Facility Technical Manager

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Huntsville, AL
Meta is seeking a data center Facility Technical Manager to join our Data Center Facility Operations team. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our software operates to meet the demands of our customers. The Facility Technical Manager will build and manage a team of Subject Matter Experts (electrical, mechanical, building controls, and project management), and will serve as the point of contact for stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be experienced in an array of diverse subjects, such as electrical generation, electrical distribution, mechanical cooling technologies, fire/life safety systems, and building automation controls. The responsibilities of this role include management of a technical team, coordination and prioritization of a wide range of projects and processes within the site, and communication of issues with various teams at the site. This position reports directly to the Data Center Campus Facility Manager.
Facility Technical Manager Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of Subject Matter Experts (Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, and Project Management) at the Data Center to provide technical support to the Critical Operations Team
  • Completion of all required safety training and conducting all work in accordance with Facebook safety policies
  • Establishing challenging team goals to support the priorities and goals of the Facility Operations organization
  • Set clear expectations and goals and give clear, actionable, and timely feedback
  • Removing roadblocks and provide resources for the technical teams to support individual team member goals and recognizing people and teams for impactful contributions
  • Show support and care for team members by finding opportunities to develop and grow based on areas of strength and interest
  • Provide performance feedback and ratings for direct reports and eventual reports
  • Monitoring Facilities systems to ensure operation within original design assumptions and performance
  • Working with stakeholders to develop and implement operational improvement projects
  • Providing oversight and ownership to the Construction Project Management process including all phases of the project lifecycle (intake, programming/scoping, design, pre-construction, funding, construction, close-out)
  • Work with members across the organization to prioritize SME support
  • Collaborating with other cross functional teams to investigate issues and develop solutions
  • Provide leadership and support for investigating root cause on unplanned operational events
  • Support Commissioning and Quality Assurance programs for construction and retrofit projects
  • Work with recruiting to hire and interview and select candidates for open positions
  • Occasional travel to Data Centers and vendors as required
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience communicating and presenting technical material effectively
  • Proficient in using modern personal computer tools like Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable regulatory codes and standards
  • 10+ years of technical experience in Electrical, Mechanical, or Controls or a four-year technical degree such as engineering or technical program with 6+ years experience
  • Technical knowledge and experience with Electrical Distribution, Emergency Generators, HVAC, Plumbing, Fire/Life Safety Protection Systems, Building Automation Systems, and Project Management
  • Experience troubleshooting complex problems and addressing root causes by analyzing data
  • Relevant experience in building, managing, and coordinating technical teams
  • Experience planning and executing work effectively and with minimal input or supervision
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Data Center or other Critical Facilities strongly preferred
  • 4+ years experience in managing technical teams
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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