Potomac Recruiting is seeking Site Inspectors in various fields to help our client with FEMA recovery efforts. The positions are as follows:
Engineers: *Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Coastal, Environmental, Hydraulic,
Coastal and/or Soil/Geotechnical; *
Construction Managers; and
*Geologists, Hydrologists, Health Scientists and Industrial Hygienists
Essential Information *
Site Inspectors help FEMA recovery efforts with:
- technical assistance to develop projects that support the restoration and mitigation of infrastructure, public facilities and services,
- develop innovative methods, approaches, ideas, and guidance to providing technical assistance to advance FEMA’s goals of reducing disaster losses and simplifying the grant process, and
- provide efficient and effective management and administration of the overall project to ensure timely deployment of trained and qualified professionals, high quality services, and exceptional customer service, while adhering to budget and schedule constraints.
The Site Inspectors will support FEMA Public Assistance projects which include construction, design/build, architecture and engineering of large and complex construction projects for disaster recovery.
The successful candidates must have:
- Undergraduate Degree with a minimum of 5 years in field of expertise and professional registration or Undergraduate Degree with 10 years in field of expertise.
- PE, CIH Certification or comparable field experience as per the above.
- understanding of FEMA Public Assistance Program law, regulation and policy.
- practice identifying and understanding relevant local and federal regulations, standards, and codes, (for example, Uniform Building Code, International Building Code; and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements).
- MUST be able to obtain FEMA Pubic Trust Clearance (however, having a current FEMA Public Trust Clearance within last 12 months a plus but NOT required).
FEMA will require individuals with specific technical expertise to conduct site inspections on sites with major damage (e.g., destroyed facilities; facilities with extensive damage; facilities with significant damage to mechanical, electrical and plumbing components, etc.) to document disaster related damage. These individuals will conduct site inspections to validate infrastructure damage and record detailed damage descriptions during the inspection to include the following additional tasks:
- Reviewing and analyzing professional architectural/engineering reports and designs or as-built plans;
- Thoroughly documenting analyses in writing;
- Developing scopes of work, including related code and standard requirements;
- Validating applicant-provided scopes of work, including related code and standard requirements;
- Developing and reviewing cost estimates; and
- Advising FEMA staff on the technical validity of claims presented under FEMA’s arbitration process. Should arbitration hearings occur, testify as an expert witness on FEMA’s behalf.
The positions require successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
The positions require obtaining a Public Trust Security Clearance.
The successful candidates must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer
(such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
The employer is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Contract
- relevant: 5 years (Required)
Full Time Opportunity: