CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Naval Facilities Engineering Command | Beaufort, SC

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Posted Date 11/01/2021
Description You will serve as a CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in the OTH Remote Construction Division, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, of NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC.

** Salary listed above does not include locality pay. Locality adjustment will be determined by duty location once a selection has been made.

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This position may be filled as a temporary reassignment or temporary promotion.Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Managing multiple priorities and independently developing and providing technical recommendations/solutions to complex problems encountered during the administration of construction contracts; 2) Ensuring effective communication and coordination between the project manager, design manager, contract specialist, the contractor, the project technical team, and the client; 3) Visiting construction sites to monitor progress and solicit input from Engineering Technician/Quality Assurance representatives, review reports, and attend meetings; 4) Acting as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) in the management and administration of construction projects; and 5) Performing technical submittal review and evaluate comments provided by various SMEs.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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.

Physical Demands: The work is generally sedentary with periodic need for site visits involving walking, climbing, bending
and crawling to assess or inspect existing and new facilities and generally traversing construction sites.
Occasional surveys and inspections of the Navy and Marine Corps' infrastructure will require some
physical exertion (For example, crawlspace inspections, above and below deck pier evaluations, etc.). A
valid driver's license is required for driving to site visits and meetings at various installations.

Work Environment: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa is located in a harsh environmental setting with adverse weather conditions for many months of the year (excessive heat, humidity, and rain) and working in areas populated by poisonous snakes, plants, and/or insects, and contagious diseases and poor air quality, chemical handling areas, and damp and unheated spaces. The work may require extensive work shifts of 12-16 hours a day and more than a 5 day workweek. Generally, indoor work location has power, water, heating and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The incumbent will be required to live on the camp, where living quarters are a container living unit (CLU), which may be very cramped with the requirement to share bathroom facilities. Initial living quarters may be a tent. Fatigue may occur from long work hours and uncomfortable living conditions.

The position may be required to provide immediate contingency support requiring a physical and immunizations deemed necessary for the environment in which this support is provided.

Incumbent is entitled to 25% Post Differential pay.

Potential benefits for working in Djibouti: Ability to gain international work experience
Professional development by working in an area at the forefront of construction and community growth
High potential for overtime pay
Local Market Supplement (based on parent command location)
Imminent Danger Pay - $225/month (first 42 days)
Post Differential Allowance - currently 25% of base pay (beginning day 43+)
Opportunity Type
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