Government Contract Specialist
Company: Perikin Enterprises
Posted on: August 7, 2022
PERIKIN is a proven and established international professional
services, advanced engineering, and construction firm with over 130
professionals helping the nation achieve its national defense
objectives. We operate primarily in federal markets working with
the Department of Defense, multiple US Army Corps of Engineers
district offices, and the DOE National Nuclear Security
Administration among others. We are headquartered in Albuquerque,
NM with offices in Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Washington DC, Ohio,
and Mexico. At PERIKIN we believe teamwork is the key to success
which is why we are committed to supporting each other in work and
life. We work vigorously to ensure we provide our team members with
the necessary resources, compensation, training, education,
development, and benefits to prosper.
PERIKIN Enterprises maintains a contract with the National Nuclear
Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Nuclear Smuggling
Detection and Deterrence (NSDD) (NA-213), within the Office of
Global Materials Security (GMS) (NA-21) to support the Department
of Energy (DOE). NSDD works with international partners to
strengthen capabilities to deter, detect, and investigate the
smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials by providing the
expertise and tools needed to respond to smuggling events. This
includes the deployment and sustainment of radiation detection
The Contract Specialist will directly support the Contracting
Officers (CO) for the Office of Acquisition Management (NA-APM-123)
for NSDD to execute and maintain all phases of the program's
contracting, acquisition, and financial assistance actions.
LOCATION: Albuquerque, NM (On-site at DOE, Kirtland AFB)
POSITION TYPE: Full Time
Performs technical writing, review, and editing of technical and
Prepares, reviews, and coordinates acquisition packages in
accordance with NNSA's Coordination and Approval Process (CAP).
Organizes and translates information into clear written
Understand standard contract guidelines, customer requirements, and
translate them into writing. Apply clear, concise language, and
adhere to formats (NNSA templates); produce accurate, consistent,
and quality documents.
Ensure documents are in accordance with Federal law, departmental
regulations, and procedures applicable to the acquisition process
and to the administration of contracts.
Perform market research as needed.
Assist in drafting acquisition plans (to include acquisition
strategies), source selection plans (including evaluation
criteria), justification and approvals, synopses, requests for
proposals, and award documents for both negotiated competitive
procurements and sole source procurements.
including preparing solicitation packages and amendments.
Assist in drafting all documents required for awards associated
with orders under competitive multiple award contracts, and new
Provide administrative and logistical support to proposal
Provide support in the preparation for discussions/communications
Provide support in the preparation of source selection reports and
Assist in performing cost/price analyses of Contractors'
Assist in drafting pre-negotiation objectives and price negotiation
Provide administrative and logistics assistance in the debriefing
Assist in preparing contractual documentation for contract
Prepare draft correspondence and contract documents.
Prepare presentation materials and participate in Government
meetings as designated by the Contracting Officer (CO).
Track cost, schedule, and performance measures.
Respond to questions/ inquiries on contract/task order
Prepare and standardize contract/task order reports.
Monitor Contractor compliance with contractual requirements.
Assist in performing analyses of Contractors' compliance with Cost
Accounting Standards and FAR Part 31.
Assist in the review and evaluation of the Contractor's requests
Monitor for timely notifications by the Contractors of any
anticipated overrun or underrun of the estimated cost under
cost-reimbursement contracts, and contractors' financial conditions
and advise the Contracting Officer when it jeopardizes contract
Analyze limitations on payment statements and assist the
Contracting Officer in the recovery of overpayments from the
Monitor the Contractor's compliance with small business
Post-Award Support: Assist the Contracting Officer in the
administration of Government Property, to include the following:
reviewing and providing recommendations regarding the adequacy of
contractor's property systems; preparing/conducting annual
assessments; reviewing reports; reviewing excess property requests;
preparing/recommending technical advice on all personal property
related issues, processing requests for deviations from federal
property management regulations; preparing/recommending
approval/disapproval of personal property transfers (domestic and
foreign), and performs follow-up as necessary.
Accomplish administrative closeout procedures
Bachelor's Degree in business or related discipline
Minimum 3 years of Contract Specialist experience with a government
Knowledge Skills and Ability:
Ability to pass a background check and obtain a DOE Level Q
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight at the client
site Monday - Friday
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both
verbally and in writing, with internal and external
Experience in Government Contracts, FFP and CPFF
Knowledge of Government (preferably DOE) Contracting Practices
Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with the ability
to prioritize competing demands
Strong research and analytical skills
Active DOE Q or DOD TS clearance
Knowledge of STRIPES and FAST
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 pounds at times
Domestic travel up to 15%
PERIKIN offers a comprehensive benefits program including:
Partial tuition reimbursement program and scholarship program
Generous paid time off and paid holidays
Flexible spending account
Health Spending Account (HSA)
401(k) with company match
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary life, legal,
and ID Theft, Pet Insurance
PERIKIN Enterprises, LLC (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an equal
employment opportunity ("EEO") employer. All hiring and employment
decisions are made without regard to a person's race, sex,
religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and any
other status or characteristic covered by an applicable federal,
state, or local EEO law.
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