AREA FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST 8/27/2016
Fort Sheridan, IL
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AREA FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Versar, Inc. is a global project management company based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with project offices around the world. Since 1969, Versar has provided technical and management support to federal, state, and local government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences and engineering infrastructure solutions. Versar offers tailored and secure solutions in harsh environments providing clients with comprehensive engineering and construction management, environmental and professional services.
Versar, Inc. is seeking an Area Facility Operations Specialist (AFOS) to work in our Ft. Sheridan, IL 0ffice.
Perform Quality Assurance function and inspect a phase or an entire project including: facility repairs, utility work, grounds improvements, roadwork, building renovation, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, interior / exterior, etc. This includes the inspection of the materials, installation, and testing of complex and sophisticated utility systems, or equipment.
Review and write inspection reports for accuracy, completeness and adequacy; interpret plans and specifications relating to construction problems; and exercise judgment and initiative in making decisions regarding addressing issues. Coordinate all construction issues with contracting agency and the general contractor.
Verify completeness of work and advise government engineer that all construction work has been completed properly and all deliverables, such as as-built drawings and warranty data, have been received from general contractor.
Prepare plans, scopes of work, specifications, and estimates for roads, parking lots, grounds improvements, building repairs, renovations of facilities, new construction, and utility work.
Apply established engineering practices in designing the project components. Review standards and precedent designs and make necessary selections and adaptations to meet specified requirements. Apply prescribed design criteria, standards, USAR policies and precedents.
Review scopes of work for the designs and specifications for various projects involving architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, all related site work, life safety issues, and security issues, for new and general building renovations or alterations.
Perform technical review of various documents including prepared contracts, proposals, warrantees, and shop drawings for completeness and accuracy. Recommend design changes needed to overcome indicated deficiencies or secure improvements.
Make field investigations to collect data needed for gathering requirements, development of scope of work or design, determination of nature and condition of existing facilities, and determination what should be done to provide, improve, or restore to existing conditions.
Review comparable designs prepared by engineering firms for conformance to design criteria and instructions, for accuracy and completeness, and for quality of design for practicability, economy, and suitability to functional requirements.
Develop cost estimates for competitive bidding for a variety of repair and maintenance projects.
Interpret plans and specifications relating construction problems. Resolve differences between plans, specifications, and engineering.
Make changes to the plans to improve the final product. Maintain all project files.
Produce engineering drawings with AutoCAD.
Must have vertical construction Quality Assurance experience.
Experience with facilities building and repair.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Minimum of three years related experience required
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* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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Versar, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Versar does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law
Versar, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Versar does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.