CDM Smith is seeking to enhance our team to primarily support FEMA's Production and Technical Services (PTS) and Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program (HMTAP) contracts with the potential to support USACE Institute for Water Resource (IWR), and other related contracts with the U.S. This opportunity is slated for an emerging or mid-career professional ready to take on increasing responsibilities under the mentorship of more senior staff. Projects include providing technical assistance to FEMA Building Science Branch, grant programs, policy and guidance development support, applied research, and environmental compliance activities with both FEMA Headquarters and the Regions. Projects are located throughout the U.S. and its territories.
This is a full-remote position.
- Providing technical and programmatic support to the PTS and HMTAP programs nationwide.
- Supporting Project Managers in the execution of projects to successfully meet required scope, schedule and budget.
- Leading discrete / major tasks within projects
- Providing direct support to clients and program stakeholders.
- Serving as a technical and programmatic resource for other staff in the development of quality deliverables.
- Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related discipline. Certification as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam in states where an EIT is not obtainable (within 18 months of hire or promotion or transfer).
- 5 years of related experience.
- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Skills and Abilities
- Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a FEMA Badge, which includes a background investigation for a Public Trust position.
- Master's degree or other advanced degree.
- Previous Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program, RiskMAP and/or Building Science experience.
- Previous experience with other federal agencies to support nation policy and program development.
- Knowledge of FEMA's Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) Tool.
- Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated Leadership abilities.
- Ability to obtain professional licensure in the future.
Amount of Travel Required