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Announcement Number:
1909244LRDE
Hiring Agency:
GSA, Public Buildings Service
Position Title:
Construction Control Representative
Open Period:
08/02/2019 - 08/15/2019

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 0809D 13
Salary:
USD $98,773 - USD $139,916
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full-time
Promotion Potential:
GS-13
Duty Location(s):
FEW
in
Los Angeles, CA, US
FEW
in
San Diego, CA, US
FEW
in
San Francisco, CA, US

Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
Lorree Rhodes
817-978-4115
vacancy.inquiries@gsa.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
U.S. Citizens and Nationals
Security Clearance Required:
Other
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Permanent
Marketing:
About the Agency
Summary:

As a Construction Control Representative, you will be responsible for complex, large, and politically sensitive prospectus projects.

Location of position: Public Buildings Service, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and San Diego, CA.

Due to the urgency to fill this position, all applicants must be available to interview between September 3-27, 2019, or they will not be considered.


We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Travel as needed.

Duties


  • Oversees construction of lease and federal projects, either personally, or through contract construction management firms.          

  • 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 the overall planning and design phase of projects.

  • Evaluates and/or recommends the work of A/E firms to ensure compliance with all regulations and design criteria.  Administers A/E contracts, as well as alteration and new construction contracts and recommends approval or rejection of all or parts of the proposals.

  • Conducts or directs contracted services (A/E firm) to conduct site investigations to determine feasibility; topography; subsurface conditions; site configuration; or condition of structure and essential data before initiating design.

  •  Coordinates with others to assure that all technical areas are addressed, proper design consideration is given and that the total project objectives and schedules are met. Prepares and updates milestone schedules for project delivery, and reporting on project status. Meets with local organizations to ensure that designs are compatible with the adjacent built environment and to assess the availability of a construction workforce.

  • Resolves or directs contracted services (A/E firm) to resolve design problems. Prepares or directs contracted services (A/E firm) to prepare documents for review and approval by agency officials.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

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 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.

  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

Key Requirements:
  • 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
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application.  Here’s how it will work:



    • You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:



    1. Mastery of construction administration and inspection methods, principles and practices.

    2. Comprehensive knowledge of the mechanical, electrical, structural, and/or architectural aspects of large and complex projects, identify problems, determine solutions, make decisions and commit to a course of action.

    3. Knowledge of Project Management, Architecture, Construction, and Engineering concepts, principles, and practices sufficient to permit the incumbent to serve as the Senior Construction Manager concerned with the repair, alteration, preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and/or new construction of various building projects from the preliminary planning stage through the design, construction, and commissioning stages to the point of occupancy.

    4. Knowledge and skills sufficient to read and interpret plans and specifications, interpret consultation practices and procedures, provide quality assurance or required inspection for materials, workmanship and installation of various systems, as wells as monitor and advise on safety and environmental practices.

    5. Knowledge of interpersonal skills necessary to build, lead, and maintain a diverse team through a long and complex process, resulting in all team members and stakeholders participating efficiently and effectively to achieve the common goal of completing a successful project.

    6. Knowledge of related disciplines such as architecture, landscape architecture, and mechanical, electrical, civil, and structural engineering.



    • Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.

    • We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.

    • Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.


    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.

    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-13 salary range starts at $100,820 (Los Angeles), $98,773 (San Diego), and $107,630 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-12 level or higher in the Federal service. 


    Specialized experience is experience which included responsibility for developing and managing construction or alteration projects. Such experience must demonstrate experience defining requirements with customers; applying construction and cost estimating methods and techniques; contract administration; inspection and acceptance of materials and workmanship; and construction, installation or repair of various types of systems used in public use buildings (e.g., heating, air conditioning, fire safety, ventilation, plumbing).      

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    You will have access to many benefits including:



    • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

    • Life insurance coverage with several options

    • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

    • Flexible work schedules

    • Transit and child care subsidies

    • Flexible spending accounts

    • Long-term care insurance

    • Training and development

    Other Information:

    Bargaining Unit status: AFGE


    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.  

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    You must submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the Announcement. Errors or omissions may result in your not being considered for this vacancy. You can modify/complete your application any time before the vacancy date/time deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, read the Apply for a GSA Job on the GSA website.

    To begin, click the Apply Online button on the vacancy announcement.



    • Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.

    • Once you have clicked Apply for this position now, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.

    • Click the Apply To This Vacancy and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this vacancy.

    • Note: Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): Upload (from your computer); USAJOBS (click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process) or FAX (read the “Fax instructions” provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).


    Need Assistance in Applying? Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. We are available to assist you Monday-Friday during normal business hours.  You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions. Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.

    Required Documents:

    ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

    If you are claiming veterans’ preference:



    1. 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.

    2. If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214:  (a) completed SF-15 form; and (b) 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 ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

    Next Steps:

    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!