FEMA PA Technical Specialist (Architect & Engineers) Job at iParametrics LLC, Alpharetta, GA

  • iParametrics LLC
  • Alpharetta, GA

Job Description

FEMA PA Technical Specialist
This is not a remote opportunity: this role involves 100% travel. Location will be determined by disaster recovery staff requirements. 

Position Description:  
We are accepting resumes for various technical specialist positions to support the FEMA Public Assistance Program. Professionals required for this role will include: 
  • Architects 
  • Civil Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers 
  • Structural Engineers 
  • Other Engineering Specialties 
The Technical Specialists will be embedded within FEMA to provide technical assistance that may include the following: 
  • Conduct site inspections to validate and record infrastructure damage to include taking photographs, making site sketches, and writing detailed damage descriptions. 
  • Develop and review scopes of work and cost estimates, including code and standard requirements. 
  • Review and analyze engineering reports, designs, and as-built plans. 
  • Make recommendations regarding claim eligibility. 
  • Develop or evaluate hazard mitigation proposals and benefit-cost analyses. 
  • Work with applicants to prioritize their projects, facilitates applicant meetings throughout the program delivery and recovery stages, and communicates the final determination to the applicants. 
  • Provide analyses and updates reports, participates in status update meetings with FEMA, and identifies the need for technical specialists. May coordinate and complete basic to moderately complex site inspections to validate and record damage to assist in the FEMA Public Assistance grant delivery process. 
All Technical Specialists will use FEMA’s Grants Manager system.  FEMA’s Grants Manager system is used to assign and track actions throughout PA project development and to collect all PA project-related information and documents, including correspondence. 
  • This job is 100% computer-based and work is completed through a web-based application, so strong computer skills are required. 
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust clearance. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Science, or Engineering field with 4 years of related technical experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. 
  • Technical knowledge base and experience in discipline’s standard concepts, principles and techniques as well as in the design and/or construction of public infrastructure. 
  • Experience must fall under engineering, architecture, cost estimating, or construction inspection and management. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word), Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth (file conversion and import/export ability required), and smartphone. 
  • Must be able to commit to travel assignments for up to 1 year in duration. Trips home to your residence are reimbursed and allowed every 30-45 days, depending on task order specifics. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience in a related field and professional registration or Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience in a related field 
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license. 
  • Construction-related experience a plus, such as, civil engineers, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, environmental engineers/planners, coastal engineers, site inspectors and architects.    
  • Prior FEMA PA and/or CRC experience preferred, but not required, including experience with and understanding of FEMA’s PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG), the Stafford Act, 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 2 CFR, Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA) Legislation, PA grant documentation review or project development experience, validating PA grant documentation, and developing or reviewing damage descriptions and dimensions, scopes of work, and cost estimates for PA grant applications. 
  • Experience using FEMA Grants Manager. 
  • Current DHS Public Trust clearance/badge.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience providing excellent customer service.
  • Strong observational, decision-making, analytical, critical thinking, organization, and problem-solving skills with the ability to synthesize and present key disaster recovery issues and progress to resolution.
  • Flexible work style with the ability to immediately adapt to changing priorities.
  • Able to work independently, in a team environment, and under stressful conditions with tight deadlines and able to handle tense situations diplomatically.
  • Demonstrated behavior of flexibility, adaptability and professionalism.
Additional Information:
  • Sponsorship is not available. 
  • This project has a heavy focus on production and quality. Staff must be committed to completing the work efficiently and accurately. Work will be monitored and reviewed regularly. 
  • The offer of employment is contingent on Task Order requirements, your qualifications (education/experience) meeting task order requirements, your availability for the specific Task Order, your ability to obtain and maintain your PA-TAC training credentials, and our team being awarded client Task Order. 
  • This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain/transfer a DHS Public Trust Clearance. 
  • As a condition of employment, pass a DHS/FEMA background investigation. 
  • This position is contingent upon task order and customer requirements and/or their approval. If the contingency does not occur, then the offer is rescinded. 
About iParametrics:
iParametrics was founded in 2003 to provide a diverse range of advisory services. Today, we provide multi-faceted solutions in the areas of emergency and risk management, decision and analytical sciences, and program and cost consulting. We have extensive experience on a wide range of projects supporting federal, state, and municipal government programs.   
Since 2005, the iParametrics team has played a vital role in our nation’s response and recovery from natural and man-made disasters through our involvement in the FEMA Public Assistance program. We are committed to innovation, quality, and providing the highest level of customer service through all aspects of our business. Each employee contributes directly to iParametrics' growth. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. 

Compensation & Benefits:   
As required by applicable pay transparency laws, iParametrics provides a range of compensation for these roles. The Technical Specialist position pays $44 – $62/hr for engineering professionals. Your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including specialty and registrations/certifications, level of experience, geographic location, and/or other relevant factors. 

iParametrics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports and respects all individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

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