Critical Engineer Manager

Critical Engineer Manager

18 May 2021
California, Sanfrancisco, 94105 Sanfrancisco USA

Critical Engineer Manager

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About this role

About BlackRock

BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

About Technology Platform Services

Technology Platform Services (TP) aims to provide employees with robust technology infrastructure and strategic workplace solutions to deliver a consistent employee experience around the world, while managing information security and data integrity. Teams are aligned to support the firm's functions; Business Relationship Management (BRM), Enterprise Security (ES) Global Digital Workplace (GDW), Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI), Global Information Security (GIS), Global Real Estate (GRE), and Global Shared Services (GSS).

The CSO - Data Center & Engineering teams are responsible for Critical Engineering and Data Centers operations. Our data centers house mission critical systems that support Blackrock's businesses. These facilities operate 24/7 and risks must be managed to allow for continual operational up-time.

The Critical Engineering Manager for AMRS West & LatAm will be based on the west coast and report to the Critical Engineering Manager for AMRS. Responsibilities include the engineering design and engineering operations of office and data center build projects within your region. The successful candidate will be accountable for ensuring the overall operational performance readiness, reliability, and integrity of the mission-critical infrastructure systems, which includes the following:

Air Handling Units (AHU's), UPS's, PDU's, Generators, Fuel Pumps and Fuel Storage, Switchgear, Utility Feeds, Transfer Switches, Pumps, Water Piping, Fire Detection, Fire Suppression, Access Control, Monitoring, SCADA, Building Management System (BMS) Operations, and Leak Detection systems. The candidate must be familiar with the requirements of working in a 24x7 mission critical/data center environment. The successful candidate should also have familiarity with network topology and understanding of communication protocols such as Modbus, BACnet IP, & SNMP.

The successful candidate must understand how these systems function and be capable of performing corrective measures. This includes resetting alarms, operating breakers and switches, operating transfer switches, starting back-up power systems, etc. He or she will also be responsible for the supervision of Building Engineers where applicable and manage all critical service providers that support the facilities Infrastructure systems.

  • Understand the engineering design and operational aspects of Mission Critical Infrastructure Systems including the ability to recognize system issues and respond to operational and emergency situations.
  • MEP System Repair & Maintenance Budget management.
  • Operation and Maintenance of BMS systems utilized by BlackRock.
  • Ensure adherence to all BlackRock standard operating procedures, method of procedures, and emergency response procedures established for the mission critical environments and systems.
  • Implementation of the standards and procedures set forth in the BlackRock Data Center Procedures Manual and the Data Center Access Control Policies.
  • Review and improve preventative maintenance procedures for all critical infrastructure systems.
  • Ensure there is appropriate 24/7/365 support coverage and emergency response to infrastructure failures and all BlackRock SCADA Alarms.
  • Work with facility managers and provide education on equipment operations, preventive maintenance, and alarm response requirements.
  • Conduct routine and ongoing assessment of the infrastructure systems operations.
  • Monitoring of all maintenance reports and analyze data to assure the proper functioning of all equipment.
  • Review and improve preventative maintenance procedures for all critical infrastructure systems.
  • Maintain availability for 24/7/365 emergency response to infrastructure failures and alarms.
  • Work closely with the Global Real Estate Design & Construction team to provide guidance/expertise on new office due diligence and site selection, design goals, operational characteristics, and infrastructure systems to ensure efficient, maintainable operations.
  • Provide Project Management support of the MEP portions of all office and data center builds.
  • Manage all MEP Vendor contracts in the AMRS West & LatAm

Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Facilities Engineering, Data Center Operations, Military, or other equivalent related life experience preferred.
  • Five to Ten years of building engineering management, facilities management, data center management, or related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of mission critical cooling systems, power systems, mechanical systems, and fire suppression systems.
  • Project management skills.
  • Knowledge of Electrical/Arc Flash Safety (NFPA 70E)
  • Electrical or HVAC State licenses would be a plus.
  • Working familiarity with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Auto Cad and Integrated Work Maintenance Management System (IWMS) software.
  • Ability to read and speak Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.
  • Candidate must be available for shift work, weekend work, and available for emergency problems on a 24/7/365 basis.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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