Construction Control Representative

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 20, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is not a full time telework position

As a Construction Control Representative, you will assists higher level engineering specialists on assigned significant aspects of duties pertaining to technical, financial, and business management issues of designated design and construction projects.

Location of position: Public Buildings Service, Office of Design and Construction, Washington, D.C.

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Responsibilities

A Construction Control Representative performs the following duties:
  • Assists with developing assigned portions of scopes of work, schedules, fee estimates, contracts criteria and other pertinent documentation if professional design services from architecture and engineering (A/E) firms are required. For small, less complex projects may assist Contracting Officer in negotiating contracts and design changes with A/E firms in coordination with agency representatives and assists in managing the planning and design phase of projects.
  • Performs reviews and assessments or directs contracted services (A/E firms) of design developments documents to coordinate reviews and assessments with appropriate GSA associates and/or customer agency representatives.
  • Participates in meetings, with contractors, manufactures' representatives, Lessors and Government agency representatives to establish construction requirements. Participates in review of bids, contractor's proposals, and contract negotiations and technical and business discussions with contractors.
  • Participates with the project team in resolving less complex issues and/or changing the approved funding, scope and/or schedule and setting a new contractual scope, funding and/or schedule
  • Assist with managing and coordinating construction projects and makes recommendations to higher levels specialist concerning contract modifications. Monitors and assesses effectiveness of contractors in meeting contractual requirements, both Technical and Administrative.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings and scheduled training.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

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 1 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-09 salary range starts at $59,534.00 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-08 level or higher in the Federal service.

You must have two full years of graduate education or a masters degree which is in an academic field directly related to the work of this position and/or at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-08 level or higher in the Federal service.

Specialized experience includes:

1) Engineering aid or technician performing work directly related to construction;

2) Construction inspector or construction representative responsible for interpreting plans and specifications, inspecting materials and workmanship, and insuring adherence to safety requirements;

3) Supervisor of crafts/trades persons engaged in construction work of facilities and provided the experience involved responsibility for interpreting plans and specifications and inspecting workmanship for adherence to such plans and specifications; or

4) Experience interpreting plans and specifications during construction; conducting on-site inspections of projects to ensure compliance with drawings, specification and other requirements of contracts; providing input to Contracting Officer's Representative on contractors conformance to specification and codes; and experience using computer aided drafting and design technology.

Education

Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

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

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

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 of architectural and engineering methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction industry standards and building codes.
  • Knowledge of costs associated with construction and engineering services.
  • Knowledge of technical aspects associated with the design and construction of office buildings and courthouses.
  • Knowledge of project management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret design and construction drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of means and methods of construction techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of architectural and engineering software.
  • Ability to perform technical evaluations and prepare reports.

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

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

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: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) 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.

If you are a current or former political appointee: Submit your SF-50.

College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.

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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