Supervisory General Engineer/​Architect (Facility Manager for Construction)

Open & closing dates

02/13/2018 to 03/06/2018


$114,590 to $148,967 per year


The AOC is accepting applications for a Supervisory General Engineer/ Architect (Facility Manager for Construction). This position is being advertised as an interdisciplinary Architect/Engineering position meaning that you may be placed into an Architect position or an Engineering position based on your educational background and/or qualifications. Please refer to the “Qualifications” section of this vacancy announcement for additional information.


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 Architect of the Capitol (AOC), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Facility Manager, Building and Grounds Supreme Court, Assistant Superintendent Thurgood Marshall Facility Operations is seeking an experienced Engineer or Architect to assist with contract development and management for construction and repair contracts supporting the operations and maintenance of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCUS) and the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building.The incumbent will serve as supervisor and director for the Supreme Court Construction Team with an emphasis on capital renewal and capital improvement projects involving existing facilities and infrastructure. This position provides overall, life-cycle project management with responsibility to provide expertise, coordination, direction and oversight on multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate is a Registered Architect/Engineer or licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Other specific responsibilities include:

Performing administrative and technical supervisory functions for subordinates. As the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR), is responsible for providing constructability review design support prior to construction award and guarantees the successful management of all construction contracts assigned. Managing project schedules and budgets; and making recommendations to senior management on technical matters, deviations, alternate methods, procedures, planning, efficiency and economy to keep assigned projects on track. Initiating and carrying through to successful completion, all actions necessary to ensure contract completion to the satisfaction of the customer, to include all manuals, test results, parts lists, transfer documents, record drawings and official final acceptance. Directing in-house teams and/or Architect-Engineer (A-E) contractors responsible for studies; designing of projects from concept development through preparation of construction bid documents; and overseeing design support in the construction phase. Identifying the most economical and efficient procedures for project design and performance considering all influences and preparing necessary drawings, specifications and supporting documents for advertised or negotiated procurements.


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