Project Manager 3 11/8/2019

Berkley Labs Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Berkeley Lab s Facilities Division provides operations and maintenance services for the lab s infrastructure to enable world class science. This Project Manager (PM) position is responsible for the management and execution of projects within the Facilities Division. The PM will manage all activities of assigned projects from the initiation of a project through its completion. This position will review and ensure the preparation of required project documentation and participate in the project acquisition strategy as required, as well as lead project teams.

What You Will Do:


Manage moderately complex and 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 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 ensure accurate representation of the Laboratory on project matters with the Department of Energy Berkeley Site Office, University of California Office of the President, University of California and other external organizations to achieve customer needs.

Determine the planning and development of the requirements including project scope, budget and 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.

Collaborate with Facility Managers to establish plans and objectives related to Division activities and attend management planning meetings as needed.

What is Required:


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience in construction facilities project management.

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.

Proven experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.

Familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and applicable Department of Energy (DOE) Orders for project management, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS) concepts.

Experience with and use of industry recognized computer project management software and managing projects with understanding and utilizing certified EVMS techniques.

Excellent proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.

Desired Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and a minimum of 10 years of experience in construction facilities project management.

Valid professional license obtained by written examination to practice Architecture/Engineering in the State of California.

Project Management Certification (PMI).

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.



This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities.

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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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.

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