Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1132343

Duty locations for this job opportunity announcement are as follows:

Aurora, CO (Denver)

Long Beach, CA

Manhattan, NY

Palo Alto, CA

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Scottsmoor, FL

Tampa, FL

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 selectee will serve as a Senior Resident Engineer (SRE) responsible for the management of major on-site construction of VA facilities within the Office of Construction & Facilities Management (CFM), Office of Operations. Supervise and manage a staff of varying disciplines particularly in the areas of mechanical, electrical, civil/structural engineering and plumbing, in the design and administration of construction projects for highly specialized medical facilities, nursing homes, energy centers, cemeteries, and administrative facilities. The individual will serve as the VA Official Contracting Officer Representative possessing a Warrant and Federal Acquisition Contracting Certification (FAC-C).

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 on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.


·        Manages a staff comprised of a matrix of engineers and architectural specialties responsible for review of construction documents and contract specifications for compliance with VA criteria and standard, as well as all federal and local buildings codes.

·        Monitors various ongoing construction activities and schedules for conformance with phasing contract provisions, and contract specifications.

·        Conducts review of contractor’s cost breakdown and reviews submittals on contractor’s proposed equipment and materials.

·        Interacts closely with the Project Manager and Critical Path Method staff to make up lost time due to unanticipated events (weather, delays in material shipments, unanticipated site problems).

·        Works closely with local and state authorities, utility company representative and VA headquarters staff.

·        Identifies potential problems in submissions and coordinates comments from other professional in a formal response to Architectural/ Engineering (A/E) firms.

·        Administers and oversees on-site coordination of work between prime, subcontractors, and utility companies.

·        Manages, supervises and authorizes payment for service performed under contract.

Work Schedule: To be determined
Position Description Title/PD#: 35901A

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 25% Annually

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses (Permanent Change of Station) may be authorized for all duty locations. Relocation incentives may be granted for the following duty locations only at the following percentages: Colorado (10%), California (25%), and New York (25%).
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    1 vacancies in the following locations

    • Long Beach, CA
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • San Diego, CA
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Aurora, CO
    • Scottsmoor, FL
    • Tampa, FL
    • New York, NY