Interdisciplinary Engineer/Architect

3 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As an Architect or Engineer, you will:
  • Review, coordinate, and maintain design documents for a variety of projects funded through the National Gallery of Art's (NGA) Master Facilities Plan, the NGA's Ongoing Renovation program, and other private fund sources. Ensure that associated design and construction issues such as: Preservation, accessibility, collections conservation, maintaining operations during renovations, and regulatory code requirements are adequately addressed.
  • Review the design work for general conformance with all Gallery requirements and all stated and required building codes, and federal government regulations and procedures. Activities include planning, programming, design, analysis, estimating, and preparation of contract documents. Drawing preparation may involve utilizing a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) system.
  • Develop, analyze and maintain a variety of files, financial reports, and project requests. Provides office administrative support and records management.
  • Serve in a liaison capacity for the Office of Architecture and Engineering. Represent the Gallery and is the day-to-day liaison with design consultants and affected Gallery offices and departments for any Office of Architecture and Engineering (AAE) project.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.


Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

Qualifications

Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for the GS-804-9/11; GS-808-9/11; GS-810-9/11; GS-830-9/11; GS-850-9/11.

For the GS-9 position: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-7 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-7 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector in a developmental capacity performing assignments such as building design or construction project management support, program and office administrative/financial tracking support, as a liaison to Government and contractor personnel, and producing technical documents using AutoCAD.

For the GS-11 position: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as: 1) Using concepts, principles, and practices in engineering or architecture to enable the incumbent to serve proficiently in multiple areas of consultation, design, and construction; 2) Using computer applications such as AutoCAD, word processing, spreadsheet, or presentation to perform a variety of project related tasks, including producing technical documents, reviewing project schedules and budgets, maintaining project records, and developing related presentations and reports; and 3) Working with and communicating project information to other government professionals, client representatives of various backgrounds and experience bases, contractor personnel, and others as necessary.

Your application and resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must show in your résumé how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. If asked to do so, cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.
  • Must have coordinated design and/or construction projects in an architecturally significant building, or similar educational or cultural institution.
  • Working knowledge of building codes, design standards and practices and sufficient experience necessary to execute projects through the concept, design, contract documents, and construction phases.
  • Ability to develop and utilize management systems related to scheduling, computer aided design and databases, project tracking, records, and financial/cost analysis.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, verbal and written; and must be able to conduct meetings and produce effective and concise written documents.

  • Must meet the OPM requirements related to education and experience for the appropriate professional series indicated, including but not limited to a professional degree from an accredited college or university in the field of architecture and the requisite amount of professional experience in the respective discipline. Must have vision correctable to 20/20. Must have hearing correctible to within applicable OSHA standards. With accommodation, must be able to maneuver independently around construction sites, up to 100% of a workday. Must have earned a Bachelor's or higher degree in architecture, engineering, (mechanical, civil, fire protection, electrical, or architectural engineering), or a related field, which included courses in structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.

    "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration under merit promotion procedures.

    CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

    You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    Are you using education to qualify?

    This position does have a positive education requirement, you may submit copies of your transcripts or a course listing. You must provide documentation supporting your education claims.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website .

    Additional information

    VACCINE REQUIREMENT:

    Consistent with Executive Order 14043 and with guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the National Gallery, if after November 22. The National Gallery will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

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