Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1009704

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.  Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under these appointment authorities.

Duties

The Office of Construction & Facilities Management (CFM) is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of all major construction projects greater than $10 million. In addition, CFM acquires real property for use by VA elements through the purchase of land and buildings, as well as long-term lease acquisitions. Through the construction and real property programs, CFM delivers to Veterans, high quality buildings, additions, large scale renovations, and structural enhancements. CFM also manages facility sustainability, seismic corrections, physical security, and historic preservation of VA's facilities.

Major Duties GS-13:

Provide technical guidance on language and legal requirements to meet various needs (i.e. negotiated fees, bids and fixed rate contracts for professional services.

Apply Federal Acquisition Regulations in preparing bids and requests for proposals to ensure full compliance.

Serve as liaison on competitive and bid advertising issues.

Utilize the electronic contract management system to establish Pre-award, award and Post awardd contract actions. 

Review contracts for proper funding allocations and timely payments.

Conduct internal reviews to minimize extraneous costs from late payments and ensure phase completion. 

Conduct contract closeouts.

Major Duties GS-14:

Provide technical guidance on language and legal requirements to meet various needs (i.e. negotiated fees, bids and fixed rate contracts for professional services.

Provides critical oversight of contract administration for several ongoing and complex design and construction contracts. 

Apply Federal Acquisition Regulations in preparing bids and requests for proposals to ensure full compliance. 

Serve as liaison on competitive and bid advertising issues.

Review bids for responsiveness, responsibility of prospective contractors and the sufficiency of contractor bonds

Leads the planning, pre-design, design, pre-bid, pre construction and phasing processes.

Resolves technical conflicts and errors during schematics review. 

Review complex indefinite quantity contracts for proper funding allocations and timely payments.

Conduct internal reviews to minimize extraneous costs from late payments and ensure phase completion. 

Serve as the primary technical advisor on contract closeouts.

Conduct reviews and analyze payments against contract and project documentation. 

Investigates discrepancies and documents findings.

Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Will be Required.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Is Authorized.