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(MWEOC) Disaster Recovery Specialist (Construction Manager)

Bluemont, Virginia
Job Description:


FEMA- Disaster Recovery Specialist (Construction Manager)
Join the Kenjya-Trusant Team. Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to help your country with disaster recovery work? As a Disaster Specialists, you will collaborate with some of the best and brightest in the industry and use your expertise to support critical recovery efforts in disaster-impacted communities.

Construction Managers

Kenjya-Trusant is currently searching for highly qualified professionals to support FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Program. Candidates with prior PA experience are preferred. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation which includes disclosing personal information such as criminal, credit, residential, employment, social and medical history. Selected candidates must be able to commit to a 6-to-12-month deployment assignment.

Disaster Specialists travel to disaster sites to support FEMA in the delivery of the PA Program. They assist local government agencies and other Program-eligible entities in the preparation of grant applications for the restoration of damaged public infrastructure such as roads, bridges, buildings and utilities. The work includes but is not limited to site assessments of disaster-damaged infrastructure, documenting detailed damage descriptions, developing restoration scopes of work, formulating detailed cost estimates, and assisting with hazard mitigation planning.

Required Skills & Required Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time professional experience in field of study and working with public infrastructure
  • Experience with modern construction practices, facility assessments, construction inspection, project scope development and cost estimating
  • Working knowledge of International Building Code (IBC), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other governmental regulatory compliance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work up to 12 hours/day, 6 days a week
  • Must have a clean driving record and able to maintain a valid driver’s license in order to operate a company, personal, or rental vehicle
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or equivalent years of experience
  • Knowledge of the FEMA Public Assistance Program
  • Prior FEMA Public Assistance experience as: Program Delivery Manager, Site Inspector, Policy Advisor, Cost Estimator, FEMA Certified Trainer, Hazard Mitigation Specialist Experience using FEMA’s Grants Manager
  • Proficiency using cost estimating software such as RS Means and Xactimate
  • This position is covered by the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA).
  • Only recipients of an offer of employment from Kenjya-Trusant, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Kenjya-Trusant's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!


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