Job Overview

Summary

Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit: http://www.usbr.gov. View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/

PLEASE NOTE: THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED ANOTHER TWO WEEKS. 

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-RTS2-13-106 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible.  If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

If you:
- want to serve in the construction field supporting a major regional dam
- participate in developing and improving mission critical infrastructure
- enjoy providing construction contract administrative support
- have good communication, computing, research and tracking skills, Reclamation is seeking a career technician looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR for the RR&TS, Construction Engineering Group at the Grand Coulee Field Staff (GSCS) branch office.

You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.  Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with stellar growth potential!

Duty Location - Grand Coulee, WA http://www.usbr.gov/pn.about/hr/area-information.html.

Promotion to the Full Performance Level: The career ladder promotion potential of this position is the GS-10 level. However, this position may be filled at a lower grade.  If so, when and if it is determined that a subsequent promotion is warranted, it may be made without further competition. Promotion up to and including the GS-10 level is neither guaranteed nor automatic.

Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. 
First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointment or reinstatement eligibles.

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Duties

You will ultimately:
- Receive and disperse submittals, requests for information, and other contract related correspondence, monitor the government's review/comment process, verify payment requests, and prepare additional correspondence responding to construction contracts.
- Prepare monthly and weekly construction progress and technical reports and other reports as required.
- Serve as field support for engineers, inspectors, contract specialists and other personnel who are responsible for pre-award and/or post-award functions for a variety of construction contracts.