To plan, organize, oversee, and implement medium-sized construction programs, providing leadership, direction, and control for all activities within the areas of design, architecture, and engineering, which are associated with multi-million dollar construction projects. Manage and coordinate the work of highly skilled staff and consultants with particular emphasis on meeting; schedules, budgets, business plans, and long-range strategies of the organization. May manage various projects concurrently.
Executes approved plans, ensuring projects are completed in an efficient, cost-effective, and timely manner, and in support of overall goals of FSO and the organization. Supports the Facility Strategic Planning agenda through construction, relocation, and consolidation efforts, while meeting the requirements of Facility Operations and the research groups with the most economical and feasible methods possible. Tracks and monitors progress, ensuring efficiency and contributing to profitability for Battelle.
Coordinates engineering staff and construction-related trades in the management of their assigned responsibilities to ensure that they meet objectives consistent with established policies and procedures. Assists and advises other managers and technical personnel by providing consultation.
Performs feasibility studies, reviews data obtained or produced to assure accuracy. Prepares periodic reports or other data for presentation to upper management, research groups, government agencies and/or clients, clearly indicating details and results such as a record of achievement on established goals, recommended improvements, cost savings, etc. Participates in the planning and development of the capital budgets, and long-range plans for the King Avenue Campus and the West Jefferson Sites.
Makes contacts, negotiates, achieves conflict resolution, and obtains written approval from government officials. Assures all requirements are met in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations issued by OSHA, OBBC, FDA, NFPA, and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies such as the Development Regulation Division for the City of Columbus (Code and Zoning Officials), and the Ohio EPA (Compliance Officials).
Coordinates engineering and construction activities for assigned projects with all departments, groups, and staff. Consistently cooperates with, assists, and involves managers and technical staff within departments such as Strategic Planning, Operations, Security, Telecommunications, Environmental Safety and Health, Business Administration, and numerous research managers and staff at all levels throughout the organization.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree in an Architectural or Engineering discipline; 5 years of engineering construction experience in diverse R&D design and construction, with specific experience related to chemical, vivarium and/or biological facilities, in support of vivarium experimentation; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field.
A minimum of 3 years experience in E&D estimating.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and technical staff in written and verbal form. Must be able to maintain a good rapport with clients and government officials. Must be self-directing and able to adapt to quickly changing conditions.
Must have a fundamental understanding in the areas of management, business, accounting, plus a working knowledge of the OBBC, CDC guidelines, and other various government regulatory requirements.
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance, and have prior supervisory experience. Incumbent may be required to provide his/her own transportation to off-site work locations.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
Architectural background and area of focus are desired for the currently open position.
AIA license and ability to maintain it through continuing education.
Ability to travel occasionally to support regional office locations.
Background/experience in projects involving leased facilities.
Experience with SCIF construction projects.
Internal Number: 69445
Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.