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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship - Facilities Engineer


Applications Engineer


Freehold, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 2-2024.

You will be supporting all aspects of building and data center facility infrastructure for one of Verizon's critical enterprise data centers. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mechanical and electrical system Operations, maintenance and repairs
  • Operating Facility emergency power generation plant
  • Operate and maintain Building automation systems (BAS) and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) operations and CMMS
  • Understand how to use Power Monitoring and analyzing tools to troubleshoot failures
  • Participate and lead in compliance activities related to data center operations, physical security, and insurance.
  • Perform energy audits and best practice initiatives
  • Understand and react to physical security issues
  • Vendor management and escorting
  • Perform general building maintenance
  • Troubleshoot alarms and failures with mechanical and electrical infrastructure
  • Cover any shift and provide on call coverage as necessary

What we're looking for...

You have knowledge about Critical Facilities Management. You enjoy analyzing problems and having the autonomy to select and implement the right solutions. While you work well independently, you are also a great team player and enjoy working with colleagues and coordinating efforts to ensure completion. No stranger to a fast-paced environment, you manage multiple assignments and competing priorities while staying focused on maintaining availability and uptime. As a contributor, you can quickly build relationships with a diverse range of people and explain complex technical issues in a way that everyone can understand.

You'll need to have:
  • This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 2-2024
  • Associates degree or technical school certificate in mechanical or electrical field
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience
  • NJ low Pressure boiler black seal license or within 180 days of hire date
  • Federal CFC certification or within 180 days of hire date
  • Ability to write and modify MOPs and SOPs
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems
  • Knowledge of fire safety systems

Even better if you have:
  • A Bachelor degree in mechanical or electrical field
  • Experience working with critical facilities principles and procedures
  • Five or more years of Electrical and Mechanical large facility infrastructure management (UPS, Generator, PDU, Chillers, etc.)
  • Experience with Change Management, process documentation and vendor management
  • Knowledge of data center construction principles
  • More than 5 years of practical work experience within an enterprise data center
  • Understanding of water treatment systems
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with automated Building Management Systems

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjg5MTE0LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif