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Engineer/Facilities Project Manager

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $62,793 – $119,794
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

Desired Degrees: BS in Civil, Electrical (power distribution system and facilities electrical system), or Mechanical Engineering (heating, ventilation and air conditioning distribution systems).

Office of Facilities and Mission Delivery Project Management (OFMDPM) Officers provide tailored facilities products and services for internal Agency customers. They are responsible for creating safe, secure, and functional work environments to support the Agency’s global intelligence mission.

OFMDPM Officers work under close guidance and supervision to manage and coordinate the activities of well-defined facilities project(s). At this level, officers participate in project planning, developing Statements of Work and estimates, implementation, monitoring cost, schedules, and performance, execution and managing customer expectations, potential risks, and quality assurance of all contracted activities related to civil, electrical, mechanical control and monitoring systems. Officers are also expected to perform general administrative duties, maintain current project management job knowledge, and obtain appropriate certifications.

OFMDPM Officers are responsible for one or more facilities project management activities throughout the life of a project. Based on assignment, an officer 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. Officers 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 of OFMDPM Officers include:

  • work with contracted personnel to ensure work orders and preventive maintenance inspections are accomplished;
  • advise senior facilities officers regarding the status of facilities infrastructure (civil, electrical, and/or mechanical);
  • manage electrical and/or mechanical appliance programs;
  • serve as a facilities consultant to deployed facility support officers and field locations;
  • act as a peer reviewer for renovation and construction projects;
  • develop, coordinate, and review civil, electrical, and mechanical standards and recapitalization projects;
  • provide construction management oversight and survey as required for structural evaluations, electrical infrastructure (service equipment, switchgear, substations, uninterruptible power supply, panel boards, emergency generators, transformers, lighting, electrical circuits, etc.), and mechanical infrastructure (chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, fans, compressors, heaters, etc.);
  • coordinate all commercial/utility electrical, mechanical services and outages.

This position requires a commitment to serve wherever mission needs are located. Officers must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements. A commitment to travelling overseas, including hardship locations, is required.

If you are seeking information about Student Intern/Co-op positions in OFMDPM, please visit the Student Opportunities page or review the Undergraduate Co-Op Program - Facilities Support Project Management position.


Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering with a focus in facilities management or relevant years of work experience. One 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.

Additional Desired Requirements include excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent analytical skills, strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and project management skills. Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MS-Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is also desired.

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. U.S. citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

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Posted: Dec 10, 2010 12:32 PM
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016 11:50 AM