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Facebook Electrical Subject Matter Expert in Altoona, Iowa


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our systems operate to meet the demands of our customers. The Electrical Subject Matter Expert will be a part of the Facility Operations team and will be responsible for being the electrical system technical operations expert. The candidate will need to be experienced in the following critical systems: power distribution ranging from 13.2kV to 120VAC and associated controls systems, UPS systems, DC Power, low voltage and fire alarm, and have a working knowledge of mechanical systems.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as technical/consultative resource of electrical infrastructure systems and equipment.

  2. Hands-on troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment.

  3. Assist in authoring processes, procedures and reporting metrics.

  4. Analyze data to assist development of predictive maintenance plan.

  5. On-site lead for root-cause analysis activities in area of expertise.

  6. Travel to other data center regions.

  7. Provide training to Critical Facility Engineers on electrical equipment and procedures.

  8. Manage vendor relationships for electrical equipment.

  9. Perform any additional services needed to meet the requirements of the facility in support of maintenance functions.

  10. Ability to travel up to 20% of time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Working knowledge of critical facility operations.

  2. Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and life safety monitoring and control systems.

  3. Experience in interpreting blueprints/CAD drawings.

  4. 7+ years SME Journeyman level experience.

  5. Trade certification or state license in subject matter area.

  6. High school diploma or GED.

  7. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years’ experience in a data center or other critical environment.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at