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    If you have experience leading engineering projects AND want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Office of Research Facilities (ORF). For more information, visit http://orf.od.nih.gov/.

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    As a Lead General Engineer you will:

    • Plan, design, and oversee construction of multi-million dollar construction programs.
    • Oversee and maintain a close watch on the progress and status of assigned facility projects, and take appropriate action to ensure that progress and schedules of the projects are not hampered.
    • Plan and develop requirements, procedures, and directives necessary for carrying out new and renovation construction projects.
    • Work closely with other Divisions within ORF to move assigned projects through design and construction from inception to completion by serving as a key technical point of contact.
    • Articulate and communicate to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program Issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion.
    • Prepare reports and maintain records of work accomplishments and administrative information, as required, and coordinate the preparation, presentation, and communication of work-related information to the supervisor periodically.
    Division of Design and Construction Management (DDCM): The Division of Design and Construction Management leads and manages the NIH research facilities program for engineering, architecture, and construction from planning through contract closeout. DDCM supports the NIH biomedical research mission by providing unique and innovative facility solutions to support intramural research and related functions at the nearly 300-acre Bethesda, MD campus including the world's largest clinical research hospital, laboratories, animal research facilities, and office buildings. DDCM engineering positions are unique within the NIH and provide the opportunity to work in the complex and specialized field of biomedical research planning, design, and construction. DDCM provides a diverse operating environment including working with all NIH Institutes to deliver construction projects. DDCM projects provide engineers the ability to work in a variety of engineering roles and be involved in building cutting edge research facilities that are truly one of a kind. The construction environment at NIH is dynamic, exciting, and often requires innovative thinking in a multi-disciplinary environment. This requires engineers who think creatively to help develop solutions in partnership with researchers to support the research facility's needs. This makes the job extremely interesting and offers a tremendous opportunity to learn and grow as an engineering professional.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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