1+ months

Real Property and Infrastructure Manager

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California 95350

Real Property and Infrastructure Manager - 98110
Division: OP-Operations

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is seeking a Real Property and Infrastructure Planning Manager to join the Campus Planning Department in the Operations Directorate. The Real Property and Infrastructure Planning Manager oversees the Infrastructure Renewal and Real Property Asset Management Programs to ensure that new, future, and existing buildings, utilities, and roadways on campus are planned effectively to meet Berkeley Lab’s priorities for current and future development. This position collaborates with all levels of the organization, and externally with University of California (UC), UC National Laboratories, and Department of Energy (DOE) managers, and is accountable for providing recommendations to the Laboratory’s senior management based on studies, analyses, metrics, and other critical factors.

What You Will Do:
• Manage Berkeley Lab’s Facilities & Infrastructure Mission Readiness, including:
    ◦ Develop and establish the process of gathering Facilities & Infrastructure mission requirements and gaps through close collaboration with each of the science programs and Operations partner divisions.
    ◦ Lead the Laboratory’s Facilities & Infrastructure mission readiness assessments (i.e., functional survey).
    ◦ Manage the Laboratory’s critical infrastructure assessments to identify risks and mission gaps.
    ◦ Analyze Facilities & Infrastructure capability, capacity, and expansion requirements.
    ◦ Develop and implement a Strategic Infrastructure Renewal Plan.
• Develop, establish, and maintain Berkeley Lab’s long-term real property asset management plan.
• Oversee Infrastructure Project Prioritization, including establishing and managing the project prioritization process by risks and other key factors and advising management on the right infrastructure projects.
• Manage the Real Property and Infrastructure Planning team (currently two direct reports), including hiring, performance management, training, career development, and succession planning.
• Direct and oversee DOE databases, such as the Facilities Information Management System (FIMS), Active Facilities Data Collection System (AFDCS), and other Real Property Reporting and Data Management programs, the Site Wide Facilities Condition Assessment Program, and the Deferred Maintenance Reduction Program.
• Provide leadership, technical expertise, and advice to Division and Laboratory management on matters such as critical DOE key performance metrics, Berkeley Lab’s capital projects, Facilities & Infrastructure capital funding requirements, and DOE RPAM 430.1 Order.
• Oversee Land Parcel Planning and Administration, including managing the drafting and preparation of new land parcels requirements, as well as the approval process.

What is Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, facilities planning, or a related technical field from an accredited university and a minimum of 12 years of relevant facilities and infrastructure management experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience working in a campus, university or business park environment dealing with multiple buildings, utility corridors, and roadways; DOE or government research environment preferred.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work in a collaborative team environment and interact effectively with all levels and disciplines across research and operational programs internally and externally.
• Ability to prepare and present difficult and complex issues and concepts in a clear and concise manner and to audiences that may be favorable or unfavorable.
• Extensive understanding of infrastructure planning, including deferred maintenance reduction, condition assessments of buildings and utility systems, and ability to conduct benchmarking surveys and site visits to determine applicability.
• Ability to read and work with architectural floor plans, specifications and construction schedules.
• Excellent management, client-service, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to set and manage priorities in a fast-paced, high-performing environment.
• Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, and space databases.
• Project Management Professional (PMI) and Certified Facilities Manager (IFMA) certifications preferred.

• This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
• This position is expected to pay $185,000 to $200,000. Salary for this position will be commensurate with the final candidate’s qualifications and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, certifications, plus also aligned with the internal peer group.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
• This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule - a combination of teleworking and performing work on site at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA. Work schedules are dependent on business needs. Individuals working a hybrid schedule must reside within 150 miles of Berkeley Lab.

How To Apply
Apply directly online and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

Learn About Us:
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 16 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab - Click Here.

Based on University of California Policy - SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program and U.S Federal Government requirements, Berkeley Lab requires that all members of our community obtain the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible. As a condition of employment at Berkeley Lab, all Covered Individuals must Participate in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program by providing proof of Full Vaccination or submitting a request for Exception or Deferral. Visit covid.lbl.gov for more information.

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity and IDEA Information Links:
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Salary Details

Salary for this position will be commensurate with the final candidate’s qualifications and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, certifications, plus also aligned with the internal peer group.


Posted: 2023-04-24 Expires: 2023-06-08

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