Public Buildings Service Construction Control Representative in FEW vacancies Lakewood, Colorado

Public Buildings Service
  • FEW vacancies - Lakewood, CO
Work Schedule is Full-time - Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (5 day(s) ago)

** Closes Wednesday 10/26/2016 (4 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

As a Construction Control Representative you have overall responsibility for the technical, financial, and business management of designated design and construction projects. Projects may include repairs, alterations, renovation, modernization, and new construction. Projects include both Federally owned as well as leased buildings.

This position is located in the Rocky Mountain Region, Public Buildings Service (PBS), in Lakewood, CO.

GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans); Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from; Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs; Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan); Flexible work schedules and telework; Transit and child care subsidies; and Training and development.

At this time we are only filling one vacancy; however, additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed.

This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 1708083SSMP under Merit Promotion regulations. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures. Note: You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.

  • Ensures that assigned projects are technically correct in accordance with the best current practice in the industry and that they are within the technical and administrative constraints of the project. Meets with contractors and manufacturers’ representatives to establish construction requirements. Constantly monitors project to ensure project stays within the approved funding, scope and schedule. Resolves complex problems or conflicts impeding the progress of the project. If problems or conflicts arise that may result in not meeting the approved scope, funding and schedule, leads the project team in resolving the issue and/or changing the approved funding, scope, and/or schedule and setting a new contractual scope, funding, and/or schedule.
  • Develops scopes of work, schedules, detailed fee estimates, contract criteria, and other pertinent documentation if professional design services from architecture and engineering (A/E) firms are required. Assists Contracting Officer in negotiating contracts and design changes with A/E firms in coordination with agency representatives and manages overall planning and design phase of projects. Performs or directs reviews and assessments of design documents with appropriate GSA associates and/or customer agency representatives. Prepares or directs the development of construction contract documents, schedules, and cost estimates for accomplishing project goals.
  • Participate in review of bids, contractors' proposals, and contract specifications, as well as in contract negotiations and technical and business discussions with contractors. Review and evaluate contractor submittals including drawings, samples, certificate of compliance, laboratory analyses, certifications, warranties, material proposals and other data. Determines compliance or noncompliance for such submittals. Monitors project to ensure projects stay within the approved funding, scope and schedule.
  • Perform progress and final construction inspections checking in detail all phases of contract compliance with contract documents, identify deficiencies and follow up to ensure corrections are carried out. Complete all administrative actions required to closeout projects.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel as needed.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required
  • Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service

NOTE: Qualifications are based on length and level of experience. Therefore, in addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours per week if part time. Qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, so failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.

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). AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

The GS-12 salary range starts at $76,341 per year. Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

To qualify for GS-12, you must demonstrate one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience providing project oversight, design consulting, and construction services for the construction, repair, and alteration of facilities. Such experience must have included the inspection of construction and building systems; construction and A/E cost estimating; use of architectural and engineering concepts to apply the latest developments in building design and construction; and the application of project management and procurement practices to achieve project goals and objectives.

Note: There is no education substitution at the GS-12 grade level.

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.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment" (OF-306) to determine suitability for Federal employment.
  • Undergo a background investigation and receive a favorable adjudication.
  • Non-GSA employees must complete the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 to determine identity and employment (work status) eligibility. GSA will verify the information through the DHS e-Verify automated system. Any identified discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
  • You may be required to participate in the Region's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), representing the Service and/or GSA as a whole. This may involve participating in COOP meetings and planning activities; performing mission-critical work at a designated location other than the traditional GSA office site (which may be outside of the commuting area); and ensuring that GSA's needs are still being met in the event of an emergency, disaster or otherwise unforeseen circumstance disrupting traditional office operations.
Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After the closing date/deadline:

  1. ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant eligibility and qualifications are reviewed.
  2. REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: Eligible/Qualified applicants are referred to management for review and possible interview.
  3. SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If a selection is made, a Tentative Offer is extended to the selectee and suitability and/or security background investigation is conducted.
  4. FINAL JOB OFFER: A final job offer is made (typically within 40 days after the closing date/deadline for applications).
  5. FINAL COMMUNICATION TO APPLICANTS: Once the position is filled, we will notify all applicants of their final status. You may check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications. Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!

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Other Information

Bargaining Unit status: Eligible - AFGE

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.

GSA may pay a recruitment incentive to a newly-appointed employee; a relocation incentive to a current employee; or offer annual leave service credit to an applicant with related non-federal or uniformed services work experience. Determinations to pay/allow incentives will be made on a case-by-case basis, subject to funding availability and documentation that the position is "hard-to-fill".

Salary Range: $76,341.00 to $99,243.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0809-12/12

Promotion Potential: 12

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island).

Control Number: 453537900

Job Announcement Number: 1708084SSDE