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Architect at Scientific Research Corporation

Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced engineering company providing state-of-the-art solutions in defense, federal, global, and cyber and intelligence markets. Since 1988, we have provided innovative, cost-effective technology solutions for air, land, sea, and cyberspace applications. With a diversified contract base, a quick reaction capability, and the breadth of experience to provide end-to-end support throughout each program, we are focused on our customers’ success.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:


Job Title: Architect

Requisition Number: ISS-11915
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The position functions as a project architect, providing OBO/Lagos with a full range of critical architectural and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight of the Lagos NCC Project.
  • This position is responsible for performing technical inspections, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance.
  • It is established to support and assist OBO/Lagos in ensuring the completion of the project in accordance with contract requirements.
  • The new Consulate includes: Campus. Consulate, Warehouse/Shops/Motorpool, 3 CACs, MSF, Utility Building, REC with a swimming pool and cabana, MSGR, Parking Garage, Helicopter Landing Zone.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters
  • Develops working knowledge of all technical requirements of the project
  • Provides Quality Assurance for ongoing construction project
  • Reviews contractor submittals
  • Prepares responses to Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Evaluates proposed submittal substitutions with engineering implications; makes recommendations to the Project Director
  • Coordinates the development of Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) for modifications and change orders
  • Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
  • Prepares Monthly Progress Reports and attends meetings summarizing project status, with emphasis on engineering.
  • Ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents
  • Observes onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Performs technical inspections of the architectural elements of the project
  • Monitors ongoing construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications
  • Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process
  • After problems are discovered, evaluate the contractor's proposed remedy
  • Formulates solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager
  • Performs quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet the contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts
  • Monitors the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program
  • Observes onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Monitors construction progress vis-à-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Director.

Minimum Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or above in Architecture from an accredited university plus a minimum of seven (7) years of on-site vertical construction program experience 
  • Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience
  • Overseas experience preferred
  • Must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have an understanding of the principles of his/her discipline and how it fits in with other disciplines
  • Must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary
  • Must be able to read design/construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations
  • Must have a current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures based on U.S. Standards.
  • Must have a Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) at the time of consideration
  • Knowledge of International Codes required
  • Knowledge of Construction Safety regulations, i.e., EM 385-1-1, OSHA, etc
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, and Word required



How to Apply
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