Facility Services Officer - Entry to Experienced Level

National Security Agency   Fort Meade, MD   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on January 14, 2022
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RESPONSIBILITIES
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal - to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Description of Position Facilities Control Center (FCC) assignment: FCC Operators may be placed in a Mechanical System operator or Electrical Systems operator position depending on the qualifications of the applicant and the need of the FCC. The FCC is a 24-hour Facilities Watch office responsible for monitoring and operating the Chilled Water and Electrical distribution systems at the NSA complex. In addition, the FCC is tasked with monitoring the condition of all other facilities systems during scheduled and unscheduled outages, construction projects, and activities that place the facility in an abnormal condition. Key component services provided to assure reliable FCC operations will be: - Coordinate all utility outages with other maintenance customers and mission support elements. - Ensure that timely notification of facility emergencies are made to all personnel that are impacted. - Prepare and review daily logs and alarm summaries to ensure that follow-up actions are taken. - Provide shift coverage to maintain the recommended staffing levels needed to operate the campus systems and provide emergency response to facility emergencies. - Supervise Campus Utility outages when needed and assist with shutdown sequences and outage coordination. - Review day to day operations of the Chilled Water and Electrical distribution systems and coordinate plant changes with Building Maintenance & Operations personnel. - Provide accurate monitoring and control of the Agency's HVAC and Chilled Water Distribution systems through the Agency's Energy Management and Control Systems (EMCS). - Provide accurate monitoring and control of the Agency's Electrical Distribution systems through the Agency's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System. - Initiate daily plant status reports and make operator log entries to reflect the health and welfare of the systems. - Maintain Operator logs to reflect any plant reconfigurations, responses to problem areas by tour persons, as well as any impact to Chilled Water distribution, Electrical distribution and Fire alarm operations. - Conduct routine virtual Mechanical and Electrical Systems Tours to inspect and monitor maintenance activities to assure availability of systems are not interrupted. - Respond and/or dispatch facility personnel to emergencies and routine service calls as needed. - Take necessary actions to control or repair the problems and provide follow up details for Watch logs.
SKILLS
The ideal candidate demonstrates the following: - Problem Solving - Interpersonal Skills - Partnering - Customer Service - Accountability - Continual Learning - Resilience - Effective Communication Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired: - Building Automation System (BAS) operation - Mechanical system operation - Fire Alarm Systems - Chilled water Systems - Electrical systems - SCADA system operation - Construction technology/management - Leading project teams - Contract mechanisms - Analysis and life-cycle maintenance of installations and facilities - Analysis, design, construction, national/local code compliance - Design safety plans and programs to comply with laws, regulations, and policies
PAY BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE
FCC Facilities Service Officer Assignment - Shift work and weekend work required - Days, Evenings and Mids - Rotating and Fixed shifts may be offered/available. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. On-the-job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.
POSITION SUMMARY
NSA is growing by leaps and bounds and is in need of skilled/experienced Facilities and Logistics professionals. NSA currently has several opportunities in Facility Project Management, Electricians, Carpenters, HVAC Mechanics, Property Administrative Officers, and many more.
HOW TO APPLY
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