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    The primary purpose of this position: This is a formal Air Force intern position established under the COPPER CAP training program. The position is centrally managed and funded by the Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, Civilian Force Renewal & Development Section Program and administered by the Contracting Career Field Management Team.

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    The Copper Cap Intern Program offers you a permanent position upon successful completion of your formal training plan. As a Copper Cap Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 3-year formal training plan with yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the United States Air Force.

    · Plans acquisitions for standard or specialized services, programs, commodities and/or construction contracts where specifications are standardized or not standardized where sole source or competitive markets exist; reviews requisition package for adequacy and completeness of description, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements; exercises initiative and judgment in developing and coordinating the procurement package; contacts requester to resolve discrepancies and ambiguities

    · Develops solicitations, evaluates responses, and makes award recommendations; compiles complete bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, contacts with trade associations, Small Business Administration, or other sources; prepares and issues solicitation documents selecting appropriate clauses, ensuring clear and complete specifications, including packing and delivery requirements or other routine supplemental stipulations; uses primarily firm fixed-price or similar contracts when historical and precedent data are available; performs detailed analysis of responses to solicitations, including price reasonableness, requests for preaward surveys, adequacy of competition, compliance with solicitation, and probability of meeting requirements

    · Monitors contract performance and performs contract administration; monitors contract performance through telephone conversations, correspondence, site visits, inspections, progress reports, progress meetings, and analysis of contractor metrics, for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, progress reports, and other requirements stated in the contract

    · Provides advice and assistance to others relating to contracting work and prepares correspondence

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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