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Manager, Facilities Engineering

Livermore, CA

Job ID: 688392

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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:

$135,100 - $229,500

*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:

We are actively seeking a highly motivated and hardworking Engineer or Architect with leadership and team-oriented management experience to oversee the growth, development, and delivery of our in-house professional architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) services.

Technical expertise within the field of Facilities Management is essential, in addition to coaching, mentoring and development of people within the construction, architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering fields. You will work with discipline and business line leadership to develop and lead a dedicated AEC team. The manager will be expected to act as a trusted source for technical reviews, conceptual designs, client interfaces, and oversee compliance with regulatory and company standards, regulations, and quality assurance programs.

This position will report to the Livermore, California site and is conducive to some teleworking. Flexible work arrangements including 9/80 and 4/10 are also available.

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

  • Provide technical leadership and is considered a fully capable professional in their field

  • Build construction and operations capabilities including hiring a Team Lead to manage construction craft workers

  • Make decisions independently or as part of a team on technical problems and methods and represents the organization

  • Resolve important questions and plans and coordinates work

  • Supervise and give guidance on overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters

  • Respond to direction on unusual conditions and developments

  • Plan design work, calculate costs, and time schedules to assign design duties to junior staff working on projects

  • Act as an adviser and review correspondences prepared by junior project team members

  • Evaluate project staffing requirements, analyze problems, and communicate staffing needs

  • Perform project quality control checking

  • Build and lead successful project and program management teams

  • Manage and direct professional and technical staff to complete architectural and engineering projects

Other responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the preparation of work plans and organize project studies

  • Perform complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems with the support of the project team

  • Conduct reviews and provide staff feedback for continued improvement

  • Oversee and develop technical approaches and cost estimates for proposals

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or Structural, or Architecture) plus eight or more years of directly related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job

  • Five or more years of direct design experience

  • Five or more years in Facilities, including some combination of project management, building operations, strategic planning, maintenance, or construction management

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

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect

  • Experience managing direct reports

  • Superior communication, writing, editing, and reporting skills for a wide variety of audiences

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication, both verbal and written skills

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and coordinate with multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge of safety related programs: OSHA 1926 and 10 CFR 851

About Our Team:

The Facilities Management team (Group 8540) 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 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: 688392

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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 California

  • Close proximity to first-tier universities, Silicon Valley companies, and other top research laboratories and facilitiesM
  • Access to California’s finest public and private schoolsM
  • VineyardsM
  • BeachesM
  • State ParksM
  • Sports – Nearby major league franchisesM
  • Art havenM
  • Proximity to SF Bay AreaM

Learn more about Life in Livermore, California

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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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