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Project Manager, D&D

Job Title
Project Manager, D&D
Job ID
Berkeley,  CA 94720
Other Location

Longenecker & Associates is seeking a proven leading in D&D to contribute to our work supporting the mission of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA. The D&D Project Manager is responsible for the management, coordination, and administration of multiple, complex and competing large scale projects from the conceptual phase through planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and close-out. Project size typically ranges from $50K to more than $100M; projects are of high visibility and risk for the Laboratory and are often conducted in congested areas. May also participate in DOE Complex improvement initiatives.


Specific Responsibilities:

·         Manage multiple complex and large scale demolition projects of legacy radiologically and chemically contaminated facilities utilizing  Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, Facilities staff, LBNL support staff, and subcontractors as well as incorporating input and direction from the Environment, Health, Safety (EH&S) Division and Quality Assurance (QA) Program as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.

·         Work with assigned staff, ensuring technical and operational activities of the group including budgets, funding, workforce planning, EH&S, waste management, and property management are aligned accordingly to meet project, Division and Laboratory deliverables. Ensure PIMD, Facilities and other LBNL staff and subcontractors understand and follow all EH&S and QA requirements on all projects. Address EH&S, QA, performance and conduct issues in a timely manner.

·         Work with LBNL community to coordinate D&D project activities.

·         Coordinate project activities closely with EH&S input and oversight requirements to ensure accurate representation of the Laboratory on project matters with DOE/BSO, UCOP, UC and other external organizations to achieve customer needs.

·         Coordinate client contacts, including regular correspondence with the clients and maintain working relationships at all levels throughout the project.

·         Ensure appropriate communication and interfaces with key stakeholders within LBNL, DOE EM, DOE SC, UCNL. Interface with regulators including U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC).

·         Lead the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule. Manage and control contractual commitments to assure that all work is performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the subcontract. Review and approve project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, financial reports. Establish and control the budget for project costs.

·         Schedule and coordinate project reviews in accordance with LBNL and DOE requirements.

·         Ensure prompt close-out of projects and submission of final project reports.

·         Proactively seek out customer needs as they pertain to project management services. Develop a full understanding and accept ownership of those needs, seek relevant solutions, which meet all requirements and follow up to ensure that the customer is satisfied.


Required Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science/Chemistry or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and a minimum of 7 years in D&D, waste management, and/or construction facilities project management. Leading and managing design and construction of D&D activities using project management principles and controls.

·         Experience with project management for the planning and execution of demolition projects with significant levels for hazardous and radioactive (specifically transuranic) contamination in accordance with DOE or NRC project management, EH&S and QA requirements.

·         Extensive experience with implementing EH&S requirements in a highly regulated environment equivalent to DOEs EH&S requirements including 10CFR835, 10CFR830, 10CFR851, 10CFR850, DOE O 458.1, applicable waste management and environmental requirements, including EPA and DTSC.

·         Experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.

·         Experience with and use of industry recognized computer project management software and managing projects utilizing a certified EVMS.

·         Experience applying analytical and problem solving skills to complex problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, use sound judgment and provide solutions to ensure results.

·         Excellent planning, prioritization and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.

·         Excellent proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.

·         Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Excellent collaboration skills and ability to effectively interact with people at all levels, internal and external to the organization. Ability to effectively interact, and communicate with a variety of project staff. Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer-focus approach. Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team

Additional Desired Qualifications:

·         Valid professional license obtained by written examination to practice Architecture/Engineering in State of California.

·         Project Management Professional (PMP) credential

·         Extensive experience with profiling, management & dispositioning waste

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


·         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.

L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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