As a Interdisciplinary (General Engineer), you will be responsible for the performance of all aspects of the project management of Prospectus Level and non-prospectus level projects, which comprise the most major, politically sensitive, and complex initiatives. The incumbent utilizes professional knowledge of architecture/engineering as well as project management expertise to oversee the business management of the most complex building and/or leasing projects from the preliminary identification stage through initiation, planning, execution and project closeout stages.
Location of position:
National Capital Region, Public Buildings Service, Office of Design and Construction, Washington, DC
The Office of Design and Construction is responsible for for providing assistance in planning, programming, design, procurement and construction management for Federal facilities located in campus environments throughout the National Capital Region. The office also provides project management services for major construction projects, modernization, lease construction projects, renovations, and repair and alteration projects.
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.
As a Interdisciplinary (General Engineer), you will perform the following duties:
Overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, execution, and closure of leasing, design, or construction projects, including prospectus level and non-prospectus level projects, which comprise the most major, politically sensitive, and complex initiatives.
Represents GSA and the Contracting Officer (CO) on A/E, Construction Management, lease and Construction contracts as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR). As the COR, exercises full delegated authority from the CO reviewing, inspecting, and directing the work as it proceeds in compliance with contract requirements. Recommends payment for services received or appropriate action where non-conformance with the contract is discovered.
Conducts site surveys to determine condition of structures and systems, evaluates requirements and recommends incorporation, modification or exclusion of various project features to best meet long-term needs of the government in consideration of such factors as urgency of needed repairs or redesign, useful life of building components and systems, and cost/benefits involved.
Serves as the primary point of contact for the customer, and has overall responsibility for providing customer feedback.
Who May Apply
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Your application will be considered if you are an:
Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only - Must be employed in NCR/PBS Office of Design and Construction
Internal Employees must be serving on career or career-conditional appointment, or under a noncompetitive which provides for conversion to a permanent position in the Competitive Service.
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Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
Applicants must submit college transcript(s)
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
Undergo and pass a background investigation and receive favorable adjudication.
Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.
For each job on your resume, provide:
the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
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The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970 - $126,062 per year.
To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12
level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience in the design of construction or alteration projects involving large and complex buildings or major building systems; and the coordination of the activities of architects, engineers, tenants and construction contractors on such projects. Such experience must also include having independently managed projects (balance scope/quality, schedule and budget) requiring the services of multiple disciplines from project initiation phase through project closeout.
This position is interdisciplinary, which means the duties and responsibilities closely relate to more than one professional occupation. This position may be filled in one of the following occupations: Architect, General Engineer, Civil Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS:
A Degree in professional engineering OR a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. For specifics on qualifying education and/or experience - use the following link:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ARCHITECTS:
A Degree in architecture or related field; OR a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. For specifics on qualifying education, training, and/or experience - use the following link:
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Bargaining Unit status: NFFE
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting cost, work, and contractor performance; knowledge and proficiency in using project management and scheduling software; and knowledge of various procedures including quality control and quality assurance and developing risk management plans.
Knowledge of Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) duties and limitations as defined by the Federal Acquisition Regulations in order to perform such tasks as: monitoring the contractor's progress and performance and submitting documentation as required; conducting periodic inspections, verifying that the contractor has performed the technical and management requirements of the contract in accordance with the contract terms, conditions, and specifications; and providing the CO with technical recommendations and interpretations of project requirements, contractor proposals, and potential contract modifications.
Knowledge of the full range of qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to solve a range of design and construction problems or issues that arise in the course of project initiation, planning and design through the development of recommendations and reasoning ability to identify rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyze information and make correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary to effectively lead a diverse team, keep stakeholders informed of highly complex technical information, and to satisfy and support a diverse customer base. Proactively manage business relationships with both internal and external customers.
If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
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most recent performance appraisal.
Current or Former Political Appointees:
If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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