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    Summary

    The Department of Energy is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for exciting positions available in multiple locations throughout the United States.

    The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

    To learn more about the Department of Energy, please visit the website at www.energy.gov



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    Responsibilities

    This series includes positions that manage, supervise, perform, or develop policies and procedures for professional work involving the procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development using formal advertising or negotiation procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and close out of contracts. The work requires knowledge of the legislation, regulations, and methods used in contracting; and knowledge of business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, and requirements characteristics.

    As a Contract Specialist, you may:

    • Solicit, evaluate, negotiate, and award contracts with commercial organizations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and State, local or foreign governments for furnishing products, services, construction or research and development to the Federal Government
    • Administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties.
    • Terminate contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals
    • Analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data
    • Plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures
    • Formulate and administer policies and procedures to ensure achievement of Federal socioeconomic goals, such as those affecting small business, labor surplus areas, and disadvantaged business firms
    • Develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements
    • Provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required, however, dependent upon the program office some positions may require a higher percentage of travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15 - Vacancies filled under this public notice may have varying levels of promotion potential and supervisory level, if any.

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547371100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.