Public Buildings Service Construction Control Representative in United States
Summary As a Construction Control Representative, you will be responsible for the technical, financial, and business management of designated design and construction projects. Projects include both Federally owned, as well as leased buildings. Public Buildings Service, multiple locations throughout Central Office, The National Capital Region and Regions 1 - 10. We are currently filling multiple vacancies, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Responsibilities Serves as a technical manager and has overall responsibility for designated projects, from the project initiation stage through the planning, design, construction and closeout phases. Meets with contractors, manufacturers’ representatives, Lessors, and/or Government agency representatives to establish construction requirements. Establishes communication protocols on projects. Determines project risk and assesses project activities and resources to mitigate risk. Balances competing objectives between GSA and its customers. Monitors projects to ensure projects stay within the approved funding, scope and schedule. Performs progress and final construction inspections checking in detail all phases of contract compliance with contract documents, identifies deficiencies and follows up to ensure correction of same. Completes all administrative actions required to close out assigned projects. Develops scopes of work for designated construction projects, which includes a written narrative, plans, sketches, specifications, and / or other design documents necessary to communicate the project intent to the customer, the design firm, and/or the general contractor. Conducts site investigations and communicates with the general contractor to insure the work complies to the contract, particularly with regards to quality, cost, schedule and safety. Represents agency in the management of construction contracts for the preservation, restoration, alteration, and/or rehabilitation of public buildings and/or leased federal space. Serves as the primary point of contact for the customer and has overall responsibility for providing customer service. Serves as the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). Recommends the preferable project delivery process procedure (contracting methods) for design and construction. Assists Contracting Office in negotiating contracts and design changes with A/E firms in coordination with agency representative. Administers A/E, alteration and new construction contracts and recommends approval or rejection of all or parts of the proposals. Participates in review of bids, contractor’s proposals and contract specifications, as well as in contract negotiations and technical and business discussions with contractors. Makes recommendations to contracting officer concerning contract modifications. Develops cost estimates for projects and change orders. Evaluates contractors cost proposals and determines a fair and reasonable price for the work. Requirements Conditions of Employment US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959 If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service. 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. Have a valid driver's license 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-12 salary range starts at $ 86,962 per year and varies by location. 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 at the GS-12: you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level is experience applying engineering methods and techniques and construction practices related to building systems (e.g. heating, ventilation, air conditioning, architectural finishes, electrical systems, fire protection systems, or plumbing systems, etc.); defining requirements with customers; developing construction cost estimates; inspecting construction; administering construction contracts; and reading and interpreting engineering and architectural plans and specifications. Such experience must also include independently managing projects and/or large portions of projects (balance scope/quality, schedule, and budget) requiring the services of multiple disciplines from project initiation phase through project closeout. Education Additional Information Bargaining Unit status: Varies by location. Relocation-related expenses are not approved and 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 Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all. If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement P-2024-0026 . You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both. 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