Posted 23 days ago
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Meta is seeking a Mechanical Engineer experienced in the design and construction of Critical Facilities to become part of our data center engineering team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates. Building and operating reliable and efficient data centers is essential to support the growth of Meta. The data center design team collaborates with all key stake-holders to ensure engineering and design of our data centers incorporate considerations from micro-levels (servers and IT equipment design requirements) to macro-levels (mechanical cooling and power distribution options) to ensure maximum efficiency and reliability of our compute infrastructure. This position is full-time.

Mechanical Engineer, DEC Design Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define project design criteria and manage change from project concept to substantial completion in order to meet the business and technical needs of Meta
  • Manage external consultants to implement the project design through concept, construction documents, and construction administration
  • Coordinate with build contractors, equipment manufacturers and trade partners in collaboration with consultants to ensure proper installation and to validate quality of installed works
  • Provide construction administrative support to both internal and external partners including, but not limited to, responding to RFI’s, issuance of technical bulletins, review submittals and shop-drawings, and conducting source inspections at vendor factories
  • Review consultants’ engineering calculations, run independent engineering and cost analysis
  • Research new designs, materials, and construction methods for data center HVAC equipment and related components
  • Management of mechanical OFCI program which includes review of BOM, spec compliance and travel to equipment manufacturing venues for Factory Witness Testing (FWT)
  • Travel to datacenter sites and other external partner locations for engineering studies, mechanical systems audits, commissioning, etc. as required (Approximately 25%)
  • Gain consensus and provide solutions to fast paced projects with competing priorities
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Eight (8)+ years of professional experience in mission critical building design, construction and/or operations
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems including Evaporative Systems, Chilled/Condenser Water Systems, Glycool/Glycol, Air Handling Systems (Direct Expansion, Rooftop Units, CRAC Units, etc.), Hot/Cold aisle containment, and Building Management System/Controls Automation
  • Knowledge of Plumbing systems including Water Treatment, Pumping Systems and Distribution, Sanitary/Waste Systems, and Storm Drainage Systems.
  • Knowledge of Fire Protection/Fire Alarm systems such as Early Warning/Detection Systems, Double Interlock Pre-Action, and Wet Pipe Systems.
  • Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including UMC, NFPA, ASHRAE, UBC, UMC and LEED
  • Trouble shooting and analytical skills making data driven decisions
  • Experience with construction process and cost estimating process
  • Project management experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical Professional Engineer registration
  • Experience on liquid cooling mission critical facilities
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit, Visio, Bluebeam software, FLOTHERM or Tileflow

About Meta:
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta 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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Mechanical Engineer, DEC Design
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