Project Manager

Marion, Indiana
Apr 06, 2020
Apr 26, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/24/2020. 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. Applicants must be eligible under the VA Interchange Agreement, having served continuously for at least one year in the other merit system under this interchange agreement. For more information regarding the VA Interchange Agreement please visit: All Title 38 Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) employees must have served in their Excepted Service position for at least 90 days in order to be eligible for a position within the Competitive Service. Applicants who were previously selected under a Competitive Delegating Examining Unit (DEU) announcement must have served in their position for at least 90 days prior to being eligible for other positions within the Competitive Service. In addition to the qualification above you must also have: SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to - and essential for - satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Possession of a valid unrestricted State issued Driver's license. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Preferred Experience: Significant experience in developing design programs, reviewing construction document and estimates, resolving related issues from preliminary design through construction. Construction supervision experience of various size projects involving structural, architectural, electrical, and mechanical systems. Experience in renovation, modernization projects and new construction will be considered a plus. Certification as a Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) is highly desirable at this level but not required. To qualify for the GS-12, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-11 grade level or higher performing duties.. Specialized Experience is performing project management on construction, utilizing project management practices and tools to simultaneously manage multiple lease acquisition, construction and/or repair and alteration projects in a real estate environment. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Managing construction projects (writing & balancing scope of work documents/quality/project plans, budgets procuring, scheduling and managing multiple projects) requiring the services of multiple disciplines (i.e., construction, design, IT telecommunications, interior furnishing, etc.) from project initiation phase through financial closeout; Leads construction design from conception stage to final drawling completion on larger projects with architectural and engineering firms, This includes reviewing construction plans and technical specifications; Negotiating contract specification and project plans, administering provisions of contracts, being accountable for project expenses and funding, administering provisions of contracts and ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, while meeting customer service goals. Construction sequencing and coordination on large, fast paced projects in an occupied health care setting. Design and inspection of installed utility systems. Utility systems include power distribution, electronic, plumbing, steam, vacuum, medical gas, fire alarm, fire sprinklers, pneumatic tube systems and other electrical and mechanical systems. Leads pre-bid site visits to escort bidders through the construction project site to help them become familiar with the scope of work. Manage the efficient and effective coordination and accomplishment of the planning, scheduling, tracking, budgeting, reporting and communicating status of assigned projects; Maintains master construction schedule to ensure coordination between construction projects. Applying procurement knowledge and experience to manage contracts supporting assigned projects and negotiating sound real estate business transactions. Creating, reading and interpreting construction drawings, specifications and blueprints; Reviews and approve submitted construction schedules and coordinate utility outages and disruptions to ensure that essential services are maintained with minimum interruption to patient care and employees activities. Commercial construction estimating methods and the use of computer estimating software; Serving as a Contracting Officer Technical Representative; Microsoft Office software applications as tools to perform daily tasks. Evaluating plans, designs and reports for completeness and accuracy. Approve construction project cost and schedule changes and develop strategies in resolving complex problems and issues. NOTE: Your resume must clearly document this experience. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Administration and Management Architecture Computer Skills Planning and Evaluating Project Management 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. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at

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