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Project Management
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PM-Proj and Infrastruct Modern
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92476 Requisition #

Berkeley Lab’s Projects and Infrastructure Modernization Division has an opening for a Project Manager specializing in electrical and civil utility infrastructure projects. You will manage, coordinate, and administer a range of complex and competing projects from the conceptual phase through planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and close-out. Work will be on issues in which analysis of various situations requires review of relevant factors, analysis and recommendations based on scope, complexity and operational needs. In this position, the successful candidate will exercise judgment within a range of procedures, practices and policies to determine appropriate action.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Manage moderately complex and moderate to large-scale projects by co-leading/leading a team of Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and Quality input as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.
  • Serve as the technical lead in the solicitation and execution of the design and construction contracts.
  • Coordinate project activities as part of a project team to work with EHS input and oversight requirements to ensure accurate representation of the Laboratory on project matters with the Department of Energy (DOE) Berkeley Site Office, University of California Office of the President, University of California and other external organizations to achieve customer needs. Coordinate client contacts, including regular correspondence with the clients and maintain working relationships at all levels throughout the project.
  • Determine the planning and development of the requirements, project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule. Manage and control contractual commitments, project reviews and report-outs to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the subcontract. Review and approve project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, and financial reports.
  • Responsible for organizational and project plans. Assist in project implementation and monitor performance to meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Collaborate with other project managers to establish plans and objectives related to PIM Division activities. Attend management planning meetings as needed.

 

What is Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field; or an equivalent combination or education and experience. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in construction facilities project management with moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
  • Experience leading a diverse team that would include contractors and/or subcontractors on projects. Provide project staff with performance expectations, guidance and training to ensure customers are provided with quality, comprehensive and effective services/deliverables.
  • Experience managing control of hazardous energy, including developing or implementing Lockout/Tagout procedures and overseeing sequence of energization/deenergization.
  • Electrical systems background, with proven technical understanding of electrical distribution, generation, and demonstrated ability to read and understand electrical single line diagrams.
  • Experience with and use of industry recognized computer project management software and managing projects with understanding and utilizing certified EVMS techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a wide range of groups and individuals. Excellent collaboration skills and ability to effectively interact with people at all levels, internal and external to the organization.
  • Proven planning, prioritization and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Excellent proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.
  • Experience applying analytical and problem-solving skills to complex problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, use sound judgment and provide solutions to ensure results.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in construction facilities project management.
  • Previous experience leading and managing design and construction activities using project management principles and controls.
  • Direct experience managing large outages or construction on electrical substation and distribution projects, including high voltage (12.47 kV) systems.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and applicable DOE Orders for project management, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS) concepts.
  • Valid professional license obtained by written examination to practice Electrical Engineering in State of California.
  • Project Management Certification (PMI).

 

Notes:

  • This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
  • This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs and the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.
  • 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.

 

Learn About Us: 

 

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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