Architect/Facilities Project Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Architect/Facilities Project Manager for the CIA, you will provide tailored facilities products and services for internal Agency customers. Architects at the CIA are responsible for taking a project from conception, through the preparation of documents for construction and furniture selection, to occupancy. You will be responsible for creating safe, secure and functional work environments to support the Agency's global intelligence mission.
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Responsibilities

Architect/Facilities Project Managers at the entry-level work under close guidance and supervision to manage and coordinate the activities of well-defined facilities project. At this level, you will participate in the following actions related to civil, electrical, mechanical control and monitoring systems: project planning; developing Statements of Work and estimates; project implementation; monitoring cost, schedules, and performance; managing customer expectations; identifying potential risks; and performing quality assurance. You will also be expected to perform general administrative duties, maintain current project management job knowledge, and obtain appropriate certifications.

Architects/Facilities Project Managers are responsible for one or more facilities project management activities throughout the life of a project. Based on assignment, you may lead team members and contractors, travel domestically or overseas, and partake in sensitive and high visibility activities to achieve project objectives and customer requirements. You may also participate in the management of building support services and property management issues for small to medium-sized Agency facilities, or participate in procurement activities in coordination with the assigned contracting officer.

The CIA hires Architects/Facilities Project Managers at various career progression levels from entry to senior level.

This position requires a commitment to serve where mission needs are located. You must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements. A commitment to travelling overseas, including hardship locations, is required.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/architect-facilities-project-manager-2013-entry-developmental.html

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/architect-facilities-project-manager-2013-entry-developmental.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Architecture.
    • Interior Design.
    • Architectural Engineering.
    • Related degree with focus in facilities management.
    • Or, relevant years of work experience.
  • GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • One (1) year of experience applying substantive expertise in a facilities project with an emphasis in facilities project planning, resource scheduling, cost monitoring, task assignment and timeline management.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytic skills.
    • Project management experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of building codes, Americans with Disabilities (ADA) requirements, and working knowledge of information technology, mechanical, electrical or communication systems.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/architect-facilities-project-manager-2013-entry-developmental.html

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Architecture.
    • Interior Design.
    • Architectural Engineering.
    • Related degree with focus in facilities management.
    • Or, relevant years of work experience.
  • GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/architect-facilities-project-manager-2013-entry-developmental.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.
  • Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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