Critical Facilities Electrical and Mechanical Technician II

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Critical Facilities Electrical & Mechanical Technician II for our San Antonio, TX facility.

Responsible for the operations and maintenance of facility processes that maximize customer uptime in the most cost-effective and efficient ways. Experience shall include previous facility operations of large plant equipment in a critical infrastructure environment that includes, but is not limited to, redundant electrical and mechanical systems, large multi-module UPS systems, UPS batteries, back up diesel generation, automated system controls, closed transition load switching, automatic transfer switches, static transfer switches, fiber optic cabling, and direct expansion and chilled water systems

Job Requirements

  • Tests, maintains, operates, and repairs facility equipment including UPS, emergency generators, HVAC, chillers, security access control hardware and life safety equipment in a data center or other equipment under some guidance and supervision.
  • Monitors and reacts to all critical controls systems to include emergency generators, building automation control systems, fire alarms, fuel systems, Alber UPS batteries and electrical SCADA systems under some guidance and supervision.
  • Maintains, tests, and operates electrical distribution equipment including switchgear, breakers, PDUs and other electrical distribution from 18kv to 120v under some guidance and supervision.
  • Assists with installations of cabling projects including air blown fiber, Cat5 and other cabling.
  • Reviews critical systems cable design plans to ensure cable standards are met.
  • Adjusts equipment to recommended or prescribed operating ranges under some guidance and supervision.
  • Responds to alarms and abnormal conditions in critical areas when alerted by the Building Management System (BMS), client, building security and/or facility management personnel during and outside normal business hours.
  • Utilizes Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to manage all planned and unplanned work.
  • Creates and revises operating procedures, preventive maintenance inspections to ensure accuracy, clarity, and continual improvement.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma, or applicable Trade School/Technical Diploma required.
  • Journeyman electrician license required.
  • 1 or more years of work experience and capabilities in one or a combination of the following areas: Electrical or electronic systems maintenance and repair, HVAC or mechanical systems maintenance and repair, Cable design or installation maintaining critical facilities infrastructure in a 24x7 environment.
  • Good written and verbal technical proficiencies to support the creation and revision of process and maintenance documentation.
  • Ability to climb ladders and perform heavy lifting.

**Wednesday – Saturday 7:00 am – 5:30 pm or Sunday – Wednesday – 7:00 am – 5:30 pm**

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.


  • Associate degree in Electrical technology
  • Master Electrical License
  • Knowledge of MV Electrical and UPS Distribution
  • Experience working with medium voltage

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 09/02/18 by 11:59 pm CST time.