Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's (LBNL) Facilities Division has an opening for a Facilities Area Manager to join the team.
The Facilities Area Manager (FAM) is responsible for the facilities management of assigned buildings within the regional area and is the main point of contact between the Facilities Division and customers in communicating, coordinating, and managing all facilities and infrastructure-related issues and risks. The primary area of assignment will include a combination of critical laboratory facilities, including office spaces, warehouses, and trailers, etc.
What You Will Do:
- Oversee and manage building work activities and act as the point of contact (POC) for building system issues, end-user relations and coordination, services, and building owners.
- Perform work in assigned buildings and associated areas by interfacing with facility operations, facilities engineering, project managers, maintenance/services staff, subcontractors, and construction management.
- Communicate effectively with facilities organization, staff, management, and internal and external customers on all ongoing and planned facilities-related activities.
- Identify and manage building system needs and risks to ensure buildings are operational and in a mission-ready state - take ownership of building service problems related to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, repairs, alterations, and other systems or services to ensure prompt resolutions.
- Ensure that day-to-day work, operations, and activities are conducted safely and within established work authorizations following DOE, federal, state, and related regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Lead and collaborate with partner teams, including building management staff, line management, and senior management of research/operational divisions, Facilities: Regions and Zones, Engineering, IT, Security and Emergency Services and EH&S, and including as needed, consultants, vendors, university staff and other external personnel, to provide creative and effective resolution to a diverse range of complex technical problems.
- Lead planning with Outage Portfolio Manager and outage teams to support both Facilities and Projects Infrastructure Modernization Divisions to meet operational and critical path objectives and goals.
- Participate in customer's programmatic objective/goal setting, plan development and performance assessment, and review of all facility systems.
- Assess the implementation of service and quality delivery models within the assigned area(s) to identify safety assessment, asset review, process improvement, and cost-effectiveness opportunities.
- Partner with the facility engineer or assigned project manager to ensure as-built drawings for a facility is current, and redlines have been incorporated. Ensure all components identified in the drawings are installed and in working order, and appropriate PMs have been written and are in the system.
- Assess, analyze, and communicate current and upcoming mission alignment of facilities and infrastructure needs and risks, identifying alternatives, mitigation strategies, and improvements.
- Develop and maintain Service Level Agreements for individual areas, buildings, and assets, working collaboratively with research divisions.
- Participate and advise on the annual Facilities Condition Assessment, requirement identification, deferred maintenance, preventative/corrective maintenance programs, and project prioritization.
- Partner with Facilities Engineering to evaluate the effectiveness of Predictive, Preventive, and Corrective Maintenance programs by quantitatively identifying impact failures.
- Promote and implement facility management policy, procedures, and methods related to building service and performance measures.
- May supervise the activities of exempt and non-exempt personnel, sub-contractors, or project teams, particularly in using established tools and processes to deliver exceptional and collaboratively embedded customer service.
What is Required:
- Valid CA Driver's License.
- Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Facilities Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent professional work experience, and a minimum of 5 years of building, zone/area, and/or facilities and infrastructure management with a large multi-client, multi-building, and/or complex facility, with multi-level customer interaction and communication responsibilities with increasing responsibility in program administration and planning.
- Proven experience and significant attention to identifying, assessing, communicating, and resolving complex technical and systemic issues.
- Experience applying analytical and problem-solving skills to complex problems.
- Self-starter and proven leader working with limited or no direction leading the team over their respective facility areas to achieve collaborative partnerships with research and operational divisions to address facilities, infrastructure, and service issues, including root and systemic problem resolution, and to achieve transparent and measurable mission-alignment/readiness.
- Ability to understand and apply facilities management principles in a large campus or similar setting.
- Strong knowledge and experience in disaster planning, emergency preparedness, and general facility safety, including federal, state, and application laws, regulations, procedures, and guidelines.
- Knowledge of project management, accounting, and budgeting principles.
- Demonstrated ability and experience using computers and computer applications such as Google Suite, MS Office, Databases, or other Facilities Management Systems at a level of competence to analyze and produce presentations and reports suitable for Facilities and Laboratory management.
- Work on weekends, emergencies, and extended periods as needed for operations.
- An advanced degree in the areas noted.
- Supervisory or leading experience.
- Certificated Facility Manager (CFM) through the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) or equivalent.
- PMP/Project Management or equivalent.
- Demonstrate understanding of DOE Orders, National Laboratory work controls, safety and environmental, and project management processes.
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- This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
- The full salary range for this position is $7,902 - $13,336 per month for the job classification of G95.3.
- The full salary range for this position is $9,571 - $16,148 per month for the job classification of G95.4.
- Salary for this position will be commensurate with the final candidate's qualifications and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, certifications, plus also aligned with the internal peer group.
- It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on the final candidate's qualifications and experience.
- This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
- Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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