Grace on Pace

Foreign Service Construction Engineer

Foreign Service Construction Engineer – Specialist Position Overview

Grace on Pace, in part, is a look into the career of a Foreign Service Construction Engineer and hopes to help bring the world of international diplomacy down to earth and put a human face on a profession that continues its dramatic transformation since September 11, 2001.  Construction Engineering, a specialist career track, monitors and reports on contract work overseas to ensure that the construction of new properties and renovation of existing properties are completed properly, on time, and within budget.

Currently, I am an Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Construction Executive for various projects in the European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) branch in the Office of Construction Management (CM).  The Office of CM is one of three offices in the Construction, Facility, and Security Management directorate within OBO and is responsible for construction oversight of OBO’s multibillion dollar construction program at worldwide diplomatic facilities.

If living abroad and constructing historic buildings interests you, read more about the career on my Foreign Service Construction Engineer Blog.  Or you could check out what a few of my colleagues have to say….

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