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Manager, Facilities (Project & Construction Management)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 689842

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Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$118,500 - $201,400

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

The Facilities Projects & Construction Management Group, 4830, is looking for two a well-qualified and enthusiastic technical leaders to be a Manager, Facilities of Department 4830 (Project & Construction Management)! Our Team provides project and construction management services for buildings and infrastructure to support current and future mission needs at Sandia National Labs.

Candidates selected for interviews must demonstrate experience with the following leadership competencies: Shape the Future; Build Effective Relationships; Energize the Team; Deliver Results; Model Personal Excellence, Integrity and Accountability.On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Utilize experience in facilities and infrastructure engineering, maintenance, and operation to guide the work of the department.

  • Understand the work of the organization and connect the work and expertise of the organization with potential beneficiaries, collaborators, and customers.

  • Promote excellence by managing and coordinating specific deliverables, overall program and project plans, budgets, structures, schedules, and staffing requirements.

  • Ensure that customer needs are satisfied through the creation of trust-based relationships.

  • Apply organization knowledge and experience to independently judge work quality, performance, and alignment of results with customer expectations.

  • Oversee and manage members of the workforce, within the organization, including hiring, professional development, and assessment and performance management, consistent with the mission of the organization.

    Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or other technical field related to Facilities Management plus eight (8) or more years of experience in facilities project/construction management; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience (Associates degree in a technical field related to Facilities plus twelve (12) years of experience in facilities project/construction management; Master’s degree in a technical field related to Facilities plus four (4) years of experience in facilities project/construction management; HS Diploma plus sixteen (16) years of experience in facilities project/construction management).

  • Ability to acquire and maintain an active DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Two or more years of demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Professional registrations and/or certifications in Facilities related areas such as: Professional Engineer, Project Management Professional, Certified Facilities Manager, Registered Architect.

  • Broad knowledge of SNL processes, policies and procedures related to procurement, finance, and facilities.

  • Proven ability to manage annual budgets.

  • Broad and balanced Facilities-related experience (systems engineering, operations, project delivery, planning, and/or design).

  • Experience related to Laboratory missions and mission delivery at SNL.

  • Experience or certification in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) quality process improvement.

  • Experience with design standards and specifications.

  • Experience and knowledge in safety related programs related to OSHA 1926, and 10 CFR 851.

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Architecture, or other technical field related to Facilities Management.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management, project scheduling and risk management.

About Our Team:

The projects delivery team is responsible for design, construction, commissioning and turnover to operations of all facility projects. This includes small value, customer funded, capital projects. This also includes the construction management and support services for the full execution of the projects.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 689842

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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