This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Chief Engineer, Energy and Design Services Division. The selectee will perform a variety of duties that are broad in scope, with respect to construction administration for rehabilitation of existing buildings in the Capitol complex.
*** Please Note:This position is temporary in nature and is not to exceed 2 years. This is strictly a temporary appointment where there is no permanent need or permanent funding available for the work involved. It is a position that is subject to the project needs of the Agency. Therefore, the appointment could be terminated at any time due to shortage of work or shortage of funds without any advance notice. If project work continues however, it could be extended beyond the 2-year time frame at the sole discretion of the Agency. As a non-permanent employee, you may also be separated for failure to meet management’s expectations, with no advance notice. ***
The individuals selected for this position will perform the following:
Technical Architectural Advice and Guidance
Serves as an authoritative source of information and advice within the organization concerning architecture and historic preservation.
Participates in planning conferences with supervisory and project architects to provide necessary information pertaining to architecture.
Evaluates facility or structural design objectives.
Completes a technical review of architectural documents proposed by IDIQ consultants for assigned projects as the Architectural Task Leader.
Architectural Requirements, Specifications and Facility Design Work
Reviews work of external A/E for quality, completeness, and conformance with AOC Design Standards.
Reviews Contractor’s Requests for Information, Construction Submittals, and Change Proposals to ensure conformance with AOC Design Standards and the contract documents.
Reviews Architect’s Supplemental Instructions, RFI responses, Proposal Requests, and Architect’s Field Reports to ensure conformance with AOC Design Standards and the contract documents.
Performs progressively more complex architectural duties involving a variety of facilities, structures, or equipment systems performing various functions and purposes.
Assesses project progress and maintains liaison between the various activities involved in the assignment.
Investigates alternatives when program changes or architectural compromises must be made.
Conditions of Employment
You must be able to pass a drug test.
Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
You must meet the definition of specialized experience.
You must meet the education requirement for Architects.
Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of the landmark buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill. The AOC staff preserves and maintains the historic buildings, monuments, art and inspirational gardens on the Capitol campus. Recognizing the trust placed in us by Congress and the American people, the AOC team is committed to providing a safe environment and inspiring experiences for all who work and visit the symbol of American democracy.