7/28 Critical Systems Maintenance Technician - 2nd/3rd shift (Northlake)

Ascent, LLC is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for the planning, design, engineering, development and operation of data centers and other mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Saint Louis, MO, Ascent specializes in powerful, efficient and technologically advanced mission critical facilities and offers clients a broad range of delivery models spanning shell & core, build-to-suit, turnkey and outsourced critical systems operations.

Founded in 1998, Ascent provides a full spectrum of fast track services that include project programming, design management, facility assessment, development and construction management, commissioning and ongoing maintenance operations. Today, Ascent focuses on providing clients with innovative solutions and services yielding the highest levels of operational autonomy, efficiency and control.

Ascent's clients include some of the most demanding mission critical organizations spanning multiple industries, Fortune 500 firms, and service providers. Our business is growing fast and we are currently seeking a talented Critical Systems Maintenance Technician for the operation of a data center facility.

Ascent was named one of St. Louis' Top 50 Places to Work in 2012 and 2013!

TITLE: Critical Systems Maintenance Technician 

LOCATION: Northlake, IL    

HOURS: Must be available to work 2nd or 3rd shift, site is open 24x7


-Coordinate all preventive, corrective and emergency maintenance activities, including those activities performed by Ascent, Client or Vendor staff.
-Manage Ascent, Client and Vendor staff in the maintenance of buildings and grounds.
-Perform initial troubleshooting and/or repairs to mechanical and infrastructural systems, including: Electrical systems, HVAC systems, plumbing systems, life safety systems, security systems, roofs, drains, shop equipment, A/V systems, emergency power systems, and systems furniture.
-Inspect buildings, space, grounds and/or equipment regularly for problematic or unsafe conditions.
-Perform and oversee general and preventative maintenance tasks to include: Equipment checks, equipment performance monitoring, cleaning, lubrication and service of a wide variety of components/devices.
-Manage facility renovations, upgrades, and build-outs including overseeing vendors.
-Implement and manage projects as required and associated items such as costs for any projects for Ascent or Ascent Clients.
-Manage and maintain site Building Management Systems, CCTV, Access Control System and Maximo.
-Support overall site operation of the data center facility. 
-24 X 7 maintenance staffing of Data Center Facility with rotational on-call.


-3-5 years related work experience 
-HS Diploma or GED required
-Technical, vocational or on-the-job training in the following areas: Electrical, HVAC, mechanical, process controls
-Maintenance experience in 24x7 and/or critical support environment 
-Professional appearance, good communication and organizational skills are required
-Proficiency with basic operations of a computer; knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project and Auto Cad is a plus
-Possess competent knowledge of use and care of tools and equipment used in facilities and/or grounds maintenance.
-Possess competent knowledge of building codes and safety regulations
-Potential candidate must be able to work evenings and/or weekends if needed.

This position reports to the Sr. Critical Systems Technician

All interested candidates should visit www.ascent-corp.com and select the careers tab to apply for the position or submit resume to humanresources@ascentcorp.com

Ascent, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer