NANA Regional Corporation Engineering Technician (Must be able to obtain Secret clearance ) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Engineering Technician (Must be able to obtain Secret clearance )


Lockwood Hills, a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, LLC, provides mission support services to federal agencies and the military. With expert capabilities across four service areas, Lockwood Hills facilitates some of the most demanding and critical missions in the world. Our work includes safeguarding vital installations and personnel, maintaining and modifying aircraft, keeping operations on track with integrated logistics, and driving business with records management and administrative support services.

The job location is the Navy Research Lab in Washington, DC.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Your role will be to assist NAVFAC Washington field offices on matters relating to construction quality assurance and project management for assigned projects.

  • Functions as a team member on assigned construction projects. Represents the FEAD/ROICC at the construction site and monitors the construction Contractor Quality Control (CQC) to assure they are achieving quality work.

  • Assists Construction Managers (CM) in coordination and construction of projects. Attends and participates in all construction and CQC meetings.

  • Monitor construction contractor performance for compliance with approved safety plan and established safety procedures. Assures job Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) has been prepared, reviewed, and accepted prior to preparatory inspection.

  • Monitor and notify Project Superintendent or QC Manager and Government staff immediately of safety violations. Notify the Government Construction Manager (CM), Contracting Officer (KO), and the FEAD/ROICC if the Contractor does not correct a hazardous working condition or a continuing safety issue in a timely or acceptable manner. Report all accidents immediately to the Construction Manager, FEAD/ROICC office and Contracting Officers.

  • Reviews construction plans and specifications and has a thorough knowledge of the construction contract requirements on each definable feature of work and recommends changes or corrective action as necessary. Notify CM and KO of any situation that may result in a construction contract dispute, modification, or require a stop work order to be issued to the construction contractor

  • Investigates/inspects/performs Quality Assurance of the construction contract/CQC system and coordinates resolution of technical problems. Prepare an inspection report each day the site is visited and QA activities are performed

  • Ensure that the construction contractor maintains control over the project site until the facility is transferred to the Client by DD Form 1354, Transfer and Acquisition of Military Real Property. Site control includes site access, safety, cleanliness and security.

  • Prepares briefings and correspondence when requested by the FEAD/ROICC/CM.

  • Assure that the construction contractor and all of his subcontractors comply with inspection requirements, schedules and control methods, perform required tests, and ensure the CQC system is effective.

  • Interprets contract documents and determines whether construction meets contract

requirements. In the case of defective poor workmanship and/or noncompliance with the

construction contract documents, report concerns to the CM, FEAD/ROICC and the Government

Contracting Officer for resolution.

  • Recommends changes in designs, specifications and schedules to accommodate conditions at

the construction site or to expedite construction. Reviews contractor's submittal's for

compliance with contract documents and coordinates with other project team members.

  • Assures that contractor's Quality Control reports and test results are timely and reviews them

for accuracy and/or completeness and maintains records of the CQC reports.

  • Reviews and verifies that all requests for progress payments accurately represent work

satisfactorily completed by the construction contractor. Review the updated construction

progress schedule with the progress payment to verify the schedule is accurate and, if

necessary, identify corrective action to regain schedule.

  • Schedule and conduct joint pre-final and final inspections of the work to ensure construction is

free of any contract deficiencies. Maintain a status listing of any deficiencies outstanding at the

time of turnover. Monitor correction of deficiencies.

  • Provide input to the CM concerning the construction contractor’s performance at the end of the

project in a written and signed report. The report shall specify the contractor’s performance in

maintaining schedule, quality and degree of overall effectiveness.


Required Education/Licensing:

High School diploma or equivalent.

A successful candidate will have extensive technical and practical knowledge; experience as an

Engineering Technician; thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as

construction management; the ability to review technical engineering specifications and Statements of

Work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes; and an ability to effectively report

on the progress and outcome of technical assignments and to present recommendations to others.

Specifically, you must have:

  • A minimum of 10 year experience as an Engineering Technician, Superintendent or QC Manager.

  • Thorough familiarity with QC inspection tools, techniques and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of principles of construction technology and construction industry practices.

  • Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards.

  • Knowledge of EM 385-1-1, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Safety and Health

Requirements Manual.

  • The ability to prepare cost estimates and assist in negotiations of change orders when


  • The ability to communicate effectively through oral and written presentations.

  • The ability to take measurements and estimate construction progress.

  • The ability to interpret plans and specifications.

  • A strong knowledge of computer operations and software applications such as MS office (Word,

Excel, Access, and Power Point), construction management software (Newforma, Prolog).

Special Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen;

  • Must have good vision and physical health/condition;

  • Must possess a valid U.S. state driver’s license with good driving record;

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently;

  • Must have no outstanding or record of criminal warrants or felony convictions; and

  • Must be available and be willing to work flexible hours and occasional overtime.

Security Clearance: Candidate must be eligible for a Secret clearance and have a current or prior NACI

investigation/equivalent or security clearance.

Job Classification: Full-Time Day Job (Monday – Friday, 8 hours/day)

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Engineering/Design

Primary Location: US-DC-Washington

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: LOC00352