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Senior Project Manager - Data Center Hydraulic Modeler REMOTE

Company: CBRE
Location: Dallas
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager - Data Center Hydraulic Modeler REMOTE

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Data Centers, Project Management


Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

About the role
CBRE is looking for a Data Center Hydraulic Modeler to support the client's data center construction program within the Execution Engineering (ExE) team as a hydraulic modeler! This includes the hydraulic modeling of piping systems, reviewing hydraulic models produced by consultants and providing feedback, and general design work

What you'll do

  • Review and understand the client's piping design guidelines and hydraulic constraints.
  • Review piping system designs and be capable of providing rule of thumb feedback prior to modeling.
  • Capture and validate data for model input, including topography, pipe networks, pump curves, valve and heat exchanger curves, and operational parameters.
  • Input piping system design into a hydraulic modeling tool accurately pulling dimensions from PDFs, CAD, or Revit.
  • Identify key failure scenarios that require analysis and add the scenarios to the model.
  • Assist in densifying hydronic loads by employing creativity and resourcefulness
  • Calibrate models to ensure they accurately represent real-world conditions after construction and commissioning has been completed.
  • Run simulations to evaluate system performance, predict potential scenarios, and identify bottlenecks or vulnerabilities.
  • Assess a system's capacity under various demands, flow conditions, and water quality parameters.
  • Analyze water pressure, flow rates, velocities, and potential for water hammer.
  • Propose and evaluate design solutions for system expansion, rehabilitation, or new construction.
  • Model proposed scenarios to identify and optimize pipe sizing, pump selection, and storage facility requirements.
  • Evaluate failure scenarios of dual flow path systems to analyze resilience and identify single points of failure.
  • Prepare and communicate clear and concise technical reports, documentation, and presentations summarizing modeling results and design recommendations.
  • Effectively collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other collaborators to ensure modeling goals align with project requirements.
  • Present modeling findings to external parties and stakeholders, as needed.
  • Peer review A/E design consultants' hydraulic model deliverables and provide comments & resolutions in accordance with established engineering standards and client requirements.
  • Flag issues or deviations and work with A/E consultants on remediation or improvements.
  • Assist in developing scopes of work to procure hydraulic modeling services from A/E consultants.
  • Create general sketches, docs, spreadsheets and/or presentations where needed.

    What you'll need
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in an engineering discipline is required.
    • 5 years of solid related experience
    • Proficiency in hydraulic modeling software (Pipeflo and AFT Fathom) is required.
    • Proficiency in engineering drafting tools (AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, and Revit) is required.
    • Experience and knowledge of working with cross-disciplinary teams, including structural, civil, IT/Telecom, security, mechanical, electrical, and architectural.
    • Solid understanding of large-scale, data center infrastructure.
    • Familiarity with Google Workspace and its related products (Sheets, Docs, Slides).
    • Pipe Stress Analysis and/or CFD experience (Bentley AutoPipe, Star-CCM+, ANSYS/Fluent, MicroFlo, and/or 6Sigma) is helpful.

      Why CBRE?

      • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list!
      • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers.

        CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Senior Project Manager - Data Center Hydraulic modeler position is $130,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Senior Project Manager - Data Center Hydraulic Modeler position is $175,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

        The application window is anticipated to close on 2/20/24 and may be extended as needed. To express interest in similar roles, visit CBRE.com/careers

        CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

        NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

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