Construction Manager

Construction Manager
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Huntsville, AL
Meta is seeking a Construction Manager to join our Design, Engineering & Construction (DEC) Team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Building and operating data centers the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability and capital conservation. The data center engineering team thinks from chip to chiller (or electrical substation), determining configurations and ensuring maximum efficiency of our compute infrastructure. The DEC Delivery Construction Manager will provide site level project management functions to ensure DEC projects are being executed on schedule and within budget. The Construction Manager will be the key point of contact for individual new builds, retrofits, and network projects within a region accountable for all scope aspects: safety, quality, schedule, and budget. The Construction Manager is highly collaborative with cross-functional partners centrally, on-site contractor, connectivity installers and other key stakeholders.
Construction Manager Responsibilities
  • Manage the construction, commissioning, and turnover of a Data Center project within a campus program
  • Manage the budget associated with the Data Center project
  • Manage the cost change process and negotiate best pricing in partnership with cross functional/matrixed team members in cost and schedule
  • Manage the schedule and associated risks to ensure reliable and predictable turnover dates. Reporting upward on opportunities, risks, and mitigations to ensure predictable delivery of capacity
  • Manage warranty and tenant improvement work in the live environment when/as necessary
  • Manage connectivity scopes with the support of the connectivity subject matter experts
  • Accountable for the delivery and maintenance of all structured cabling and connectivity, on time, within budget, and to global Meta standards of quality, reliability, and uptime
  • Negotiate vendor and contractor contracts and purchase orders as needed
  • Mitigate risk for the project through pre-planning, innovative planning, and partnership
  • Accountable for the development of cost savings solutions and early identification of project savings/underruns to ensure target values are maintained which providing predictable delivery of capacity to the business
  • Partner with the General Contractor and other Vendors to build a culture of collaboration
  • Partner with Internal Cross Functional Partners to build a culture of collaboration
  • Coordinate needs and asks with the Procurement/Sourcing group(s) to support the needs of the Project
  • Support the pre-construction efforts for upcoming projects
  • Champion the use of prefabrication strategies in partnership with DEC Delivery preconstruction and manufacturing teams as well as the local contractor teams to deliver capacity while creating value overall
  • Support the development of Capital Project Budgets and Constructions ROMs
  • Support the Lead CM with the campus-wide book of work including contractor, designer, and vendor management
  • Support the on-site inspection process to ensure a zero punchlist and an expeditious turnover to Facility Operations
  • Support the Campus Construction Manager (CCM) & Geographical Construction Manager (aka GEO) in the management of the regional book of work including contractor, designer, and vendor management
  • Support the local Data Center Operations team and other cross-functional departments as needed
  • Promote and model an attitude of continuous improvement, partnership, and teamwork in behaviors and communications
  • Support and lead an industry leading safety culture and program
  • Promote and model an attitude of openness to giving, seeking, and receiving 360-degree feedback
  • 10% travel to headquarters
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Telecommunications or equivalent degree
  • 10+ years of work experience in construction management
  • Experience in electrical, mechanical and connectivity systems
  • Experience with industry standards, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations
  • Experience in capital budget management
  • Experience with P6 Scheduling Tool
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Bluebeam software
Preferred Qualifications
  • eBuilder software experience
  • Procore software experience
  • BIM 360 software experience
  • MS Visio and SharePoint experience
  • PMP or similar project management related certification
  • Lean Construction knowledge and application of those tools
  • Building Environment Accreditations (i.e. LEED, SITES, TRUE, WELL)
  • Mission Critical, infrastructure, and/or Data Center Construction experience
  • Multi-Project experience in large scale construction management, mission critical or infrastructure environment
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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$119,000/year to $168,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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