Sr. Critical Facility Engineer


Bellevue, Washington

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Job Title: Sr. Critical Facility Engineer
Duration: 12 Months (Onsite)
Location: Bellevue, WA 98005

The Sr. Critical Facility Engineer is accountable for operational, technical, and strategic oversight of the critical infrastructure and maintenance operations. Critical portfolio includes Data Centers, Mobile Switching Centers, Call Centers, Distributed Antenna System, Point-of-Presence, Fiber Regeneration facilities. Primary responsibilities include oversight of each critical facility's electrical, mechanical, life safety and critical back-up systems. Interact with support teams (CFE&I, Compliance, Legal, Procurement, Client Network Operations) both internal and external and with local contractors and vendors. Maximum emphasis is to be placed on the critical environment operational continuity while ensuring the integrity and reliability of the critical function is not compromised. Focus on KPI goals and objectives and maintain a strategic view in managing operations for the infrastructure. Ability to write and train technical documentation.
Ability to write and train processes. Strong skills in vendor relationship management and communication, critical engineering practices, organizational savvy, people management and team leadership, and the ability to identify and manage variation in metrics.
Essential Functions
  • Manages the operational execution of all processes and procedures for critical facilities, including work process and authorization, incident management, and routine operations & maintenance process and procedures to maintain 100% uptime. Areas include: electrical, mechanical, building monitoring and control.
  • Reviews, understands, and evaluates the engineering design and operational performance and aspects of critical facilities systems and equipment. Must be able to immediately recognize system shortcomings and respond to operational and emergency situations.
  • Provides training, support, and guidance to expand team’s capabilities and ensure technical staff is performing work appropriately and is trained on compliance, life/safety programs, and critical environment process and procedures.
  • Works with teams to ensure that all proper closeout and commissioning procedures are followed including the collection, distribution, and storage of documentation.
  • Participates in critical facility annual planning activities including, reviewing, remodeling, new system construction, facility infrastructure upgrades.
  • Use CMMS tool to track all work progress and completion; including review of PM reports and recommended repairs.
  • Provides input to annual financial plans for operating expense and capital, and support account by identifying unforeseen emergency expenditures throughout the year.
  • Performs site inspections and tours documenting deficiencies and recommendations for improvements or upgrades. Maintains accurate asset accounting of infrastructure equipment.
  • Ability to write and train technical documentation. Ability to write and train processes.
  • Also responsible for other Duties/Projects as assigned by business management as needed.
  • 4-7 years Experience in mechanical/HVAC, electrical, or a combination of the two.
  • 4-7 years Experience in data center facilities operations, working with equipment mentioned above, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  • 4-7 years Experience managing vendor work and quality control.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Critical Portfolio Management
  • Certified Reliability leader
  • Uptime Institute
Technology Requirements (I.E Programs, systems, etc) At an enterprise scale CRITICAL facility: OPERATIONS and CONSTRUCTION/PLANNING from building to end device/user:
  • AC and DC power, UPS, Generators, rectifiers, low to medium voltage supporting continuous availability.
  • Various high-performance high-density cooling systems supporting critical and people spaces.
  • Building envelope/property management.
  • Fire systems (pre-action, gaseous, VESDA).
  • Building management systems (BMS).
  • Security camera/badge systems.
  • Project Management with A/E, vendors, contractors, employees from large scale consulting to individual product/user.
  • Bachelor’s degree Engineering, facilities, or related discipline or equivalent experience preferred.
  • General/Physical Requirements:
  • This position requires mobility (standing, walking, climbing, etc.); the ability to get from one place to another. This position requires sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching, grasping, fine manipulation, keyboarding. Ability to push/pull and lift/carry 25 lbs. Requires ability to work in an environment that has frequent exposure to noise.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $54.88/hr.