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Environmental sustainability at Google. At Google, our values reflect our belief in the fundamental importance of inclusion, openness, science, and commitment to the environment. Operating our business in an environmentally sustainable way has been a core value since our founding. 

Google Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Jan 23, 2018
Full time
Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines. As part of Google’s Sustainable Supply Chain team, you will be responsible for ensuring that products manufactured within Google’s Supply Chain are done so in accordance with human rights standards, environmental regulation and Google’s standards of business conduct. You'll engage with multiple customer groups, stakeholders and suppliers to build a global Supply Chain sustainability program. As an Environmental Program Manager, you will focus initially on developing mechanisms to expand cleaner energy options for our supply chain while driving energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions at our supplier facilities. Additional Supply Chain Environmental focus areas include safe chemistry, waste mitigation, circular economy and water management. Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible. Responsibilities Manage programs resulting in energy and emissions savings across our manufacturing supply chain including setting specific goals, quantifying progress and supporting reporting. Quantify supply chain energy load requirements and greenhouse gas emissions at the supplier, regional, grid, product and full upstream levels while tracking related reductions driven through global efficiency and renewable programs. Conduct complex impact analysis with limited/imperfect data and use it to influence cross-functional business decisions for renewable energy and energy management projects. Drive collaboration with other organizations to reach common goals to increase energy efficiency, clean energy and reduce negative environmental impacts. Qualifications Minimum qualifications : BA/BS degree in industrial/mechanical, environmental or energy resources engineering or related field, or equivalent practical experience. Experience in Supply Chain and Manufacturing. Experience managing complex cross-functional projects from start to finish. Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of the time. Preferred qualifications: 10 years of relevant experience. 5 years of experience managing energy efficiency projects, energy management programs, manufacturing process efficiency, and/or greenhouse gas management in a manufacturing environment. Experience in program or project management focused on Supply Chain energy management, renewable energy projects; working with multi-disciplinary technical personnel. Knowledge of Machine Learning, with the ability to apply to energy management. Ability to speak and write in English and Mandarin fluently and idiomatically. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Google Nashville, TN, United States
Jan 23, 2018
Full time
This role may also be located in another city in Tennessee. The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and HVAC systems in the world. Facilities Technicians at Google data centers operate, monitor and support physical facilities conditions. Some of these duties will include heating and cooling of air and water, power supply, generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution and control and monitoring systems. You regularly help inspect, maintain and repair various data center systems such as piping and non-critical electrical or mechanical system components). You provide daily assistance to technicians as you read blueprints/schematics, conduct tours of systems and assess their working order. As a master of best-in-class practices, you develop creative approaches to reducing operational costs while improving overall data center efficiency. You ensure that environmental and safety standards are consistently met, identifying problems and making repairs quickly In emergency situations or abnormal conditions, you manage data center performance issues and outages to minimize the recovery time from failures. The Data Center team designs and operates some of the most sophisticated electrical and HVAC systems in the world. We are a diverse, upbeat, creative, team-oriented group of engineers committed to building and operating powerful data centers. Responsibilities Support Data Center Services, the Project Management Group and Data Center Operations by leading Environmental Health and Safety program implementation and oversight from construction through operations. Manage projects associated with all aspects of industrial and construction Environmental Health and Safety compliance programs, with a heavy emphasis on electrical safety. Develop project tracking timelines and tools to share important trigger tables with Data Center Services to support facility ready schedules. Manage oversight of construction activities to protect Google’s interests during General Contractor ownership of site activities. Provide Environmental Health and Safety support for existing fleet as needed as well as support within the region and at a global level for all Environmental Health and Safety programs and initiatives. Qualifications Minimum qualifications : 5 years of experience with Environmental Health and Safety programs including construction and general industry. Experience with Electrical Safety and Behavior Based Safety. Experience working with cross functional teams and external contractors and vendors. Preferred qualifications : BA/BS degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Earth Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience. Experience with safety culture development. Experience communicating with Federal, State and Local Authorities regarding EHS issues Experience managing compliance and best practice implementation in a Contractor workforce Experience with smartsheets or equivalent project management tools Collaboration, project management, and communication skills (written and verbal). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com