Designer II- CAFM

Frederick, MD
Jun 25, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.


  • Develops moderate level designs of engineering systems, structures, buildings, site and equipment arrangements and prepares detailed diagrams, drawings and/or CAD models to guide manufacturers and construction
  • Prepares layouts and study drawings using CAD tools from which construction drawings are completed
  • Reviews and checks CAD standards, models, drawings and design documents prepared by material suppliers and monitors work for accuracy and compliance
  • Prepares material requisitions and as needed, bulk material quantity take-off
  • Maintains Frederick National Laboratory (including off-site and leased facilities) infrastructure databases and relevant software applications. Includes maintaining database of internal floor plans, assets, finishes, air balances and may include external utility maps/drawings and related data
  • Maintains NCI-Frederick (including off-site and leased facilities) infrastructure databases and relevant software applications. Based on specific job functions assigned may include internal floor plans and/or external utility maps/drawings and related data
  • Works with representatives of other organizations within FNLCR to gather space utilization data
  • Responds to inquiries about space allocation from the client, management or scientific programs
  • Develops and issues standard and/or custom reports and drawings of space utilization as required by contract or as requested by the client, management or scientific program
  • Consults with designers to coordinate space utilization and technical requirements
  • Responds to inquiries about designs from the client, construction group, engineers, senior designers or supervisor
  • Compiles and maintains job drawing files, records, and drawing controls. Communicates with equipment suppliers and technical specialists to provide and obtain information
  • Collaborates with designers and project team
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by a responsible authority. Utilize effective written and oral communications; utilize pertinent computer software i.e. computer aided drafting and other applications required for the discipline work, word processing and spreadsheet tools; and read, interpret and utilize related documents and drawings prepared by other project groups
  • Basic knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria, and codes relevant to the discipline and knowledge of mathematical formulae and design calculations used in the discipline. General knowledge of design and drafting techniques, engineering drawing, graphic arts, and drawing interpretations



  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree in engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).(Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of four (4) years of experience in drafting or design is required
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience designing using AutoCad software
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written




  • Familiarity with Databases and reporting programs such as Crystal Reports
  • Familiarity with Computer Aided Facility Management software

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)