Open & closing dates
02/28/2018 to 03/21/2018
$114,590 to $148,967 per year
The AOC is accepting applications for a Construction Project Manager for the multi-phase Cannon House Office Building Renewal Project. Engineers and Architects are welcome to apply.Please Note: This position is temporary, not to exceed 7 years. 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. If project work continues, however, it could be extended beyond the 7 years’ time frame at the sole discretion of the Agency.
At the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), we are proud to be ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Our employees are passionate about AOC’s mission to serve Congress and the Supreme Court. AOC is a legislative branch agency, the recognized authority on the preservation, maintenance and construction of the world’s most iconic treasures and buildings on Capitol Hill. As a global destination for thousands of visitors every day, Capitol Hill intersects history, architecture and art with the birthplace of our nation’s laws.The AOC’s House Office Buildings, Assistant Superintendent Facilities Support Division is seeking an experienced Engineer or Architect to serve as a Construction Project Manager, representing the House Office Buildings, and providing significant professional engineering support for the Cannon Renewal Project, involving planning, design, pre-construction, construction and project close-out. Establishes and maintains critical liaison and communication with Member staff offices, Committee on House Administration, Committee on Appropriations, United States Capitol Police, and House Sergeant at Arms to provide superior service at various stages of the infrastructure modernization project.The Construction Project Manager will utilize excellent interpersonal skills in working effectively with elected officials, local community leaders, citizens and advocacy groups concerned with the planning process. The incumbent will provide expert engineering advice to develop original solutions to novel problems involving the maintenance and renovation of historic structures and design and construction techniques using steel, aluminum, concrete, masonry, plaster, and wood in contemporary and historic buildings.The incumbent will assist with the renewal process that is scheduled to take approximately 10 years, with each of the five phases aligned to fall between Congressional move cycles. The incumbent functions as the HOB Life Cycle Project Manager for the entire period, which requires coordinating, reviewing and monitoring broad areas of planning, engineering and construction activity from conception through completion. Engineers and Architects are welcome to apply.Other specific responsibilities include:
Overseeing the planning, design, and construction schedule of the Cannon Renewal project in coordination with the functional chiefs of each area to assure that the project is completed within guidelines and on time. Advising on the effectiveness of funding and staffing estimates to assure that there are sufficient resources to support project objectives. Reviewing project criteria, construction progress, and contract modifications and conceiving or processing the approval of major changes. Serving as the Superintendent’s authoritative source for decisions and guidance dealing with compromises and changes in project objectives. Exercising significant program management authority on behalf of the Superintendent for implementing overall project guidance and policy formulation. Adapting and interpreting policy to assure a uniform and balanced project within the framework of AOC policies, programs, and objectives. Assuring resolution of highly technical professional engineering project problems. Ensuring contractor compliance with contract specifications. Providing oversight of modernization projects, including constructability issues, tenant coordination, quality, and value engineering reviews. Representing the organization in negotiation with the Committee directors and Members to determine the strategy and direction relating to the implementation and execution of site transition/closure. Performing critical program reviews and analyses across a broad spectrum of transition/closure issues, such as environmental and community impacts, facility utilization, economic adjustments, personnel impacts, property disposal, and site structure. Providing program direction to a staff involved in logistical support, engineering, environmental compliance, resource management, purchasing and contracting, law enforcement, safety, and specialized closure associated services to state and local government. Developing and coordinating programs for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of facilities with which structural engineering is concerned. Studying problems inherent in maintaining and renovating the Cannon building of historic significance under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, devising immediate solutions, and formulating policies and guidance for future work.