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Military SkillBridge Program - Equinix - Facility Engineers (on-site)

 

Military SkillBridge Program - Equinix - Facility Engineers (on-site)

  • JR-132117
  • Seattle
  • Operations
  • Full time
Military SkillBridge Program - Equinix - Facility Engineers (on-site)

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 nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

Job Summary

Are you a military service member within or nearing your 180-day window for separation from active duty? If this is you, then Equinix has a unique opportunity to help kick-start the next chapter in your professional life.

We are accepting applications for our very own DoD SkillBridge Program, which is a cutting-edge initiative designed to link our nation’s warfighters to the best employment opportunities available as soon as possible in their transition process.

In this DoD Skillbridge Program with Equinix, you will:

  • Learn how your military experience translates into a rewarding civilian career.

  • Explore a career or industry you might want to pursue upon separation from active duty.

  • Earn real-world industry qualifications and certifications.

  • Build experience and competency in your trade/ profession with our team.

  • Expand your professional network of contacts.

  • Gain familiarity with corporate culture.


Responsibilities

Has a substantial understanding of the job while working on assignments that are moderately difficult requiring judgement in resolving issues or making recommendations. Focus is on moderately difficult tasks, using substantial understanding of standard operating procedure. Supports the overall team.

Facility / Infrastructure Maintenance

· Performs moderately difficult preventative and corrective maintenance checks on-site to facility components.
· Performs moderately difficult repairs, maintenance, installations and on-site inspections to facility systems. Supports energy efficiency measures.
· Monitors the Building Monitoring System (BMS) and resolves moderately difficult alarm issues issues that require judgement in resolving while following standard operating procedures.
· Operates and maintains plumbing, fire suppression, and safety systems.
· Operates critical infrastructures under the supervision of more senior technical staff.
· Normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

Vendor Support

· Supports the work approval process for service providers on moderately difficult maintenance work, for tracking: briefing at the start of work, work during the day workday/shift and final review of the work carried out. Ensures vendor maintenance activities are carried out as per Equinix's standard operating procedures.
· In cooperation with vendors, supports modifications to technical files for plants and equipment ensuring files and builds are up-to-date.

Site Administration & Incident Support

· Performs moderately difficult site logs for permits, such as Maintenance Operation Protocol (MOPs) and scripts.
· Identifies Single Points of Failure (SPOFs) and makes recommendations.
· Responds to all moderately difficult on-site incidents, including failures, problems and delays.
· Uses substantial understanding in following operating procedures to support on-site administration. 

Work Orders & Additional Projects

· Completes routine work requests and circuit installations.
· Troubleshoots and maintains office equipment (if necessary); supports auxiliary equipment and machines with problem-solving and repairs to avoid/minimize downtime.
· Makes minor changes to mechanical, electrical and specialized systems, as directed.
· Carries out infrastructure projects.

Collaboration

· Collaborates with others to resolve moderately difficult facility incidents.
· Effectively collaborates within the department; may mentor team members on general maintenance activities.
· Provides stakeholders of inventory needs in order to maintain optimal stock levels of critical parts and equipment.
· May recommend infrastructure projects.


Qualifications

  • Must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DOD Instruction 1322.29

  • Must have a minimum of 4 months of eligible and approved Skillbridge Internship available

  • Official TAD/ TDY Orders to Equinix for the period of the internship. Required

  • Technical Associates Degree, military-technical school, or civilian technical trade school completion

  • Minimum of two years’ formal training or four years of progressive responsibility and experience in a specific discipline transferring experience from

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Must be a US Citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country

*Skillbridge Internship positions are open to active duty and/or transitioning military members.  Compensation or pay for this role is made through the service member's current enlistment contract based on pay guidelines set by the Department of Defense (DoD)

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.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.  (Equal Opportunity / AA / Disabled / Veterans Employer).


***U.S. ONLY - EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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