Isaac Arasato

Job Title: Contract Specialist
Company: General Services Administration
Industry: Government
Mentor Since: Fall 2019
Will Mentor: Undergrad Students, Bridge MBA Students

Job Description

Performs procurement planning tasks, including researching market conditions and identifying within assigned programs the subsystems, components, supplies and services to be acquired by the contract. Evaluates technical submissions, bids, or offers for responsiveness to the solicitation. Performs the full range of post-award functions. Assists higher graded Contract Specialists with negotiating modifications, determining contract cost changes, price adjustments, progress, partial and final payments. Assists higher graded Contract Specialists with executes modifications and supplemental agreements. Closes out contracts.

Company Description

The Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) operates at the core of the GSA mission: Leverage the buying power of the Federal government to acquire the best value for taxpayers and Federal customers. To support GSA and accomplish our mission, FAS uses innovative techniques and leverages government-wide buying power, acquisition expertise, and electronic tools to successfully deliver new and existing services, products and solutions.

Employment History

General Services Administration-Federal Acquisition Service Aug 2018-Present


B.A in Psychology from University of Hawaii @ Manoa
J.D. from University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Career path, graduate school, life goals

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Evenings in Seattle or Bellevue

Additional Information

I am an officer in the Washington Air National Guard.