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    About the Position:
    This position is located in the Contracting Division in the Philadelphia District Office in the Wanamaker Building, adjacent to City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. Parking is available for a monthly fee in the basement of the office building. Most employees use public transportation. The Army currently provides up to $265 per month mass transit subsistence.

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    Responsibilities

    • As a Contract Specialist you will be responsible for pre-award and/or post-award functions for superfund, architect/engineer construction and/or supply and service contracts for several activities within the Philadelphia District.
    • Formulate the contracting approach to be taken that will best satisfy the requirement. Plan the procurement action with technical, legal, and contract pricing personnel.
    • Ensure that the bid schedule is properly structured, prepare solicitation, determine sources to be solicited, conduct pre-bid conferences, and award or recommend award of the contract.
    • Monitor contractors to ensure compliance with performance standards and completion schedules.
    • Conduct facility and/or work site visits with contractors to provide information, clarify requirements, and detect and correct labor standards violations.
    • Modify contract for negotiated settlements for changes, for the assessment of liquated or actual damages for nonperformance, issue show cause or cure notices, and terminate contracts for default or convenience.
    • Respond and process inquiries including formal protests and congressional inquiries.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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