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Facilities Engineer - Sabey Data Center

ID 10013
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Facility Management / HVAC
Sabey Corporation

At a glance

Sabey Data Centers searching for an experienced and well-rounded Data Center Facilities Engineer to join their team in Tukwila, WA. This position will be responsible for "hands-on" day-to-day facility maintenance, repairs, and operations for facilities within the company’s portfolio. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow and practice your skills. Don't miss out; apply now!

Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Sabey Data Centers, is recruiting a Data Center Facilities Engineer to join their team in Tukwila, WA. 


Here’s a little about Sabey and the position they are recruiting for:  

Sabey Data Center Properties, a Subsidiary of Sabey Corporation is one of the largest specialized developers of leasable datacenter properties in the US – focusing on the enterprise and wholesale collocation markets.  A growing company, we credit our dedicated and professional team members along with innovative thinking for making Sabey Data Center Properties a leader in the industry.  If you are interested in joining an organization that rewards individual initiative and promotes career development through life-long learning visit us at  


Position Summary:      

This position will be responsible for "hands-on" day-to-day facility maintenance, repairs and operations for facilities within the company’s portfolio. The Data Center Facilities Engineer 1 will work primarily within company data centers, but may also assist with other facilities in the company’s portfolio, as directed. The company’s data centers incorporate a variety of topologies and brands of electrical, mechanical and environmental control systems, supporting our varied tenants’ needs.  


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Directly perform inspections, light planned maintenance (filters, belts, minor inspections, etc.), and facilities work orders (plumbing, lighting, doors, etc).  
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex systems failures, coordinate installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical systems, building control systems, data/voice system, and write procedures for routine and emergency work, and schedule all planned maintenance.   
  • Manage and document facilities work orders and customer service requests.  
  • Manage vendor activities, monitor progress to ensure objectives are achieved for outsourced maintenance and projects.  
  • Interact with data center management, property management, and vendor management on project efforts.   
  • Develop and maintain operational process, procedures and as-built drawings.  
  • Communicate verbally and in writing as required for customer interaction.   
  • Manage and administrate building control systems.  
  • Develop and improve preventative maintenance programs, schedules, work instructions, SOP’s and operational procedures.  


Skills & Personal Characteristics:  

  • Two years experience as a facility engineer, preferably in computer room/data center environments, or similar experience.   
  • Knowledge of and experience with critical electrical systems (UPS, standby generator, switchgear, STS/PDU, etc.), mechanical systems (package systems, split systems, dry coolers, fans, chillers, cooling towers, etc.), fire alarm and suppression systems (sprinklers, alarms, incipient smoke detection, etc.) building control and monitoring systems (e.g. Square D, ALC, Tracer Summit), security equipment, etc.   
  • Experience in building controls, electrical & UPS systems. Ability to quickly learn such systems, utilizing operations manuals and similar documentation.  
  • Must be comfortable working in situations with an emphasis on preventive maintenance and emergency response.   
  • Must be comfortable and flexible enough to work in a flat organization with a wide-ranging and changing scope of responsibilities. At the same time, the qualified candidate must be comfortable working within the constraints of procedures put in place to minimize the opportunity for human error.   
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.   
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook. Proficiency with other programs (e.g. MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint and CAD/CAM) a plus.   
  • Developed problem-solving and analytical abilities.   
  • Self-motivation and ability to motivate others.   
  • Professional attitude and works well under pressure.   
  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds and operate a variety of hand and power tools  
  • Ability to work independently.   
  • Demonstrated desire to continuously learn.   
  • This job requires flexibility to work any shift and/or on weekends.     
  • May be required to carry on-call phone, weekend work/overtime will be required to support certain maintenance activities.   


Sabey offers highly competitive wages based on education and work experience. We also offer a highly competitive benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, bonuses, health and dental insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.   


Sabey Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.   


Sabey Corporation and its affiliates may require new hires, as a condition of employment, to produce evidence that they are fully immunized against COVID-19 or submit a bonified medical or religious exemption for not being fully immunized against COVID-19, which will be subject to approval by the Company.  Candidates may be required to comply with this requirement in order to be eligible to advance in an open search.


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.   


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