and development of junior technicians. As a member of the company’s Facilities team, the Sr. CFT will be responsible for providing field level technical expertise and program management for the maintenance and operation of the site infrastructure and base building support systems. This person should be prepared to stand-in and assume a supervisory role in the absence of the CFM and/or ACFM as required.


  • Operate and maintain critical and non-critical data center infrastructure equipment and systems
  • Assist the CFM/ACFM to lead the CFT team to deliver total availability (100% uptime) while minimizing risks
  • Monitor power, cooling capacity, and environmental conditions within the data halls
  • Responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership in mechanical and electrical support systems related to maintenance, troubleshooting, and daily operation including: power distribution systems, emergency power, HVAC, heat rejection systems, fire alarm, and suppression systems
  • Provide training and expertise for using the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to manage all planned and unplanned data center work
  • Assist with all preventive maintenance inspections on data center electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Assist with the planning, scheduling, and execution of all electrical and mechanical corrective issues within the Data Center to ensure resolution while minimizing risk; properly communicate issues to the appropriate chain of command
  • Troubleshoot and document technical issues, escalate as appropriate, and ensure complete issue resolution
  • Respond to emergencies and critical issues as necessary and support a team approach to all activities
  • Participate in the development, review, and execution of operating procedures
  • Perform quality control reviews of processes and completed projects to ensure accuracy, clarity, and continual improvement
  • Assume an ownership stake in the ongoing evolution and operation of the facility Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Audit CMMS work-orders, equipment history records, and schedules to help maintain 100% accuracy in documentation
  • Assist with the development, continued-improvement, and enforcement of Data Center standards and policies
  • Assist the ACFM to manage assigned workflow tasks in order to provide timely turnaround
  • Maintain strict adherence to change control activities
  • Participate in facility training programs by contributing to content/expertise on a regular basis
  • Work closely with the CFM/ACFM and other key personnel on daily data center management
  • Help manage access and documentation of outside contractors
  • Ensure all vendors and customers are abiding by critical facility work rules
  • Ensure facility rounds and shift-turnover sheets are completed and filed appropriately at the beginning/end of each shift
  • Assume a lead role in managing certain aspects of the day-to-day operation (Ordering supplies, receiving and accounting for supplies, setting the training calendar, etc.)
  • Participate in construction oversight and commissioning as directed by the CFM/ACFM
  • Assist with the provisioning of new customer services (cabinets, power, fiber, other services), as required
  • Work shifts to support 24×7 data center operation, and have flexibility in work hours to cover other shifts
  • Adhere to all federal, state, and local safety laws
  • Complete other such duties consistent with your role as you may be assigned by T5FM 

Education and Experience:

  • High school degree, required
  • Prior military or technical school training, preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in Mission Critical Environments, preferred
  • Electrical or mechanical licensure, preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required for working effectively with CFM, team members, vendors and customers on daily data center management
  • Good written technical proficiency to support the creation and revision of process documentation (MOPs, SOPs, and EOPs)
  • Above average problem-solving and analysis skills for evaluating a situation, identifying solutions, and working with leadership and teammates to resolve
  • Embraces a team-based mentality by building positive morale and team spirit, supporting teammates efforts to succeed, and recognizing teammates accomplishments
  • Able to function effectively and maintain focus in high-pressure situations
  • Has a “can-do” customer service attitude who is conscientious and takes personal pride in their work
  • Has high degree of attention to detail and completes tasks on time
  • Able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and volunteer readily when asked
  • Able to handle changing needs and priorities accurately and professionally
  • Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical manuals, drawings, and sketches
  • Able to work proficiently and safely with hand tools and power tools

To apply or for more details, email us at jobs@t5datacenters.com.

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