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Contract Specialist
Job Code:2022-ETA-009
Location:Portsmouth, OH
Division:PPPO DOE Contract
Duration:Direct Hire

Job Responsibilities:

Position:    Contract Specialist                                                        

Division:     E-TAS

Duration:  Direct Hire

Location:  Portsmouth, OH


Company Description: 

Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (ETAS) has upcoming opportunity for Contract Specialist (Direct Hire) positions at our offices in Portsmouth, OH.  Please submit resumes via the web page link below.  


ETAS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Professional Project Services, Inc. (Pro2Serve). ETAS was formed and dedicated to support the Department of Energy (DOE) Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) with technical and management services contributing to the safe and cost effective implementation of the “One PPPO” mission.


The parent company, Pro2Serve, is a nationally recognized environmental, technical, and engineering services firm dedicated to providing critical environmental management services to reduce the Nation’s environmental liabilities and infrastructure engineering services in support of our Nation’s security. We support the energy, defense, and science markets through responsive, cost-effective execution of critical environmental, facilities and infrastructure, and nuclear defense and nonproliferation projects.



Job Description

Provide Department of Energy procurement assistance to PPPO staff for Environmental Management programs; support compliance to DOE Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DEAR) by assisting Procurement Officials and Contracting Officers with analytical and administration tasks including reviewing contract deliverables, polices, and procedures; suspense tracking of deliverables and proposal coordination data; draft formal contracting request for information and DOE correspondence letters; assist with contract modification change development and compile data reports to support negotiations; update and maintain contract files in procurement system Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES); provide contract support for various government contracts including RFP analysis, proposal analysis, contract negotiation, Performance Work Statements (PWS) analysis, contract/task order administration, and review and negotiation of non-disclosure and teaming agreements; analyze proposals and evaluate Cost & Price Analyses; perform detailed analysis of procurements by reviewing previous history, market conditions, and specifications or technical data packages while assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of the contracts; monitor performance, negotiate terms and conditions, identify and modify flow-down clauses from prime contracts, as necessary; assist with closeouts, and ensure compliance with contract requirements.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Business from an accredited university or ten years of relevant experience

Five years’ experience in federal contracting or equivalent

Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and procedures (e.g., FAR, DEAR) governing contracting

Experience in supporting D&D, D&R, S&M, Infrastructure and operations activities

Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Must have strong organizational and communication skills

Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Effective oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently or in a team environment

Exhibit a high degree of professionalism in the production of deliverables and in interactions with fellow employees and client personnel


Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of contracting systems (e.g., STRIPES)

Government acquisitions coursework and certifications also preferred

Experience in audit resolution

DOE experience


Direct Hire


Federal Government Clearance:

This position may require the ability to obtain a government clearance. This position may require reviews and test for absence of any illegal drugs along with a background investigation by the Federal government in order to obtain an access authorization prior to employment, and may require subsequent reinvestigations may be required.


EEO Employer:

Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/Vet/Disab/LGBT



ETAS benefits package has been carefully designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families.


These benefits include:

  • Major Medical Plan with Prescription Card, Dental Plan, Vision, and Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Comprehensive Leave
  • Holidays



Pay Rate:
Please submit salary or hourly rate requirements along with resume or in a cover letter.


Job location:

Portsmouth, OH area

Please submit resumes via the web page link.


If you meet the above requirements/qualifications, please click the Apply Now button to submit your resume to be considered for this position, as well as added to our national database.  We look forward to talking with candidates who have the requisite skills and experience level.