Company Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center
Job Profile. Contract Specialist, GS-1102-09/15
Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to perform pre award and post award functions when are well defined and well precedented, using common contracting methods and contract types, to procure standard or Specialized service; supply; and/or construction items, services, and/or materials through formal advertising and negotiation procedures using primarily firm fixed-price contracts. Procures and plans acquisitions for standard or specialized Items, services, and/or construction contracts where specifications have become standardized and established competitive markets and price competition exist, reviews requisition package for adequacy, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements. Develops solicitations and evaluates responses. Compiles complete bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, contacts with trade associations, Small Business Administration, or other sources. Prepares and issues solicitation documents selecting appropriate clauses, ensuring clear and complete specifications, including packing and delivery requirements or other routine supplemental stipulation. Uses primarily firm fixed-price, time and materials, indefinite delivery, or similar contracts when historical and precedent data are available. Monitors contract performance and assists in contract termination, Monitors contract performance through telephone conversations, correspondence, site visits, inspections, progress reports, and analysis of contractor metrics, for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, progress reports, and other requirements stated in the contract. Provides advice and assistance to others relating to contracting work and prepares correspondence. Provides advice and assistance to installation technical personnel, sales representatives, and/or contractors' local suppliers whenever information is needed or issues need to be resolved. Establishes working relationships with program and contractor management personnel.