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Controls Engineer

 

Controls Engineer

  • JR-128223
  • Chicago
  • 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: Data Centers are considered Critical Facilities. This means that we support hospitals, laboratories, public safety centers. Simply put - We cannot go dark. In this crucial role, you will perform sophisticated system maintenance and support.

Responsibilities

  • Guide operating knowledge of control systems to include sophisticated diagnostics and repairs - specifically electrical, fire protection, and HVAC systems

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

  • Applies safe working practices at an authority level (e.g. can apply procedure for lockout/tagout, can explain MSDS, etc.)

  • Interacts with other engineering subject areas

  • Consistently solves complex, multi-functional issues requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve

  • Implements and makes recommendations for complex system level improvements to eliminate potential problems

  • Tests suitability of components for deployments on complex assignments

  • Supplies mentorship junior team members

  • Advises internal and external project team members

  • Communicates to include multi-function all SOP development and relevant technical writing

  • Includes executive level communications in standardized templates

  • Is a subject matter expert to all groups surrounding projects and is able to provide training where vital

  • Reviews budget and scope, calculates savings pertaining to control system replacement projects

  • Tests suitability of components or action plans for deployments

  • Understands of server operating systems, networks, and cyber security standard processes.

  • Acquires knowledge by growing experience with systems, vendor training, participation in industry groups or meetings and shadowing others

  • Participates in review of and gives to development of policy and procedure documents

  • Assures alignment to developed standards and policy through review of documentation, participation in commissioning activities and Data Center physicals

Qualifications

  • 5+ years in control system design, operations, maintenance, and project planning with an emphasis and special focus on controls preferred

  • 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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Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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