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    Summary

    Responsible for project management of leasing, design and construction projects which includes planning, acquisition, design and construction of new buildings and complexes, as well as the renovation of existing ones.

    Positions may be located in any one of the PBS project management branches: Northern Service Center, Southern Service Center, Chicago Service Center and/or Design and Construction Division.

    We are filling multiple vacancies in multiple locations as needed.

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    Responsibilities

    The Northern Service Center, Southern Service Center, and Chicago Service Center Divisions are responsible for all aspects of facility operations, including operating, maintaining, and sustaining high quality work environments.

    The Design and Construction, Project Delivery Division provides project management and procurement services for all regional capital construction projects.

    Please note: Within the first year of employment, selected candidates will be required to obtain and/or maintain at least a Level I Federal Acquisition Certification-Program/Project Management (FAC P/PM) and Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certification and will be expected to make substantive progress toward achieving a Level III FAC P/PM and Level III COR certification in order to work on the full range of GSA projects.

    You will be responsible for the performance of all aspects of professional architectural/engineering duties pertaining to project planning, design, construction and repair of buildings as well as all other assigned duties. Examples of duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Managing leasing, design, construction and alteration projects involving large and complex special purpose buildings.
    2. Ensuring that assigned projects are technically correct for both design and construction and are in accordance with the best current practice in the industry; that they are within the technical and administrative constraints of the project and that they are fully coordinated and compatible with other A/E disciplines of the project.
    3. Leading discussions with representatives of client agencies regarding project requirements, needs, building limitations and functional use of space to determine the most economical solution and to meet the operational needs of the occupants.
    4. Establishing project budgets, monitoring progress, implementing cost controls, and reporting budget status.  Reviewing estimates prepared by contracted or government resources, reviewing contractor's proposals, and participates in negotiations with contractors.
    5. Preparing statements of work and detailed instructions for guidance to architects and consulting engineers.  Reviewing technical reports and evaluating assumptions, formulas, and calculations.
    6. Assisting the Contracting Officer in the preparation of statements of work, determinations and findings and solicitation documents. 
    7. Analyzing contractor claims.  May perform special services and investigations as required to evaluate claim documentation and provide recommendations on cost and schedule impact.
    8. Conducting site surveys to determine condition of structures and systems, evaluating requirements and recommends incorporation, modification or exclusion of various project features to best meet long term needs of the government in consideration of such factors as urgency of needed repairs or redesign, useful life of building components and systems, and cost/benefits involved.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel up to 30%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541505100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.