Data Center Electrical Engineer (Remote - East Coast Preferred)




United States (Remote)

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    Position summary

    on or escalation in accordance with established engineering standards.

    • Peer review design consultants' deliverables including drawing sets, specifications, sequence of operations, calculations, models, etc. and provide comments & resolutions

    • Review and advise on potential value engineering opportunities.

    • Develop rapid conceptual sketches using CAD or BIM for visualization and spatial/dimensional validations (e.g., for conveying ideas, streamlining communication, etc.).

    • Occasionally lead projects and solutioning of electrical issues, outages, fleet wide improvements and other needs arising from existing, operational data center campuses as ExE representative in direct support of DCOps partners.

    • Evaluate post-mortem reports, root cause analyses and presentations and make comments and recommendations.

    • Generate solution/upgrade/improvement options that have a fleetwide impact to improve reliability and availability of critical operational infrastructure.

    • Review data analytics of operational trends (historian trend logs) to evaluate equipment health, remaining useful life and predictive failure models.

    • Work with partners in construction, design and change management to compile, prioritize/triage and process construction originated engineering issues for standard design/product improvements.

    • When necessary, support engineering bulletins to ensure wide dissemination of design changes.

    • Support in overall standard design improvement loops/processes between products, design, construction and operations.

    • Operate client's "Buganizer" platform to file or close out 'bugs'.

    • Contractor shall produce presentations using as the main 'deliverable' format to communicate findings, evaluations and options to internal partners

    What you'll need

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering is required, P.E. is preferred.

    • 5 years of proven experience in design, construction, and commissioning of medium/low voltage electrical distribution systems, as well as primary substations.

    • Experience specifying switchgears/switchboards/panel boards, cables, monitoring equipment, generators, VFDs, UPS, Transformers, etc.

    • Experience performing power system analysis with common engineering software packages.

    • Proficient user of drafting tools like CAD or BIM.

    • Familiarity with Google Workspace and its related products (Sheets, Docs, Slides).

    • Experience and general knowledge of cross discipline teams: structural, civil, IT/Telecom, security, mechanical, architectural.

    • Experience with mission critical facilities design and construction is preferred.

    Why CBRE?

    • Fortune 500 #126

    • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list!

    • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers!

    CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Data Center Electrical Engineer position is $130,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Data Center Electrical Engineer position is $180,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

    The application window is anticipated to close on 6/24/24 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.