Senior Manager, Facilities Construction (4750) - Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7236402 (Ref:Sa693215)

Posted: April 14, 2024

Job Description

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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a transformational leader with a background in Facilities and Construction to join our fast-paced and dedicated team!

In this pivotal role, you will lead three departments responsible for maturing the in-house construction capability to achieve agility, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. You will collaborate closely with the project execution department to transform our construction management and services capability to provide our customers with valuable results towards our mission while improving the user experience. You will also partner with the in-house Architecture and Engineering department to deliver integrated in-house solutions to provide a safe, stable, and modernized infrastructure.

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

  • Lead by transforming the organization: Implement the center’s mission; aligns and communicates center strategy with division and laboratory priorities; manages and monitors organization performance and risk; develops, holds accountable, and empowers managers; collaborates, and integrates with strategic partners and customers; establishes transparency among teams and programs.
  • Develop and nurture trust-based partnerships: Develop relationships and apply knowledge and experience to ensure construction execution meets customer needs.
  • Achieve operational excellence: Ensure a culture of continuous improvement and excellence is established to operate utilizing best-in-class construction practices that consistently deliver cost-effective and efficient mission solutions meeting all key performance indicators.
  • Deliver institutional and enterprise systems : Partner on digital transformation efforts to have best-in-class systems for construction and safety performance aligned to the lab priorities and D4K 10 year strategy.
  • Develop next generation of leaders : Mentor, coach, and develop the laboratories next generation of leaders to have agility, resiliency, and continuity of our mission.
  • Partner on innovative campus approach : Sustain and modernize facilities and infrastructure using an efficient and cost-effective construction campus approach with innovation and modern engineering solutions to accelerate our mission.
  • Deliver results with synergy : Partner across D4K and the laboratories to establish an inclusive psychologically safe and great place to work culture for engagement, creativity, and innovation for everyone to achieve their best empowering world-class collective results.

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 100% of the time.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project or Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or other field related to Facilities Management, plus ten (10) or more years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of relevant education and relevant experience.
  • Five (5) or more years of leadership/managerial experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Ten or more years of demonstrated leadership and/or managerial experience.
  • Relevant Master’s degree (such as Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, Construction/Facilities Management, etc.).
  • Knowledge of DOE Order 413.3B requirements and the management of capital asset projects.
  • Knowledge and experience with earned value management system (EVMS) requirements and application.
  • Knowledge of financial practices related to capitalization of property.
  • Familiarity with construction and A/E acquisition methodologies, constraints, and contracting practices/alternatives.
  • Knowledge of safety related programs: OSHA 1926 and 10 CFR 851.
  • Knowledge of project, construction management best practices, and facilities projects processes and program requirements.
  • Certification in one or more of the following: PMP, CCM, PMI-CP, and CSMC

About Our Team:

Center 4700, Infrastructure Services, oversees project design and construction, building and utility maintenance, fleet and custodial services, and waste management for Sandia National Laboratories. We deliver excellent customer service while ensuring quality, maximizing safety, and maintaining a clean and environmentally friendly campus. We are a mission partner and the provider of choice for infrastructure services across all Laboratory sites.

The 4750 Construction Service Team is established to provide a more agile option to performing construction work at Sandia. We will establish core construction capabilities that will provide general construction, mechanical, electrical and plumbing capabilities. The initial scope of work will be to start with small projects and as the capability builds, we will increase the complexity of the work.

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: 693215

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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