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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Facility Engineering & Maintenance Manager in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309953

Directorate: Operations Systems Directorate (OSD)

Division: Facility & Infrastructure Operations

Group: North/South Campus & Infrastructure Operations

Job Description

  • The Facility Engineering & Maintenance Manager (E&M Manager) leads a team focused on operating and maintaining PNNL’s facilities in a safe, compliant, environmentally sound, and reliable manner capable of supporting the mission of PNNL’s research mission.

  • Responsibility includes assurance that facilities are operated and maintained in accordance with applicable codes and standards and aligned with design capabilities.

  • Condition assessments to understand deffered maintenance, repair needs, and modernization opportunities. Use this information to develop and implement reliable and efficient facility operating and maintenance strateigies.

  • Prioritizing staff and resources to assure the highest level of facility operating reliability.

  • Responding to and addressing real-time emerging issues, upset conditions, and corrective maintenance needs that may impact facility systems and the ability to support PNNL’s research mission.

  • Implement and maintain configuration management of facility systems and associated maintenance and operating procedures and documentation.

  • Determine requirements for facility spare parts inventories in support of facility capabilities.

  • Works with internal and external engineering design/architecture staff to plan, design and oversee new construction and modification of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other laboratory facilities.

  • Supports development of annual and out year facility operation and maintenance budgets including strategic investments assciated with facility operations and reliability.

  • Defines options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, facility efficiency or operating costs.

  • Integrates Facility sustainability operational considerations in support of DOE and Laboratory goals.

  • Plans, schedules, and authorizes work including lock-out/tag-out activities.

  • Promotes strong culture of operational disclipline (conduct of operations).

  • Provides day-to day direction to the utility operations staff (power operators) and occasionally craft staff.

  • Responds to facility upset conditions and events that impact their assigned buildings during normal and off shift work hours.

  • Will obtain/maintain appropriate training to act as alternate building emergency director and event classifier for their respective facilities.

  • The E&M Manager must have good judgement, display a positive attitude and work well within their assigned team to meet their building occupants needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience. Advanced degree and 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Typical related management experience should include, initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 10+ years of relevant experience. Advanced degree in Engineering and 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.

  • Registration as a Washington State Certified Waterworks Operator.

  • Certification as a Reliability Engineer.

  • Knowledge with the use of the following software:

  • Maximo

  • AutoCad


  • JCI Metasys

  • Qualification as radiological worker

  • Professional license and/or certification

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.


  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.

  • Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.

Directorate: Operational Systems

Job Category: Managers

Group: North Campus & Infrastruct Ops

Opening Date: 2019-10-08

Closing Date: 2019-10-29