SHEL-TARN CORPORATION is seeking experienced candidates to support FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in disaster relief/recovery efforts. Experience in such professions related to disaster recovery as construction or engineering is preferred.
SHEL-TARN CORPORATION, a woman-owned business and Equal Opportunity Employer, will provide labor assets needed to support the Public Assistance (PA) Program with FLUOR during major disasters and emergencies. The Company will hire and deploy personnel to provide advisory and assistance services, technical assessments, cost analysis, as well as project management support to ensure accurate, efficient, and consistent recovery operations. These services are typically needed after major disasters and emergencies in order to implement the Public Assistance (PA) Program.
Presently, SHEL-TARN CORPORATION is focused on interviewing individuals with these backgrounds:
- Chemical Engineers
- Civil Engineers
- Coastal Engineers
- Construction Manager
- Electrical Engineers
- Environmental-Historical Protection
- Historical Architect
- Mechanical Engineer
- Project Manager
- Structural Engineers
- Wetlands Specialist
To qualify, an individual must be: a US citizen, must successfully pass a thorough FBI background investigation which includes financial and criminal history, and must have a valid driver’s license. Previous FEMA disaster response and recovery experience is highly desirable, with knowledge and understanding of FEMA Public Assistance law, regulation, and policy.
The candidate must be able to mobilize to disaster sites on short notice and commit to at least a six-month assignment in remote locations, typically working in excess of 50 hours per week. Initially, the work schedule can be 10+ hours per day, compensated at straight time rates, five to six days per week. Expenses such as travel and per diem for food and lodging are covered by the FEMA Contract and reimbursed to the deployed staff in a timely manner. Rotations home are allowed each deployed person approximately every 45 days, to be approved by FEMA management.
Individuals should possess these qualifications:
- Able to work independently and with a team, under pressure and tight deadlines, and to show flexibility to adapt to changing needs of client and team
- Possess knowledge of accepted construction industry practices, including site assessments, inspections, scope development, and cost estimating
- Clearly communicate with team members and clients tactfully and diplomatically
- Be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
- Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with estimating software, RSMeans, preferred but not required
Overview of assignments includes:
- Evaluating eligibility of disaster-related damages, facilities, and costs
- Creating damage descriptions and scope-of-work needed to formulate disaster recovery grants
- Assessing onsite damage working with clients and developing/communicating methodologies that fast track disaster recovery efforts
- Producing detailed, organized reports
As a subcontractor with Fluor, we adhere to and comply with government regulations, including Affirmative Action responsibilities where applicable. As an Equal Opportunity employer, SHEL-TARN CORPORATION welcomes minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and military veterans.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $100,000.00 to $150,000.00 /year
- relevant: 1 year (Required)
- Professional development assistance
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
- Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction