Intermediate Interior Designer

Location: Arlington, VA, United States
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
Intermediate Interior Designer  
Arlington, VA – DoS – Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO)
Travel – Domestically and Internationally as needed
Required: Secret Clearance (or higher)
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
We are presently seeking an Intermediate Interior Designer. This position reports to the Division Chief of the Interior Design Division (OBO/PDCS/DE/ID), which provides research and technical assistance Bureau-wide for all Department of State facilities overseas. ID is responsible for setting facility/architectural and interior design requirements, and preparing designs, specifications, and estimates for construction, repair, and/or renovation of United States Government (USG) owned or operated buildings worldwide.               
 Required—you ‘gotta have it:
  • 2-4 years of Interior Design experience.
  • Secret clearance prior to application.
  • Preferred: Proficiency with AutoCAD 2017, REVIT 2017, Adobe (including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), and Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access);
  • Experience managing, directing and supervising multiple projects of a politically sensitive or controversial nature, including financial management, program planning and management, including negotiations with senior executive-level officials;
  • Authoritative knowledge of numerous initiatives and trends in interior design and space planning, and demonstrated experience applying innovative techniques;
  • Ability to work extended work hours in conjunction with contractor schedules while at overseas project sites if required;
  • Willingness and physical ability to travel overseas for up to two weeks at a time, or three to four weeks under special circumstances, including all appropriate precautions and medical inoculations, to posts experiencing high threat levels, physical devastation, extreme environmental conditions, and/or poor sanitation;
Responsibilities—what your days will look like:
  • Serving as senior expert on interior design and space planning, Code Official on the on the design and construction of government facilities, and technical representative and liaison for interior planning, standards and review of construction submittals’
  • Coordinating technical projects between the Department and posts on architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and telecommunications requirements of projects’
  • Liaising with a diverse group of stakeholders including other divisions in OBO, the Bureau of Diplomatic Security and the intelligence community, senior management, post personnel (to include ambassadors and other political appointees), host country magistrates and dignitaries, contractors and domestic headquarters representatives from civilian and military agencies with interests overseas;
  • Advising on bids and construction projects, change orders, time extensions, cost increases, and similar contractual matters, standard Bureau criteria documents, master planning and feasibility studies, life-cycle cost analysis, universal design programs relating to sustainability, ergonomics and ADA standards;
  • Overseeing review of plans and specifications for fire protection, physical safety, and adherence with applicable building codes;
  • Attending professional seminars, "state of the art" symposiums and other training programs to ensure that the latest interior design technologies are incorporated, drawing on interactions with national-level experts in the public and private sectors through conferences and workshops;
  • Traveling to inspect, consult, negotiate, and obtain on-site knowledge of conditions.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
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