As a Construction Analyst, you will be preparing cost estimates with bid level detail for new construction, modernization, lease construction, renovation, repair and alteration projects.
Location of Position:
Design and Construction Division, Public Buildings Service
New York, NY or Newark, NJ or Brooklyn, NY or Syracuse, NY or San Juan, Puerto Rico
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
Analyzes estimates and develops the government expenditure position for the most complex proposals for changes involving major modifications of large buildings needing unique specifications such as physical security structures, historic structures, seismic structures, sustainability design features, AD compliance etc.
Provides expertise for the entire regional cost estimating and cost management program, providing leadership, expert assistance, training and authoritative advice.
Develops, prepares, or reviews and analyzes detailed construction schedules for new, repair and alterations prospectus level design and construction projects for the region as needed, including major multilateral projects for new Federal construction involving estimates of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Provides guidance and cost estimate impacts on contract specifications, detailed technical descriptions, construction practices, contract interpretation, for Indefinite Quantity Construction contracts.
Travel Required: 25% or less - Occasional Travel Supervisory status: No Promotion Potential: 13
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 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 4 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
Work is performed primarily in an office setting but there are occasional visits to project sites typified by high noise levels, temperature extremes, adverse weather and uneven, cluttered terrain. Requires occasional on-site surveys with climbing ladders to high elevated locations, walking over rough construction terrain, crawling through low overhead tunnels, over trenches and scoping inside confined spaces. Site visits require some physical exertion and use of protective safety shoes, hard hat and safety glasses.
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.
The GS-13 salary range starts at $102,040 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 demonstrate one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is the preparation of plans, specifications and estimates of materials and costs for the construction, extension, alteration, or repair of commercial buildings for multi-million dollar government, institutional or commercial projects.
Education cannot be substituted for experience for this position.
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. Learn 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 10 paid holidays per year
Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
Flexible work schedules and telework
Transit and child care subsidies
Flexible spending accounts
Long-term care insurance
Training and development
About U.S. General Services Administration
GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA's acquisition solutions offer private sector professional services, equipment, supplies, and IT to government organizations and the military. GSA also promotes management best practices and efficient government operations through the development of governmentwide policies.