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Facility Manager II

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Craft and Skilled Labor | livermore, CA | 09/14/2021

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise to solve challenging problems.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Facility Manager II. You will provide highly advanced technical and administrative direction of LLNL facility activities and be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of on-site offices, shops, and scientific and research laboratories for the NIF (National Ignition Facility) and Photon Science Principal Directorate. You will be responsible for implementing work control in your assigned facilities, managing facility modifications, and maintaining facility safety documentation. This position is in the Facility Management Division within the Infrastructure Engineering and Operations Department.

In this role you will

  • Lead system management and provide highly advanced technical and administrative oversight and coordination for the maintenance, operation, repair, and upgrade of facilities and utilities to ensure the systems, facilities, and their associated equipment, including building automation systems, facility heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical systems, fire protection systems, and alarm systems function reliably
  • Contribute to or lead moderately complex to complex facility design and installation efforts for new facility systems from the conceptual phase through construction oversight, including support of informal and formal design reviews.
  • Maintain awareness of current and future critical tenant facility infrastructure needs to anticipate, create and implement plans to mitigate facility infrastructure risks.
  • Develop, champion, and manage complex facility repair and modification projects and report progress to senior management.
  • Analyze complex data to develop, review, and implement procedures and plans including safety basis documentation, change control forms, Facility Safety Plans, Work Control Documents, roof access plans, and facility project plans.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are in place to ensure that chemical and radioactive materials inventories remain within facility authorization limits and are consistent with ES&H Manual and Laboratory requirements.
  • Direct and evaluate complex technical, infrastructure, or facilities projects and concur on and release all work conducted in the facility to ensure the work is within the facility safety basis, that work conflicts are avoided, and hazards to occupants or to the facility are identified and controlled.
  • Lead regular self-assessment inspections and walkthroughs, managing facility related deficiencies and issues to closure, report and/or take action on results, identify problems, plan projects to solve problems and implement solutions.
  • Provide highly advanced technical direction to facility coordinators, material handlers, and craft personnel to complete facility related activities including field inspections, mechanical calculations and measurements, thermal balancing assessments, and control system optimization for facility and process utility systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, or a related technical field, or the equivalent combination of education and extensive experience in a relevant engineering or technology field and Facilities Management Certification.
  • Extensive experience in facility management, facility maintenance, or facility operations and advanced-level knowledge of interactions and interdependence of facility related systems and Program operations /equipment including the operation and maintenance of HVAC, architectural, and facility utility systems found in office, shop, and laboratory facilities.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with moderately complex to complex mechanical and facility system design, maintenance, and construction techniques and related engineering principles, practices, codes and procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge of ES&H policies and procedures as they apply to office, shop, and specialized hazardous facilities.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with procedures, work control and modeling applications for design, maintenance, and operations.
  • Experience using Mac or PC computer operating systems and related software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated advanced organizational, decision making, and problem-solving skills in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment working with engineers, technicians, and designers and recommending solutions to a diverse range of issues.
  • Advanced customer service, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate and interact in a team and present and explain technical information with all levels of personnel.
  • Extensive experience working independently as well leading teams to accomplish strategic goals.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced project management skills.
  • High level knowledge of work control practices at LLNL.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement).  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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