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Civil Engineer I
at PARSONS
Houston, TX

Civil Engineer I
at PARSONS
Houston, TX

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Ready to be part of a team that tackles disaster related challenges throughout the US? Want to take your technical and engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now hiring experienced Civil Engineers with a desire to work within recovery operations through a contract with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will change the urban fabric of our community.
 
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward. Parsons is a teaming subcontractor on a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC).   The purpose of the contract is to provide technical assistance to FEMA for disaster related operations throughout the U.S.
 
FEMA uses the PA TAC nationally to obtain architects, engineers, consultants, and other related professional services to assist state and local municipalities in developing grant applications for Federal Public Assistance funding for the repair of their infrastructure damaged by natural or man-made disasters (roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, water treatment facilities, etc.).
 
In this role you will be on call to travel to disaster-impacted locations to support FEMA in the delivery of the Public Assistance Program. They will assist local government agencies and other Program-eligible entities in the preparation of grant applications for the restoration of damaged public infrastructure to include roads, bridges, buildings and utilities. Our engineers must be open to working 8-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week in remote disaster conditions.  You will need to be able to commit to a 3-6 month assignment in remote locations.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Travel to disaster-impacted locations to support FEMA in the delivery of the Public Assistance Program.
  • Assist local government agencies and other Program-eligible entities in the preparation of grant applications for the restoration of damaged public infrastructure to include roads, bridges, buildings and utilities. 
  • Supports recovery operations primarily for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly-owned facilities, such as: roads, bridges, municipal buildings, police and fire stations, water/wastewater treatment plants, etc., including certain Private Non-Profit facilities such as hospitals.
  • The work includes site assessments of disaster-damaged infrastructure, documenting damages and restoration scopes of work, and formulating cost estimates.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 3+ years of relevant civil engineering experience is required, preferably with roads, bridges, wastewater and/or structures.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass an FBI background check.
  • Professional designation such as PE is desired.
 
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 preferred.
  • Ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours, commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations and disaster conditions.
 
Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
 
 
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Parsons is a teaming subcontractor on a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC).   The purpose of the contract is to provide technical assistance to FEMA for disaster related operations throughout the U.S.
FEMA uses the PA TAC nationally to obtain architects, engineers, consultants, and other related professional services to assist state and local municipalities in developing grant applications for Federal Public Assistance funding for the repair of their infrastructure damaged by natural or man-made disasters (roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, water treatment facilities, etc.).
The Public Assistance program supports recovery operations primarily for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly-owned facilities, such as: roads, bridges, municipal buildings, police and fire stations, water/wastewater treatment plants, etc., including certain Private Non-Profit facilities such as hospitals.  The work includes site assessments of disaster-damaged infrastructure, documenting damages and restoration scopes of work, and formulating cost estimates.
 
In preparation for future task orders we are looking for candidates for the Parsons on-call team that are interested in working on a PA TAC project. Please note, candidates for the FEMA positions must be U.S. citizens, able to pass a FBI background check, be able to mobilize within 48 hours of contracts award, and open to working 8-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week in remote disaster conditions.  Successful candidates must be able to commit to a 3-6 month assignment in remote locations.
 
Selected Civil Engineers will travel to disaster-impacted locations to support FEMA in the delivery of the Public Assistance Program. They will assist local government agencies and other Program-eligible entities in the preparation of grant applications for the restoration of damaged public infrastructure to include roads, bridges, buildings and utilities.  The minimum qualifications for this position are:
 
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
3+ years of relevant civil engineering experience is required, preferably with roads, bridges, wastewater and/or structures.
 
Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass an FBI background check.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
Professional designation such as PE is desired.
 
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 preferred.
 
Ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours, commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations and disaster conditions.

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