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ARCHITECT FSN - 10

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Organization:

U.S Embassy

Vacancy Number:

17 - 006

Location:

Kabul, KA 

Employment Type:

Full time
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Gender:

Any

No. of Jobs:

1

Duration:

Permanent

Posted:

01.10.2017

Closing Date:

01.24.2017

Job Views:

19
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US Embassy
Afghanistan
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Background:

About U.S Embassy:

U.S Embassy Kabul Afghanistan

Job Description:

Job Description:

Responsible for all existing and new architectural installations and applications on the U.S. Embassy compound, to include all submittals developed internally by other Facilities Management staff (Mechanical, Electrical & Civil/Structural). This includes the West and East side of the compound as well as technical support for regional U.S. Mission Afghanistan Consulates, Embassy Branch Offices and other installations.
Incumbent prepares surveys that document, evaluate, and recommend solutions for site follow-on projects. Assists in developing independent government estimates as requested by the designated Facility Manager. Incumbent plans, reviews, and coordinates design and construction operations to ensure compliance with design drawings and specifications. Ensures architectural installations and applications are completed in accordance with quality performance standards. Review architectural material acquisitions, requests for information (RFI’s), submittals, and ensures contract performance measures are met per the position discipline. Provides architectural assistance to the USG and Contractor construction teams as needed. Evaluates the project construction to ensure compliance with USG architectural standards.
Prepares architectural drawings, plans and specifications for small scale projects in accordance with USG architectural standards. Performs all bid process requirements as directed by the designated Facility Manager. Provides contract administration services during construction to ensure compliance with the U.S. Embassy Kabul Human Resources Office VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ARCHITECT FSN - 10 Announcement Number: 17 - 006
construction documents & design. Performs related duties as assigned or required to meet U.S. Mission and Facilities Management Section goals and objectives.
Provides assistance in the development of the Statement of Work (SOW), and the production of construction documents for large scale projects. Performs all survey work and provides all required information to the engineering design team as requested. Once the construction documents have been completed performs all bid process requirements to include but not limited to pre-proposal conference / site visits and Technical Evaluations Panel (TEP) reviews as directed by the designated Facility Manager. Provides contract administration services during construction to ensure compliance with the SOW and other applicable construction documentation.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Applicants must address required qualifications criteria listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in architectural design from an accredited or internationally recognized college or university is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years architectural design experience is required.
3. LANGUAGE: Level 4 (fluent) English is required. Level 4 (fluent) Dari is required. Level 3 (good working knowledge) Pashto is required.
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be experienced with Drafting Software, AUTOCAD 2010 or later, Modeling and Rendering Software and Microsoft standard office software applications. Must be proficient in the use of all equipment required for architectural design, such as cameras, printers and plotters, laser level and measure devices and computers. May be required to work out of normal hours, including weekends, local and American holidays.
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must take full responsibility in ensuring new architectural, mechanical electrical and civil/structural design projects meet all current codes. Must have experience in construction administration and project management. Must have experience writing architectural engineering specifications and cost estimations, based on the Building, Electrical, Safety and Fire codes. Must be able to evaluate existing facility architectural systems.
Shall take full responsibility in ensuring new architectural, mechanical electrical and civil/structural design projects meet all current Building, Electrical, Safety and Fire codes. Experience in construction administration and project management is a must. The ability to develop architectural engineering blueprints, schematic diagrams, building plans and specifications and cost estimations is a necessity. Must be able to evaluate existing facility architectural systems and suggests repairs or upgrades.

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy Kabul
Applications should be submitted through e-mail to this address: kabuljobs@state.gov
Subject line must be: (Architect VA 17-006) or your application may not be considered.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who
believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.


Submission Email
kabuljobs@state.gov