Data Center Electrician- 3rd shift
Columbus, OH 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

About our Company:

Based in Denver, Colorado, Cologix is North America's leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data center company. Our platform gives customers access to 40+ digital edge and ScalelogixSM hyperscale edge data centers in 11 markets across the United States and Canada along with a carrier-dense ecosystem of 700+ networks, 360+ cloud providers, 30+ onramps and six Internet exchanges. We provide our nearly 2,000 customers with direct access to our local operations teams, resulting in strong partnerships enabled by exceptional operational support and unparalleled customer service. Backed by one of the largest North American infrastructure funds, Cologix's experienced leadership team, certified staff and commitment to ESG initiatives help form a culture that values our people, our environment and our clients.

Shift available:

3rd shift - Monday- Friday 11 pm- 7am

About the Position:

The Data Center Electrician is responsible for the operations of the Data Center infrastructure components including but not limited to Mechanical Systems; Chillers, CRAC, CRAH, pumps, condensers and Electrical Systems; UPS, Generators, ATS, batteries and DC plants.

What you do daily:

  • Install AC and DC circuits from PDU to Customer Cabinets
  • Manage all aspects of the Mechanical and Electrical operations within the Data Centers, to include:
  • UPS Systems (Emerson/Vertiv and Mitsubishi)
  • 2-34.5mW transformers
  • 480 V Systems
  • DC Power Plants
  • Manage and track cooling capacity, temperatures and efficiency throughout the Data Centers
  • Manage and track electrical capacity, UPS loads, customer consumption and breaker availability
  • Maintain detailed site specification documentation of As-Builts, Single-Lines and pre-sales spec sheets
  • Plan physical environment installs including capacity expansions, system upgrades, and new CRAC, In-Row cooling, UPS, distribution panels, etc.
  • Responsible to lead the troubleshooting process and repairs in case of events or equipment failure. Make recommendations to prevent reoccurrence of such events.
  • Optimize cooling and electrical distribution for optimal PUE
  • Schedule, manage and document vendor provided preventive maintenances per the manufacturer's specifications of all equipment
  • Review and approve all facilities maintenance tasks/MOPS when required as part of change management system
  • Oversee and monitor all facilities record keeping
  • Maintain accurate site documentation such as maintenance records, power consumption, temperature trends, PUE trends, etc.
  • Ensure that best practices are adhered to in areas of cooling and electrical documentation
  • Participate in pre-sales engineering of Customer solutions
  • Manage installs against aggressive schedules
  • Participate in facilities post incident reviews as required
  • Participate in regular facilities audits

What makes you a good fit: (Qualifications)

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or work equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in managing mission critical facilities A combination of education and experience is acceptable
  • Knowledge of telecommunications and data center operations
  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills
  • Can work independently and consistently achieve results
  • Active Electrician License Required
  • Experience with cooling subsystems such as Chillers, CRAC, CRAH, etc.
  • Understanding of IT systems including but not limited to servers, network systems, fiber and copper cabling
  • Familiarity with Uptime Institute and GreenGrid principles
  • Experience in large, complex construction projects
  • Ability to read and comprehend single line diagrams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


We offer a competitive benefit package for full-time employees that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account options
  • Non-accrued PTO
  • Company paid holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience. This position will also be eligible for a shift differential.

Salary Range
$46-$53 USD

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Cologix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance in applying for any of our open positions, please contact us at or call 720-940-2551.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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