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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Company
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
82274
AJE Ref #
576076238
Location
Berkeley, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Berkeley Lab is Bringing Science Solutions to the World, and YOU can be a part of it!

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is synonymous with "excellence." That's why we hire the best - whether in research, science or operations. This is a great opportunity to bring your top-notch skills to bear in support of world-class scientific research that addresses national and global challenges!

Position Summary:

Berkeley Labs Facilities Division has an opening for a Construction Project Manager. 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. Exercise judgment within range of procedures, practices and policies to determine appropriate action. May manage more than one project simultaneously. Coordinates and prepares project schedule and budget and is responsible for the development, preparation, and implementation of project plans. Accountable for overall project deliverables and success.

This Project Manager position will be filled at the 1, 2 or 3 level, dependent on experience. Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Project Manager (Level I) Specific Responsibilities:

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Manage complex projects of moderate size while part of a facilities team of Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health & Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.
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Work under general supervision, coordinate project activities as part of a project team to work with Environment, Health and Safety input and oversight requirements to ensure accurate representation of the Laboratory on project matters with 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.
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Coordinate and prepare the planning and development of the 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. Coordinates and prepare the budget for project costs.
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Schedule and coordinate project reviews in accordance with DOE orders and federal/state regulations.
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Ensure prompt close-out of projects and submission of final project reports.
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Proactively seek out customer needs as they pertain to project management services. Develop a full understanding and accept ownership of those needs, seek relevant solutions which meet all requirements and follow up to ensure that the customer is satisfied.

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level II) Specific Responsibilities:

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Manage moderately complex and moderate to large-scale projects by co-leading/leading a team of Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health & Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.
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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. Determines the budget for project costs.
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Responsible for organizational and project plans. Assists in project implementation and monitors performance to meet stakeholder requirements. Works with limited supervision. Decisions may have an impact at the division level.

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level III) Specific Responsibilities:

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Manage and lead multiple complex and large-scale projects facilities using Project Managers, Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health, Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements. May develop long-range objectives and strategic plans for new Laboratory multidiscipline initiatives, project opportunities, and funding levels. Decisions may have an impact at the lab-wide level. May be part of team to identify potential funding agencies and obtain project funding and implement new projects.
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Work with assigned staff and under little supervision, ensuring technical and operational activities of the group including budgets, funding, workforce planning, Human Resources activities, Environmental, Safety, and Health (EH&S) and property are aligned accordingly to meet project, Division and Laboratory deliverables. Ensure direct reports, Facilities and other staff and subcontractors understand and follow all EHS and QA requirements on all projects. Address EHS, QA, performance and conduct issues in a timely manner.
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Direct the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule. Manage and control contractual commitments 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, financial reports. Establish and control the budget for project costs.

Project Manager (Level I) Required Qualifications:

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Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and 2 to 5 years in construction facilities project management with moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, and budgeting and/or a combination of education and experience. Experience with computerized project-tracking databases.
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Familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and applicable DOE Orders for project management, including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) concepts.
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Experience working on and/or 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. Ability to delegate assignments to project team members.
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Experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.
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Knowledge and experience in planning, prioritization and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
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Experience in proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.
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Experience applying analytical and problem solving skills to routine and moderately complex problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, use sound judgment and