Senior Construction Contract Specialist

E3 Federal - Washington, DC

ContractEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
E3 Federal is seeking a Senior Construction Contract Specialist with experience preparing construction contracting documents. The position will support ongoing design and construction efforts for a Federal customer. The selected candidate will serve as construction contracting advisor/expert for a Government contracting team responsible for construction-related procurements. The selected candidate 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 Architecture and Engineering programs. Position will be located in Washington, DC. Active Top Secret SCI clearance with CI polygraph is required.

Responsibilities
Provide acquisition advisory and training services to a Government contracting team and develop and/or review acquisition approaches for design and construction-related procurements.
Develop 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.
Participate as part of a team performing acquisition readiness reviews, solicitation, evaluation, award, and post-award contract administration activities.
Develop and/or review pre-solicitation procurement documents, and work with technical teams to determine appropriate contract types, terms, execution risk, and Independent Government Cost Estimates.
Negotiate 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.
Support 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.
Participate in or lead design reviews based on contractual deliverables/milestones.
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.
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.
Required Qualifications
TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph
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 in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organization and management
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
Preferred Qualifications
DAWIA or FAC-C Level III certification
E3 Federal Solutions (E3) specializes 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.
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.