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Facebook Construction Project Engineer in Altoona, Iowa


Facebook is seeking a Construction Project Engineer to join our Data Center Engineering & Construction Team. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and upon which our innovative services are delivered. Building and operating data centers the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability and capital conservation. The data center engineering team thinks from chip to chiller (or electrical substation), determining configurations and ensuring maximum efficiency of our compute infrastructure.

Required Skills:

  1. Support Facebook Construction Project Manager who manages the construction of a multi-phased data center projects

  2. Assist Facebook Construction Manager on contractor, designer and vendor management

  3. Provide cost saving solutions and negotiate contractor change orders

  4. Assist with developing capital project budgets and provide ROM construction cost estimates

  5. Support Facebook Construction Project Manager on-site inspection process

  6. Work with Procurement Department on equipment procurement and delivery process

  7. Provide weekly project status report (financial, schedule, Q/C)

  8. Assist Construction Project Manager in managing tenant improvement or retrofit work in a live data center environment

  9. Manage warranty work program for existing data center buildings

  10. Provide construction consulting services to local Ops team and other cross-functional departments

  11. 15% travel to headquarters (Menlo Park, CA)

  12. Respond on an as-needed basis to emergencies

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or equivalent degree

  2. Minimum of three (3) years experience in construction and project planning

  3. Data center development and construction experience

  4. Experience with ground-up construction and greenfield site development requirements

  5. Experience with construction management, capital budget management, and knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems

  6. Experience with industry standards, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations

  7. Negotiation experience and experience providing solutions to problems

  8. Experience with P6, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. eBuilder software experience

  2. BIM 360 experience

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: 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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.