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Job Title: Architecture & MEP Infrastructure Design Project Manager (Hyperscale Data Center Campus)
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/23/2019
Expire Date: 06/02/2019
Job Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades, Consulting Services, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Executive Management, Research & Development
Job Description
Architecture & MEP Infrastructure Design Project Manager (Hyperscale Data Center Campus)


The Architecture & MEP Infrastructure Design Coordination Manager is part of the overall client’s Capacity Fulfillment team. This requires someone that is very diplomatic yet is also somewhat of a hard driver / people & process pusher, but in a nice, polite, respectful and skillful way.  


The role of an Architecture & MEP Infrastructure Design Coordination Manager is to oversee the development of individual data center design packages including the permit packages, specifications, technical evaluations and construction drawings on time and on budget. 


The Design Project Manager is also responsible for identifying technical challenges and working with client’s internal Engineering and Data Center teams to drive solutions, develop mitigation strategies, and develop cost and schedule for such.  


The Architecture & MEP Infrastructure Design Coordination Manager is responsible for taking the program level Plan of Record and localizing the design. He / she should enable the client’s internal engineering community and exterior consultants and provide the following:  


·       Design execution is responsible for taking the global Plan of Record (“PoR”)

     developed by the client's internal design team, then localizing the PoR into a

     site specific building design for server hall ("SH"), Facilities Service Area

     ("FSA'), Offices ("ODC") and mechanical/electrical central plant

     infrastructure, developing an execution strategy with client, and turning over

     to client's Data Center Services (“DCS”) for construction.  Consult on

     configuration and site footprint output.

·       Ensure that the design team is meeting all local codes and local


·        Work Volume: Responsible for 1- 2 very large, full, site specific projects from Body of Design (“BoD”) to 100% design.

·       Work with client’s Project Controls Group (cost & schedule control) to take

     the model cost and schedule and localize based on early design.

·       Drive & track technical decisions made by program & project DCRE subject

     matter expert’s

·        Drive design meetings, provide continual input to optimize design, minimize

     unnecessary work, ensure meetings are efficiently managed.

·        Assist in developing Design Delivery Schedule along with DCS Project

     Manager, DCRE and consultants.

·       Develop comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverables

     list for each related discipline and gain buy-in from internal stakeholders

·       Negotiate scope-of-work, deliverables and price with consulting firms.

·       Facilitate many workshops, design meeting, "page turns" and plan reviews

·       planning workshops with internal stakeholders

·       Facilitate kickoff and planning workshops with external partners

·       Facilitate design reviews in partnership with external partners

·       Facilitate large scale workshops as necessary

·       Issue and administer contracts

·       Track deliverables as well as cost, schedule, progress and scope

·       Coordinate design teams from matrixed internal stakeholders and the

     procurement of external partners

·       Change management for project scope and design contracts

·       Facilitate technical decisions in-line with project needs

·       Coordinate design activities with procurement and construction

·       Provide clear and transparent communication with all internal stakeholder

    and external project partners


Other duties as assigned.

** MOST IMPORTANT: Ensure the issuance of engineering information to the right party, at  the right time, in the right format. *  


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum (4) four years of related experience and/or training.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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