Construction Control Representative

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Oct 29, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

About the Position: This Construction Control Representative serves as a Quality Assurance Representative by performing administrative and technical work in support of military and/or civil works construction projects.

This is a development position - Full Performance Level is at the GS-12 level.
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Responsibilities

  • Monitor the work of a 2-to-3 member team of construction specialists and/or civil engineers to maintain consistency in the work process and keep the supervisor informed on statuses.
  • Contribute to the preparation of costs and material estimates.
  • Liaison between team members, contractors, and the using service to coordinate work on all projects, resolve controversial problems and/or conflicting interest.
  • Monitor accurate, timely reporting of construction site concerns such as progress, delays, claims, accidents, and injuries in order to document adherence to construction plans such as predetermined schedules and budget constraints.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 5% of the time for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL AGENCY CHECK WITH WRITTEN INQUIRIES (NACI) - Appointment to this position is subject to a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • DRIVER'S LICENSE - The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
  • DAWIA - This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Facilities Engineering Level II. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • MANAGEMENT DIRECTED REASSIGNMENT - Project assignments may vary location from the Area Office which may require a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move through a Management Directed Reassignment.
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE - This position requires pre-employment financial disclosure and annually thereafter in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R.
  • PHYSICAL - This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Exam and an annual exam thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position.
  • OBLIGATED POSITION - An obligated position is one to which an employee has statutory restoration rights or entitlement based on active military service, recovery from a compensable injury, or return rights based on an overseas tour.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or before entrance on duty if after November 22, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/


Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

Specialized Experience for the GS-11 level: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Reviewing plans to ensure conformity with project requirements such as locality and field conditions, and/or to correct obvious deficiencies; 2) Monitoring contractor quality control compliance and/or safety program; 3) Preparing pay estimates based on conditions such as work completed, materials, and equipment at the job site; AND 4) Observing and/or investigating all construction phases to ensure compliance with schedules, specifications, and shop drawings.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10).

Specialized Experience for the GS-12 level: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Contributing to review processes such as biddability, constructability, and operability prior to contract award; 2) Serving as liaison between multiple organizations to fulfill construction project administration; 3) processing modifications, claims, and/or purchase requests; 4) evaluating contractors' compliance to ensure quality control and/or safety requirements are met; AND 5) Observing and/or investigating all construction phases to ensure compliance with schedules, specifications, and shop drawings.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientist position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
  • Relocation Incentive may be authorized.
  • Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
  • This is a developmental position to GS-12. You may be selected at the GS-11 or GS-12 level. Promotion to the full performance level is not guaranteed. You may be eligible for non-competitive promotion to the target position upon meeting time-in-grade restrictions and the following requirements:
    (1) Incumbent demonstrates ability to perform at target grade level;
    (2) Higher level work exists at target grade level;
    (3) Increased responsibilities are assigned;
    (4) Supervisor recommends promotion;
    (5) Incumbent completes all required training and conditions of employment, and;
    (6) Incumbent completes all regulatory requirements for career ladder promotions.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates who are not existing DoD competitive service employees with permanent status

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement.

If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Veterans and Military Spouses will be considered along with all other candidates.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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