Job Overview


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  • Provides professional assessments and consultation services regarding the adequacy of existing structural systems to support large and/or heavy objects either placed or hung in or around Smithsonian Institution facilities.
  • Reviews the work of consultant engineers and/or contractors for adequacy and quality assurance in the due diligence of the practice of structural engineering.
  • Acts as the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) for Architect and Engineer consultant contracts and administers contract actions.
  • Evaluates, reviews, and provides consultation services regarding the structural aspects of mitigating the effects of explosive blast forces on buildings and structures.