In Disaster Services, an Architect is deployed as a Project Specialist for the FEMA Public Assistance Program for the preparation of Project Worksheets. A Specialist has the expertise that is specific to their discipline. The successful candidate should understand building components and their design. Architects serving as a Project Specialist may be required to perform roof inspections, assess facility damages, prepare estimates, determine best practices for restoration, prepare technical reports, be familiar with the International Building Code, and coordinate/manage the activities of other specialists. An architect may lead a Building Assessment Team (BAT) that is composed of other specialists, such as electrical, mechanical and civil engineers as well as estimators. The architect may have to determine mitigation opportunities for facilities.
Candidate must possess at a minimum an undergraduate degree, at least 2 years of practical experience and must have completed the FEMA Operations I & II courses. Experience in FEMA disaster response and recovery is preferred.
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ATCS, P.L.C. - 2 years ago