- Customer Service
- Microsoft Excel
- Project Management
- Communication Skills
- Facilities Management
As an Engineer/Facilities Project Manager for the CIA, you will provide tailored facilities products and services for internal Agency customers. Our Engineers develop, coordinate, and review civil, electrical, and mechanical standards and recapitalization projects. You will be responsible for creating safe, secure, and functional work environments to support the Agency's global intelligence mission.
Engineers/Facilities Project Managers at the entry-level work under close guidance and supervision to manage and coordinate the activities of well-defined facilities projects. At this level, you will participate in the following actions related to civil, electrical, mechanical control and monitoring systems: project planning; developing Statements of Work and estimates; project implementation; monitoring cost, schedules, and performance; managing customer expectations, identifying potential risks, and performing quality assurance. You will also be expected to perform general administrative duties, maintain current project management job knowledge, and obtain appropriate certifications.
Engineers/Facilities Project Managers are responsible for one or more facilities project management activities throughout the life of a project. Based on assignment, you may lead team members and contractors, travel domestically or overseas, and partake in sensitive and high visibility activities to achieve the project objectives and customer requirements. You may also participate in the management of building support services and property management issues for small to medium-sized Agency facilities, or participate in procurement activities in coordination with the assigned contracting officer. Additional duties include providing construction management oversight and survey as required for structural evaluations, electrical and mechanical infrastructure, managing electrical and/or mechanical appliance programs, or develop, coordinate and review civil, electrical and mechanical standards and recapitalization projects.
The CIA hires Engineers/Facilities Project Managers at various career progression levels from entry to senior level.
This position requires a commitment to serve wherever mission needs are located. You must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements. A commitment to travel overseas, including hardship locations, is required.
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US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.
Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
Related degree with focus in facilities management
Or, relevant years of work experience
GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances
One (1) year of experience applying substantive expertise in a facilities project with an emphasis in facilities project planning, resource scheduling, cost monitoring, task assignment and timeline management
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytic skills
Project management experience
Thorough knowledge of building codes, Americans with Disabilities (ADA) requirements, and working knowledge of information technology, mechanical, electrical, or communication systems
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Professional Engineer's (PE) license
Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
All applicants must successfully complete:
A thorough medical and psychological exam
A polygraph interview
A comprehensive background investigation
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.