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Critical Facilities Engineer I

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Location: 3405 McLemore Dr, Pensacola, FL, USADivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: Yes, 25 % of the TimeSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 218999Cox Communications is searching for a Critical Facilities Engineer I. This role plans and engineers technical facility projects. This includes AC/DC powering, space planning, infrastructure (including steel grids, ladder racking, cabinets), and fiber management designs. Technical Facilities Engineer I prepare plans, specifications, calculations, and/or other engineering documents, provide recommendations to higher-level engineers for review; analyze or design projects of limited complexity and scope; conduct inspections/audits, and provide recommendations. Work at this level may require contact with consultants, contractors, and others for the purpose of explaining standards, gaining compliance to standards and providing technical assistance. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher-level engineer or manager.Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Creates a project specific engineering package that includes design (power, front elevation drawing, and floor plan), scope of work, materials list, and vendor quotes.
  • Creates test plans; tests and validates functionality, management and performance for existing & new technologies pertaining to Technical Facilities
  • Conducts basic equipment evaluations, equipment selection, pilot testing and Architect designs to ensure reliability and scaled expansion of Technical Facilities.
  • Assists in preparing engineering cost analysis to optimize return on investment
  • Assists in implementation of plans that enhance technical operation, compliance with rules and regulations, and permit the deployment of new technology.
  • Supports deployments of new services, systems, applications and architectures with installation, configuration, integration, evaluation, testing, documentation, and training. Provides detailed engineering support and consultation to other departments.
  • Assists in establishing technical facilities performance measurements and goals
  • Works with vendors to ensure equipment is installed and operating properly and resolves problems.
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure the power & space is available and configured to meet or exceed project demands.
  • Facilitates communications with employees and other departments by holding or attending meetings, preparing reports, and participating on task forces.
  • Reviews and approves MOP/DMOP for routine technical facility augmentation and maintenance pertaining to contractor activity, (i.e. HVAC, power work, equipment installation, cable routing, fire protection, etc.).
  • Performs quality assurance (QA) of all facility contractor activity.
  • Plans, documents, trends, and logs all parameters relating to space capacity, AC/DC power, HVAC, building management systems, and support systems within technical facilities.
  • Evaluates the performance of generators, UPS or inverter battery backup systems, DC power plants and battery backup, HVAC, and building management systems at technical facilities.
  • Recommends and compiles procedures and documentation for support personnel to follow in day-to-day operations of the technical facilities.
  • Audits preventative maintenance procedures and activities.
  • Tracks and resolves escalations as appropriate and needed.Qualifications:Minimum:
    • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
    • 1 year experience in related field (i.e. Engineering, Technical or Facility Operations or related) or academic equivalent training or projects.
    • Requires working knowledge of building management systems, AC/DC power, HVAC, technical facility installation practices, and infrastructure design.
    • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
    • Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization.
    • Travel will be mostly be at 25% but it can also be up to 50% depending on business needs.Preferred:
      • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (e.g. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar technical degree).
      • HVAC mechanical preferred
      • Certifications: DC Power
      • Basic knowledge of GR-1275, NEC, NESC, NFPA, IEEE, and Building Codes
      • Experience in telecommunications industry.
      • Demonstrated basic troubleshooting and diagnostic capabilities.
      • Basic knowledge of telecommunications equipment.Who We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.About CoxWe are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Cox Communications Inc, Pensacola , Critical Facilities Engineer I, Engineering , Pensacola, Florida

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