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Construction Control Representative


Construction Control Representative

Construction Control Representative

US Public Buildings Service
Washington, DC 20405

Job details

Job Type

Full-time

Duties

  • Operate as a technical specialist working in collaboration with and in support to customers proactively translating customer requirements into technical options and solutions resulting in technical projects to address evolving customer workplace needs. Analyze and monitor impact on building systems and equipment to determine facility capability in meeting customer needs. Prepare reviews and/or consider life cycle condition analysis and similar assessments and from those findings integrate and quantify requirements into a scope of work for the project.
  • Review drawings and specifications analyzing construction methods and techniques for Federal office buildings and courthouses incorporating complex design features unusual building materials and advanced building techniques. Review local and national building codes to ensure that solutions/options proposed comply with all applicable codes, GSA standards and program requirements. To include project scheduling and Assisting with project management. Review project schedules for proper construction phasing. Ensure timelines are adequate for performing identified construction activity and that workflow sequence will not interfere with normal government operations in the facility Manage all phases of assigned projects as the work progresses. As the Contracting Officer Technical Representative on PBS contracts approve technical contract changes or modifications needed-Oversee contract or performance. Observe and investigate construction at all stages for compliance with plans and specifications; interprets plans and specifications; and confers with contractors to resolve differences.
  • Plan projects and/or interpret considerable data requiring in-depth analysis and originality to refine or establish new work methods and techniques for application to specific projects, characterized by conflicting issues and alternatives. Review project plans and specifications prior to contract advertisement to determine such things as practicability from construction standpoint, whether physical obstructions or other construction difficulties have been anticipated, and whether materials selected are readily available; and observe, investigates construction at all stages to identify major problems, and takes timely corrective action. Oversee project activities and resources to proactively identify mitigate and manage risk; set policies and approve procedures for quality assurance/quality control processes.
  • Review and evaluate a wide range of contractor submittals including drawings samples certificates of compliance laboratory analyses paint certifications material proposals and other data. Determine compliance or noncompliance for such submittals and accepts or rejects them on behalf of the US Government. Evaluate cost estimates to determine if costs are fair and reasonable and that all proposed work is in accordance with the scope of work requested; specifications related to the design and cost analysis of construction work in multistory office buildings, courthouses, warehouses, and laboratories which usually contain complex equipment including elevators, Communication systems and sophisticated building/operating systems.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.

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 1 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.
  • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • 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 45 days. 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.

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.

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 creating a Federal resume, click here.

The GS-13 salary range starts at $106,823 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).

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

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

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #22PBSC329MRMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.


  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal 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 11 paid holidays per year
    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Transit and care subsidies
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Long-term care insurance
    • Training and development

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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:

  • Knowledge of Federal acquisition and property management regulations, non-mandatory desk guides
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures; engineering concepts, principles, and practices
  • Knowledge of cost and price analysis principles, techniques, and business/industry practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of the following categories and standard score ranges:

Best Qualified = Candidates scoring between 95 - 100

Well Qualified = Candidates scoring between 85 - 94 (Well Qualified for CTAP/ICTAP)

Qualified = Candidates scoring between 70 - 84

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 hurdle assessments, such as narrative responses or other assessments, may be administered to applicants who meet the requirements of the first hurdle, e.g., the minimum qualification requirements. If additional assessments are used, 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.



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  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal 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 11 paid holidays per year
    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Transit and care subsidies
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Long-term care insurance
    • Training and development

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

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

    Your resume showing applicant's name, email address, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.

    • If you are claiming veterans' preference:

      • 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.
      • 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: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) 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.
    • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.
  • How to Apply

    Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: Apply for a GSA Job.

    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 job.
    • 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. You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions

    Agency contact information

    Mary A. Robinson

    Phone

    202-717-1572

    Fax

    202-219-0141

    Email

    pbscvacancyinquiries@gsa.gov

    Address

    GSA, Public Buildings Service
    General Services Administration
    Human Resources Division (CPS)
    1800 F Street NW-7th Floor
    Washington, District of Columbia 20405
    United States

    Next steps

    After the closing date/deadline:


    • ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS:
      Your application will be reviewed for all requirements.
    • REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.
    • SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.
    • FINAL JOB OFFER:Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes.
    • FINAL COMMUNICATION: Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also 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!

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

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

Your resume showing applicant's name, email address, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.

  • If you are claiming veterans' preference:

    • 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.
    • 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: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) 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.
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.


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  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.


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