U.S. Marine Corps CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MGR NF5 in Quantico, Virginia

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Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

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Serves as Construction Project Manager for administration of the Marine Corps Central Construction Fund Program and is responsible for the overall management, completion and financial outcome of multiple construction projects in a timely and cost effective manner from inception to warranty. Independently acts as on-site field inspector and provides comprehensive technical guidance, advice and assistance to Marine Corps field commands on standards of design, major construction and renovation, facility operational requirements, geographic location, environmental and economic conditions, space and financial status for projected renovation and construction projects. Proficient in reading and reviewing project documentation such as architectural/engineering plans, specifications, and cost estimates. Makes decisions and directs changes in project design, project scope, project specifications, and project budget within authorized funding limits. Reviews facility deficiencies in facility assets. Prepares project costs and ensures these costs remain within authorized funding levels. Budgets for Operating and Maintenance (O&M;) or Facility Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization (FSRM) support of NAF construction projects, and coordinates with the Naval Facility Engineering Command and the Army IMCOM-G9 MWR and Family Services, and field commands to allocate funds.

Serves as a direct advisor to the Head of the Marine Corps Non-appropriated Fund Construction Branch, MCCS Directors, Installation Commanders, and other senior leaders in MCCS for assigned projects. Coordinates and oversees Project Validation Assessments as required. Develops acquisition strategies for individual projects based on specific requirements. Attends planning/design/construction meetings as the CMC representative, and coordinates actions between Program Sponsors, and designated Construction/Design Agencies (NAVFAC, AAFES, Army IMCOM-G9 or Navy BuPers). Serves as liaison to installation project managers, designated construction and design agents, contractors, professional associations, commercial contacts, and contacts with sister services and other Federal Government Agencies. Initiates purchase orders for phases of projects, and reviews invoices to authorize payment. Prepares official correspondence, briefs and status reports of projects as required. Conducts briefs for senior leaders such as Branch Heads, Deputy Directors, MCCS Directors, Installation Commanders and the Director of MR.

Frequently travels to Marine Corps field commands to provide technical guidance, advice and assistance, and attends required meetings, conferences and seminars.

Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Pursues action to ensure follow through on maximizing productivity and economies. Drives and ensures core values and brand standards. Oversees, prepares and approves internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved overall budget. Analyzes programs on a regular basis, and prompts initiation of corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS. Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives. Oversees maintenance and enforcement of the security of resources and develops procedures to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

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Bachelor's degree in Engineering, accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), or; a Bachelor's degree in architecture accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), or; a degree in architecture or engineering or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture/engineering or related disciplines such as: architectural or engineering design; structural technology; properties of materials; methods of construction; construction cost estimating; surveying; and project management. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by professional registration as an engineer or architect. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and relevant experience which provided a background in implementing facilities management solutions to complex problems, including: assessing basic facility requirements; planning capital improvement and construction projects; capital program management; property management practices and procedures; capital and expense budgeting; cost-benefit analysis; facilitation of meetings/briefings with after actions. Current registration as a professional engineer or architect by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Puerto Rico required. At least ten years of experience in design and construction management to include project administration with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture. Must have analytical ability of high order, ability to work and deal effectively with others, sound judgment, maturity, integrity, and supervisory capability. Exercise judgment in decision that often requires considerable interpretation of current regulation and guidelines pertaining to design and construction projects. Align project priorities by creating a plan of action and milestones and a course of action. Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, project team members, business-line project lead, vendors and other key stakeholders. Demonstrated proficiency and experience to expertly manage the design and construction of retail and recreational facilities, business operations and functional requirements associated with Marine Corps Community Services. Practical knowledge and experience with military organizational protocol and terminology, rules and regulations, and how they relate to construction practice. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Review engineer or architect plans and specification to ensure contract and program compliance. Knowledge and experience with intermediate level computer skills is required (word processing, spreadsheets, database software, and computer drafting (ACAD)/architectural programs). Frequent independent travel is required.

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GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, the Human Resources Division may obtain a Declaration of Federal Employment (OF306) or any other form specific to the position, state and local background checks and a fingerprint report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a federal investigation as specified within the position description.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.



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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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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.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

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  • People with passion for doing work that matters

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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499816900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 05/16/2018 to 06/08/2018

Salary: $100,000 to $120,000 per year

Pay scale & grade: NF 05

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent - Regular