Lead Electrical Subject Matter Expert

Lead Electrical Subject Matter Expert
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Eagle Mountain, Utah
Meta is seeking a data center Lead Electrical Subject Matter Expert for 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 Lead Electrical Subject Matter Expert will be a part of the Facility Operations team and will lead and manage a team of electrical SMEs who are the data center electrical system technical operations experts. The Lead 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. In addition to a strong technical capability, this candidate will be equipped with leadership and management skills that will be essential for team alignment to global strategies.
Lead Electrical Subject Matter Expert Responsibilities
  • Hire, develop, mentor, and manage an onsite team of electrical subject matter experts, including performance and HR aspects
  • Ensure appropriate cross-functional collaboration between local electrical team and applicable local and global teams
  • Depending on the site, serve as the primary electrical safety program coordinator for site
  • 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
  • Select and manage vendor relationships for electrical maintenance and retrofit work
  • Provide feedback on global electrical maintenance strategies and global electrical system design improvements
  • Other duties as required to support the operation of Facebook 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.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of critical facility operations with experience or understanding of procedure-based work
  • Significant experience in comprehending electrical plans, specifications, and equipment shop drawings
  • 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+ year electrical industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 7+ years relevant electrical industry experience or electrical trade level experience
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, controls, and life safety monitoring systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • Trade Certification or state license as an electrician
  • Experience managing direct reports or leading a team
  • 7+ years’ experience in a data center or other critical environment
  • Equipment field service engineering experience
  • Experience in instrumentation & control, power system protection, power automation, etc.
  • NETA or NICET electrical testing experience/certifications
  • Experience in high Voltage (up to 345kV) equipment construction, operation, and maintenance
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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$110,000/year to $156,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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