Norfolk, Virginia
Jan 19, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Full Time

  • You will provide timely support for schedule requirements on all types and sizes of projects with a focus on certain critical, high-visibility projects (the value can be in the hundreds of millions) that have encountered schedule delays.
  • You will provide assistance and technical guidance to engineers/ architects exercising management and administrative skills in leading the execution of Capital Improvements construction projects.
  • You will administer scheduling training to personnel covering basic understanding of schedules, critical path method, time impact analysis, baseline, progress, and as-built schedule reviews, guide specifications requirements, and software usage.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver`s license.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Certification in the Acquisition Functional Area and category assigned to the position is required within established category timeframes.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS 12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Applying construction scheduling techniques to specific contracts and large-scale programs where contractors have requested equitable adjustments and claims in the millions of dollars.
  • Interpreting scheduling programs, forecasting, techniques, and critical path methodology to gather and evaluate contractor schedule and technical performance.
  • Applying qualitative and quantitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of the analysis schedule, along with knowledge of the mission, organization, and work processes, and the relationships of administrative support activities to such missions.
  • Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series 0301 ( and General Schedule Qualification Standards (

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


    The work is generally sedentary with periodic need for site visits involving walking, climbing, bending and crawling to assess or inspect existing and new facilities and generally traversing construction sites. Occasional surveys and inspections of the Navy and Marine Corps infrastructure will require some physical exertion (For example, crawlspace inspections, above and below deck pier evaluations, etc.).


    Work generally involves minimal risks and observance of safety precautions typical of an office setting. However, field inspections are made which may require protective clothing. Protective clothing worn in field inspections includes hard hats, reflective vest, hard-toed boots, safety glasses, and ear protection. Other protective wear such as safety harnesses, coveralls, and gloves may be required for certain situations. The incumbent may be assigned to work in areas where certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present. These agents may include but are not limited to: fumes, dust, noise, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemicals, etc. To ensure employee safety and health, Command maintains personnel protection programs consistent with applicable laws and regulations. These programs may include protective equipment (i.e., ear protection or respirator), and laws and medical surveillance. As part of medical surveillance programs, the incumbent may be required to take medical examinations to assess medical qualifications for duty involving these agents.

    Additional information

    Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees.

    A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive ay be authorized.

    This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

    This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

    COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Several vacancies may be filled.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

    Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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