Bethesda (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center), Maryland · Architecture/Engineering
SUMMARY As an Employee-Owned Company, VWI hires skilled employees who are eager to do more than just their assigned tasks. Our employees understand that positions and business needs change quicker than job overviews. This job overview should not limit our employees, but rather, encourage them to stretch their experience, adapt to change, grow their skills, and develop their ability to contribute to VWI’s employee ownership culture. This commitment requires our employees to perform other tasks and duties as assigned.
VWI allows for reasonable accommodations that enable an individual with a disability to participate in the application process, to perform the primary duties of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment that are available to individuals without disabilities.
WHY THE JOB EXISTS Position serves to support and assist Walter Reed National Military Medica Center facility management operations and construction projects. Proactively addresses issues associated with current practices and processes for facility and construction programs. The work provides on-site assistance for technical support in planning and preparing specifications. Assignments normally involve systems for medical and dental facilities, technical and research laboratories, industrial facilities, and office buildings. The work includes necessary field investigation to support in determining scopes of work. Work Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. One position is available.
PRIMARY DUTIES Work involves a variety of the following duties:
Drawings & Specifications: Shall be able to produce and read drawings and specifications for new construction or modification of existing architectural systems. The contractor shall read and interpret building plans, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, sketches, and maintenance or repair manuals.
Project Review: Shall assist in technical reviews.
Project Execution: Shall assist in the planning and coordination of various phases of work to accommodate the needs of tenant customers and those occupying spaces surrounding the work. Shall assist in obtaining the necessary clearances for work including approvals for utility outages, digging permits, fire prevention, safety, environmental clearances, sanitation, etc., from proper officials.
Quality Verification & Analysis: Shall assist in performing quality verification & analysis duties to support construction, repair, and maintenance contracts.
Troubleshooting: Shall assist in investigating, analyzing and resolving problems pertaining to the construction, maintenance, and repair of WRNMMC facilities, architecture systems, equipment, and subsystems.
Joint Commission Related Inspections: Shall assist in monitor maintenance, inspections, testing, and reporting of hospital architectural systems such as fire walls, fire doors, fire protection testing and maintenance oversight.
Survey & Inspection: Shall assist in the inspection of WRNMMC facilities to determine the condition of facilities and develops plans for improvement.
Coordinates and executes mechanical, medical gas outages such as HVAC Systems with WRNMMC customers.
Shall often be called upon to provide support during the outages.
Support in the review engineering designs for flaws or possible improvements.
Work with contractors in planning stages (connecting new mechanical and utility systems consistent with current systems).
Provide support in processing technical support actions at an estimated rate of 64 actions daily.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Shall have at least three years of experience working in a capacity of similar scope and magnitude with demonstrated knowledge of mechanical systems such as Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Domestic Water, Heating Hot Water, Chilled Water, Steam, and Electrical systems.
Shall have experience in mechanical systems such as Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Domestic Water, Heating Hot Water, Chilled Water, Steam, and Electrical systems repairs.
Shall have experience in construction, operation, maintenance, application, properties, and limits of equipment and systems primarily found in large medical and dental facilities, multistory office buildings, and research facilities including Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, NFPA, ASHRE, Life Safety, and all medical facility codes.
Bachelors’ degree with a focus on construction, engineering, business, or related field preferred.
A minimum of 7 years experience in a healthcare construction.
A minimum of 3 years experience in project management.
Experience in managing healthcare construction project preferred.
Compensation & BENEFITS We believe in putting our people first and to further emphasize our commitment to our employees, we offer competitive and rewarding compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, providing excellent options for every employee.
VWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer VWI allows for reasonable accommodations that enable an individual with a disability to participate in the application process, to perform the primary duties of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment that are available to individuals without disabilities.
VWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled