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Estimating/Preconstruction – Commercial General Contractor
SIGAL Construction Corporation
Posted 10/23/2014

SIGAL Construction Corporation, one of the Washington area’s leading general contractors, has an immediate opening in estimating/preconstruction.

Qualified Candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or similar field
  • 3-6 years of experience in operations for a commercial general contractor
  • Experience in estimating and preconstruction for a commercial general contractor

Thorough knowledge of building construction, materials, systems, market conditions and trade practices are essential. Must possess the ability to conceptualize and be able to work with minimal information. Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite programs and knowledge of Primavera/Microsoft Project are required.

Duties Include:

  • Preparing estimates during bidding and construction
  • Performing value engineering and comparative and alternative studies
  • Conducting quantity take-offs and studies for all items incorporated in a project and anticipating details necessary to complete a project
  • Preparing preliminary estimates and studies during preconstruction and monitoring design development cost trends in order to detect overruns and potential problem areas
  • Developing, updating and maintaining unit cost figures
  • Interfacing with project owners and internal project teams, providing timely and accurate reports
  • Interfacing with subcontractors and suppliers and evaluating proposals
  • Supporting Business Development in proposal presentations

SIGAL offers excellent growth potential, top salaries and a full range of benefits. SIGAL’s main office is conveniently located near Metro and VRE.

How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to employ@sigal.com

NO PHONE CALLS
NO RECRUITERS/HEAD HUNTERS
EOE/M/F

Project Development Manager
District of Columbia Housing Authority
Posted 9/14/2014

About DCHA:
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) is a large public housing authority that owns and manages over 8,000 public housing units, as well as mixed-income developments, in the District of Columbia. DCHA also manages a substantial Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8) of over 12,000 units. DCHA’s mission is to provide quality affordable housing to extremely low- through moderate-income households, foster sustainable communities, and cultivate opportunities for residents to improve their lives. DCHA is an independent Authority, governed by an 11-member Board of Commissioners. The Executive Director is Adrianne Todman, appointed by the Board of Commissioners to carry out executive and administrative oversight on a day-to-day basis.

Position Overview:
The Project Development Manager will serve as DCHA’s day-to-day representative on the redevelopment of DCHA’s current headquarters at 1133 North Capitol Street, NE as a mixed-use development. In August 2013, DCHA issued a Request for Qualifications to identify a potential Development Partner for the site. Through a competitive evaluation process, DCHA identified 5 respondents to the RFQ as eligible to receive a Request for Proposals (RFP), with Draft Development Agreement, and submit proposals to redevelop the site. DCHA is currently evaluating responses to the RFP.

Reporting to DCHA’s Director of Capital Programs, the Project Development Manager will act as DCHA’s principal project manager on the redevelopment project, which may include some or all of the following major components:

  • Redevelopment of the headquarters site as a mixed use project of up to 1 million square feet FAR, including a new DCHA headquarters, a mixed-income residential component, and other commercial and retail uses;
  • Identification and procurement (including development or rehabilitation if necessary) of the necessary facility for DCHA departments that serve DCHA clients directly, which are currently located at the headquarters site; and
  • Relocation of some or all DCHA staff into temporary office space during the redevelopment of the headquarters site.

The Project Development Manager will represent DCHA on all aspects of the of the redevelopment project described above, including due diligence, feasibility, programming, design, entitlements, financing, construction, marketing, sales and/or leasing oversight, completion & opening, warranty, and closeout.

Duties and Responsibilities::

  • Work with the DCHA Director of Capital Programs and development partner(s) to create a project Business Plan for the redevelopment.
  • Manage the Due Diligence process on behalf of DCHA.
  • Represent DCHA in design/coordination meetings during pre-development
  • Represent DCHA in operations/marketing meetings during construction/delivery period; ensure follow-up with appropriate parties as needed with issues that arise.
  • Coordinate with the selected development partner(s) the procurement of easements, entitlements, off site agreements and permits.
  • Coordinate with the selected development partner(s) with the project financing process as requested with applications for project debt and equity.
  • Work with selected development partner(s) on closing project specific institutional equity transactions.
  • Manage the selection and performance of Project design and construction of DCHA-owned space.
  • Coordinate with selected development partner(s) to manage regular periodic Project performance reviews including market positioning.
  • Ensure Project performance is in compliance with the approved DCHA Business Plan.
  • Ensure compliance with DCHA goals with respect to program needs, affordable housing requirements, and Section 3 resident training and small business development.
  • Represent DCHA as primary point of contact for District of Columbia agencies, neighborhood business groups, and other community stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Eight years minimum work experience in real estate development, preferably in the District of Columbia
  • Project management experience on at least one complex redevelopment project, preferably in the District of Columbia.
  • High degree of organizational skills and problem-solving ability; specifically the ability to work as self-starter especially as it relates to calling on outside resources.
  • Respect for details and ability to execute them at a high level without excess supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize/execute to achieve desired DCHA and project goals.
  • Collaborative approach and respectful relationship style with development partners, public agencies, and community stakeholders
  • Excellent telephone, communication and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong relevant computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Experience with Section 3 and District of Columbia CBE and LSW/MBE requirements.
  • Willingness and ability to work some evening and weekends, including participation in community meetings.
  • Strong employment references and ability to pass a complete background check.

Salary:
This is a contractor position with a defined initial employment period of two years, subject to a review of performance by DCHA at the end of the first year. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Submission:
HR&A Advisors is assisting on the recruitment process on behalf of DCHA. Please send cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on the HR&A website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.” Applications are due by October 1, 2014. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

Please do not call regarding this position.

Marketing Manager
SOLTESZ
Posted 9/3/2014

Brief Description of Duties:
Do you desire to work for a well-established, creative and progressive company that values your future with regard to career development and professional advancement opportunities? SOLTESZ has a commitment to excellence that begins with employing talented, energetic and driven professionals, and we are currently accepting resumes for the position of Marketing Manager in our Corporate Office in Rockville, MD. SOLTESZ is a successful, long established civil engineering firm in the Washington DC metro area specializing in the areas of site engineering, landscape architecture, environmental science and surveying. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including health and dental, 401k, and a family friendly work environment. SOLTESZ has been a ten-time recipient of the “Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval Award”, recognized by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. Please submit resume with letter of interest and include salary expectations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Organizes, coordinates, and controls activities involved in the preparation of marketing proposals, presentations and submittals.
  • Develops, coordinates, and produces responses to RFQs/RFPs/interviews
  • Gathers information about prospects and participates in proposal strategy in support of firm’s principals.
  • Participates in the development of and is responsible for maintaining all marketing resource materials to include brochures, data, slides, color copies, photographs, files, and client database.
  • Completes government forms, client questionnaires and qualifying statements as required.
  • Monitors all prospects; performs daily lead and opportunity tracking.
  • Maintains backup data on projects.
  • Assures that resume file information is current, accurate, and appropriate.
  • Responsible for group mailings; maintains mailing lists.
  • Coordinates work with outside vendors and consultants.
  • Prepares status reports on marketing efforts.
  • Assists with conference/seminar presentations.
  • Assists in writing press releases and other marketing/public relations materials.
  • Develop concepts and assists in redesign and/or maintenance of company website.
  • Attends tradeshows, pre-proposal meetings, and other events as needed.
  • Cultivates strong working relationships with management and technical staff.
  • Establishes continuing contacts with new prospects and acts as principal contact for selected clients.
  • Work with CEO on Business Development.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ marketing experience in the A/E/C industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required
  • CPSM designation a plus
  • Solid Microsoft Office skills required
  • Proven Adobe Creative Suite capabilities • Deltek Vision experience preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in proposal writing, coordination, and production required.
  • Experience with SF 330 and other government forms preferred
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

How to Apply:
Send resumes to hr@solteszco.com

Job ID: 25564
Location: 1100 4th Street, SW
Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: MS-301-15
Salary Range: $101,234 - $141,727
Closing Date: Open until Filled

Brief Description of Duties:
This position is located in the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), Permit Operations Division. The mission of DCRA is to protect the health, safety, economic interests, and quality of life of residents, businesses, and visitors int he District of Columbia by issuing licenses and permits, conducting inspections, enforcing building, housing, and safety codes, regulating land use and development, and providing consumer education and advocacy services.

The Deputy Division Chief keeps abreast of Administration and Department activities in connection with the overall direction, coordination and advisory functions in administering the building codes and regulations governing land use, constructions, remodeling, repairing, use and occupancy of buildings in the District of Columbia.

The Deputy Division Chief manages the operations and workloads for subordinate supervisors and staff to include planning, reviewing, and evaluating daily assignments and projects. The Deputy Chief ensures the efficient and effective operation of all subordinate units to include Permit Center Operations; Structural, Mechanical, Fire and Electrical plan review. Directs the effective use of the agency's electronic plan review system (ProjectDox).

Provides support by recommending denial, revocation and suspension of permits and certificates in accordance with strict guidelines and regulations. Assists and participates in the development of the annual budget with respect to the alignment, resources and needs of the Administration in conjunction with the mission and goals of the department and agency.

Collaborates with other Departments and Agencies in the development or revision of regulations and procedures pertaining to the District of Columbia Construction codes, issuance of permits, certificates, and conducting workload and cost effectiveness. Interprets and is guided by the current construction codes plus related regulations and statute pertaining to existing structures, and new construction. Is further guided by texts, technical writings and recognized architectural and engineering standards and practices but is also called upon to analyze and recommend approval or disapproval of new designs and concepts on the basis of technical knowledge of basic services as applied to design and upon sound engineering experiences.

Will participate in local ICC chapter and stakeholder training and outreach efforts. Relates plan documents with actual construction process and have the capability to identify any construction and plan document deficiencies.

Qualifications:
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

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How to Apply:
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, the submission of an online job application is required in order to be considered. An email notification of receipt serves as confirmation that your application submission was received.

  1. Applications for this vacancy announcement must be submitted online at www.dchr.dc.gov for consideration.
  2. It is recommended for applicants to use the following web browsers when completing an application: Internet Explorer 8 (or a later version) and Firefox 4.2 (or a later version).
  3. Applicants are encouraged to save application information frequently, minimally every 20 minutes, to avoid loss of data.
  4. Please visit www.dchr.dc.gov to locate partner agencies and community based organizations that provide computer and internet access.
  5. Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.
    Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): Applications must be submitted online. You can obtain assistance by visiting the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 or by visiting one of our partner agencies. Career Opportunities Site Locations All questions and inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

GHT Limited, a leading DC metro area MEP engineering consulting firm located in Arlington, VA, seeks a bright and motivated CADD/Revit Specialist with a minimum of three years of experience working in the latest releases of AutoCAD and Revit in an Architectural or MEP engineering firm. Familiarity with mechanical and electrical engineering production is preferred. The available position involves drafting mechanical engineering drawings in AutoCAD and Revit for building design projects and includes the opportunity to learn aspects of mechanical engineering design and participate in the design process. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with both software platforms as well as the ability to work quickly and accurately. Applicant must be motivated to excel, a self-starter, able to work both independently and in a team setting, willing to learn and grow, and possess good communication skills.

GHT Limited provides excellent benefits including a flexible work environment, health insurance, generous vacation package, and employer-matching 401(k) plan. Our new LEED Gold office is close to the Ballston Metro and in the heart of Arlington, Virginia.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should complete an application and submit a resume in confidence at www.ghtltd.com/who-we-are/work-ght. Explore our web site at www.ghtltd.com to learn more about us, our projects, and why this is a great place to work.

GHT Limited does not discriminate on the basis of, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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GHT Limited, a leading DC metro area MEP engineering consulting firm located in Arlington, VA, seeks a bright and motivated electrical design engineer with a minimum of five years of experience in electrical design. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in electrical design for commercial interior projects, including lighting and power circuitry and controls and fire alarm design; possess a working knowledge of building and energy codes; and reflect a commitment to client satisfaction and responsiveness. Applicant must be motivated to excel, able to work both independently and in a team setting, capable of organizing work flow and delegating tasks to others, willing to learn, and possess good verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with AutoCAD (recent releases) is also a must. Familiarity with Revit modeling is desirable. PE license is not required but is a plus.

GHT Limited provides excellent benefits including a flexible work environment, health insurance, generous vacation package, and employer-matching 401(k) plan. Our new LEED Gold office is close to the Ballston Metro and in the heart of Arlington, Virginia.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should complete an application and submit a resume in confidence at www.ghtltd.com/who-we-are/work-ght. Explore our web site at www.ghtltd.com to learn more about us, our projects, and why this is a great place to work.

GHT Limited does not discriminate on the basis of, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

EOE
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Job ID: 25270
Location: 55 M. Street, SE
Pay Plan, Series, Grade: MS-809-12
Salary Range: $68,962 - $96,546 per annum

Opening Date: June 10, 2014
Closing Date: June 27, 2014

Brief Description of Duties:
The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Chief, Inspections Officer, who in consultation with the incumbent plans overall objectives and goals to be accomplished. The incumbent assumes complete technical and administrative responsibility for all projects relative to infrastructure and public Rights-of Way (ROW).

The incumbent keeps the supervisor informed of progress with recommendations and decisions generally being accepted as technically authoritative except where commitments relate to broad policy making decisions affecting the Department. The incumbent supervises staff and makes contact with officials throughout the agency, other District government agencies as appropriate, third parties, contractors, utility communications providers, cable company representatives, architectural/engineering firms, consultants, concerned citizens, and the general public.

Qualifications:

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Substitution of Education: A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards. However, in order to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.

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Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted. Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement. Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. All inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.

How to Apply:

  1. Applications for this vacancy announcement must be submitted online at www.dchr.dc.gov for consideration.
  2. It is recommended for applicants to use the following web browsers when completing an application: Internet Explorer 8 (or a later version) and Firefox 4.2 (or a later version).
  3. Applicants are encouraged to save application information frequently, minimally every 20 minutes, to avoid loss of data.
  4. Please visit www.dchr.dc.gov to locate partner agencies and community based organizations that provide computer and internet access.

Closing Statement: Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the District Department of Transportation Only.

Location: One Judiciary Square;1100 4th Street, SW
Status:
Regular, Full-Time
Salary Range: $79,306 - $111,028 per annum

Opening Date: June 6, 2014
Closing Date: June 16, 2014

Duties:
This position is located within the Mechanical Engineering Section, Permit Processing Division within the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. Serves as Chief, Mechanical Engineering Section, Technical Review Branch, and as the Department' mechanical, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning specialist. The Mechanical Section is primarily engaged in approving or disapproving plans and applications for permits to install mechanical, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in new and existing structures. Plans and oversees the activities of lower level grade engineers and technicians in the Mechanical Engineering Section, issuing assignments, rendering advice and interpreting codes and precedents. Designates types of projects to be examined by subordinate on a continuing basis and assigns special projects with. pertinent instructions . Insures that production meets workload intake. Orients and trains staff to develop full capabilities; discusses with Branch Chief performance ratings and personnel problems; makes recommendations for supervisor's final approval relative to personnel actions.

Serves as mechanical engineering expert and technical advisor on matters pertaining to the mechanical plans, layouts, systems designs, equipment and materials. Reviews major mechanical design for technical adequacy. Responsible for the review and approval or disapproval of mechanical plans for conformance with D.C. Building, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes and regulations; and makes final determination as to conformance with accepted engineering principles and practices in general and for the intended use. Construction projects include power plants, theatres, churches, hotels, apartments, laboratories, warehouses, manufacturing plants, office buildings, - hospitals, schools banks, etc .,in the multimillion dollar range personally; examines and approves the most complex plans and those that are controversial or unprecedented in nature; as work demands performs regular examining and analysis duties before approving or rejecting plans and/or applications.

Responsible for analyzing and evaluating variances from plan or from controlling code and regulations provisions; uses own judgment and discretion in approving or rejecting same. Serves as expert witness on mechanical engineering matters in court; works in collaboration with Section Heads and Engineers of the Department and other D .C. Departments to ensure most efficient processing of the permit applications. Makes field visits as deemed necessary to fully understand plans or to observe new mechanical equipment.

Qualifications:

Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

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Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. All applications MUST be submitted online.

How to Apply:

  1. Applications for this vacancy announcement must be submitted online at www.dchr.dc.gov for consideration.
  2. It is recommended for applicants to use the following web browsers when completing an application: Internet Explorer 8 (or a later version) and Firefox 4.2 (or a later version).
  3. Applicants are encouraged to save application information frequently, minimally every 20 minutes, to avoid loss of data.
  4. Please visit www.dchr.dc.gov to locate partner agencies and community based organizations that provide computer and internet access.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700

Location: New Beginnings - 8400 River Road
Status:
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range: $68,962 - $96,546

Duties:
This position is located in the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Administrative Services Division, Real Estate and Property Management unit. The incumbent will develop comprehensive plans and programs for the operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of all public space facilities, i.e., residential, administrative, and food service facilities of DYRS.

Determines operating and maintenance requirements; forecasts resource requirements; and, evaluates program effectiveness through inspections, budget controls, and management improvement studies.

Prepares initial project scopes, descriptions, and justifications for necessary facility modifications when existing infrastructure cannot support valid mission requirements. Project manages facility improvements such as refurbishment, renovations and/or other Capital Improvement Projects.

Selects and applies appropriate standards and maintenance procedures for several different building wings with multiple functions considering age, occupancy, technology, and requirements of multi-story and specialized construction.

Oversees highly technical maintenance services often performed by contract to ensure performance of major and highly complex systems such as elevators, escalators, emergency power systems, piped medical gas systems, liquid oxygen storage, complicated heating and air conditioning requirements or specialized fire suppression equipment that is critical to life support or continuity of operations, and require substantial analysis and surveillance.

Plans and estimates job orders for repair, alterations, equipment installation, and construction of facilities that are considered to be of urgent or high value. Monitors cleaning services provided through contracts that require rigorous oversight of aseptic procedures in support of emergency care and infection control programs. Manages preventive maintenance, repair, and construction work to sustain safe and reliable operation of buildings, equipment and utilities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education Requirement: Bachelor's or higher degree in business management or a similar field from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Specialized Experience: 2-5 years of specialized experience required, in addition to supervisory experience required.

Certification as a Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) or the ability to obtain certification within 4 months of being hired or promoted into the position.

Basic Requirements: License in closely related field highly preferred.

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How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to Sharmin Islam at sharmin.islam@dc.gov Subject Line: Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist Posting

Status: Regular Full-Time
Salary Range: $64,375 - $82,357

Duties:
Serves as planner and provides leadership and guidance in the conduct of special studies, etc. Evaluates present use patterns of buildings, equipment and other facilities, and projects further requirements in terms of expanding or changing departmental requirements. Analyzes the condition of facility components, determines maintenance and improvement requirements, and plans project priorities to provide optimum service to occupant organizations. Plans, develops and coordinates renovation or repair projects, reviews or prepares scope of work and cost estimates for existing and new maintenance/renovation projects, including proposals and specifications made by other agencies and contractors.

Evaluates program plans and project proposals to determine compliance with statutory requirements and to determine the extent to which the most advanced methods, techniques and resources are utilized.

Conduct on-site reviews of facilities to evaluate the feasibility of renovation of repair. Provides program managers with advice and assistance in planning projects, recommending alterations, modifications and renovations as appropriate. Explores problems and questions adversely affecting adequacy of facilties and assists in developing plans based on the needs to be met and the types of activity which will best meet those needs.

Monitors lease agreements and assures that deficiencies or defects related to leased property are brought to the attention of the lessor and that corrective action is taken. Negotiates acceptable changes in areas where weaknesses are observed, or recommends solutions to problems based on latest information and trends in the field.

Participates in the development of the annual work plan and provides supporting date for incorporation in the formulation of the budgets for capital improvement projects and Central Support program requirements for the Department of Human Services. Reviews requests for permanent improvements projects and assists in prioritizing for submission to the Department of General Services.

Negotiates conditions that must be met before plans can be approved in order to bring the plans for project proposals into consistency with Departmental requirements.

Prepares graphic and written materials, conducts surveys, and compiles program data and other evaluative materials for various facility development and management studies.

Often meets with various officials and representatives for the purpose of resolving problems, negotiating remedial agreements, and advising on the rendering technical assistance in utilizing facilities to the best advantage.

Maintains liaison with Department of General private contractors performing construction projects or maintenance operations and the agencies responsibility for funding. Maintains effective work relationships in support of office programs.

Prepares correspondence for the review and signature of the supervisor and/or other management officials in response to inquiries relating to facilities development and management activities. Prepares other semi-technical correspondence as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education Requirement: Bachelor's or higher degree in business management or a similar field from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Specialized Experience: Assignments involve evaluating present use patterns of buildings, equipment and other facilities, and projecting future requirements in terms of expanding or changing Departmental requirements. The work involves evaluating the condition of all facility components; determine total maintenance and improvement requirements, and planning project priorities to provide optimum service to occupant organizations.

The work requires review of plans and project proposals not only to determine compliance with statutory requirements, but also to determine the extent to which the most advanced methods, techniques and resources are utilized.

Basic Requirements: License in closely related field highly preferred.

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How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to Sharmin Islam at sharmin.islam@dc.gov Subject Line: Facility Planner Posting

Location: Youth Services Center - 1000 Mount Olivet Road, Northeast
Status: Regular Full-Time
Salary Range: $79,306 - $111,028

Duties:
Incumbent will be responsible for the operations, administration, maintenance, repair and improvement of all public space facilities, i.e., residential, administrative, and food service facilities of DYRS. Determines operating and maintenance requirements; forecast resource requirements; and, evaluates program effectiveness through inspections, budget controls, and management improvement studies.

Prepares initial project scopes, descriptions, and justifications for necessary facility modifications when existing infrastructure cannot support valid mission requirements.

Plans and estimates job orders for repair, alterations, equipment installation, and construction of facilities that are considered to be of urgent or high value. Monitors cleaning and janitorial services provided through contracts.

Manages preventive maintenance, repair, and construction work to sustain safe and reliable operation of buildings, equipment and utilities. Reads and interprets paper or computer based engineering drawing and schematic diagrams and uses automated systems to retrieve, maintain and update documents and records. Oversee facility management resources including personnel, service contracts, financial programs, space utilization and information resources. Manages day to day activities of consultants and contractors employed on the projects.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education Requirement: Bachelor's or higher degree in business management or a similar field from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Specialized Experience: A minimum of (3) years of experience in facilities management at a juvenile secure/detention or correctional facility strongly preferred.

Basic Requirements: License in closely related field highly preferred.

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How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to Sharmin Islam at sharmin.islam@dc.gov Subject Line: Facility Manager Posting

InterSpec Design, Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm, located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, specializing in commercial office interiors for public and private clients is in search of passionate project managers/architects and interior design professionals to join our team. Ideal candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years experience with space planning, design development, construction document development, construction administration, project management, client interface and Cadd for new office buildings and renovations. Must have a proven track record of ability to meet client expectations, manage consultant relationships and handle workload and scheduling challenges associated with multiple projects in various stages of completion. Excellent opportunity for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Requirements:

  • Five plus years of experience in commercial/retail interior design and/or project management
  • Experience with space planning, design document development, material selection and construction administration
  • Experience working with or knowledge of GSA project requirements
  • Knowledge of local code and permitting requirements
  • Highly skilled in AutoCAD, Sketch-up and Photoshop, with proficiency in Illustrator, InDesign, MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to obtain security clearances
  • Licensed or non-certified graduate, NCIDQ certified and/or LEED AP

How to Apply:
Please forward resume, cover letter (with salary requirements) letters of recommendation and work samples to Susan Davenport, Director of Operations at Susand@interspecdesign.com for immediate consideration.

Job ID: 25091
Location: One Judiciary Square;1100 4th Street, SW
Pay Plan, Series, Grade: MS- 1801-13
Salary Range: $79,306 - $111,028 per annum

Opening Date: May 14, 2014
Closing Date: May 27, 2014

Brief Description of Duties:
This position is located in the Inspections and Compliance Administration, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). The Inspections and Compliance Administration is comprised of building, construction, safety and technical inspection specialties, such as general construction, fire protection, elevator, plumbing, electrical, boiler and heating, and mechanical inspections. The administration is responsible for conducting citywide surveys, special investigations and inspections to ensure compliance with all laws, codes and regulations administered by the department; to write and issue notices of infraction; and to motivate compliance. Also, the administration enforces the District's Housing and Building Codes and DCRA DCMR 14 and the ICC codes.

This position functions as a supervisor for Commercial Building Inspector(s) and Housing Inspector Specialist(s) (Commercial and Residential) and is also responsible for compliance with appropriate codes; assist and advise general public of residential and commercial construction and code requirements; planning, conducting and analyzing complex investigation/compliance cases with respect to ensuring compliance with D.C. Housing and Commercial construction code requirements and relevant industry standards as they relate to new construction, major additions and extensive alterations of structures and buildings, and based on these analyses, make authoritative recommendations and/or prepares citations on their disposition. The work requires applying advanced analytical techniques to recommend solutions to problems; to prepare written reports of all inspections; and to conduct fact-finding evidence of administrative waste and abuse, or compliance with regulations. ICC combination inspector certifications or equivalent is preferred, but required within one year of employment.

The incumbent reports to the Deputy Building Officer, which assigns inspection territories and provides administrative direction with inspection assignments in terms of broadly defined missions or functions. The supervisor provides assistance on controversial issues or on the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical methods to the study of subjects for which precedent studies are not available. Incumbent works independently and is expected to generate finished work products subject only to administrative review, and is relied upon for technical determinations within the program area. Results of the work are considered technically authoritative and are normally accepted without significant change.

Qualifications:
Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

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Disposition of Resume:

  1. Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies.
  2. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications.
  3. All applications MUST be submitted online at http://dchr.dc.gov/

Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700

Job ID: 23887
Location: One Judiciary Square;1100 4th Street, SW
Pay Plan, Series, Grade: CS- 0850-12
Salary Range: $69,628 - $89,077 per annum

Opening Date: February 27, 2014
Screening Date: May 27, 2014
Closing Date: Open until filled

Brief Description of Duties:
This position is located in the Electrical Engineering Branch, Permit Operations Division, in the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). The mission of DCRA is to protect the health, safety, economic interest, quality of life, and sustainability of residence, businesses and visitors in the District of Columbia by issuing licenses and permits, conducting technical reviews and inspections, enforcing construction, housing and safety codes, regulating land use and development and providing consumer education and advocacy services.

This position conducts technical/engineering reviews and examines construction permit applications and construction documents for compliance with sound engineering principles, construction codes and regulations. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.

Technical review work involves engaging in the preliminary design review process for construction activities under consideration by owners/design professionals, engaging in the DC Construction Codes development process, engaging in technical research to provide answers to electrical code questions when presented, and plan review work.

Plan review work involves detailed examination of electrical plans, riser diagrams, schedules and specifications, by applying technical knowledge of generally accepted standards and engineering practices used in the design and construction of electrical power distribution and utilization systems for buildings and other structures, which require building permit approval. Also determines conformance of electrical design with the DC and national electrical codes and regulations.

Reviewed documents include all items shown on the electrical plans. Items generally include the following: service equipment, feeders and branch circuits, grounding systems, connected loads, panel boards, motor control centers, short circuit and surge protection, electromagnetic interference prevention, disconnecting means, programmable controllers, transformers, generators, batteries, inverters, power conditioners, data processing and communication equipment, intercom, fire alarm, and means of egress illumination.

Performs calculations, using data shown or implied on the various schedules and specifications indicated on the plans, to determine code compliance for overcurrent protection, sizing of conductors, voltage drops, power factor, demand loads, capacities and ratings of switching equipment, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

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How to Apply:

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Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700