• Architect

    Job Locations US-DC
    Requisition ID 2018-10129
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Louis Berger is seeking an Architect to support construction projects in Washington, DC. The Architect will play a key role in assisting NAVFAC Washington field offices on matters relating to Architectural/ Engineering. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


    • The Contractor role is to assist NAVFAC WASH with performance of architectural design and production support from project inception through construction.
    • The Contractor shall be familiar with both Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build delivery methods for projects, be able to provide technical leadership/mentorship to junior architecture design staff and to review other architects' work for code compliance and constructability.
    • The Contractor should have the ability to estimate design efforts and assist in negotiations with Architectural-Engineering firms and General Contractors.
    • The Contractor shall address contractor submittals and requests for information (RFI's).


    The successful candidate will have the following:


    • A minimum of 10 years’ architectural schematic design and design development experience, including demonstrated experience with evaluation of new and existing facilities.
    • The Contractor must hold an active Secret clearance.
    • Design and technical competence in developing and the production of complete Construction Documents, including drawings and specifications, for new and renovation projects. The
    • Contractor shall be responsible for the professional quality, technical accuracy, and the coordination, including inter-discipline coordination, of all designs, drawings, specifications, and other services furnished by the Contractor under this contract.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited college or university.
    • Professional Registration as a Licensed Architect. The license must be current and issued by a United States of America state, Commonwealth, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory.
    • The Contractor will be in responsible charge of the architectural work they provide.
    • Minimum Five years’ experience as a Licensed Architect, with demonstrated experience in Design and Contract Document preparation for new and existing buildings similar to the building types prevalent in the NAVFAC Washington Area of Responsibility.
    • Extensive knowledge of ICC codes, Life Safety Code, ABA Guidelines, and Energy and Sustainability Design Regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience with interdisciplinary coordination required for Contract Document preparation.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of current AutoCAD and other design and general office software.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of specifications development and coordination, using Government based specification software.
    • Experience in Construction Management/Scheduling and Cost-estimating
    • Ability to prepare and provide high-level briefs to senior leadership. Oral and written communication skills must be highly developed.



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