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Contracting Officer Technical Representative
Contracting Officer Technical Representative, COTR
Coordination & Support
Represents the Contracting Officer between the national contractors (Shower and Caterer) and the Incident Management Team (IMT).
Ensures that the national contactors are in compliance with all aspects of the national contract.
Ensures that the IMT are meeting their responsibilities as identified in the national contract.
Must be extremely familiar with the National Interagency Mobile Food Service and Shower Facilities Contract.
Conducts periodic inspections of food service area and water quality control.
Coordinates with Medical Unit regarding any reported illnesses that could be attributed to the Food Unit.
Ensures safety and health regulations are known to personnel handling food.
Monitors contractor’s performance in reference to the contract requirements.
Reports deviations to the Contracting Office.
Acts as focal point for correspondence and discussions regarding technical direction of contract.
Issues technical direction providing specific details.
Provides clarification of technical directions.
Monitors contract performance.
Reviews contractor invoices.
Assures contractor is performing technical requirements of contract in accordance with contract terms, specifications, conditions.
Performs final inspection and acceptance of work required under the contract.
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
National Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for Food/Shower Contracts Training.
Bi-annual attendance at the national COTR workshop.
Familiarity with food handling and sanitation regulations, OSHA and NEC.
Designated by national Food/Shower Contracting Officer.
Satisfactory position performance as COTR.
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