APTIM Mitigation Specialist (Disaster Recovery) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Overview:

APTIM currently has an opening for a FEMA Mitigation Specialist in its Baton Rouge, La locations.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical support for Hazard Mitigation Analysis.

  • Will participate in site visits to identify possible mitigation measures.

  • Will be able to develop technical reports, as well as provide technical support and review of hazard mitigation projects.

  • Will serve as a point-of-contact with internal and external shareholders involved in mitigation.

  • May conduct outreach activities to organizations with roles or interest in mitigation.

  • Assist with coordination of the state's hazard mitigation program, earthquake program, and floodplain management program.

  • Position requires knowledge, skills, and ability in the fields of land use planning, construction, engineering and/or hydrology to coordinate and assist affected jurisdictions in the identification and development of technical federal applications for structural mitigation projects such as flood proofing structures, and elevation of flood prone structures, soil stabilization, storm water management, and structural flood control projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong Excel and Microsoft products skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Must work well in a fast-paced, dynamic office environment Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a changing work environment

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Federal and State Recovery Programs and Initiatives, Public Assistance and HMGP and its implementing regulations

  • Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of a wide variety of grants administration issues and problems

  • Significant experience addressing strategic issues in disaster recovery operations including issues that have complex political and programmatic elements

  • Background in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Experience working on a program or project

Company Overview:

APTIM (formerly CB&I Capital Services Group) with approximately 10,000 employees deployed across hundreds of offices and customer sites globally is a leading global provider of program management, energy efficiency programs, integrated maintenance services, environmental engineering and remediation, infrastructure EPC services, and disaster response and recovery for private sector and government customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing HRQuestions@cbifederalservices.com or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.