Contracting Officer Construction (TERM)

  • Company: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia 20001 United States
  • Salary: $80,000 to $116,000
  • Date Posted: July 9, 2021
  • Closing Date: July 30, 2021


As a Contracting Officer (Construction), you will work on large dollar value construction contracts to support Airports Authority construction activities. This is a non-career, term job. Serves in the Procurement and Contracts Department (Department) in the Office of Supply Chain Management (Office) in the Headquarters Office Building in Arlington, VA. Supports pre-award and post-award contracting functions on large dollar value construction, architectural/engineering contracts, and other consulting, supply/service contracts and leasing and maintenance agreements for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), the Dulles Toll Road, supporting corporate functions, and, as assigned, the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Projects. Carries out the entire procurement cycle, from "cradle to grave." Reviews procurement requests, prepares procurement plans, and develops evaluation factors for contracts. Selects contract type (e.g., firm-fixed price, cost reimbursable, etc.) and determines procurement method.


A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Contract Management, Business, or related field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in construction administration or construction procurement and contracting including recent experience in negotiation of contract changes and claims resolutions; and management of design and construction projects and contracts. Knowledge of various types of contracts (e.g., firm-fixed-price, fixed unit price, task order, indefinite delivery and cost-reimbursable) and methods of contracting (e.g., RFPs, RFQs, and IFBs). Skill in managing and administering multiple major procurements and contracts concurrently. Ability to perform detailed analyses of data and information and make recommendations. Ability to speak and write effectively with emphasis on negotiation and persuasive techniques. Ability to use computer hardware and modern office suite software. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with contractors, key stakeholders, employees, managers, and others.

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Contact Info

Name: Human Resources
Phone: 703-417-8600
Closing Date: July 30, 2021