General Program Description The Amtrak ADA Stations Program (ADASP) is responsible for bringing Amtrak station components into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADASP implements and preforms design and construction of infrastructure improvements to provide accessibly to Amtrak’s intercity rail transportation system.
Responsibilities • Serves as the owner’s representative for Amtrak with external entities such as design consultants (Designer of Record-DOR) Host Railroads, General Contractors, State Historic Preservation Offices and Local Authorities. Must be flexible and manage multiple assignments simultaneously. • Provides design guidance to the Designer of Record and enforces Amtrak standards with a focus on ADA compliance. • Provides design guidance and oversight to General Contractor during Construction Phase Services (CPS) • Coordinate with internal Amtrak departments such as Passenger Operations, Engineering, Legal, Real Estate and Government Affairs. • Coordinate with external stakeholders to include the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Third-Party Entities to include municipal authorities and private property owners. • Ability to prepare reports and presentations, edit specifications, review change orders and shop drawings. • Perform ADA site assessments at Amtrak Stations. • Prepare scope documents and concept drawings. • Ability to travel periodically to Amtrak stations nationwide.
Experience 8-10 years of architectural experience.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrated design and organizational skills with interest in renovation, transportation and historic preservation. Must be experienced with the International Building Code, ANSI A117.1 and ADA Guidelines DOTAS 2006.
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