Job Overview


About the Agency

The Vets 2 Feds (V2F) Career Development Program for Contracting is designed to meet the needs of Agencies and recruit and support the development of our Nation's Veterans for contracting careers with the Federal Government.

A successful candidate in this position will perform developmental or recurring assignments in support of the Acquisition and Assistance Division's preaward and postaward functions and follow overall plans designed to obtain necessary resources in the most economical, timely, effective, and efficient manner for DOE/NETL.


  • As a Contract Specialist you will:

    Receive on-the-job and classroom training in the application of concepts, principles, practices and procedures pertaining to the procurement process.

    Assist senior level employees by performing routine but developmental tasks associated with various phases of the procurement process.

    Initiate and prepare required correspondence and documentation.

    Monitor awardee’s performance through the review of standard reports, conference calls and e-mail correspondence to identify in advance any potential issues associated with the award. Clarify obvious issues such as drawdowns, billing procedures, progress or partial payments, reporting or delivery schedules, and other requirements as set forth in the award.

    Assemble and maintain award files and internal procurement records.

    Utilize a variety of electronic systems and equipment as necessary.


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel is required for this position and may include travel between all NETL locations.

Relocation Authorized

  • No