Architect Project Manager – Bethesda, MD, US

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Architect Project Manager – Bethesda, MD, US

Architect Project Manager

Department: Administration/Business Development
Location: Bethesda, MD, US

Construction Management Support: Contractor provides services for the U.S. Army Health Facility Planning Agency (HFP A) as part of a project management team providing consultation and advice to government personnel tasked to providing construction management oversight and technical support for projects. Advises military PgM/PM in coordinating project actions and resolving Issues with the local medical / medical research community, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), installation staff, architects, and contractors. Provides technical advice and medical-/ medical research constructability support and information ensuring the projects meet the required standards. Reviews an RFls, and construction contract modifications for potential impacts on: 1) the medical/ medical research functionality of the building or 2) the concept of operations. Coordinates these issues with the facility staff to ensure the changes are implemented into the future transition processes such as training, concept of operation Implementation, and movement plans. Coordinates any required specialized medical equipment reviews with both the facility staff and HFP A technical resources. Receives user requested engineering change proposals (ECP’s), and in conjunction with subject matter experts, validates ECPs with the design concept of operations. If validated, coordinates the ECP with Corps of

Engineers project representatives to assess the impacts on the construction contract. Assists with transition planning and execution and this integration with the construction contract and other functions required to provision and transition operations into the new facilities. Ensures all project actions and issues are documented, coordinated, tracked, and resolved. Provides administrative, operational, and managerial updates to the COR/PM as required. Assists the project office’s team with other projects as needed.

Tasks/Duties include, but are not limited to:

•              Provides medical/research lab constructability management advice and technical support, and monitors the quality of work performed on the project; to help ensure that HFPA provides the Medical Command with a facility that adheres to the construction contract and the various applicable standards.

•              Provides guidance and assistance to the end user (facility staff) during the construction, transition, and turnover of the project.

•              Reviews and provides comments to government personnel on building specifications, operational and function systems, contractor submittals and schedules, and other project related documentation and plans.

•              Provides technical advice on medical/research lab unique systems, applications, and functions.

•              Identifies and tracks construction specific issues, ensuring they are coordinated and resolved.

•              Assists government to develop, coordinate, and process project related engineering change proposals

(ECPs) through the Project Manager or Program Manager to ensure valid User requirements are integrated into the projects’ final end state. •            If a single on-site representative, provides guidance, consulting support, and necessary coordination to receive, and install all of the required initial outfitting (IO) equipment and furnishings. Aids in the development of the IO budget.

•              If contractor is a single on-site representative, provides transition guidance and consulting support for the planning, movement, and transition of operations required by the project. Aids HFPA personnel in the development of the transition plan and tracking its execution.

•              If contractor is a single on-site representative for HFP A, coordinates with appropriate

organizational/government representatives on initial outfitting and transition requirements, and ensures all requirements are documented, tracked, and funded.

•              In conjunction with the Corps of Engineers representatives, participates In commissioning procedures and coordinates with the MTF/ medical research facility and required subject matter experts ensure their involvement in those procedures.

•              In cooperation with the Corps of Engineers representatives, Red Zone meetings and the building acceptance process, including punch out inspections. Coordinates with the end user (facility staff) and USACE to ensure the required O&M training is conducted, O&M manuals, warranties, accurate As­Built drawings, etc are provided in a timely manner.

•              Aids In the coordination and conduct of project inspections, tests, verifications, and certifications; ensuring the facility specifications and overall aesthetics are met.

•              Participates in project related meetings and teleconferences, and coordinates actions as required by HFPA personnel.

•              Provides recurring project related reports and documentation, as required.

•              Coordinate for and conduct on-site tours as required with the approval of the designated government representative.


**An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.