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E3 Federal Solutions Design and Architectural Support HSEF7 in Laguna Niguel, California

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies’ histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus’ services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

The Design and Architectural Support role will work with Project Managers, Facility Operations Specialists and other stakeholders to provide design and planning reviews on active and future PMO construction projects. This individual will work to assure CBP design standards are followed, and that all aspects in the construction project planning phase are completed.

  • Assist the government in the enforcement of design standards, development of facility strategies and reviews of designs for BPAM facilities during project planning, design, and construction phases;

  • Shall perform and review portfolio planning including facility assessments, alternative analysis, and cost estimates. Will review design plans to assure all government, state and local regulations, codes and directives are met;

  • Will coordinate and participate in building out new or revised plans through the preparation of field drawings and diagrammatic sketches.

  • Will work with the Chief Architect establishing:

  • Office design and technical standards

  • Architectural planning studies

  • Project programming requirements

  • Will work with Federal, State or Local law enforcement facilities requiring security systems

  • Provide recommendation on corrections for design and construction based on user requirements; familiarity establishing project budgets and ongoing cost control/monitoring

  • Must possess a Bachelor of Science, preferred in an Architectural focus/field;

  • Must have a minimum 8+ years of architectural experience;

  • Registered Architect

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit and/or BIM, basic understanding of MEP systems, experience with on-site contract administration, and working knowledge of building codes/ordinances.

  • Must have the ability to perform minor space planning exercises as necessary for coordinating agency and user requirements for developing final concept design layouts.

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)

  • High attention to detail, self-starter, ability to work effectively within teams and independently

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Successful candidate will have a primary background in the technical side of design and construction, has performed construction administrative services, and has served as the owner’s project managers/representative familiar with establishing program requirements, monitoring budgets and schedules.

  • CAD experience preferred, but not required.

  • Registered Architect

  • Currently, or previously, possess or can obtain a CBP or Government suitability.

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Req #: 2021-7122

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