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Grade: 11

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1 Applicants must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in order to minimally qualify for this position. Do you possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service as defined in the statement below? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Specialized experience for this position is defined as: (1) Assisting the Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) on assigned construction and consultant contracts; (2) Working with project managers and construction managers monitoring construction contracts for compliance with contract documents and providing proactive oversight to identify and mitigate risks; (3) Recommending improvements in design and efficiency, reducing changes to the contract, and enhancing operations; (4) Using a full range of industry best practices, project controls, standard operating procedures (SOP), and various technologies in the overshadowing management of contracts.
2 Do you have knowledge of construction work processes and the practices of Architectural/Engineering firms, construction trades, crafts and the significant interrelationships among them, both broadly and within the Washington Metropolitan area? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have experience reading and interpreting engineering and architectural plans, blueprints, and specifications? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Which activities have you performed in construction oversight and inspection? Answer to this question is required
  • Construction observation and field reporting
  • Construction compliance inspection and testing
  • Responding to requests for information and design clarification
  • Shop drawing review and approval
  • Reviewing and approving contractor pay requests
  • Prepare/review change order scopes of work
  • Review contract documents to confirm design error or discrepancy
  • Evaluate cost and time impact of change and modify construction schedule
  • Prepare independent estimate of change order cost
  • Negotiate change order cost with contractor
  • None of the above
5 Have you ever purchased construction materials for heavy building construction projects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
6 Have you worked on a construction site for new or renovated buildings? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select the following construction specialty areas you have experience in managing and inspecting: Answer to this question is required
  • Architectural work
  • Interior renovations
  • Exterior building repairs
  • Site work
  • Historic preservation
  • New construction
  • Structural work
  • None of the above
8 Are you able to analyze project documents to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    8.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
9 Choose the statement that best describes your experience in performing inspections of construction work performed by contractors on space renovations: Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed inspections of work performed by construction contractors for contract compliance and generated written documentation of my findings.
  • I have performed inspections of work performed by construction contractors for contract compliance and generated written documentation of my findings, and made recommendation for payment.
  • I have performed inspections of work performed by construction contractors for contract compliance and generated written documentation of my findings, and noted deficiencies and recommended remedial action to mitigate observed problems.
  • None of the above
10 Have you been involved in construction projects where community outreach was required during preconstruction services? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Select the types of presentations you have made for construction projects: Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Proposals to customers
  • Presentations to upper level management with visual aids and/or handouts
  • Presentations at conferences
  • Presentations to convince a skeptical audience
  • Presentation of highly complex technical concerns
  • None of the above
12 Where did you learn about this Architect of the Capitol job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Website
  • USAJOBS Website
  • Washington Post Ad
  • AOC Employee (former or current)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Job Bulletin Board
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Email recruitment communication
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • LinkedIn
  • Glassdoor
  • Indeed
  • Other
    12.1 Please indicate where you heard about this AOC job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above