Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Department of Transportation - Agency Wide
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is responsible for ensuring safety of the Nation's passenger and freight rail operations and infrastructure by promoting safe, efficient and accessible rail transportation. The mission and focus of FRA has grown to include the design and management of an unprecedented investment in the creation of a nationwide passenger rail network. FRA is providing leadership for the creation of a more balanced transportation system, transforming the way Americans travel.
This position is located in the Office of Financial Management and Administration, Office of Acquisition and Grant Services, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Washington, D.C. You will serve as a Supervisory Contract Specialist and Contracting Officer with unlimited signatory authority for all pre-award and post award phases of the acquisition process via the use of contracts and multiple award schedules that are necessary to fulfill FRA’s mission requirements. As a Supervisory Contracting Officer with an unlimited warrant, you will have complete responsibility for overseeing subordinates complete all phases of the acquisition cycle (cradle to grave) that include, but are not limited to: acquisition planning, requirements definitions, development and implementation of the solicitation, negotiation, cost and price analysis, contract administration, contract closeout, and contract terminations.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience performing the full range of acquisitions functions (pre-award and post-award) from simplified to complex contracts, delivery and/or purchase order, and Inter and Intra-agency agreements. The ideal candidate has issued solicitations, evaluated proposals, performed cost and price analysis, monitored contractor performance, negotiated contract modifications, and closeout contracts.
- Must be current DOT employee with status and meet specialized experience
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date
- Position is telework eligible
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days