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Jacobs Contracts Specialist in Fort Eustis, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The contractor shall possess at minimum ten years of experience performing warranted or non-warranted 1102 series contracting specialist duties, be totally functional in the operation of Department of Defense (DOD) contracting specialist tools, including proficiency in the PD2 Contract Writing System, and hold certifications comparable to a DOD non-supervisory Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III or Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level III. The contractor shall possess a solid foundational understanding of both Federal and DOD (FAR & DFARS) contracting policy, rules, methods, and regulations as well as the ability to perform complex cost and pricing data analysis is required. Contractor shall be familiar with working with aviation, various program management offices, and various types of fluids, i.e., Operations and Maintenance, Procurement, and Research and Development. Additionally, the contractor shall be well-versed with various contract types such as Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursable, Time & Material, and Commercial contracts. Contractor shall be capable of assisting with strategic requirements review and consolidation, acquisition strategy development, request for proposal development, and other pre-award duties. Contractor shall have a solid understanding of acquisition procedures involving best value, price performance tradeoff (PFF), lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA), and general schedule (GSA) source selections.

Contractor shall have demonstrated experience and/or technical education in Microsoft Office. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint required. Personnel shall be capable of using the Procurement Desktop-Defense (PD2), DD250 Material and Receiving Reports, and the internet. Personnel shall exhibit good communication, briefing, and organizational skills.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

BA or BS degree in the appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university, plus fourteen (14) or more years of progressive and relevant experience in field, including demonstrated specialist skills or MS degree and twelve (12) years or more relevant experience of Ph.D. and eight (8) years or more relevant experience.

Candidate will undergo an assessment process that includes the following: psychological assessment that involves cognitive and personality testing, criminal, and financial disclosure, and review of experience, skills, and qualifications, along with an interview panel

Secret clearance required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.