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Facebook Data Center Retrofits Program Manager in Topeka, Kansas

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Facebook is seeking a Data Center Retrofits Program Manager experienced in the design management of critical facilities to become part of our Data Center Facilities Operations team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly growing infrastructure efficiently operates, and our innovative services are delivered. The establishment of new regions in US, Europe, and Asia are important steps in the evolution of the Facebook’s infrastructure expansion. The Facilities Operations team designs retrofit and upgrade projects, and ensures our highly reliable environment is guaranteed. In this role, you will work closely with the Retrofits team within Facilities Operations and various internal departments including Project Controls, Business Operations, Construction, Global Data Center Connectivity, Site Operations and Facilities Engineering. The ideal candidate will be able to work broadly, leading critical projects cross-functionally and across several geographical regions.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead each assigned program throughout the lifecycle of the retrofit, including design development for entire lifecycle of the project, through SD/DD/CD phases.

  2. Participate in EOR business reviews.

  3. Develop and manage EOR bid and selection process, including interviews, management of deliverable timelines and selection.

  4. Prepare and issue design RFP to candidate EORs in coordination with Facebook internal engineering resources. Ensure all appropriate engineering disciplines with scope of work are engaged in RFP development.

  5. Manage and/or respond to design RFI's, review submittals/shop-drawings and survey supplier factories if relevant to the project.

  6. Initiate and facilitate kickoff meetings with EOR to introduce project team, review design intent/basis of design, etc. and discuss or clarify project deliverables and expectations.

  7. Initiate and facilitate design review meetings inclusive of external and internal stakeholders.

  8. Coordinate design deliverables timeline to ensure alignment with overall project schedule and provide feedback on potential risks to project.

  9. Maintain, and provide third-parties with, Facebook documentation, such as specifications and other standards.

  10. Coordinate programmatic (multi-region) design implementation to individual data centers. Manage design philosophy throughout the lifecycle of a program with governance over site-to- site consistency, with exceptions reviewed by program lead engineer(s).

  11. Manage as-built and record drawing deliverables with EOR and Contractor(s) per contract requirements and facilitate internal Facebook engineering reviews and acceptance.

  12. Travel to data center sites, if needed, to lead or support project initiation, site surveys, etc.

  13. Expected travel will be approximately 20%.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Degree in architecture (AIA), engineering or construction management

  2. 8+ years experience in design or design management for mission-critical projects

  3. Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards

  4. Experience in design consultant management

  5. Knowledge in AutoCAD and/or Revit

  6. Track record of communicating to all organization levels

  7. Experience with presentations, project management, and reporting

  8. Experience identifying and solving problems and resolving conflicts

  9. Experience working on multiple projects and balancing workload

  10. Knowledge of design/drafting methods and concepts

  11. Knowledge of engineering, design, and construction principles and terminology

  12. Cross-discipline knowledge of complete critical facility systems, including electrical, mechanical and controls, as well as general pre-construction services

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with BIM 360, Adobe, Bluebeam Revu, Procore, and Microsoft Office

  2. Experience in mission critical facility design, construction, operations, and maintenance

  3. Owner/Owner’s Representative Experience

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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