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The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is currently recruiting for a Program Analyst to work in Facility Management Service, Loma Linda, CA. The primary responsibility of the Program Analyst is development, implementation and monitoring of projects/programs with significant scope or complexity related to facility improvement/upgrades within station 605 Loma Linda VA Medical Center.

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Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Development, implementation, and monitoring of projects/programs with significant scope or complexity related to facility improvement upgrades, facility planning in support of Strategic Capital Improvement Plan (SCIP), leasing program oversight to include tenant improvement projects for 400,000, GSF or more, space utilization and High-Cost Equipment installation through the National Acquisition Center (NAC).
* Integrates project scope and criteria, schedules and milestones, budgets, and responsibilities of the participating parties, assumptions and risks, contingencies, and performance measurement criteria.
* Manage and coordinate the development and execution of capital project scope, budget and schedule and maintains the Capital Asset Inventory (CAI) and SCIP for designated programs/projects.
* Reviews project progress, measures performance and effects necessary corrective actions to maintain schedule and cost.
* Evaluates design objectives, performs complex technical calculations, identifies most economical and efficient procedures for project design and performance considering all influences.
* Performs or directs surveys and investigations to establish baseline data necessary to initiate design. Evaluates baseline data and incorporates salient factors into design considerations and solutions.
* Controls and manages project milestones and budgets from initial studies through construction and initial operations. Allocates project funds to contractor, consistent with progress attained, and measures and monitors performance to assure commitments of all parties are being maintained.
* Prepares detailed cost estimates for use in obtaining project funding and bid evaluation. Prepares correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports and schedules as required to complete project assignments.
* As the Integrated Project Team (IPT) Design Manager, incumbent coordinates the planning, design, cost engineering, construction, and environmental considerations, etc., for construction projects varying scope and complexity as measured by their diversity, geographical area, management demands, technical intricacies, and public/regulatory issues.
* Coordinate quality assurance efforts through assessments of workflow and procedures
* to develop means of improving service delivery to customers.
* Negotiates and integrates all station functions (i.e., clinical, administrative, safety, planning, construction, contracting, etc.), customer needs, regulatory requirements, and other agencies' commitments in support of assigned projects into a comprehensive management plan.
* Resolves execution conflicts, coordinates project work that impacts hospital operations through direct coordination with all hospital services to mitigate impacts and integrate facility staff support as required oversight of projects that require unique approaches and constant adjustment to environmental conditions.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Program Analyst/PD11042O

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0343 Management And Program Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
* All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to background/security investigation
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
* Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Personnel


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/22/2021.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.

Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

* GS-12 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Construction management experience, preferably over $3M in contract value; working construction in a hospital facility; capable of resolving requests for information between the contractor and stakeholder; experience writing statements of work, prepared cost estimates, managed budget and schedule for complex, capital improvement projects. .

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

* Administration and Management
* Conflict Management
* Leadership
* Project Management

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: Assignments regularly involve long periods of standing, bending, and stooping to observe and study work operations in an industrial, storage, or comparable work area.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.