Serves as Contract Specialist within the Construction & Facilities Management (CFM), Office of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The contracting activities involve construction, architect-engineer services of many types, construction management environmental studies, utility connections, and other services that may be included in contracting officer warrants.
Major Duties GS-13:
The duties listed below are at the full performance grade level (GS-13):
Provides critical oversight of
contract administration for several ongoing and complex design and construction
technical review and coordination for formal solicitations for bids,
contractual language for contracts, and clearance procedures.
payments for completed phases of multi-year contracts to assure the established
timelines are met to prevent additional costs to the Department of Veterans
Affairs and to assure that service needs are met prior to payment.
internal operating procedures and makes recommendations to readjust procedures
to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in the overall process.
Major Duties GS-14:
The duties listed below are at the full performance grade level (GS-14):
Leads planning, predesign, design, prebid, preconstruction and phasing.
Defines program and functional requirements; advises on design criteria and specifications.
Oversees the design, phasing, bidding and award procedures.
Evaluates and implements contract changes; settles contractual disputes and claims; and technically supports contract litigation in conjunction with the Office of General Counsel and the Department of Justice.
Provides consulting and advisory services to other VA facilities and staff officials on contracting issues.
Work Schedule:1st Shift 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/PD#35042A
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.
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