The position is responsible for implementation and operational management of a complete Interior Design program for a VA organization. This requires position to plan and coordinate the activities of other individuals, commercial vendors and to serve as liaison with same. Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Position Description/PD#: /11500O. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredLearn more about this agency
Plans and implements a comprehensive Interior Design Program which includes providing complete, from concept to installation, interior design services; including but not limited to: to scale hand sketches and AutoCAD drawings of demolition plans, dimensioned floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, furniture plans, elevation drawings, electrical and data plans for the organization to include satellite facilities. Duties include performing and managing work related to the design of interior environments to promote employee productivity, health, safety and welfare, and/or the health, safety and welfare of the public. Assist in providing technical expertise to coworkers and contractors and routinely coordinates with engineers, architects, and other designers to ensure compliance with VA Technical Information Library regulations, Architectural Barriers Act and facility design criteria. Plans, writes specifications, statements of work and independent government estimates for procurement packages, supervises installation and acts as the contracting officer's representative for all furniture procurements within the facility. The Interior Designer works with direct supervisor to create a facility materials and finishes schedule and signage and wayfinding replacement program for the facility. Provides plans, consultation, advice, specifications, and designs for virtually all spaces involved in new construction and/or renovation; reviews Architects & Engineer submittals for compliance with VA regulations and facility design criteria. Works with direct supervisor to coordinate and maintain a schedule of short and long range interior improvement projects for the facility through the Facility Improvement and Space Committee and other programs to identify existing and future project needs. This includes working within the operating budget, preparation of floor plans and space layouts, finish schedules, submittals, and accurate cost estimates. Represents the facility at various design-trade functions and maintains an effective rapport with design-industry vendors and/or representatives. Responds to requests, complaints, etc. through the Interior Design work order system related to interior design and furniture moves. Coordinates facility paint, flooring and ceiling/lighting schedule with appropriate construction crews. Active participant of all committees that significantly impact the Interior Design program. Provides oversight for the work performed by contractors, and vendors, by planning, scheduling and coordinating the work, determining material, equipment needed to accomplish the work, correlating, reviewing and evaluating the work. Applicant must have a minimum of a 2-year degree in Interior Design or related field, 2 or more years of experience working in the industry and a minimum of 2 years of experience using AutoCAD. Candidate must be proficient using Microsoft Office programs, including Office, Excel, and Outlook. Commercial design experience required.
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