Contract Specialist at CLJ Consulting And Contracting LLC in Denver, CO

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Company Description


CLJ Consulting and Contracting LLC (DBA: CLJ) has over 25 years of experience in Acquisition/ Program Management Support. We provide professional services to DoD/ Non-DoD agencies and commercial organizations. CLJ recognizes that the consulting services require a high degree of experience, broad point of reference and specialized training. We carefully develop a consulting team comprised of experienced individuals with complementary strengths allowing us to provide a technical breadth and creative flexibility in resolving our clients’ problems.


Description/Job Summary

CLJ has a position open for a full-time Contracts Specialist. The work to be performed under this contract will be performed in Lakewood, Colorado. The Contract Specialist serves customer needs through professional placement of Government Contracts, including a full range of Pre-award and Post-award functions, e.g. price/cost analysis, administration and termination of contracts, and close out for the National Park Service.

The Contract Specialist will procure a wide range of design and construction, services, supplies, and other services, utilizing a variety or acquisition methods and contracting vehicles. Procurement Actions involve contracts above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold. The Contract Specialist provides direction/guidance to purchase goods or services which includes Market Research and analysis for best pricing, adhering to budgetary guidelines and reporting research and pricing to management to assist in acquisitions. All work is governed by the FAR and supplemented by additional regulations, legal precedents and agency policy and procedures.




· Conducts acquisition planning and market research. Together with project team and Small Business Specialist, determines contract type, and area of solicitation. Considers all possible set-asides in conjunction with local socioeconomic and small business goals. Prepares other required pre-solicitation documentation. Prepares and posts FedBizOpps advertisement.

· Prepares and issues solicitations, Requests for Proposals/Quotes and amendments. Works with project team to address questions. Receives, records, and reviews proposals/quotes for responsiveness.

· Coordinates technical evaluation panels. Participates in and assists the Contracting Officer in all source selection activities and best value tradeoff evaluations. Prepares for and participates in negotiations; performs cost and/or price analyses; documents source selection activities; and determines fair and reasonable pricing. Obtains certified and other than certified cost and pricing data as required.

· Processes contract awards for government Contracting Officer signature. Prepares and distributes award packages and announcements.

· Performs contract administration. Maintains official contract file (all files are electronic). Resolves payment issues; reviews payroll reports against DOL wage determinations; issues general correspondence and memoranda; and addresses general contract administration questions.

· Processes modifications. Obtains and evaluates contractor proposals, participates and documents negotiations, prepares modifications with supporting documents for signature by the government Contracting Officer.

· Prepares closeout documents.


Position Requirements:


Basic requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

· Bachelor’s degree preferred with a major in any field; or

· At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

· 5 years Federal Government Contracting experience with the performance requirements for this position.

· 2 years government construction contracting experience preferred

· 2 years architect-engineer services contracting experience preferred

  • Must have expertise of standard office computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook and Adobe)
  • Strong oral/written communication abilities
  • Proven organization and project management skills
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills coupled with strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, driven and able to work with limited direction under target times lines
  • Collaborative personality - enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Adaptability and comfortable working in a fast-paced and sometimes unstructured environment
  • Translates complex ideas into processes and tactical plans
  • Facilitates open communication


All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate may be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized. However, continued employment with CLJ will be contingent upon the results of candidate’s reference/background check. This position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment. In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment. We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement


This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in CLJ’s sole discretion.


Company Description

CLJ Consulting and Contracting LLC (CLJ) is an 8(a) certified Woman- Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) where performance, pride, and precision are the hallmarks of every engagement.

Our clients know that we have their best interests at heart, managing their mission intelligently, while providing honest, timely, and executable means to achieve their mission goals.

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