Lead Construction Manager, Dual Campus

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Lead Construction Manager, Dual Campus
Meta is seeking an experienced Lead Construction Manager to join our Data Center Engineering & Construction Team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Building, operating, and retrofitting data centers the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability and capital conservation. The Data Center Engineering and Construction (DEC) team thinks from chip to chiller (or electrical substation), determining configurations and ensuring maximum efficiency of our compute infrastructure, and the DEC Program Delivery team is committed to continual optimization of the delivery process at each level. The DEC Delivery organization and its sub teams operate in a matrix team structure and the Geographical Program Delivery Manager will have the Geographical responsibility for New and Retrofit Construction project success (to include all data cabling infrastructure), GC and trade partner relationships, team member development and relationship management with key cross functional operational partners (Facilities Operations, Edge Network Services and Facilities Engineering to name a few) of campuses within a Geography in a culture of collaboration, safety and quality unparalleled in the data center construction industry. The Lead Construction Manager is responsible for project sizes up to $2.5B leading a team of matrixed Safety, QAQC and Project Controls (Cost + Schedule) professionals at site toward predictable outcomes. An LCM in a dual campus scenario will manage only one of the campuses and partner heavily with the LCM of the other campus. Both LCMs report directly to the Campus Construction Manager (CCM) for the region. LCM for a dual campus is expected to directly manage full time employees and may also be called upon to manage several contingent workers at points in the project.
Lead Construction Manager, Dual Campus Responsibilities
  • Report to Delivery Campus Construction Manager, accountable for project and region success in: Safety, Quality, Schedule Milestones, Forecast Accuracy, GMP Accuracy
  • Responsible for the management, growth and development of the onsite team of Construction Managers (both Full Time Employees and Contingent Workers) and matrixed reports specializing in Safety, Quality, Project Controls (Cost & Schedule)
  • Responsible for promoting a culture of partnership, teamwork, and growth at the site level
  • Responsible for the management of major vendor (General Contractor, Cabling Partner, Trade Partner, Consultants) relationship at the site level
  • Responsible for the management of biweekly risk identification review process and provide reports (Includes Financial, Schedule, & Quality)
  • Responsible for the management of CapEx and OpEx budgets for the site. Partnering with cross functional teams for the development of annual capital project budgets including the provision of requested ROM construction cost estimates
  • Responsible for the management of warranty work program for existing data center buildings
  • Responsible to ensure proactive risk identification and mitigation for all new build, projects at a data center region as defined by predictability in: Safety, Quality, Schedule, & Cost
  • Responsible for the management of cross functional process for Owner Furnished Equipment (OFE) procurement and delivery
  • Partner with cross functional teams to finalize project contract negotiations (initial and change orders) for General Contractor, cabling partner, trade partner and consultant scopes
  • 10% travel to headquarters and other data center campuses
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, General Engineering, or equivalent construction related degree
  • Minimum of eighteen or more (13+) years professional experience in commercial construction, or non-construction but related experience (ex. Fiber connectivity)
  • Experience delivering large scale construction management ($550M+ projects) or experience in hyperscale mission critical data centers from a lead construction management role
  • Experience delivering complex technical infrastructure construction projects with heavy electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience delivering new greenfield, occupied space retrofit, and operational space retrofit construction projects
  • Experience successfully managing contractors, vendors, and supplier relationships as a responsible steward, partner, and collaborator
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Working knowledge of construction industry standards, building codes and safety standards. OSHA 30 certification
  • Extensive experience with negotiations and experience providing solutions to problems
  • Experience working with a variety of construction contracting types (ex. Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), Lump Sum (LS), Fixed Fee, Cost Plus, Progressive GMP, etc.)
  • Experience project scheduling software, critical path method (CPM), fragnets, updates, schedule development and analysis
  • Proficient skill in using MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint, Bluebeam as well as user knowledge of MS SharePoint
  • Experience working successfully within matrixed organizations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Capital Budget Management on the owner’s side
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Proficiency in P6 and or MS Project
  • Proficiency with eBuilder software, Procore software, and/or BIM 360 software
  • Working knowledge of fiber connectivity scopes
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$143,000/year to $199,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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