Facility Technical Manager

at Meta in Kuna, Idaho, United States

Job Description


Meta is seeking a data center Facility Technical Manager to join our Data Center Facility Operations team. Our data centers serve as the foundation upon which our software operates to meet the demands of our customers. The Facility Technical Manager will build and manage a team of Subject Matter Experts (electrical, mechanical, building controls, and project management), and will serve as the point of contact for stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be experienced in an array of diverse subjects, such as electrical generation, electrical distribution, mechanical cooling technologies, fire/life safety systems, and building automation controls. The responsibilities of this role include management of a technical team, coordination and prioritization of a wide range of projects and processes within the site, and communication of issues with various teams at the site. This position reports directly to the Data Center Campus Facility Manager.

Required Skills:

Facility Technical Manager Responsibilities:

1. Lead a team of Subject Matter Experts (Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, and Project Management) at the Data Center to provide technical support to the Critical Operations Team

2. Completion of all required safety training and conducting all work in accordance with Meta safety policies

3. Establishing challenging team goals to support the priorities and goals of the Facility Operations organization

4. Set clear expectations and goals and give clear, actionable, and timely feedback

5. Removing roadblocks and provide resources for the technical teams to support individual team member goals and recognizing people and teams for impactful contributions

6. Show support and care for team members by finding opportunities to develop and grow based on areas of strength and interest

7. Provide performance feedback and ratings for direct reports and eventual reports

8. Monitoring Facilities systems to ensure operation within original design assumptions and performance

9. Working with stakeholders to develop and implement operational improvement projects

10. Providing oversight and ownership to the Construction Project Management process including all phases of the project lifecycle (intake, programming/scoping, design, pre-construction, funding, construction, close-out)

11. Work with members across the organization to prioritize SME support

12. Collaborating with other cross functional teams to investigate issues and develop solutions

13. Provide leadership and support for investigating root cause on unplanned operational events

14. Support Commissioning and Quality Assurance programs for construction and retrofit projects

15. Work with recruiting to hire and interview and select candidates for open positions

16. Occasional travel to Data Centers and vendors as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

17. 10+ years of technical experience in Electrical, Mechanical, or Controls or a four-year technical degree such as engineering or technical program with 6+ years experience

18. Relevant experience in building, managing, and coordinating technical teams

19. Knowledge and understanding of applicable regulatory codes and standards

20. Experience communicating and presenting technical material effectively

21. Technical knowledge and experience with Electrical Distribution, Emergency Generators, HVAC, Plumbing, Fire/Life Safety Protection Systems, Building Automation Systems, and Project Management

22. Experience planning and executing work effectively and with minimal input or supervision

23. Experience troubleshooting complex problems and addressing root causes by analyzing data

24. Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills

25. Proficient in using modern personal computer tools like Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

26. 4+ years experience in managing technical teams

27. Experience in Data Center or other Critical Facilities strongly preferred

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC220905259

Posted On: Aug 11, 2022

Updated On: Dec 15, 2022

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