Construction Manager - #156403


Date: 02/23/2021 16:00 PM

City: Gallatin, Tennessee

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Facebook is seeking an experienced Construction Manager to join our Data Center Engineering & Construction Team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Building and operating data centers the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability and capital conservation. The data center engineering team thinks from chip to chiller (or electrical substation), determining configurations and ensuring maximum efficiency of our compute infrastructure.

Construction Manager Responsibilities

  • Manage the construction, commissioning, and turnover of a Data Center within a campus program

Manage the budget associated with the project

Manage the cost change process and negotiate best pricing

Manage the schedule and associated risks to ensure reliable and predictable turnover dates

Manage warranty and tenant improvement work in the live environment when/as necessary

Communicate upward regarding the status and risks of the project

Negotiate vendor and contractor contracts and purchase orders as needed

Mitigate risk for the project through pre-planning, innovative planning, and partnership

Develop cost savings solutions and identify project savings/underruns early

Partner with the General Contractor and other Vendors to build a culture of collaboration

Partner with Internal Cross Functional Partners to build a culture of collaboration

Coordinate needs and asks with the Procurement/Sourcing group(s) to support the needs of the Project

Support the pre-construction efforts for upcoming projects

Promote prefabrication strategies

Support the development of Capital Project Budgets and Constructions ROMs

Support the Campus/Site Lead CM with the campus-wide book of work including contractor, designer, and vendor management

Support the on-site inspection process to ensure a zero punch list and an expeditious turnover to Connectivity and FacOps

Support the Regional Construction Operations Manager in the management of the regional book of work including contractor, designer, and vendor management

Support the local DC Ops team and other cross-functional departments as needed

Promote and model an attitude of continuous improvement, partnership, and teamwork in behaviors and communications

Support and lead an industry leading safety culture and program

Promote and model an attitude of openness to giving, seeking, and receiving 360-degree feedback

10% travel to headquarters

Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or equivalent degree

Minimum of 10 years of work experience in construction management

General knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems

Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations

Knowledge of capital budget management

Negotiation skills and experience providing solutions to problem

Experience with P6

Proficient working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Proficient working knowledge of Bluebeam

Preferred Qualifications

  • eBuilder software experience

Procore software experience

BIM 360 software experience

MS Visio and SharePoint experience

LEAN Construction knowledge and previous application of those tools

Building Environment Accreditations (i.e. LEED, SITES, TRUE, WELL)

Mission Critical, infrastructure, and/or Data Center Construction experience

Multi-project experience in large scale construction management, mission critical or infrastructure


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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