Do you thrive on demonstrating excellence in design, exceeding client expectations, and managing projects of varying scope and scale? The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is seeking an innovative Architect/Project Manager to join our team.
The Architect/Project Manager oversees construction, renovation, remodeling, cyclical maintenance, and tenant alteration projects within the Circuit. The major responsibilities and duties of this position include:
Manage space and facilities projects for the court of appeals. Serve as the architecture design, interior design and construction technical expert in reviewing drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, and other documents ensuring compliance with the U.S. Court Design Guide, applicable judiciary and court policies, and the court’s preference.
Translate functional requirements into space-needs plans defining design intent and objectives using computer assisted drawing software and similar computer design technology, complying with the U.S. Courts Design Guide.
Act as court of appeals liaison with other courts, government agencies, including the General Services Administration (GSA), third parties, and contractors to ensure court requirements are met.
Conduct periodic meetings with all parties to review progress, discuss problems, and develop solutions.
Ensure project timeliness by coordinating stakeholder deliverables during successive project phases; provide continuous updates to concerned parties; recommend improvements or changes; perform cost evaluation and control during project phases.
Assist in the development of furniture layouts and assist in selection and procurement of furniture and furnishings. Develop and execute move coordination plans.
Maintain project log of court actions, requests, conversations, and preferences related to each project.
Total Rewards and Work/Life Balance
The Sixth Circuit offers a forward-thinking work environment with a team of dedicated professionals.
Compensation: $75,871 – $123,319 (CL 29) (*Salary commensurate with qualifications)
Benefits: Employer subsidized health and life insurance plans. Dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, long-term care plans available. Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and mass transit subsidies. On-site gym. Federal retirement entails an employer sponsored pension plan (FERS) and a retirement contribution plan with employer match (TSP). Retirees carry insurance plans into retirement while paying the same premiums as employees.
Work/Life: Time off - 13 vacation days, 13 sick leave days, and 10 paid holidays. Vacation days increase to 20 days after three years and to 26 days after fifteen years. We also offer family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family.
The Cincinnati region is booming! Located on the banks of the Ohio River, we have old city charm with 21st Century vision. We enjoy a diverse and energetic population who are transforming the area into one of the top places to live in the country.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field. Five years of experience in design, construction, or space and facilities oversight involving major project development, space coordination and design. Ability to conduct in-depth research, analyze options, and manage complex projects. Knowledge of CAD, MS Office products, project management applications, and other design-related software applications. Excellent communication (orally, graphically, and in writing) and interpersonal skills; highly precise, detailed and self-organized. Ability to work under pressure and within the constraints of conflicting deadlines. Proactive, problem-solving approach. Ability to work independently and collaboratively both with team members and cross-agency environments. Travel is required.
Preferred: Current professional license. Related experience in a court, government agency, or equivalent environment. Experience working with the General Services Administration.
Visit www.ca6.uscourts.gov/employment to view the complete job posting.
About United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
The federal Judiciary seeks talented and motivated individuals to support its mission of ensuring equal justice under law. The federal Judiciary offers work/life balance, competitive benefits, and teams with dedicated professionals. The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is one of 12 regional federal courts. Circuit courts hear appeals from the district (trial) courts located within their circuit, as well as appeals from decisions of federal administrative agencies. Headquartered in Cincinnati, the Court serves Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. For more information about the federal court system, please visit: www.uscourts.gov and www.ca6.uscourts.gov.