Construction Management, Contract Administration, Facilities Management
4 Year Degree
At the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), our employees are passionate about AOC’s mission to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America’s Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. AOC is a legislative branch agency, the recognized authority for the preservation, maintenance and construction of the world’s most iconic treasures and buildings on Capitol Hill. As a global destination for thousands of visitors every day, Capitol Hill intersects history, architecture and art with the birthplace of our nation’s laws.
The Architect of the Capitol, Office of Planning and Project Management, Construction Management Branch is seeking an energetic Construction Representative. You will get to work on highly visible projects that involve great historical significance and require the use of specialized construction methods to accomplish.
Serves as a Contracting Officers Technical Representative with responsibilities for providing construction oversight on multi-million dollar new construction, renovation and rehabilitation projects.
Performs constructability reviews and collaborates with consultants, architects, engineers and estimators in advance of demolition, renovation and construction projects.
Monitors AOC staff and contractors’ safety protocols and fully enforces all applicable safety standards and regulations. Must utilize knowledge of and must comply with all OSHA safety rules and regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner. Attends safety training as required to be knowledgeable of applicable safety standards and regulations to effectively monitor and identify unsafe work practices on assigned contracts. Must ensure the use of any required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Works with Project Managers, Jurisdiction representatives, consultants and in-house resources to determine risks and makes recommendations to mitigate risks through review of construction documents, changes in scope of work and proactive oversight utilizing risk mitigation planning processes.
Works with engineers and architects, consultants and AOC staff to resolve conflicts and concerns as they arise. Evaluates estimates for financial and time impacts to the projects and advises on the degree of effect on schedule and budget.
Provides advice to Jurisdiction representatives, in-house staff, engineers, architects and consultants on practicability of design, materials to be used and means and methods to accomplish work based on historical knowledge and construction experience. Recommends design changes to improve efficiencies, reduce changes to the contract and to enhance operations. Informs Project Managers regarding worksite access and staging space necessary to efficiently execute contract work.
Other duties as assigned.
As a federal employee you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package to include medical and dental insurance, sick leave and vacation time including 10 paid holidays per year, thrift savings plan similar to a 401(k) plan, flexible work schedules, flexible spending account, group life insurance, student loan repayment program, and professional development and training opportunities.
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Architect of the Capitol
Architect of the Capitol is a legislative agency. We are the stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.