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Controls Engineer

 

Controls Engineer

  • JR-128589
  • Atlanta
  • Operations
  • Full time
Controls Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 27 countries spanning five continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary: Join a team of Controls Engineers that performs data center system maintenance and support. There will be opportunities to lead projects with well defined and a finite scope using internal and external resources. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures. Equinix Controls Engineers interact with other internal and external teams, including the design engineering, site engineering, regional operations teams, onsite support vendors and consultants on projects, policies and procedures within a diverse scope. Our current need is for a Staff level Controls Engineer, who will mentor junior engineers.

Responsibilities

System Operation and Work Practices

  • Advanced control systems diagnostics, troubleshooting and repairs

  • Ability to apply knowledge of Equinix process and procedure and industry standards to resolve diverse issues

  • Uses safe working practices at an expert level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout/tag out, can explain MSDS, etc.)

  • Evaluates and assures the safe working practices of others

  • Interacts with other engineering disciplines

Problem Solving

  • Consistently solves diverse, cross-functional issues (mechanical, electrical, HVAC, air handling, etc.) requiring action and a high degree of initiative to resolve

  • Proactively make recommendations and implement system level improvements to eliminate potential problems

  • Tests suitability of components for deployments

Internal/External Contact

  • Mentoring junior team members

  • Advising internal and external project team members on controls issues

  • Lead teams per project or initiatives such General Contractors, design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.

  • Collaborate on multi-functional SOP development and relevant technical writing

  • Contribute to executive-level reporting

Technical Expertise

  • In-depth understanding of typical  electrical, fire protection, and HVAC system operation including typical optimization strategies and typical deficiencies

  • Strong controls system knowledge and understanding of how inputs effect outcome

  • Controls systems subject matter expert to others in the group

  • Presenting at internal and/or external engineering seminars/conferences

  • Knowledge in Allen Bradley programming and hardware preferred.

  • Knowledge of FactoryTalk and/or Aveva System Platform preferred.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years in control system design, operations, maintenance, and project planning

  • Bachelors degree preferred

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability.  If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to Staffing@equinix.com. Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.

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