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Job Title: Construction Control Representative
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Dallas, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Construction Control Representative

Serves in the development of construction projects and responsible for performing field surveys, investigations to collect data to determine existing conditions and extent of construction and repair required to provide services or facilities to meet anticipated needs. Participates in design review conferences, reviews preliminary plans and specifications prior to advertisement for practicability and provides valuable technical information and guidance concerning all anticipated construction activity and impact to the medical facility.
Functions as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for construction projects and programs and is responsible on a daily basis for coordinating the technical overview of these projects and programs. In this capacity, the incumbent makes recommendations to the Associate Chief concerning project and program activities.
Participates as a member of the A/E Board (architectural, electrical, mechanical and design) and construction contract negotiation team. In this capacity, he/she advises the team in matters that require his technical expertise.
Provides oversight of construction operations to ensure proper quality and quantity of material and equipment, workmanship, adequacy of contractor's methods, procedures and operations, and to ensure that the work is carried out in accordance to plans and specifications. Notes and decides upon such matters as suitability of completed work, adequacy of construction equipment, practicability of construction operations, reasonableness of schedules and estimates, adequacy of inspection and control procedures, and effectiveness of earth placement procedures.
Reviews specification packages, design drawings, and independent government cost estimates for bid ability and construct ability.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Construction Control Representative/PD# 549-9046-0
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/18/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

  • Knowledge of and past experience in Construction Project Management
  • Individual must be able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and prepare competitive cost estimates and specifications for all levels of contracts.
  • Ability to maintain files, prints and specifications
  • Participates in contract negotiation to modify existing terms. Assists with the development of modification estimates and/or reviews to determine what adjustments, if any, should be made, based on extenuating circumstances revealed during discussions with inspection personnel, review or records, "on-theA, spot" investigations, or evaluating the scope of the work .
  • In modification documents, arranges meeting with contractor and participates in negotiation of these adjustments.
  • Prepares cost estimates in connection with approved claims. The incumbent makes recommendations concerning whether or not the final product is acceptable for payment.
  • Performs other related duties as needed for successful project completion.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Performing field surveys, investigations to collect data to determine existing conditions and extent of construction and repair required to provide services or facilities to meet anticipated needs. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond the GS-12 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-12. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Building and Construction
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Technical Competence
  • Technical skills and ability to manage effectively a variety of diverse construction projects with contingencies.
  • Knowledge of and ability to make independent government cost estimates for complex healthcare projects bids and constructions.
  • Experience in construction in a non stop medical facility. Includes, utilities, fire protection, life safety, etc.
  • Knowledge of contracting administration requirements regarding construction projects and the limitations imposed on the CCR.
  • Ability to review complex healthcare related construction specifications, designs and drawings for corrections/modifications.

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: This position requires prolonged standing, walking over rough, uneven, rocky, or slippery surfaces; recurring lifting of light to moderately heavy items weighing less than 50 pounds, such as testing or measures equipment; and/or regular visits to construction, industrial, marine, or other sites . Travel to different sites is required.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • VA Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/18/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

  • Knowledge of and past experience in Construction Project Management
  • Individual must be able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and prepare competitive cost estimates and specifications for all levels of contracts.
  • Ability to maintain files, prints and specifications
  • Participates in contract negotiation to modify existing terms. Assists with the development of modification estimates and/or reviews to determine what adjustments, if any, should be made, based on extenuating circumstances revealed during discussions with inspection personnel, review or records, "on-theA? spot" investigations, or evaluating the scope of the work .
  • In modification documents, arranges meeting with contractor and participates in negotiation of these adjustments.
  • Prepares cost estimates in connection with approved claims. The incumbent makes recommendations concerning whether or not the final product is acceptable for payment.
  • Performs other related duties as needed for successful project completion.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Performing field surveys, investigations to collect data to determine existing conditions and extent of construction and repair required to provide services or facilities to meet anticipated needs. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond the GS-12 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-12. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Building and Construction
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Technical Competence
  • Technical skills and ability to manage effectively a variety of diverse construction projects with contingencies.
  • Knowledge of and ability to make independent government cost estimates for complex healthcare projects bids and constructions.
  • Experience in construction in a non stop medical facility. Includes, utilities, fire protection, life safety, etc.
  • Knowledge of contracting administration requirements regarding construction projects and the limitations imposed on the CCR.
  • Ability to review complex healthcare related construction specifications, designs and drawings for corrections/modifications.

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: This position requires prolonged standing, walking over rough, uneven, rocky, or slippery surfaces; recurring lifting of light to moderately heavy items weighing less than 50 pounds, such as testing or measures equipment; and/or regular visits to construction, industrial, marine, or other sites . Travel to different sites is required.
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