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Construction Management Deputy Lead – Disaster Recovery
Join the ICF team and make a difference! Our growing Disaster Management Division makes BIG things happen every day. ICF is seeking a Construction Management Lead to assist the State of Oregon with managing federal grants to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to rebuild its housing stock, mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in its communities.
The right candidate will have experience with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) and Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs as well as an understanding of other federal disaster recovery programs and applicable cross-cutting requirements. You will work onsite with senior staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to develop and deliver construction processes and procedures, work with clients to develop policies, and manage the day-to-day operations of all construction-related activities in support of Oregon’s disaster mitigation and recovery efforts.
This position requires thinking on one’s feet and adjusting to an ever-changing environment. Some travel may be required to provide training or technical assistance to CDBG-DR/CDBG-MIT subrecipients, programmatic monitoring, and key handing ceremonies.
- Work as part of a team providing expert services to support disaster recovery and mitigation efforts with a focus on construction, inspections, cost estimating, and environmental requirements (lead-based paint, asbestos, mold, section 106).
- Monitor progress of construction efforts and certify conformity to scope, quality, and schedule, quality assurance of draw reviews, and contractor scoring.
- Assist with the development or refining of program procedures and processes for implementation.
- Manage the day-to-day operation of all construction-related activities including managing subcontractors, engineers, cost estimators, inspectors and construction managers, logistics, and the QA/QC team.
- Develop and implement training for staff, subcontractors, and subrecipients as well as hold builder seminars at various locations.
- Manage staff’s review of environmental requirements and ensure these items are properly incorporated into scopes of work to ensure environmental compliance.
- Ability to interpret and apply HUD requirements, local building codes, green building standards, and program policy as it relates to disaster recovery and mitigation construction activities.
- Manage client contracts and work order requirements in ensure profitability.
- Monitor and allocate resources as necessary.
- Other tasks, as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major course work in construction management, engineering, or a related field.
- 3+ years experience in CDBG-DR construction management.
- Proven experience managing CDBG-DR, CDBG-MIT, or other HUD-funded construction programs and effectively coordinating tasks across multiple locations.
- Ability to assist in the development of a comprehensive construction management monitoring plan.
- Expert knowledge of Oregon’s State Building and Residential Codes and Standards.
- Knowledge of IRC 2015, IBC 2015, and resilient residential construction and building practices.
- Proficiency in reading residential and commercial building plans.
- 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, and procedures, and resolve issues between multiple parties.
- Ability to work across several projects or tasks simultaneously.
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