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Critical Operations Technician

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Critical Operations Technician
Location: Portland, OR
Shift: Will work both day and night shifts (specific hours may vary) on a rotating 12-hour shift (Pittman schedule)
Compensation: $38-54/hour, based on experience
Benefits: Competitive compensation package with solid benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K program, flexible spending accounts - even a cell phone subsidy.
Travel: N/A

Position Description:
Company seeks a Critical Operations Technician (COT) to support their data center. The COT must possess strong mechanical, electrical, fire life safety, and base building systems knowledge. They will execute Safety, Team, Availability, Communication, and Knowledge programs. The COT will handle day-to-day data center operations. Mechanical duties include working on chilled water systems, HVAC systems (such as rooftop units and CRAC/CRAH units), humidification systems, fan wall systems, air-cooled chillers, and central plant operations. Electrical responsibilities involve power distribution from the main switchgear to UPS systems, customer load, and cabinets. Fire Life Safety monitors wet and pre-action sprinkler systems and associated detection devices.
--- Support data center operations, including mechanical, electrical, and safety systems.
--- Execute programs for Safety, Team, Availability, Communication, and Knowledge.
--- Handle daily data center operations, including mechanical and electrical tasks.
--- Ensure a safety culture across Company data centers and monitor facility systems.
--- Track operational performance, provide feedback on standards, and optimize efficiency.
--- Collaborate on preventive and predictive maintenance scheduling and manage maintenance database.
--- Coordinate power installations and upgrades, utilizing a CMMS system for facility management.
--- Solve problems using established procedures and manage asset and consumable inventory.
--- Provide exceptional customer service, including incident escalation, response, and reporting.
--- Conduct facility and security tours, addressing issues as needed, and offer mechanical and control expertise.
--- Contribute to technical writing for maintenance procedures.
--- Be available for on-call duties outside regular hours.
--- Undertake additional duties as required by Company. (Note: Job responsibilities may evolve over time.)

Requirements:
--- High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree preferred.
--- 1-3 years of experience in data centers or similar mission-critical roles.
--- Proficient in Microsoft Office and other database software.
--- Strong multitasking ability and adaptability to handle stress.
--- Familiarity with data center electrical and mechanical systems (e.g., UPS, Transformers, Chillers).
--- Knowledge of NFPA70e, NFPA72, NFPA25, and fire safety compliance.
--- Experience in data center trend analysis and PC-based site monitoring systems.
--- Physical requirements: occasional standing, walking, sitting, lifting to 25 pounds.
--- Willingness to work outside regular hours, including weekends, holidays, and on-call support.
--- Comfortable in a high-stress, fast-paced environment.
--- Preference for candidates with technical military specialties such as United States Navy Nuclear Engineering.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Portland , Critical Operations Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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