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Job Title:Construction Project Manager

Agency:Environmental Protection Agency

Job Announcement Number:LV-R10-MP-2014-0006

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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$104,201.00 to $135,456.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, March 04, 2014 to Tuesday, March 18, 2014




Full-time - Temporary Promotion not-to-exceed 2 years.




1 vacancy in the following location:
Seattle, WA View Map


Current permanent EPA Region 10 employee with competitive status and  EPA Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) eligibles in the local commuting area of Seattle, Washington.




About the Agency

This position is located in Region 10, Office of Management Programs, located in Seattle, Washington. 
For more information on this office, visit their website:



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  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • This is a temporary position. See Other Information on assignment limits.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.


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Tracks, organizes and integrates the work of the GSA Construction Manager, General Contractor and certain EPA staff as well as HQ components.

Assists in providing lease project coordination with EPA HQ, etc, to ensure project completion and to provide technical support.

Performs quantitative and qualitative analytical reviews of the projected design and construction activities, plans for an orderly, phased transition, and estimates/reviews moving costs.   Analyzes proposals in terms of logistics and feasibility in order to determine impacts on the Regional Office project.

Ensures that progress and final inspections are conducted in a quality and timely fashion to determine compliance with project requirements and ensures that noted deficiencies are corrected prior to acceptance of the space.

Manages the “Transition Schedule” which plans and tracks the many independent activities required for the relocation into new space.

Develops construction and relocation options and recommendations for senior Regional and Agency Management.

Coordinates the development of Design Intent Drawings for the new space.

Reviews construction schedules proposed by the lessor’s architect and general contractor.

Keeps abreast of daily construction project activities in order to identify potential schedule delays. Briefs ARA, IOU Manager, and Logistics Manager on recommendations and provides information needed for discussions with HQ.

Assists in the integration of furniture acquisition (systems, case goods, conference/training, and seating) and equipment (filing, storage and signage) for the new space into overall project plans.

Plans, organizes and directs physical relocation of EPA personnel equipment and property from the existing space to new leased space.

Assists with representation of the Agency in meetings with the GSA, the moving company and the lessor on all aspects of the physical relocation into new space.


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You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.
To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect one year of full time experience at the GS-13 level utilizing project management techniques to plan, develop and coordinate the construction and relocation activities of a major office (over 500 employees) relocation.

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:  
Mastery of a wide range of project management techniques, including organizational skills to plan, develop, lead coordinate and integrate diverse specialized aspects of a major office relocation affecting approximately 700 employees, grantees and contractors; General knowledge of a wide range of technical and administrative specialty areas such as facilities management, real estate, and telecommunications, which require coordination and integration into facility move project plans and activities; Knowledge of a wide range of EPA, GSA and OMB laws, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to space management, design, construction and contracting; Knowledge of local construction codes and expertise in the area of LEED construction and integration of ‘green’ aspects into leased space; and Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of contract management, as well as Federal Acquisition Regulations and EPA acquisition regulations.

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation.  Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.


We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the on-line assessment. Your responses to the on-line assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position and an applicable score assigned.

We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements.

NOTE:  We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs).  However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.
To preview questions please click here.


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If you are selected, you will serve in either a temporary promotion or a detail.  If this position is at a higher grade than your current grade, the assignment will be a temporary promotion.  If you are already at the same grade as this position, your assignment will be a detail.  While on the detail, your salary will not change.

A temporary promotion will be processed for a period not to exceed two years.  It may be extended up to 4 years without further competition.   If you are detailed, the detail will be not to exceed 120 days, and may be extended in 120 day increments.

You may be returned at any time to the position from which you were temporarily promoted or detailed, or to a different position of equivalent position and pay.

Are you a Displaced Federal Employee?  If so, please read the Required Documents and visit the EPA website for additional information

This position is not in the bargaining unit.

This information is used to determine your qualifications for employment.  The use of this information is authorized under Title 5 USC, Sections 3302 and 3361.

If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA.  Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.


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You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.

To begin the application process, click the Apply On-line button to the right on this screen, follow the prompts to log-in/register, submit all required documents, and complete the assessment questionnaire.   To be considered, you must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date of this announcement.

All required supporting documents will be collected electronically via the USA Jobs document portfolio feature.

If you cannot apply on-line, you must contact the Human Resources Office listed to the right for assistance no later than three business days prior to the closing date of this announcement.  You must provide complete application materials by the closing date of this announcement.

For detailed instructions to assist you in ensuring your application
package is received, go to


Documents to be submitted on-line:

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section.  In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.  
--Responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire
--Displaced Federal employees under CTAP - copy of your most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, tenure, and duty station.
--Current EPA Employees:  You are encouraged to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50).  If you fail to provide an SF-50, we will access your Federal employment records in e-OPF to verify your eligibility to be considered. If your eligibility for consideration cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible.

If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's web site:


Nicole Wilson
Phone: 702-798-2401
Fax: 702-798-2416
Agency Information:
Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection Agency
Human Resources Management Division
4220 S. Maryland Parkway, Building A, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
Fax: 702-798-2416


You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJobs account.  You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJobs that your submission was successful, once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume and any supporting documentation.  You will be notified of the status of your application via your USAJobs Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package.  You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required.  Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration.  We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education.  If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.

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