Architect/Designer II Req2374

Employer: 
Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Architect/Designer II

Job ID: req2374
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Division: Facilities, Maintenance & Engineering
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) mission is to support the NCI at Frederick in their mission to cure cancer and AIDS. FME is responsible for the physical campus - its research laboratory space, administrative space, the infrastructure that supports the buildings, and the landscape that surrounds them. In addition, we are responsible for managing, planning, designing, and construction management of renovations at the FNLCR. 

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Working with the scientific users to develop floor plans and equipment layouts for laboratories
  • Detailed design of laboratory floor plans and elevations, including casework, laboratory equipment and safety equipment
  • Designing modifications/repairs to building exteriors, structures and site
  • Providing technical guidance to contractors, A&Es, scientific personnel and maintenance shops
  • Reviewing A/E plans and specifications
  • Ensuring compliance with engineering practices and established laws, codes, regulations, and standards, including the NIH Design Requirements Manual
  • Performing on-site technical inspections of equipment and systems to ensure design and specification compliance 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: 

  • Possession of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree.  Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to education requirements, a minimum of two (2) years of experience in architectural or engineering design
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.; Position includes walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing stairs, and exposure to dust or particulates
  • Experience designing using AutoCAD software
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: 

  • Experience with Revit software
  • Experience in building renovations and campus utilities
  • Experience in laboratory layout and design
  • Experience in laboratory construction and facilities maintenance
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of personnel through written and oral presentations
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate with management

JOB HAZARDS

  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s)
  • This position may require continuous or intermittent exposure to and exertion in environmental conditions such as working outdoors, temperature extremes, humidity extremes. etc. as part of the job

 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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