Electrical Maintenance Technician - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Electrical Maintenance Technician - Alexandria, VA

Location: Alexandria, VA

Req. Number: 4814


M.C. Dean is Building Intelligence. We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation's most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.

Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.

Join our more than 3,600 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Paid-time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Military Reserve pay offset
  • Paid maternity leave

Responsible for ensuring that all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data center is operating at peak efficiency. This involves both planned preventative maintenance of equipment, daily corrective work, and emergency response to emergent issues. The Engineer serves as an expert technical resource reporting to DISA Engineers, interacting with Onsite Engineering Operations (OEO) and any third party vendors. They are expected to be a singular focal point for all facility operations within a given data center and to support operated data centers. Data center equipment that supports mission-critical servers must maintain better than 99.999% uptime.

Operate and maintain site-critical Engineering systems and equipment that supply the facility with heat, utility and conditioned power, ventilation, air conditioning and other environmental and critical systems in accordance with diagrams, operating manuals, industry best practices, and manufacturers specifications. Monitor and control building equipment; operate facility's BAS. Perform maintenance on Engineering systems and equipment to include such items as, but not limited to, generators, UPS's and fire and life safety systems. Disable and re-arm fire alarm panels when required. Inspect and adjust electrical equipment and systems; perform specific preventive maintenance service, as well as general maintenance functions. Make periodic inspections of all Engineering systems and equipment and monitoring equipment operations, and maintain equipment operating logs. Proficiently use test equipment and devices pertinent to building operating systems and analyze test results. Record and report all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences. Respond to emergency situations and perform any and all tasks necessary for the protection of occupants and property. Under minimal supervision, perform Data Center or mission critical environment maintenance activities. Operate and maintain critical systems such as HVAC, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), generators, batteries, switchgear, life safety and building automated systems, and utility systems. Lifting and physical exertion required


  1. A minimum high school diploma or GED coupled with:
  2. A minimum of five years experience in facilities maintenance with thorough understanding of electrical systems, controls, generators, and life safety systems, including five years related experience in data center or complex mission critical environments
  3. Ability to organize and prioritize workload with minimal supervision
  4. Ability to work in confined spaces and on ladders, and to lift equipment over six feet above ground
  5. Must conform to all city, state and federal licensing and certification requirements.
  6. Possess an active License (determined by the location of services)


  1. AA/BS degree in Electrical and/or Electronics from an accredited college or university, or a Journeyman Electrical license with applicable experience or equivalent training from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Military
  2. Proficiency in reading and interpreting complex technical instructions, plans blueprints, and schematic diagrams.
  3. Strong working knowledge of NEC, maintenance practices, maintenance and supply procedures, and quality control procedures.
  4. Demonstrated ability to evaluate complex electrical systems, perform damage assessments, estimate maintenance, parts, and manpower requirements, diagnose malfunctions, and employ testing and inspection techniques.


  1. Physical Ability Requirements:
  2. Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.
  3. Relocates a 12-foot stepladder without assistance.
  4. Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks and all types of ladders.
  5. Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.
  6. Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.
  7. May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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