Berkeley Lab's Facilities Division has an opening for a Facilities Services Manager. Reporting to the Department Head, Site Utilities & Maintenance, you will be responsible for the safe and effective maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment, and operations of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The Lab includes buildings, scientific user centers and utility infrastructures. The Laboratory is located on over 200 acres, has over 4,000 personnel (and more than 10,000 visitors/yr.) in more than 100 science and administrative buildings and special facilities.
You will manage supervisors, craft workers, and subcontractors involved with the Fix-It-Now (FIN) Team, Painters, Carpenters, Groundskeepers, Laborers and Custodial Services. You will have daily interaction with staff, suppliers, contractors, and Lab management. You will be key to ensuring the success of maintenance and utilities execution of work using the maintenance work planning and control process to ensure work is performed safely. You will also ensure all custodial service operations are performed and that cleanliness standards are adhered to throughout the Lab. You will ensure operations and maintenance work is performed in such a way as to minimize downtime in a safe, cost effective manner.
Responsible for the management and supervision of staff and assignments in a technical area of responsibility within the Facilities Division. Responsible for assessing staffing needs, overseeing hiring, training and professional development within immediate organization(s).
Responsible for the development of budgets and spend plans within immediate organization(s).
Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
Collect, analyze and communicate technical information to facilities management.
Develop procedures and work processes to improve operations and worker safety. Recommends changes to policy and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).
Ensure Laboratory safety practices, processes, and procedures are appropriate for technical and safety related work practices associated with the type of work performed by immediate organization(s).
Ensure the implementation of the Division Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Plan including the five core functions: 1) define scope of work, 2) assess task-related and area-based hazards, 3) implement controls, 4) conduct work within controls, and 5) provide feedback and improvement
Ensure staff acquire and maintain required qualifications to meet work demands and safety requirements.
Provide leadership for Laboratory and Division process improvements and other initiatives; serve as a change agent ensuring both upward and downward communications to facilitate success.
Communicate and reinforce clear performance expectations for assigned personnel; provide routine feedback as well as coaching for assigned workers, conduct performance appraisals, and administer discipline
Develop and implement policies and procedures to clearly describe and improve work processes.
A bachelor's degree and minimum of 5 years of facility management experience or Facility Management certification from an accredited organization and 10 years of facilities management experience in a complex industrial plant, campus or laboratory setting with multiple buildings.
General supervisory or management experience in facilities management, project management, construction or a related field.
Demonstrated experience organizing, assigning, monitoring, and directing the work of staff and managing day-to-day projects.
Experience employing project management principles and systems including: scoping, estimating, planning, budgeting, controlling, implementing, and change management.
Demonstrated experience utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System is required. MAXIMO experience is preferred.
Ability to plan, organize and estimate multi-craft industrial and/or commercial building infrastructure repairs and maintenance.
Maintain comprehensive knowledge of bargaining unit contract(s) applicable to assigned personnel and manage work within the bounds of the contract; communicate information to assigned workers on working conditions, professional development, career opportunities, and compensation.
Working Knowledge of OSHA requirements, technical safety.
Broad knowledge of California Building Codes, NFPA requirements, and industry standards /practices in the Facilities Maintenance arena. Extensive experience and knowledge of building maintenance and repairs, and crafts including carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roofing, general maintenance and labor, etc.
Ability to use computers effectively for record keeping and communication; ability to quickly write presentable reports and memoranda on computer.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly over telephone and two-way radio.
Valid California Driver's License
Professional certificate or credential in Facilities Management (i.e. IFMA FMP, BOMI FMC, AFE CPMM, etc.)
This is a full time career appointment.
Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
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.
Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.