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Sandia National Laboratories Facilities Engineering Project Manager (Mid-Career/Experienced) in Livermore, California

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Facilities Engineering Project Manager to join our team.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Lead project teams of internal or external engineering and architectural personnel, construction contractors, customers, sponsors, and suppliers, to ensure that the project meets scope, schedule, and cost requirements per DOE Orders and Sandia’s requirements

  • Use your relevant technical knowledge to participate in making technical contributions to the project through gathering and developing the customer's technical requirements and providing assurance and constructability reviews

  • Work closely with the project team to ensure that the project progresses as planned and identifies and addresses both technical and non-technical risks, opportunities, and other issues that impact the project during the project execution phase

  • Ensure that projects are completed within budget constraints using cost estimation, budget determination, and cost control and effectively addresses budget concerns with the appropriate funding source

  • Manage task definition and sequencing, duration estimation, and schedule development and control to ensure that the project is completed on schedule

  • Develop and deliver proposals, requirements documentation, progress reports, process improvements, and presentations for all levels of customers and partners, both internal and external to Sandia

When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed by one of several Facilities departments at Sandia National Laboratories.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or other relevant field plus five or more years of relevant experience; or equivalent experience

  • Experience managing facilities-related projects

  • Experience performing architecture or engineering design on building systems

  • Experience with one or more facilities management processes such as operations, maintenance, document and project management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Master's degree in architecture, engineering, or other relevant field

  • Certification as a Professional Engineer (PE), Leader in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and / or Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Demonstrated advanced computer technical skills including experience with a computerized scheduling system and AutoCAD

  • Leadership experience

  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff and management

About Our Team:

Our organization operates and maintains existing buildings and utilities; modifies, and constructs new buildings; demolishes substandard structures; and provides site services for customers. This includes providing a variety of logistics services including shipping, receiving, hazardous material transportation, mail services, material handling, fleet services, occupant relocations, event setups, corporate storage, and property management. We enable current-day and future mission success through teaming with the mission in strategic planning that establishes priorities and focuses efforts to nurture and advance the capabilities of our facilities, infrastructure, and operations. We strive to accomplish these activities in an efficient, flexible, safe, and cost-effective manner while creating a work environment that helps attract and retain the best employees to support the objectives of both Sandia and the Department of Energy.

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 L-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 the 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: 683529