Full Time Job

Critical Systems Manager

Fox News

New York, NY 04-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Fox News is looking for a Manager of Critical Systems to be responsible for the day to day operation, support and routine testing of Fox News Media's critical infrastructure including main & emergency power distribution, generators and their fuel system, transfer switches, UPSs , batteries and switchgear. This also includes HVAC (chillers, air handlers, pumps, valves, etc.), BMS controls and fire protection systems (wet and pre-action). This position will additionally have oversight over our Washington DC News Bureau, and d irect hands on involvement is expected for many of the routine power systems
operational test s .

• Ensure that all critical systems are operating correctly and that routine testing and preventative maintenance are scheduled/ performed on facility hardware and systems
• Specify and maintain support contracts with all MEP vendors
• Work with outside engineering firms on the design and installation of new MEP infrastructure in accordance with Fox News Media standards
• Develop annual budgets for ongoing support, replacements, upgrades and new initiatives
• Respond to critical system anomalies (i.e. power dips, blackouts, equipment failures, etc.)
• Oversee all ad-hoc requests for electrical and cooling additions in the tech centers and other facility locations
• Maintain all technical documentation including drawings, manuals, labeling, procedures, etc.
• Position requires some hands-on work with electrical and possibly mechanical test gear
• Some V/I or IR probing of electrical switchgear may be necessary to evaluate existing or evolving conditions
• Routine testing of generators , pumps and ATSs to maintain systems in a state of readiness
• Attend to status alarms

• A 4 year degree in electrical or mechanical engineering
• General computer/LAN literacy and knowledge of power and HVAC hardware
• Demonstrated prior experience in running a comparable data center type facility
• Able to work well in support of senior management, requestors (typically broadcast engineers , managers) and vendors
• 7 to 10 years of experience in the above listed qualifications, with hands on and management skill sets
• Ability to to travel to headquarters at any time of the day or night should an emergency warrant it.

• CMCO certification , recent NFPA 70E Arc Flash certification

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.