Data Center Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512320-737970
    • Job Location: Belleville, MI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 23, 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 Data Center Project Managerto join our growing team in the Detroit area.

The Data Center Project Manager is responsible for designing electrical, mechanical, security, fire suppression, building controls, and physical building solutions for US Signal colocations and data centers. This position is also responsible for investigation of current and new technologies in order to increase data center PUE and reduce costs. The Data Center Project Manager reports to the Director of Facilities and Network Engineering.


  • Develop plans and budgets for facility growth projects to include property, site layout, electrical, mechanical, fire suppression, security and building controls.
  • Responsible for researching current and new data center technologies in order to reduce operating costs.
  • Update and maintain all facilities owned site drawings.
  • Provide guided tours of data centers and colocations, with the ability to address questions from potential customers.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to facilitate facility planning, budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Conduct RFI and RFP studies for prospective vendors.
  • Monitor, document and report on all phases of planning and construction.
  • Manage all parties involved in growth projects.
  • Suggest, document, and implement departmental policies to gain efficiencies.
  • Work with other departments to help facilitate and streamline inter-departmental procedures.
  • Back up for other facilities department personnel.
  • Other duties as provided by US Signal management.

Experience and Skills:


  • Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice at all of our locations.
  • Experience working with electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and security equipment.
  • High level of analytical ability and effective communicator (written and verbal).
  • 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.
  • Ability to work well within all areas of the US Signal organization as well as external customers and vendors.


Associates degree in Facilities Management, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree is preferred.


Experience working in data centers and/or experience with data center infrastructure to include electrical, HVAC, fire suppression, and security systems.

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 100#, climbing ladders or scaffolding, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching and/or crawling. Personal Protective Equipment includes safety glasses, protective gloves and hard hat, all as necessary.

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