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This position is located in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Office of the Director (OD), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The DIR has responsibility for providing mission and values-based business leadership, direction, support, and assistance to NIAID's national and international intramural programs and activities in order to enhance NIAID's strategic position in related areas of biomedical research; ensure responsible stewardship of resources in support of the research enterprise; maintain core values; optimize operational effectiveness of business services; and institutionalize accountability for achieving Presidential, Departmental , and NIH management goals and initiatives including continuous improvement and reengineering in a comprehensive and integrated manner.
If you are selected for the position as an Engineering Technician you will perform the following duties:
- Serves as Project Manager for development of the design and renovation/construction of Division of Intramural Research (DIR) facilities.
- Provide comprehensive advice to principal investigators on the design of facilities to ensure compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory, and professional design standards (BSL-2 and BSL-3).
- Identify, evaluate, and recommend practical solutions to complex, interrelated issues that often cross technicial lines, e.g., the integration of electrical, mechanical, and/or architectural features into a comprehensive project plan.
- Estimate resources requirements, including funding levels, staffing, and support services required for planned construction and renovations for sensitive services e.g., animal housing, delivery of liquid nitrogen, and oxygen services.