Why join IEM?
We are a woman owned company in Emergency Management that embraces teamwork, collaboration, flexible performance, actionable solutions and integrity/ethics. Our work touches everyone. We produce results that matter. Results that save lives - join us while we build a safe, secure and resilient world.
IEMers believe in the greater good and it is our commitment to attract those who have excellent technical skills, creative minds and innovative ideas to keep propelling us forward.
Must have a bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Project Management, or similar field.
Must have previous project management experience with federally funded infrastructure or construction projects within the last five (5) years.
Knowledge of construction and permitting processes in Puerto Rico
Must have obtained OSHA 30 hours training certification.
Bilingual; have the ability to speak, read, write, and effectively communicate in Spanish and English.
Contracting license and/or construction trade or inspection certifications valid in Puerto Rico.
Direct experience in the management and implementation of CDBG-DR economic development and infrastructure projects.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Support the Deputy Program Manager in daily operations and identified responsibilities at the project level.
Oversee and enforce performance of awarded entities in accordance with established performance goals, regulatory compliance, and quality standards as set by Program Manager, IPG Program and/or contractual requirements; recommend corrective action and/or performance plan for underperforming awarded entities.
Coordinate, conduct, and document all necessary meetings, including outreach activities, trainings and workshops.
Act as main point of contact between program and awarded or applicant-entities for day to day project development and implementation. Establish direct communications with applicant-entity points of contact during the pre-application and full application evaluation and implementation of projects under IPG Programs; provide day-to-day technical assistance to potential applicants, applicants and awarded entities.
Develop one or more Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) until all funds are committed, and coordinate submissions from applicant-entities.
Prepare recommendation notifications and reports to communicate which projects will be awarded funds and those that are not eligible for award.
Monitor and evaluate contract provisions and requirements of assigned executed IPG Program agreements with PRDOH to ensure compliance with requirements, timely expenditure of funds, and other requirements.
Coordinate all necessary reporting activities to communicate the status of all executed applicant-entity agreements.
Coordinate with all assigned applicant-entities and participate in any required applicant entity meetings.
Review, provide comments, and provide recommendations/comments to applicant entity applications, Draw Requests, Change Orders, Applicant-entity Agreement Amendments, Budget Revisions, and Closeout Documentation package.
Perform field and on-site visits as necessary.
Manage construction oversight staff to perform at least one monthly visit to monitor construction progress, consistency with applicant-entity Agreement, secure environmental clearance documents, and health and safety plan implementation during applicant-entity IPG funded construction projects.
Organize and store all documentation of applicant-entities related to IPG programs using all available tools and access to the System of Record implemented by the PRDOH.
Provide all necessary support in the development, preparation and submission of required deliverables to PRDOH.
Provide feedback to applicant-entity health and safety officers or representatives based on the observations obtained after conducting monitoring visits.
Assist to develop revision checklist for construction document reviews at predetermined milestones throughout construction.
Monitor all applicant-entity procurement activities and keep PRDOH informed of compliance, regulatory and performance issues that may affect the IPG program.
Validate that the applicant-entities include provisions in the construction contract documents that stipulates that the contractor must develop and implement a health and safety plan in compliance with the PRDOH OSH Policy, available at: https://www.cdbgdr.pr.gov/en/resources/general-policies/ and the Puerto Rico OSHA-approved State Plan and the policies of the Puerto Rico Occupational Safety and Health Administration found here: https://www.osha.gov/stateplans/pr and https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/prosha/index.asp.
Identify and promote any other necessary functions in support of the successful achievement of program's objectives
IEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.