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Cost Estimators - FEMA Public Assistance
ICF's Disaster Management division seeks Cost Estimators who will support FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation projects in Oregon following the recent wildfire and straight-line wind events. As a Cost Estimator you will be responsible for determining project eligibility, scopes of work, and estimating costs to repair or replace damaged infrastructure.
Conduct benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for mitigation activities
Evaluate large critical infrastructure projects using the FEMA Cost Estimating Format
Review and evaluate applicant-provided cost claims for reasonableness and accuracy
Research and update equipment rates used in reimbursing applicants for the use of applicant-owned equipment while performing eligible work
Develop cost estimates using RS Means software
5+ years relevant work experience
Extensive experience with cost estimating for reconstruction and repair infrastructure projects
Expertise with RSMEANS and FEMA Cost Estimating Tool
Demonstrated experience implementing the Stafford Act in support of public assistance programs
Experience in one or more of the following: Construction, Construction Management, Project Development, Hazard Mitigation Measures, Engineering or Architecture
Experience in the critical infrastructure market, specifically the utility sector
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
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.
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Portland, OR (OR08)