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Facilities Administrator


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Associate Degree
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 14, 2022
Reference Code: 1034
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO's Facilities department invites applications for a full-time Facilities Administrator.

The Facilities Administrator will administer and coordinate a wide range of tasks and assignments related to the operation and maintenance of NYISO owned or leased facilities. Additionally, this individual will monitor, inspect and oversee work performed to maintain computer rooms, data centers, control centers, office environments, buildings, roads and grounds. This includes building infrastructure services such as electrical distribution, environmental, HVAC, UPS, diesel generators, fire detection, fire protection systems, and security systems. The Facilities Administrator will maintain and ensure completion of equipment logs, work lists and schedules to operate and maintain the buildings efficiently and in conjunction with the Manager, Facilities, and various subject matter experts (SMEs), develop policies, procedures and monitoring protocols which provide NYISOs employees with a safe and healthy work environment.


  • Associate degree (AA, AS, AAS) in technical field or equivalent experience is required.
  • A minimum of five years related experience, e.g. construction, building maintenance; specialized training in safety, building systems and maintenance
  • Intermediate knowledge of principles and codes for plumbing, electrical and construction; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of OSHA and NYS DOL Department of Health and Safety regulations is preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.

NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screening and background check.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
About this Employer‍

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York’s nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, we administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

As a not-for-profit independent system operator, we are governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. Participants and Stakeholders in New York’s electricity markets play a significant role in our unique shared governance system.

We employ more than 550 people and occupy two locations in New York's Capital Region. Given the technical complexity of our mission, over a quarter of the company’s staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. We have a diverse and engaged workforce, and have been recognized as a top employer in the region.