Construction Control Representative

Public Buildings Service | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 7/31/2020

As a Construction Control Representative, you will be responsible for assigned projects from the preliminary identification stage through initiation, planning, execution and project closeout stages.

Location of position: Public Building Service, Philadelphia Construction Management Section, Philadelphia, PA.

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

As a Construction Control Representative, you will provide property management services & support & project management for construction &/or repair projects from preliminary identification through closeout. Projects are located in federal & lease buildings.  Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing project management and act as the contracting officer’s representative (COR) on all assigned projects.
  • Providing technical reviews on contractor proposals, change orders, construction submittals and drawings to ensure compliance and price reasonableness to the government.
  • Actively meet with contractors, lessors, customer agencies and other PBS team members to ensure projects stay within budget, schedule and scope.  
  • Developing detail project cost estimates, scopes of work, design criteria, and project schedules based on project specific agency requirements.

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.

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The GS-12 salary range starts at $83,397.00 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 for the GS-12, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher in the Federal service:

Specialized experience is experience applying engineering methods and techniques and construction practices related to building systems (e.g. heating, ventilation, air conditioning, architectural finishes, electrical systems, fire protection systems, or plumbing systems, etc.); defining requirements with customers; developing construction cost estimates; inspecting construction; administering construction contracts; and reading and interpreting engineering and architectural plans and specifications. Such experience must also include independently managing projects and/or large portions of projects (balance scope/quality, schedule and budget) requiring the services of multiple disciplines from project initiation phase through project closeout.

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