E3 Federal Solutions

  • Sr. Construction Contract Specialist CIVF10

    Job Locations 1 month ago(10/15/2018 2:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4486
    Posted Date
    Acquisition/Contracting
    Job Location
    US-DC-Washington
  • Division

    Civilian - E3’s Civilian Division employees support clients across the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, General Services Administration, National Institutes of Health, and more. We enable our employees to use innovative technologies, proven best practices, and efficient processes to provide exceptional service to our Federal clients. With careers in IT program management, acquisition and category management, shared services planning, and education and training, our employees can advance their careers, collaborate with their teams, and deliver excellent mission results.

    Position Overview

    FBI is searching for Senior Construction Contract Specialists, with experience preparing construction contracting documents.  The position will support ongoing design and construction efforts for a Federal customer. In this role, selected candidates will serve as construction contracting advisors/experts for a Government contracting team responsible for construction-related procurements.  The successful candidates will participate in and provide advice for pre-award and/or post-award functions for Architect/Engineering, renovation, and/or construction contracts. The selected candidates will be responsible for a full range of contract functions including preparing and issuing solicitations, evaluating proposals, participating in contract negotiations, execution and administration of complex and technical services, Construction, and A/E programs. Positions will be located in Washington, DC and Huntsville, AL. Top Secret clearance required to start.

    Responsibilities

    Successful candidates will provide acquisition advisory and training services to a Government contracting team, and develop and/or review acquisition approaches for design and construction-related procurements.  Candidates will participate as part of a team performing acquisition readiness reviews, solicitation, evaluation, award, and post-award contract administration activities. 

    • Developing and/or reviewing pre-solicitation procurement documents, and working with technical teams to determine appropriate contract types, terms, execution risk, and Independent Government Cost Estimates
    • Developing solicitation packages for design, construction, or building renovation procurements for Federal buildings, roads, docks, security fences, etc. where standard design and specifications are developed and used
    • Negotiation of contract modifications and change orders to address oversights or omissions in drawings, changed requirements, new specifications, and/or changed site conditions; and alteration and repair projects such as those requiring the demolition and removal of existing walls and windows, relocation of heating and air conditioning systems, and modification of primary lighting and communication channels
    • Supporting contract award activities for design and/or engineering services, other technical services, and technical equipment and supplies; or contracts for acquisition and installation of building equipment systems
    • Participating in or leading design reviews based on contractual deliverables/milestones

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist development of acquisition packages/documents (RFQs, RFPs, SOWs/PWSs, IGCEs, J&A, SSEP, Market Research, etc.); review documents for quality, clarity, and adherence to applicable regulations (FAR, Agency regulations, etc.) and recommend revisions
    • Review and advise on acquisition plans, including contracting and risk mitigation approaches, options, contracting strategies, contracting methods, competition, cost estimation, milestone schedule development, etc.
    • Conduct research on available suppliers and provide analysis of services and costs of support from the different providers; determine applicability of the Economy Act
    • Independently develop written acquisition plans and other related documentation for review and signature by the responsible Government Contracting Officer
    • Provide guidance to contracting staff on market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles; prepare written documentation of market research
    • Support program offices in documenting small business capability analyses
    • Prepare Source Selection Plans, Requests for Quotes (RFQs, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Combined Synopsis/Solicitations; ensure each solicitation includes all appropriate solicitation terms and conditions
    • Collaborate with evaluators and the Contracting Officer (CO) to identify pre-negotiation objectives and assist the CO in discussions with Offerors
    • Prepare final contract award documents for signature by the CO and Contracting Officer Representative (COR)
    • Develop and/or train other contracting specialists in the performance of all pre-award contracting functions that require the use of fixed-price (primarily), cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contract methods and types to procure large, highly complex/high dollar construction projects, programs, or services where little or no contractual precedent exists
    • Determine methods of procurement, milestones, acquisition plans, and types of contract
    • Request or perform price/cost analyses, utilizing a variety of price/cost analysis techniques
    • Formulate negotiation strategies, to include preparation, coordination and execution of Pre-Negotiation Objective Memorandums (POMs) and Price Negotiation Memorandums (PNMs) that detail the terms, conditions, and pricing strategy for the negotiations
    • Conduct negotiations during the procurement process, as authorized by the CO
    • Perform post-award monitoring of contractor performance, negotiating delivery orders, extensions of delivery schedules, price adjustments, modifications to the contract and similar agreements, and contract closeout
    • Formulate contracting approaches that satisfy Government requirements and meet the Government’s objectives
    • Determine the type of contract best suited to the specific requirement, and develop special clauses and terms and conditions applicable to the solicitation

    Required Qualifications

    • 10+ years of experience developing construction procurement packages in support of the Federal Government, with specific experience in construction/renovation
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees including 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organization and management
    • DAWIA or FAC-C Level III certification preferred but not required
    • Superior written and oral communication skills
    • Experience in pre-award contracting functions and artifact development supporting design and construction solicitations, including cost/price analyses
    • Experience with Design/Build and Design/Bid/Build solicitations, awards, negotiations, and review of post-award contracting artifacts and deliverables
    • Experience with fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contracting methods
    • Experience conducting negotiations during the procurement process; experience performing post-award functions and price/cost analysis
    • Experience training Construction Contracting Officers
    • Experience with FAR -- Part 36 Construction and Architect -- Engineer Contracts
    • Top Secret clearance required to start
    • Occasional travel (less than 25%) may be required to meet customer support requirements, including travel to: Washington, DC, Quantico, VA, Clarksburg, WV, or Huntsville, AL.

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    E3 Federal Solutions (E3) is an award winning Veteran Owned business specializing in helping Federal clients solve their most challenging business problems. Our motivated and technology-enabled workforce utilizes proven management and technical consulting practices and applies agile principles and data-driven decision making to enable our clients to better meet mission requirements. We create significant value for our clients by bringing subject matter expertise across the Federal marketplace in the disciplines of Acquisition Lifecycle Management, Program Management Support Services, Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance, and Facilities and Engineering Management. Excellence, Accountability, Community, Humility and Integrity are the core values of E3 as we become recognized leaders in the management consulting community as trusted partners to Federal agencies and to industry. We are an organization that offers both our employees and clients an exceptional experience; our culture is contagious, and we always maintain a genuine reputation.

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    As an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, E3 Federal Solutions (E3) is dedicated to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex (including gender and transgender status), age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender identity, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. E3 hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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