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Systems Specialist

Ascent LLC.
Prineville, OR
  • Expired: January 13, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company Description

Ascent is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for the planning, design, engineering, development and operation of data centres 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.

Job Description


System Specialist

  • Perform data validation on DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Monitoring), EPMS and BMS system data points.
  • Review alert configuration for DCIM, EPMS, and BMS systems.
  • Assist with maintaining system templates, build trend logs, and perform data entry
  • Work with facility technicians and building operators to implement changes in operating data center environments
  • Test, commission, and troubleshoot DCIM software systems, including but not limited to BMS, Electrical, DCIM, HVAC and other systems
  • Assist with properly configuring TCP/IP networks and RS-485 communications on controls devices as needed.
  • Analyze and correct communication issues with DCIM, BMS, and EPMS systems
  • Perform work on data center sites and follow required safety measures
  • Coordinate with vendors, clients, project managers, and internal and external teams
  • Work according to project timelines and required processes
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • 2+ years as a Data Center Technician or related experience required
  • High School Diploma required; Certification as a Controls Technician, Instrumentation Technician, Electronics Technician or similar field is preferred
  • Knowledge of Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Knowledge of BACNET/LON/MODBUS protocols
  • knowledge of DDC, PLC or similar Ladder-Logic programming is preferred
  • Proficiency with basic operations of Windows 10 and standard office environment software is necessary
  • Proficient in MS Office, Outlook and Visio preferred
  • Able to read installation drawings (Visio drawings/spreadsheets)
  • Candidate must possess strong communication skills
  • Track and record job progress and keep project personnel informed on progress
  • Keep project management apprised of concerns and issues
  • Complete paperwork on-time including timesheets, posting of work orders, on-site documentation, and project status reports
  • Communicate with project personnel upon arrival and before leaving the worksite
  • Candidate must have a disciplined approach to managing task assignments. People skills, good judgment, and flexibility are critical to this position
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and willing to learn new programs and applications
  • General knowledge of safe working practices (e.g., familiar with proper tool safety, eye protection, ladder safety, etc.)
  • Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. throughout the day
  • Able to perform all essential job functions, including walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, lifting and manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation

Additional Information

All interested candidates should apply through the ad or visit and select the careers tab to apply for the position.

Ascent, LLC offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, accident, critical illness, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, PTO, paid holidays, casual work environment and more.

Ascent, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ascent LLC.


Prineville, OR
97754 USA