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Operations System Controls Technician

Company: CyrusOne
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

CyrusOne data centers have multiple components such as generators, uninterruptable power sources, diesel generators, electrical switchgear, power distribution units, variable frequency drives, automatic/static transfer switches, chillers [air-cooled and water-cooled], pumps, cooling towers, heat exchangers, CRAHs, air economizers, etc. All these components have local control systems that interact with each other via open and/or proprietary communications protocols. The building automation system (BAS) is the primary method of control of all mechanical systems within a data center. The electrical power monitoring system (EPMS) is the primary method of monitoring all electrical systems within a data center. As part of the global controls team, you will work with highly motivated experts and innovators in the data center industry. You will be responsible for innovating, deploying, optimizing, and maintaining the BAS and EPMS.Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot and perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or Corrective Action (CA) for Control Systems for CyrusOne data centers.
  • Possess, understand, and apply controls fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures to manage scope of Building Automation System (BAS) and Electrical Power Monitoring System (EPMS) in operational CyrusOne Data Centers.
  • Train and assist internal customers and stakeholders with the creation, design, configuration, validation, installation, commissioning, and operation of BAS and EPMS systems.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to internal customers during life cycle of the data center.
  • Complete and implement assigned work within agreed upon scope, schedule, and budget to a high level of quality and safety.
  • Review controls sequence of operation and provide feedback for construction of CyrusOne data centers.
  • Schedule and supervise maintenances for BAS and EPMS.
  • Provide vendor management.
  • Participate in CYRUSONE global on-call schedule to provide immediate BAS and EPMS
  • Technical support to in-service data centers.
  • Attend project related meetings, coordinate with project leaders and regularly report status to Controls Management.
  • Review and provide feedback on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) drawings.
  • Develop controls bill of material (BOM).
  • Develop and modify controls logic programming.
  • Develop and modify graphical user interface.
  • Grow in technical ability by learning a multitude of different automation platforms.
  • Develop scope of work for site improvement projects.
  • Manage and work under tight project timelines.
  • Manage multiple stakeholder deliverables, requirements, and navigate difficult situations.
  • Financially manage BAS and EPMS service contracts.
  • Frequently visit assigned in-operation data centers to supervise vendors work to ensure compliance with the design, sequence of operations (SOO) and applicable local codes.Minimum Requirements:
    • High School diploma required.
    • Experience with industrial controls in critical environment (data center, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, oil & gas, petrochemical, laboratory, power, water etc.).
    • Knowledge computer networking and HVAC and/or electrical power distribution systems.
    • Proven track record for cultivating strong relationships with internal stakeholders, vendors, or customers
    • Excellent communication skills, teamwork, organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience with automation controls in data centers or other critical facilities.
    • TCP/IP, BACnet and/or MODBUS communication protocol experience.Experience/Skills:
      • 3+ years of Controls related experience.Education:
        • Bachelors Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or other related engineering degrees preferred.Work environment:
          • Fast paced environment
          • Travel requiredCyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.CyrusOne provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. We will respond to requests for reasonable accommodations to assist you in applying for positions at CyrusOne, or to submit a resume. If you need to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources at 214.488.1365 (Option 7) or by email at .CyrusOnes data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOnes National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide.The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many of the Fortune 20 the Fortune 1000 lists of enterprise companies.

Keywords: CyrusOne, Sterling , Operations System Controls Technician, Professions , Sterling, Virginia

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