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Austin, Texas, United States of America
JOB #R2102843

Construction QA/QC Grant Manager

Join the ICF team and make a difference! Our growing Disaster Management Division makes BIG things happen every day. ICF is seeking a Construction QA/QC Grant Management to help the State of Texas manage federal grants to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in its communities.

The right candidate will have experience in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), and Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) programs as well as an understanding of other federal disaster recovery programs and applicable cross-cutting regulations. You will work onsite with senior staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to QA/QC all construction documentation, develop and deliver training and technical assistance, and all construction-related activities in support of Texas’ mitigation and recovery efforts

This is a remote based position with preference given to those currently located in the state of Texas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team providing expert services to support disaster recovery and mitigation efforts with a focus on QA/QC of construction, inspections, cost estimating, budgets, cost reasonable determinations, 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 development or refining program procedures and processes for implementation.

  • Develop and implement training for staff, and stakeholders via remote learning and at various locations.

  • 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.

  • Review habitability checklists for accuracy.

  • Support client managers with builder assignment methodology, and builder scoring logic.

  • Other tasks, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major course work in construction management, engineering, or a related field.  3-years of experience in CDBG-DR construction programs may be substituted for degree requirements.

  • 5+ years experience in CDBG-DR construction management.

  • Experience managing CDBG-DR construction programs and coordinating tasks across multiple locations.

  • Expert knowledge of Xactimate 28 or later as it relates to CDBG-DR construction, damage assessments, and cost estimates.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Texas’ building and residential codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of IRC and IBC codes, and residential construction and building practices.

  • Proficiency in reading residential and commercial building plans.

Professional Skills:

  • 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.

  • This position requires the ability to think on one’s feet and adjust to an ever-changing environment.

These jobs are Section 3 eligible job opportunities. 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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. 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.

Austin, TX (TX18)

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