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Construction Manager

Typical Functions
  1. Conducting preliminary damage assessments (PDAs) in the field with Federal, State and local officials.
  2. Writing complex Project Worksheets (PWs) for the purposes of determining project eligibility, scopes of work and estimating costs to repair or replace a facility or structure to restore it to its pre-disaster design for small and large projects.
  3. Providing services such as: technical, cost estimating, disaster recovery or management with an emphasis on construction-related activities.
  4. Review construction activities to restore pre-disaster condition.
  5. Inspecting construction work to ensure compliance with design documents and FEMA Public Assistance policy and procedure.

  • High School diploma.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant construction experience required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following FEMA Public Assistance classroom trainings: Public Assistance Operations I (PA Ops I), Public Assistance Operations II (PA Ops II), Project Worksheet (PW) Development, Cost Estimating Format (CEF), Debris Management/Operations, 406 Hazard Mitigation.
  • Prior FEMA Public Assistance disaster response and recovery experience in one of the following areas: Public Assistance Coordinator (PAC) Crew Leader, Project Specialist, Debris Specialist, Debris Monitor, FEMA-certified Trainer, Hazard Mitigation Specialist (Sections 404 and 406), or Long Term Community Recovery Program Specialist is strongly desired.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a background check.
  • Ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours, commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations.
  • Due to the nature of the work, candidates must have excellent communication skills and be experienced with Microsoft Office product suite.