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Master Electrician

DCS is headquartered in Annapolis Maryland, with presence in California, Florida, and Utah. Our purpose is to assist clients with the planning, design, building and maintaining of critical facilities, most often data centers. All data centers present their own unique set of challenges. DCS has years of experience in the marketplace and is exceptionally qualified to provide these construction services.

We are an engineering-driven business. We strive to evaluate and make wise technical and fiscal decisions, while keeping quality, efficiency, modularity, maintainability, affordability, and delivery time frames to higher standards.

A high-level member of our staff manages each project from start to finish. We strive to supply engineering, construction, electrical, mechanical, fire & life safety, communications, monitoring as well as suite development services. DCS employees are well established market leaders as true and trusted partners within the data center industry.

Job Summary:

The Electrician will install and maintain the electrical wiring, fixtures, and systems in commercial buildings. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Possible oversight of Electrician’s helper/apprentice.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Installs and repairs electrical wiring, systems, and fixtures in buildings.
  • Installs conduits and pipes to house electrical wires and cables.
  • Ensures piping complies with electrical codes.
  • Installs circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and connects wiring to them.
  • Connects electrical systems to powerlines to provide electricity to the building.
  • Tests electrical systems to ensure proper installation and operation.
  • Inspects electrical systems to determine whether repairs are needed.
  • Replaces conduit and wiring as needed.
  • Replaces circuit breakers as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
  • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 6 years’ experience working in commercial environments.
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship and valid electrician’s license required and the ability to obtain government security clearance (Requires US citizenship).
  • Computer/White room experience a PLUS!

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring.
  • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding.
  • Must be physically capable of pulling wires and cables through conduits.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.

Locations: Various U.S. Locations

Assistant Project Manager

DCS is headquartered in Annapolis Maryland, with presence in California, Florida, and Utah. Our purpose is to assist clients with the planning, design, building and maintaining of critical facilities, most often data centers. All data centers present their own unique set of challenges. DCS has years of experience in the marketplace and is exceptionally qualified to provide these construction services.

We are an engineering-driven business. We strive to evaluate and make wise technical and fiscal decisions, while keeping quality, efficiency, modularity, maintainability, affordability, and delivery time frames to higher standards.

A high-level member of our staff manages each project from start to finish. We strive to supply engineering, construction, electrical, mechanical, fire & life safety, communications, monitoring as well as suite development services. DCS employees are well established market leaders as true and trusted partners within the data center industry.

DCS is currently hiring for an ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER:

  • Collaborates with other staff to create preconstruction estimates and proposals.
  • Coordinates and schedules the work activities as appropriate.
  • Regularly inspects work for quality and timeliness; prepares and provides progress reports to clients; makes recommendations for necessary modifications.
  • Obtains required permits and licenses; executes construction contracts according to terms of agreement.
  • Monitors budget throughout the project and communicates variances as they occur.
  • Addresses any safety violations or other deficiencies.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience with MS Project and Office Suite.
  • Able to travel extensively around the Maryland/DC/Virginia region.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Able to pass all necessary background checks and ability to obtain a government security clearance if necessary for specific projects. (Requires US citizenship).
  • Ability to oversee and coordinate a variety of projects at the same time.
  • Extremely meticulous.
  • Ability to read, understand, and execute blueprints, drawings, and plans.
  • Thorough understanding of legal requirements relating to construction and building sites.
  • Thorough understanding of quality building practices.

Education and Experience:

  • At least four years of Project Management experience.
  • experience in building trade preferred (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.).
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and efficiently solve them. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the construction site in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds when needed.              

Site Superintendent

DCS is headquartered in Annapolis Maryland, with presence in California, Florida, and Utah. Our purpose is to assist clients with the planning, design, building and maintaining of critical facilities, mainly data centers. All data centers present their own unique set of challenges. DCS has years of experience in the marketplace and is exceptionally qualified to provide these construction services.

Our goal is to be an engineering-driven business. We strive to evaluate and make wise technical and fiscal decisions, while keeping quality, efficiency, modularity, maintainability, affordability, and delivery time frames to higher standards.

A high-level staff member manages each project start to finish. With each project we strive to supply engineering, construction, electrical, mechanical, fire & life safety, communications, monitoring as well as suite development services. DCS employees are well established market leaders as true and trusted partners within the data center industry.

DCS is seeking an experienced Construction Site Superintendent with the skill and ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to unusually complex problems and independently perform strategic tasks critical to the long-term success of the company. This position is expected to perform duties related to design, manufacturability, performance, compliance, and cost control in all phases of the construction and engineering cycles while meeting customer and project deadlines.

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for on-site coordination for all phases of our construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material, and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.

Our construction superintendents are first line of defense on job sites. Major responsibilities include oversight of all day-to-day site operations, including scheduling, coordination, and delegation of subcontractor work, quality control, and ensuring the safety of everyone on a project site. The ideal candidate will work closely with our project management staff and assigned subcontractors to ensure that work is completed on time, within budget, and to the high degree of quality. The construction superintendent will travel as needed depending on project demands.

Critical skills and knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA (or equivalent) safety requirements.
  • Prepare, distribute, and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track construction bulletins, RFPs, or other change documentation
  • Post addenda or other changes to plans and specification
  • In collaboration with a superintendent, create and update detailed project schedules, plus keep project stakeholders informed throughout all construction phases as work progress
  • Manage closeout activities, including the distribution and tracking of punch lists, change orders, contracts, permits, and owner-occupancy details
  • Facilitate effective project meetings, plus prepare and distribute agendas and meeting notes
  • Proactively manage procurement logs and submittal processes
  • Review shop drawings and samples
  • Schedule, prepare and facilitate meetings
  • Prepare and manage contracts, permits, and approvals

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degrees in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related field preferred. Applicants with relevant certifications or equivalent experience will also be considered
  • 5+ years' experience managing diverse commercial projects, experience with data centers is preferred
  • Broad knowledge of building systems and construction methods
  • Communicating in a confident, articulate, and professional manner with team members, industry partners, and clients
  • Demonstrating strong financial management skills and the ability to independently manage all aspects of a project from start to finish
  • Showcasing leadership and the ability to work with a team, as well as independently

General education and experience requirements:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience with building construction or construction related degree such as construction management.
  • CPR and first aid certifications and OSHA 30 training.

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds. Occasionally the employee may be required to lift more than 50 pounds.
  • Ability to respond to sounds and visual terrain.
  • Ability to see dangerous situations.
  • Regular use of hands.
  • Note: DCS follows all ADA requirements

Additional requirements:

  • Candidates must be US citizens and able to pass a routine background investigation.

Work environment:

  • While employed by DCS, employee will be exposed to construction equipment, moving machines and be at risk of possible electrical charges. The employee will be expected to work outside during projects in various weather conditions and possibly work in higher level buildings.

DCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes all qualified candidates to the team.

DCS is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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