Facilities Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512320-737622
    • Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

US Signal is a leading data center services provider, offering secure, reliable network, cloud hosting, colocation, data protection, and disaster recovery services — all powered by its expansive, robust fiber network. US Signal also helps customers optimize their IT resources through the provision of managed services and professional services.

We are seeking a Facilities Coordinatorto join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Facilities Coordinator position combines the disciplines of facility management, project management and customer service. This requires learning the intricacies of AC and DC electrical, HVAC, plumbing and security within office and central office locations. The Facilities Coordinator reports to the Director of Facilities and Field Operations and may take direction from other facilities department personnel, as well as the executive team.


  • Take responsibility for and administer physical security program, to include tracking and creation of proximity cards, as well as biometric enrollment where applicable.
  • Maintain US Signal leased and owned site infrastructure, landscaping, and general upkeep for both Telecommunication offices and Corporate offices.
  • Assist in the preventative maintenance program, to include scheduling and/or onsite completion of HVAC, UPS, AC, DC, Plumbing, and Security PM’s. This includes branch circuit clamping, as well as thermographic imaging and reporting.
  • Coordinate and schedule building maintenance and the activities of sub-contractors.
  • Maintain efficient filing systems for security, general building, vendor, and contract files.
  • Perform monthly utility bill review and actuate payments to utilities and vendors.
  • Suggest, document, and implement departmental policies to gain efficiencies.
  • Work with other departments to help facilitate and streamline inter-departmental procedures. Manage facility growth projects to include property, layout, electrical, HVAC, fire suppression, and security.
  • Special projects as determined by USS management.
  • Draft, prepare, and review facility documents, floor plans, and schematics.
  • Perform customer site tours and provide sales engineering assistance with colocation space needs and design.

Experience and Skills:


  • Attention to detail, highly accurate, and possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-driven, and possess the ability to manage projects and multi-task to meet strict deadlines.
  • High level of analytical ability and effective communicator (written and verbal).
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project)
  • Desire to manage various projects, contractors, and vendors to maintain a corporate headquarters that requires a high level of attention to detail, cleanliness, and a polished appearance.
  • Ability to work well within all areas of the US Signal organization as well as external customers and vendors.
  • Experience or willingness to learn hands-on work with electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and security equipment.
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn electrical, fire, HVAC and building codes.


The candidate will have technical training in telecommunications and/or experience with telecommunications offices’ infrastructure to include electrical, HVAC, fire suppression and security practices/services.


Hands on experience working on electrical, HVAC, plumbing, or other facilities is a plus. Prior experience in the telecommunications industry is also a plus.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

This position operates in a variety of environments. The majority of the time is spent in a professional office environment and this role routinely uses standard office equipment. This position requires unaided lifting up to 50#, climbing ladders or scaffolding, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching and/or crawling.

Required License(s)/Certification(s):

Valid, active driver’s license with a good driving record as defined by the Company’s current insurance provider.

All US Signal employees will comply with US Signal Information Security policies to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of US Signal and customer data. All employees are responsible to ensure actions comply with state and federal regulations and requirements.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a match. If you are looking to be part of a dynamic team, please apply now.

Equal Opportunity Employer