CBRE is looking for a Technical Program Manager- Architecture / Civil Engineer for Data Center Construction to support data center construction activities and development of new projects for a large technology client in Sunnyvale, CA,
You are a jack of all trades with an architectural background and cross-functional experience in MEP/critical infrastructure design or construction
You have a positive can-do attitude and seek to overcome unique design challenges
Professional skill set of how design affects construction and ability to learn from construction visits
You are a great communicator who can express complex ideas in a concise manner through all digital mediums (design drawings, presentations, video conference) both internally and with clients.
You have experience successfully performing QA/QC of design drawings on large scale projects +200k sqft
You are well organized and can meet changing project priorities to make sure your team and projects stay on schedule
You have the ability to program manage cross-functional stakeholders for program level process and commissioning assets
You have experience coordinating with multiple discipline trades (architecture, civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, structural, and telecom)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the development of next generation data center system products, including architectural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and telecom
Contribute to new technology insertions through collaboration with the core engineering teams during development. Create system level concept and schematics designs, and carry through to detailed designs
Provide and prepare all types of documents including: statement of work, engineering reports, design documents, total cost of ownership analysis, drawing markup, budget, schedule, and commissioning program documents
Work with internal stakeholders on system requirements and translate requirements into design drawings for distribution to external consultants
Coordinate documentation of all design disciplines, end to end scope, for data center builds
Collaborate with the design, construction, facilities, and environmental health and safety teams to develop company proprietary data center (DC) designs and products
Implement automation tools to reduce the production time internally and externally
Reviewing in-progress drawings & Autodesk Revit models to ensure documentation is at an appropriate level of detail at each design milestone, identify coordination issues, and escalate to our consultants to prioritize their focus on critical items affecting schedule to close out during design meetings
Proactively escalate and communicate issues or challenges to the appropriate teams, develop solutions, and implement with appropriate approvals
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum six years of related experience and/or training.
8+ years of experience focused on design and construction management experience
Experience with AutoCAD and Revit or equivalent
Familiarity and experience in working with cross discipline teams: architecture, civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, structural, and telecom
General knowledge of design practices coordinated with architectural, civil, electrical, fire-life safety, mechanical, plumbing, site-planning, and structural
Practical knowledge of critical infrastructure
Ability to structure and solve complex, ambiguous problems
Excellent project management, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Experience developing requests for proposal (RFPs), scheduling projects, cost engineering, reporting project status and costs, and consulting with contractors and vendors
Experience working with data center equipment/environments (e.g., switchgear, generators, chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, controls, security monitoring systems, fire safety systems)
Experience managing vendor relationships
Familiarity with Google Drive and all related products (sheets, docs, slides)
Knowledge of large-scale facility electrical and mechanical systems
Experience in the bidding, designing, operating, and commissioning of electrical distribution systems
Understanding of startup/commissioning processes and standard practices in the design and construction industry
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 20012510
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