Building Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Sep 18, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Building Management Specialist, you'll serveas a technical authority in the development, application & interpretation of facility, system & equipment inspection & program evaluations, including metering systems & metered billing data evaluations, specializing in the fields of facility management, metering/billing data acquisition/management, & maintenance management.

Location of position: Public Buildings Service, Facilities Mgmt Services & Program Support Division, Washington, DC.

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Responsibilities

  • Evaluates nationwide policies, programs, and directions for application throughout the Region. Develops and performs assigned projects to improve and validate existing programs, metering/billing data acquisition/management, safety procedures, work methods, policies and procedures for the proper management, operation, maintenance, and repair of systems and equipment within Regional Federal facilities and leased-government space.
  • Serves as a Regional technical advisor for policy, procedural, procedural direction, proper operation and servicing of building systems and equipment including metering/data acquisition/management in GSA-owned buildings.
  • Develops short term and long range plans for the accomplishment of program goals and objectives involving constantly changing policies/procedures and limited resources.
  • Prepares contract specifications for operation and maintenance, full maintenance, or commercial facility management type contracts necessary for field office operations in all government-owned buildings.
  • Analyzes building structural conditions and equipment operating plans and procedures, and applies energy efficient standards by studying the operating characteristics of the building energy consuming systems and associated equipment.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel for training.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-13 salary range starts at $99,172 per year.

Specialized experience is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience in researching and preparing policy, procedures, and standards that provide governance for the operation and maintenance of large office buildings including buildings and space delegated to other entities. Such experience must reflect responsibility for coordinating tasks and assignments; improving customer and client satisfaction; preparing service contracts, and/or the development of maintenance programs for buildings; evaluating and monitoring building management operations including energy and environmental management, and mechanical maintenance programs; utilizing quantitative and qualitative techniques to gather, analyze and report data to measure programs relating to facility operations.

Education

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Travel expenses associated with interviews will be your responsibility.

On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

· Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

· Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

· Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

We are also accepting applications from all U.S Citizens and Nationals under Vacancy Announcement #1911257MBDE. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered by both.

We are currently filing one vacancy but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Knowledge in building management programs to analyze and evaluate procedures, practices, and policy for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of regulations, directives, orders, handbooks, desk guides, to manage metering/billing data acquisition and related accounts management, evaluate field office conformance and to prepare workload documents and contract specifications.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in working with building automation systems and software - includes HVAC controls and systems design experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret metering/billing data, related data acquisition/management, accounts management protocols and accounts data, blueprints, work orders, change orders and operating manual.
  • Ability to survey metering/billing data, related data acquisition/management systems/protocols, building and building envelope systems/equipment and their usage and prepare evaluative reports and recommendations on maintenance functions, operations, techniques, and procedures.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.

If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:

(a) Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.

(b) If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214:
  • completed SF-15 form; and
  • proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).

  • If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

    If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.

    If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.

    If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.

    If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:

    (a) one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.

    (b) Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).

    If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.

    If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.

    If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

    Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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