Senior Architect (Kennedy Space Center) in Merritt Island, FL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/1/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 387840

Senior Architect

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Position Overview
The Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2) Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.

The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs.


Responsibilites
The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, a can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs.
• Preparation of original architectural designs layouts, details, drawings and specifications for buildings. Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the architectural work.
• Understand and perform the standard architectural work planning, scheduling, and job hour estimating process.
• Monitor and ensure compliance with quality requirements.
• Review and check the work of other architects as assigned.
• As directed, supervise, coordinate, provide technical direction and assign work to subordinate architects and designers.
• Coordinate and integrate design work between the architectural discipline and other engineering disciplines.
• Review and approve key design documents, supplier drawings and data, material specifications, drawings, and change orders.
• Prepare procurement and subcontract requisition documents and perform associated technical bid evaluations with award recommendations.
• Prepares or assists in the preparation of cost estimates and quantity take-offs for architectural elements.
• Resolve technical issues with customers and construction.
• Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and job satisfaction.
• Embodies a commitment to external and internal client service.
• Registered Architect in the United States.
• US citizenship or legal resident.

Minimum Qualifications
• Experienced with architectural design, production techniques, building materials, and construction methods or development of project deliverables.
• Understands technical issues and costs related to the selection of design features and unique architectural requirements.
• Proficient with the practices and procedures of NFPA, OSHA, ANSI, IBC, and UFCs
• Perform code reviews and generate code compliance reports/ drawings.
• Skilled in oral and written communication.
• Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions.
• Demonstrated graphic presentation skills.
• Understanding of engineering planning and control methods.
• Experienced with producing a full, well-coordinated, detailed set of architectural construction documents.
• Experienced in coordinating a multi-discipline design team.
• Proficient with Autodesk design suite (e.g. Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD) to originate 3D model content and produce design deliverables in a multidisciplinary model environment.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Sketchup.
• Experienced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
• Experience with developing CSI MasterFormat specifications or SpecsIntact preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledgeable in the principles of Systems Engineering.
• Necessary skills to present technical subjects with competence and confidence.
• Experience in the design of DOD or DOE projects.
• Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
• LEED AP certified professional.
• Willingness to relocate after assignment completion.

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