Precision Talent Solutions

About the Employer:

Our Client supports U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives by delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development. Our broad international expertise and over 60 years of working in remote, dangerous and austere environments allows us to provide expertly conceived and professionally executed services to meet the complex demands of today's world.

POSITION SUMMARY:
 
Provides efficient, effective and timely architectural expertise to design and program management of Keesler AFB facility projects as part of Civil Engineering Services Branch's staff.  Interfaces with customer, engineering, and contracting management personnel as required resolving Keesler AFB engineering services customer support issues.  Accomplishes other administrative tasks as required to ensure effective contractor civil engineering services customer support to Keesler AFB.
 
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES: 
  • Complies with guidance provided in Air Force Instruction 32-1023, Design and Construction Standards and Execution of Facility Construction Projects, in addition to specific contractual guidance, in the accomplishment of design services.  Prepares facility project designs to account for all known conditions and constraints, to allow for maximum flexibility, and to ensure adherence to all building codes, regulatory laws and safety standards as contractually defined. 
  • Maintains full responsibility for design requirements of all projects except Military Construction (MILCON) and projects designed by other agencies in accordance with base support agreements.  Provides functional and technical design reviews, coordination and support for MILCON and projects designed and executed by other.  Reviews out-sourced or sub-contracted design and engineering requirements for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Identifies and validates project design requirements with all project team members and applicable external organizations (safety, security, etc) and the end user to further refine and coordinate project requirements and criteria identified during project programming.  Coordinates completed design process with the end user.  
  • Completes a thorough design analysis in conjunction with fellow contracted Engineering Services Branch professional engineers on staff, for all elements of facility projects including but not limited to electrical, mechanical civil, structural, lighting, communication, architectural, and environmental issues.  Provides comprehensive conceptual design, schematic design and design development addressing all known aspects of the work affecting functional requirements, material performance and system selections. 
  • Prepares and maintains project design documentation that accurately tracks design sequence and rationale of design decisions, parametric cost estimates for various design phases, decisions on building materials and other pertinent project information. Provides statement of work and cost estimates for work to be performed by the privatized electrical distribution contractor. 
  • Provides necessary construction documents (drawing, specification, cost estimates and other required documents) using automated tools such as Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), word processing, spreadsheet and other applicable automated systems. 
  • Works closely with USAF contracting personnel to ensure requirements supporting USAF-contracting procured construction and renovation projects are expressed accurately and comprehensively in design documents and that work is accomplished to a high level quality. Participates in meetings as required by Engineering Branch leadership to review project design and construction issues with USAF-Contracting, contracted Construction management and construction contractors as applicable and facilitates solution 
  • Participates in meetings with Asset Management as required to support development of MAP, CAMP and BCAMP products.  May be involved as or with AMP manager and sub-AMP managers to develop requirements. 
  • Performs other duties and assignments as required. 
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
 
Standard office equipment (computer, AutoCad, Microsoft Office software products, printer, copier, and telephone).
May require use of field equipment for testing construction work.
May require driving to various locations on Keesler AFB to review construction or investigate for design.
 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
 
Working in open office environment.
Involves conducting meeting to gather requirements as well as working with Contracting personnel and Contractors to develop solutions.
May be required to work other than standard work hours to ensure effective customer support.
May require additional effort to handle multiple projects in a shortened time frame to meet customer requirements.
 
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Must be able to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.
May be required to do field verification by walking across grounds, working in mechanical rooms of facilities, climbing on roofs.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications:
  • One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or an associated engineering discipline in addition to certification as a Registered Architect required.
Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working commercial and institutional building design and construction. 
Skills:
  • Familiarity with USAF civil engineering processes/procedures is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently is preferred.
  • AutoCad drafting.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Our Client is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Our Client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.

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