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Architect

Architect

Requisition ID 
2017-20495
Work Location 
US-VA-Chantilly
Department / Discipline 
Building Services / Architecture
Additional Work Location 
Various
Position Type 
On Call

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking Senior Level Architects to support the FEMA Public Assistance Recovery Program on an on-call basis.

 

This is a fantastic experience to travel to new locations, meet new people, learn new things and help people recovery in their time of greatest need.

 

Will report to our Chantilly, VA office but work location will vary based on the project.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Interpret drawings submitted by the Grantee/Sub-grantees to determine whether the drawings fall within project worksheets’ eligible scope of work
  • Perform site visits to determine ongoing compliance with project requirements and scope, and validate eligibility of work performed within Public Assistance Program guidelines

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a specialty in architecture
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of related experience
  • Knowledge of form and function in the context of eligible structures under the FEMA Public Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of building codes, including environmental, historical, Americans with Disabilities Act (barrier-free construction) and other legal building requirements
  • Must be able and willing to travel to projects sites – 100% travel required
  • US citizenship required
  • Must pass FEMA background security check

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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