Job opening: Construction Analyst
Salary: $49 028 - 77 112 per year
Published at: Aug 13 2023
Employment Type: Intermittent
**IF YOU HAVE APPLIED TO VACANCY DE-23-DVC-12030625, DE-23-DVC-12047162, and DE-23-DVC-12069094. YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY AGAIN**
You will serve as a Construction Analyst for the Small Business Administration (SBA), Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA), Damage Verification Center - DVC in Herndon, Virginia. This position receives work assignments related to verification of damage to personal, real, and business property and equipment at disaster locations throughout the US and US territories.
As a Construction Analyst at the GS-0828-09/11, some of your typical work assignments may include:
Determining the cause and extent of damages and methods of making repairs to residential and business structures.
Estimating the cost to repair and replace personal, business, and commercial property.
Using computers to upload, retrieve, and complete work assignments and perform internet research.
Conducting on-site assessments of damage to personal, real, and business property that resulted from a declared disaster by the President or SBA.
Serve as a Team Lead or a Reviewer of Loss Verification Reports.
The Term Appointment does not confer competitive status, reinstatement rights, or eligibility for non-competitive conversion to a permanent job to the individual(s) selected. You may be promoted or reassigned to another term position within SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance; however, you may not be non-competitively appointed to another Federal position. You will be given an initial Term Appointment lasting more than 1 year, but not more than 4 years. If all other conditions of employment are met, this appointment may be extended, up to a total of four (4) years in increments determined by SBA.
If selected, employees work on an intermittent (on-call) work schedule. This means that employees are in a pay and duty status only when activated to respond to workload needs, especially in response to heightened disaster activity. When no longer needed, employees return to a non-pay status until the next event necessitates additional staff.
However, depending on the workload and/or level of disaster activity, your work schedule may be changed to full-time. Subsequently, if the workload decreases, your work schedule may be changed back to intermittent.
Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster survivors, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and twelve to fourteen hours a day), and the geographic area of assignment may be changed according to the needs of the disaster mission.
The salary range above reflects the employee's base salary. Locality Pay will be added based on the location of the employee's residence.
Your primary residence is considered your official duty station.
You may be required to travel to disaster field offices which may result in unknown, possibly hazardous working conditions, and encounter problematic living conditions at disaster work assignments, such as no running water or electricity, and minimal lodging facilities (e.g., shared lodging, tents, military barracks).
Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 180 days from the closing date.
By applying for this position with SBA's Office of Capital Access, you can enjoy challenging but satisfying work and join a highly motivated and diverse team that helps families and businesses rebuild their lives after a disaster.
A valid driver's license may be required.
This position is not included in a bargaining unit.
- U.S. citizenship is required.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card.
- Favorable background investigation and credit check are required.
- Credit Score must be at least 500.
- You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
- This position is not included in a bargaining unit.
Generally, time in Non-Pay status is not creditable towards the specialized experience requirement listed below.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You may qualify based on experience, education or a combination of both.
To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer. Average work hours must be stated on the resume to quantify each period of work experience or that experience will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement.
You must address the specific specialized experience required for each grade level of this position on your resume or application or you will be rated "Ineligible" for that grade level.
GS-09: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-00 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
*Estimating costs to repair or replace personal property; AND
*Estimating quantity of materials and costs for constructing or repairing homes and businesses.
GS-11: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-09 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
Estimating costs to repair or replace personal property;
*Estimating quantity of materials and costs for constructing and repairing homes and businesses; AND
*Estimating costs to repair or replace machinery, equipment, and inventory.
If qualifying based on education, you must submit transcripts by the closing date of this announcement or you will not be found eligible.
GS-09: Must have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in architecture, engineering, building construction, or other fields related to the position from an accredited college or university, or 2 full years (36 semester hours or equivalent) of related progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
GS-11: Must have a Doctorate or equivalent graduate degree in architecture, engineering, building construction, or other fields related to the position from an accredited college or university, or 3 full years (54 semester hours or equivalent) of related progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
- Address Damage Verification Center - DVC
13221 Woodland Park Road, 6th Floor
Herndon, VA 20171
- Name: Zainab Altameemi
- Phone: 7034878100
- Email: [email protected]