Construction Manager

DeKalb, Illinois

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Meta is seeking a Construction Manager to join our Design, Engineering & Construction (DEC) 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.The DEC Delivery Construction Manager will provide site level project management functions to ensure DEC projects are being executed on schedule and within budget. The Construction Manager will be the key point of contact for individual new builds, retrofits, and network projects within a region accountable for all scope aspects: safety, quality, schedule, and budget. The Construction Manager is highly collaborative with cross-functional partners centrally, on-site contractor, connectivity installers and other key stakeholders.

Construction Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the construction, commissioning, and turnover of a Data Center project within a campus program
  • Manage the budget associated with the Data Center project
  • Manage the cost change process and negotiate best pricing in partnership with cross functional/matrixed team members in cost and schedule
  • Manage the schedule and associated risks to ensure reliable and predictable turnover dates. Reporting upward on opportunities, risks, and mitigations to ensure predictable delivery of capacity
  • Manage warranty and tenant improvement work in the live environment when/as necessary
  • Manage connectivity scopes with the support of the connectivity subject matter experts
  • Accountable for the delivery and maintenance of all structured cabling and connectivity, on time, within budget, and to global Meta standards of quality, reliability, and uptime
  • Negotiate vendor and contractor contracts and purchase orders as needed
  • Mitigate risk for the project through pre-planning, innovative planning, and partnership
  • Accountable for the development of cost savings solutions and early identification of project savings/underruns to ensure target values are maintained which providing predictable delivery of capacity to the business
  • Partner with the General Contractor and other Vendors to build a collaboration
  • Partner with Internal Cross Functional Partners to build a 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
  • Champion the use of prefabrication strategies in partnership with DEC Delivery preconstruction and manufacturing teams as well as the local contractor teams to deliver capacity while creating value overall
  • Support the development of Capital Project Budgets and Constructions ROMs
  • Support the 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 punchlist and an expeditious turnover to Facility Operations
  • Support the Campus Construction Manager (CCM) & Geographical Construction Manager (aka GEO) in the management of the regional book of work including contractor, designer, and vendor management
  • Support the local Data Center Operations 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 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, Telecommunications or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of seven years of work experience in construction management
  • General knowledge of electrical, mechanical and connectivity 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 problems
  • Familiar with P6 Scheduling Tool
  • 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
  • PMP or similar project management related certification
  • LEAN Construction knowledge and 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 preferred

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. You may view our Equal Employment Opportunity notice here. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Meta, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. You may view Meta's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law

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