AECOM Facility Design Manager in Livermore, California

Business Line Government

Position Title Facility Design Manager

United States of America - California


Job Summary

We have an opening for a Design Manager . You will oversee the development of construction documents prepared by engineers from all facility design disciplines including civil, survey, architecture, structural, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, laboratory systems, controls) and electrical (power, electronics, telecom, alarms). This position is in the Project Management, Engineering and Construction (PMEC) Department.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.3 or TSS.4 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage the technical criteria and work effort of multi-disciplinary engineering teams working on complex building and laboratory facility design projects for new construction and the renovation and remodeling of existing facilities.

  • Provide oversight of construction document development and review the documents for consistency, conformance with the criteria and scope, and cross-discipline coordination.

  • Facilitate the coordination and communication of the project scope and technical criteria between the project engineers and client and/or project manager.

  • Manage all project reviews and approvals for assigned projects by collecting and disseminating construction documents, receiving and consolidating comments, coordinating responses and corrections, and managing the drawing signature process, as well as the review of construction submittals and oversight of construction field activities and installations.

  • Prepare procurement documents for the subcontracting of outside consultant Architectural/Engineering (A/E) services to supplement internal engineering capability, such as Statements of Work, technical criteria, design effort estimates and schedules.

  • Prepare project scopes, technical criteria, and engineering design estimates and schedules, and manage the contracts of outside A/E firms performing design services for PMEC.

  • Prepare designs and engineering studies for conventional mechanical equipment and components in complex building environments supporting research activities such as: air handling equipment, fume hoods, boilers, chillers, Direct Digital Control systems, pumps, filter systems, etc.

  • Prepare construction documents for mechanical designs, including construction drawings, construction specifications, and procurement specifications for the pre-purchase of LLNL furnished equipment and ensure construction documents that have been prepared by both internal staff and external A/E firms are in conformance with applicable Building Codes and LLNL Standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the TSS.4 Level

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice to management for projects related to the design, construction and operation of laboratory and office facilities.

  • Serve as the spokesperson for the PMEC Design and Engineering Division on specialized projects or programs.

  • Mentor peers and less experienced junior engineers in mechanical engineering principles and practices.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary design teams.

  • Significant experience in design management, including project planning, scheduling, professional services estimates, and adherence to completion dates.

  • Significant experience troubleshooting and analyzing complex system problems and developing criteria and scopes of work that can be used to successfully restore the proper operation of the system.

  • Experience utilizing design/build project delivery methods.

  • Advanced knowledge of applicable state and national construction codes and standards.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication, skills, necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and explain technical information and provide advice to management.

  • Significant experience in the use of Microsoft Office software and experience with AutoCAD for the preparation of working drawings.

  • Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. US Citizenship Required. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

In Addition at the TSS.4 Level

  • Subject matter expert knowledge of design, construction and operation of laboratory and office facilities, and engineering principles and practices.

  • Expert verbal and written communication, facilitation and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain and advise senior management.

  • Experience leading and developing teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • California Professional Engineering Registration in appropriate engineering discipline.

  • Knowledge of applicable DOE Orders and Federal Standards.

  • Membership in appropriate professional organizations and USGBC LEED AP certification.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161188BR