About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.
This position is designed for a person with particular interest and expertise in disaster recovery, infrastructure, and project management fields. The mandate of this position is to lead damage assessment initiatives on effected infrastructure following natural or man-made disasters. The position requires strong experience, license or certifications in Engineering or Construction fields. It also requires strong verbal and written competencies and technical writing and cost estimating skills and experience. The position may also require, planning, scheduling, costing and project management of infrastructure projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform damage assessments of public facilities and infrastructure to determine eligibility for FEMA funding and extent of applicable damages in accordance with FEMA policies and procedures and make recommendation on reparability of damaged structures.
Develop Project Worksheets (PWs), damage descriptions and dimensions (DDDs) and Scopes of Work. This includes gathering any records, blueprint and other data that may affect funding eligibility.
Conduct detailed estimates utilizing RS Means, CostWorks and FEMA’s Cost Estimating Format (CEF)
Develop Hazard Mitigation Grant Proposals
Provide guidance and ensure special considerations and compliance issues have been address in a specific area of expertise.
Regular interface with FEMA, Local Governments and contractors.
The ideal candidate will provide strong leadership in all aspects of the construction process and ensure construction projects are performed within budget and on time and in accordance with all company and industry regulatory health, safety & environmental standards & procedures.
Demonstrate excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills to coordinate a wide range of responsibilities within the organization.
A strong, intelligent, proactive leader with a commitment to quality, an eye to detail and a commitment to best practices.
A superior team leader with proven effectiveness in customer service and in inspiring, developing and retaining a service-oriented team of highly skilled professionals.
Ability to provide guidance to contractors, architects and consultants, to make sure specification and/standards are met.Required Qualifications:
High School Degree or Equivalent
Microsoft Office competency (Word, Excel)
Internet Navigation competency
Technical Writing competency
Construction or Engineering Experience or Training; FEMA experience preferred
Physical Requirements:Work in outdoor conditions during periods of excessive heat. Work in construction areas that require personal protective equipment use.
Required Travel:Local travel
GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.