Job opening: Architect
Salary: $78 592 - 122 459 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Do you have architecture experience related to facilities construction, renovation, and design? The Space and Design Branch (SDB) has an Architect position available in the Office of Intramural Management, Division of Intramural Research.
Confer with customers regarding design and/or project requirements, needs, building limitations and functional use of space to determine the most economical solution to satisfy operational needs.
Investigate project sites to determine the condition of a facility or property prior to initiating design and evaluate and translate this data into working drawings and specifications.
Prepare detailed fee estimates used for negotiating and estimating projects.
Ensure federal, state, and local codes concerning health, safety, and the environment are strictly adhered to in the programming, design, and construction of real property facilities.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
- Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
- Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Position is a Tier 2, Non-Emergency, Teleworker.
- Position requires Education, transcripts are required (See "Qualifications" section of this announcement).
In order to qualify for an Architect GS-0808 position, you must have:
A. a degree with a major in architecture; OR
B. a degree in a related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems; OR
C. a combination of education and experience-college-level education, training, and/or technical experience as demonstrated by at least one of the following: (1) Related Curriculum: A degree in architectural engineering with course work covering function, esthetics, site, structure, economics, mechanical-electrical, and other engineering problems related to the design and construction of buildings primarily (but not exclusively) intended to house human activities OR; (2) Experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture. In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required.
In addition to the basic requirement, in order to qualify for an Architect, GS-0808 position at the GS-11 level, you must:
A. possess 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree, OR a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, in architecture; OR
B. be registered to practice architecture by one of the state registration boards, using standards in compliance with the basic minimum provisions recommended by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; OR
C. have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: carrying out projects with low construction costs, small size, and standardized architectural elements; producing a variety of architectural design studies such as graphic analysis charts, diagrammatic sketches, and schematic outlines; using computer aided design and drafting (CADD) programs and project tracking programs; and ensuring compliance with health, safety and environmental rules and procedures.
In order to qualify for an Architect, GS-0808 position at the GS-12 level, you must you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: evaluating design and construction objectives and identifying the most economical and efficient procedures for building renovation, design and construction; investigating project sites to determine the condition of a facility or property prior to initiating design and evaluating and translating this data into working drawings and specifications; preparing detailed fee estimates used for negotiating and estimating projects with construction support as well as architect-engineering firms for design services; using computer aided design and drafting (CADD) programs and project tracking programs; making final inspections, checking in detail all phases of contract compliance with specifications and drawings, and verifies quality and acceptability of work.
You will receive credit for all experience material to the position, including experience gained in religious, civic, welfare, service, and organizational activities, regardless of whether you received pay.
Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12099756
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education
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