Construction Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Closes
Jul 26, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). PIH’s mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD’s Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities. The Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) is responsible for annual assessments of HUD and other Federally Subsidized Housing Programs.

There are ten vacancies for this position. These ten vacancies may be filled in any of the following duty locations:
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, DC
Atlanta, GA
Miami, FL
Cleveland, OH
Detroit, MI
New Orleans, LA
Houston, TX
St. Louis, MO
Denver, CO
Las Vegas, NV
Seattle, WA
Portland, OR


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • 75% or Greater
  • This position requires 100% travel

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    - Preparing or reviewing of plans, specifications, or estimates of materials and costs for the construction, extension, alteration, or repair of housing or commercial structures.
    - Conducting physical inspections of public housing properties, federally subsidized housing or commercial structures.
    - Providing technical assistance on matters related to managing the maintenance and upkeep of federally subsidized properties, hazardous building materials, utilities, or handicap accessibility.

    For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    - Preparing or reviewing of plans, specifications, or estimates of materials and costs for the construction, extension, alteration, or repair of housing or commercial structures.
    - Conducting physical inspections of public housing properties, federally subsidized housing or commercial structures.
    - Developing solutions to issues and problems identified in physical condition inspection reports by either analysis of data or through contact with staff.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Not Applicable


    DUTIES:

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13 grade level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
    - Completes comprehensive inspections and evaluations of contract inspectors using HUD's Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) protocol to determine compliance with uniform standards emphasizing life-threatening health and safety hazards.
    - Reviews and analyzes inspection data gathered on Federally subsidized properties for physical inspection performance in areas such as: General Maintenance Management, Hazardous Building Materials, Architectural Barrier Act, regulations 24 CFR 40 41, Section 504, 24 CFR 8, and the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards.
    -Reviews standards established for evaluation of the physical condition of structures, units and community spaces and makes suggestions for modification to standards, rating and ranking criteria, based on analysis of trends and performance outcomes.
    - Serves as a team member and may occasionally serve as a team leader and provides technical assistance and advice to the HUD Field Offices, Enforcement Center, as necessary on issues relating to the management of maintenance and upkeep of Federally Subsidized properties, Hazardous building materials, Utilities, Handicapped Accessibility, etc.