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San Juan, Puerto Rico
JOB #R2001665

Construction Oversight Manager - Puerto Rico

The ICF Disaster Management division works with government agencies and communities to design and implement recovery programs and deliver increased resilience after a disaster strikes. Our functional expertise is in program management and operations, planning and preparedness, technical assistance and training, strategic communications and outreach, compliance and monitoring, implementation, and performance measurement and evaluation. Clients include states and localities administering HUD and FEMA funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs. We often work in close collaboration with ICF experts across the firm on related issues such as energy efficiency and green building, infrastructure, financial literacy, sustainable community development, and workforce development. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals to pursue their passions and generate results.  

ICF seeks an experienced professional to serve as a CDBG-DR Construction Oversight Manager who will help local governments and nonprofits across Puerto Rico manage and implement their recovery projects from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria in 2017. As a CDBG-DR Construction Oversight Manager, you should have in-depth experience with construction management of federally funded public infrastructure and facilities, including but not limited to roads, bridges, public buildings, drainage projects, water treatment facilities and/or other similar projects. You will be responsible for providing construction management and assisting with progress reporting, inspections and assessments associated with various HUD-funded recovery efforts. This is a position that requires the ability to think on one’s feet and adjust to an ever-changing environment.  

Key Responsibilities:   

  • Manage a team of construction oversight staff to perform at least one monthly visit to monitor construction progress, consistent with the subrecipient agreement and environmental clearance requirements, and health and safety plan implementation during subrecipient’s construction projects. 
  • Responsible for review and recommend certifications for payment and construction change orders. 
  • Prepare reports to the Project Manager, based on monitoring visits of subrecipient’s construction projects. 
  • Provide feedback to subrecipient’s health and safety officer or representative based on the observations obtained after conducting monitoring visits. 
  • Assist to develop revision checklist for 30% and 90% construction document reviews. 
  • Validate the subrecipient includes provisions in the construction contract documents that stipulate that the contractor must develop and implement a health and safety plan in compliance with Puerto Rico OSHA-approved State Plan and the policies of the Puerto Rico Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  
  • Other tasks, as assigned 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in construction management, engineering, or a related field (preferred). 
  • Must have obtained OSHA 30 hours training certification in the construction industry at least five (5) years ago.  
  • Experience in federally funded construction projects within the last five (5) years.  
  • Ability to assist in the development of a comprehensive construction management monitoring plan. 
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel including use of advanced formulas, charts, and formatting to create polished and “client-ready” deliverables 
  • Oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to explain building codes, procedures, and resolve issues between multiple parties 
  • Ability to work on several projects or tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to work independently or as a team 
  • Knowledge of IRC and IBC codes, and residential construction and building practices. 
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish fluency or literacy 

This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing. 


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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