Electrical Engineer, Meta Data Center Design, New Builds EU

Electrical Engineer, Meta Data Center Design, New Builds EU
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Dublin, Ireland
Meta is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer experienced in the design, construction and operations of critical facilities to become part of our data center engineering team, working on our New Build projects and campuses across EU. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates with efficient ease. Building and operating data centers the "right" way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. The data center design engineering team approaches facility design from the chips on the server boards to the facility mechanical and electrical distribution systems which ensure and maximize efficiency of our compute infrastructure. This position is full-time and located in our Dublin, Ireland Office.
Electrical Engineer, Meta Data Center Design, New Builds EU Responsibilities
  • ● Collaborate with internal stake-holders to define project design criteria, develop Basis of Design and lead internal technical scope reviews
  • ● Technical leader managing consultants to implement the project through schematic design, design development, to construction documents
  • ● Provide construction administrative support to the project manager during construction. Tasks include but not limited to, responding to RFI’s, issuance of technical bulletins, review submittals and shop-drawings, conducting source inspections at vendor factories and participating in the data center construction commissioning process
  • ● Provide and analyze energy efficient solutions to minimize power losses
  • ● Review and develop detailed scripts for change management request (CMR) activities
  • ● Travel to data center sites for engineering studies, electrical systems audits, startup testing, and full commissioning, as required. Approximately 25% travel to both domestic and international project locations
  • ● Provide electrical mission critical system review services to local data center operations teams
  • ● Participate in equipment failure or power outage related incident Root-Cause-Analysis (RCA)
  • ● Provide instructions to design consultants, installation contractors and validate the quality of installed works
  • ● Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies
Minimum Qualifications
  • ● BS in Electrical Engineering, or related degree
  • ● Electrical Professional Engineer registration, or working towards it
  • ● Minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in electrical distribution design and construction
  • ● Experience with high voltage (>115kV), medium voltage (35kV, 20kV 12kV) substation design, low voltage (480V/400V) power distribution, and UPS systems
  • ● Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including NFPA70, NFPA70E, IEC, BSEN, NSAI and IEEE
  • ● Experience with construction and cost estimating processes
  • ● Knowledge of electrical safety programs
  • ● Experience with retrofits in operational facilities
  • ● Knowledge of cross-discipline (i.e. Mechanical, Building Management Systems, Fire Alarm/Fire Protection, etc.) critical facility systems
  • ● Experience with AutoCAD or Revit, Visio, Bluebeam, and SKM software
  • ● Strong trouble-shooting and analytical skills
  • ● Ability to provide solutions to complex projects under pressure
  • ● Strong communications skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • ● Electrical Professional Engineer registration PE/CEng
  • ● Data center or mission critical design, construction and operations experience
  • ● Experience on large scale electrical construction projects
  • ● Project Management experience
  • ● Experience in data center or mission critical design and construction support
  • ● Electrical Power Management/SCADA systems
  • ● Experience performing short circuit and arc flash studies
  • ● IEEE PES or IEEE IAS Membership
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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