17 days old

Housing SME-Disaster Recovery

Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • Job Code
    R111700

Housing SME-Disaster Recovery

Nation Wide/United States

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible job opportunity that makes a tangible difference in the world? Why not join the Parsons Disaster Recovery Team? We have been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster response and recovery assignments for over 10 years and offer a wide range of career opportunities to those looking for that impactful job.

Under multiple contracts, Parsons is providing construction support services, site assessments, engineer evaluations, inspections of damaged housing, cost estimates, construction contractor oversight, housing solution development and design services on an on-call/casual basis in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, including acts of terrorism on behalf of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) throughout the United States including the Caribbean and Pacific territories.

Selected Subject Matter Experts will travel to disaster-impacted locations to support FEMA in the delivery of the Individual Assistance Program. They will assist FEMA in developing housing solutions and overseeing the delivery of housing solutions by FEMA contractors to program-eligible individuals..

The Subject Matter Expert may also:

  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable
  • Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel
  • Helps to define design, scope of work, design criteria, schedules, standards, and procedures
  • Assists in determining budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule
  • Assists in supervising the production of project drawings and design calculations
  • Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process
  • Ensures that work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications
  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could effect project completion
  • Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work
  • Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc., for required standards
  • Recommends and prepares technical papers, reports and assessments
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction-related field. Professional registration a plus
  • Minimum of 15 years of professional experience in field of study
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern housing construction industry practices and experience managing construction projects
  • Experience with modern construction practice, site assessments, construction inspection, project scope development and cost estimating
  • Working knowledge of engineering and construction processes, International Building Code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other governmental regulatory compliance
  • Knowledge and understanding of FEMA Individual Assistance Program law, regulation and policy is preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment and under stressful conditions
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Prior FEMA disaster response and recovery experience is strongly desired

Minimum Requirements/Certifications: Candidates selected must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation, to include financial and criminal history. Successful candidates must be able to mobilize on short notice and commit to a 3-6 month assignment in remote locations working in excess of 50 hours per week.

The initial work for FEMA can be 10-12 hours per day (typically compensated at straight time rate), 6-7 days per week. Rotations home of 3-5 days approximately every 30 days or so, are provided to each deployed staff as approved by FEMA management. Most expenses, i.e., travel, per diem (food and lodging), are covered by the project and reimbursed directly to the deployed staff in a timely fashion.

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Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Housing SME-Disaster Recovery

Parsons Corporation
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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