|Title:||Project Specialist-Construction Analyst|
Number of Vacancies: 1
Employment Status: Full-time, temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 11, Step 10
Salary Range: up to $45,656.00
Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
This position is located in the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia. The principal purpose of the position is to portray architectural ideas and information through drawings and supplying information needed to fabricate, construct, assemble, maintain, repair, install and procure equipment and facilities. Work is performed with immediate supervision in carrying out assignments. The incumbent will report all progress of work directly to the supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- In the analysis of existing housing or housing proposed for construction, applies practical knowledge of construction techniques and procedures, good housing design, and a detailed knowledge of agency requirements and regulations.
- After consultation with the supervisor, recommends acceptance or rejection of mortgage insurance for housing after analysis of drawings and specifications and/or inspections.
- Under the direction of the supervisor, provides information on the agency’s requirements or procedures to architect-engineer firms, construction contractors, builders, lending agencies and others.
- After consultation with the supervisor, confers with manufacturers, municipal and state officials, and representatives of other government agencies both to give and obtain information on problems affecting the agency’s programs and operations.
- Prepares cost estimates from construction documents and specifications for review by the supervisor.
- Performs construction administration to clients sponsored in the grant as assigned by the supervisor.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Four year degree in Architecture.
- Three to five years experience in field.
- Must be knowledgeable of design principals, local and national building codes and ordinances.
- Must have practical knowledge of equipment and systems of field of architecture.
- Must have ability to make mathematical computations using standardized tables and formulas.
- Must have knowledgeable of the different types of housing designs; the construction, the materials and methods of construction.
- Must have the ability to analyze and correct drawings and specifications, and to make recommendations with respect to design, planning arrangement and structural features.
- Must have the ability to perform surveillance inspections for insuring compliance with standards.
- Must have knowledgeable of the construction of appurtenances and adjuncts, such as water and sewer systems, streets, etc.
- Must have ability to effectively maintain person to person activities with contractors to insure that work gets accomplished in a professional manner.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment: This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee is not eligible to participate in the University’s benefits plan.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
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, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.