Campus Construction Manager
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Altoona, Iowa

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Meta is seeking an experienced Campus Construction Manager to join our Data Center Engineering & Construction (DEC) Team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Building, operating, and retrofitting data centers the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, and capital conservation. The Design, Engineering and Construction (DEC) team thinks from chip to chiller (or electrical substation), determining configurations and ensuring maximum efficiency of our infrastructure. The DEC Delivery team is committed to continual optimization of the delivery process at each level. The DEC Delivery organization operates in a matrixed team structure and the Delivery Campus Construction Manager will have the campus-wide responsibility for New, Retrofit, & Connectivity construction project success including responsibility to establish and maintain GC and trade partner relationships, talent development, and partner relationship management with key cross functional operational partners (Facilities Operations, Edge Network Services and Facilities Engineering to name a few) at the site in a culture of collaboration, safety and quality unparalleled in the datacenter construction industry. The Delivery Campus Construction Manager is responsible for leading all construction activity on the assigned campus which can be a single, double, or triple data center region. Each construction project on campus ranges from approx $1M- $5B project sizes managing a team of up to 11 direct reports and leading a team of direct reports as well as matrixed Safety, QAQC and Project Controls (Cost + Schedule) professionals at site toward predictable outcomes.

Campus Construction Manager Responsibilities:

  • The Campus Construction Manager reports to the Geographical Construction Manager (aka the Geo) within the DEC Delivery pillar.
  • Represent the Design, Engineering, & Construction (DEC) interests as the onsite leader for all new build, retrofits, and connectivity activities as well as provide accountability for work within this area of responsibility.
  • Represent DEC in the onsite Circle of Leadership (COL) at each campus to effectively partner with Infra Data Centers (IDC) cross functional teams.
  • Accountable for the management of the live environment retrofit work on campus.
  • Accountable for the management of major vendor (General Contractor, Cabling Partner, Trade Partner, Consultants) relationship at the campus level to include GC personnel. Development and succession and feedback signal for continuous improvement.
  • Accountable for the management of biweekly risk identification review process and provide reports (financial, schedule, Q/C).
  • Accountable for the management of CapEx and OpEx budgets for the campus.
  • Accountable for the management of warranty work program for existing data center buildings.
  • Accountable to ensure proactive risk identification and mitigation for all new build, retrofit and cable infrastructure projects at a datacenter campus as defined by predictability in: Safety, Quality, Schedule, & Cost.
  • Responsible for the management of onsite talent, both Full Time Employees (FTEs) and Contingent Workers (CWs). Inclusive of the recruitment, retention, and growth of onsite teams to support construction and network delivery.
  • Responsible for ensuring the partnership of the teams with the vendors as well as in partnership with the matrixed reports in Safety, Quality, and Project Controls (aka Cost & Schedule).
  • Responsible for the management of cross functional team for Owner Furnished Equipment (OFE) procurement and delivery process.
  • Responsible for the management of knowledge capture (aka lessons learned) and transfer at the program and campus level to ensure continuous improvement and consistency of delivery.
  • Partner with cross functional teams for the development of annual capital project budgets including the provision of requested ROM construction cost estimates.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to finalize project contract negotiations (initial and change orders) for General Contractor, cabling partner, trade partner and consultant scopes.
  • 10% travel to headquarters and other data center campuses.
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or equivalent experience.
  • 15+ years of experience in construction management and/or equivalent experience in fiber connectivity.
  • Proven successful experience with ground-up, retrofit, and/or connectivity construction.
  • Effective knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations.
  • Highly skilled with negotiations, capital budget management, and contract management.
  • Successful management experience of large construction teams inclusive of trade partner and/or general contractor management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of data center systems including mechanical, electrical, building management system, fire protection, and network connectivity.
  • Working knowledge of CPM scheduling methodologies and schedule management.
  • Working knowledge of CapEx, OpEx, and construction cost control strategies.
  • Working knowledge of supply chain management including creative risk and mitigation strategies.
  • Proven success in matrixed organization structures.

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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