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Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients.


The position functions as the project architect, providing OBO/Guatemala City a full range of critical architectural and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight of the Guatemala City NEC Project. New Embassy Compound (NOB/MSGR, UTL, SPX, PKG, CAPs) The Guatemala City NEC project is a Design/Build project, with 35% bridging documents included in the contract. The site is extremely challenging with a 20-meter elevation difference across the middle of the site. The elevation of Guatemala City -- 5,000 feet above sea level - impacts the design of mechanical and electrical systems. The NOB is an 8-story building with an integrated MSGR. The Parking Garage is a 6-story structure with entrances on Levels 1 and 6. All utility extensions (power, telecom, water, and storm water) are the responsibility of the USG to extend to the site. The facility is planned to achieve LEED Silver Certification. There will be an on-site sewer treatment plant along with a significant number of photovoltaic panels.
  • Develops working knowledge of all technical requirements of project
  • Provides Quality Assurance for ongoing construction project
  • Reviews contractor submittals
  • Prepares responses to Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Evaluates proposed submittal substitutions with engineering implications; makes recommendations to the Project Director
  • Coordinates the development of Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) for modifications and change orders
  • Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
  • Prepares Monthly Progress Report summarizing project status, with emphasis on engineering
  • Performing technical inspections, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance
  • Support and assist OBO/Guatemala City in ensuring the completion of the project in accordance with contract requirements
  • Ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents
  • Review engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters.
  • Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts
  • Monitor the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program
  • Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Monitor construction progress vis- -vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections
  • Perform technical inspections of the architectural elements of the project
  • Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent's area of expertise
  • After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor's proposed remedy
  • Formulate solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager
  • Work on the construction site will be performed to U.S. standards
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Director Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


  • An architecture degree from a university in the United States and a minimum of 7 years of experience required on construction projects of similar scope and value to the project supported by this Task Order
  • Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience
  • Overseas experience preferred
  • Must have Final Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by the Defense Security Service at the time of consideration
  • Knowledge of International Codes required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, and Word required
  • Must be able to read design/construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations
  • Must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have an understanding of the principals of his/her discipline and how it fits in with other disciplines
  • Must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications
  • Should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE Do




    44 MONTHS WITH EXPECTED FOLLOW-ON WORK WITHIN THE PROGRAM Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

  • Associated topics: performance test, process, qa, quality, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance lead, software quality engineer, test, test engineer, tester

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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