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AECOM Public Assistance Disaster Recovery – Site Inspector in Germantown, Maryland

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

We are accepting resumes for various Site Inspector positions to perform the tasks listed above in the Project Overview. The Site Inspector positions will be embedded within FEMA to provide technical assistance that may include:

  • Schedule and conduct site inspections with applicants, perform accurate quantification and detailed descriptions of disaster-related damage, takes photographs and complete sketches of sites.

  • Engage technical specialists when appropriate throughout the process.

  • Obtain the applicant representative’s agreement that all disaster-related damage was described and quantified correctly, provide the completed site inspection information promptly, develop scopes of work using code and standard requirements, and work with the applicants to prioritize their projects and meet regularly on the status.

  • Evaluate applicant-provided cost claims for reasonableness to report to FEMA regarding claim eligibility.

  • Participate in and assist with the development of the final determinations while participating in regular FEMA meetings. Performs other duties as required.

All Site Inspectors will use FEMA’s Grants Manager system.  FEMA’s Grants Manager system is used to assign and track actions throughout PA project development and to collect all PA project-related information and documents, including correspondence.

  • This job is 100% computer-based and work is completed through a web-based application, so strong computer skills are required.

  • If selected the role would initially be a part-time, casual position and would become full-time upon task order awards.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust clearance.

  • High School Diploma with 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

  • Technical knowledge base and experience in the discipline’s standard concepts, principles, and techniques as well as in the design and/or construction of public infrastructure.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word), Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth (file conversion and import/export ability required), and smartphone.

  • Must be able to commit to travel assignments for up to 1 year in duration. Trips home to your residence are reimbursed and allowed every 30-45 days, depending on task order specifics.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, as a condition of employment, pass AECOM's motor vehicle records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior construction-related experience is a plus. 

  • Prior FEMA PA and/or CRC experience preferred, but not required, including experience with and understanding of FEMA’s PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG), the Stafford Act, 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 2 CFR, Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA) Legislation, PA grant documentation review or project development experience, validating PA grant documentation, and developing or reviewing damage descriptions and dimensions, scopes of work, and cost estimates for PA grant applications.

  • Experience using FEMA Grants Manager.

  • Current DHS Public Trust clearance/badge.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available.

  • This project has a heavy focus on production and quality. Staff must be committed to completing the work efficiently and accurately. Work will be monitored and reviewed regularly.

  • The offer of employment is contingent on Task Order requirements, your qualifications (education/experience) meeting task order requirements, your availability for the specific Task Order, your ability to obtain and maintain your PA-TAC training credentials, and AECOM being awarded client Task Order.

  • This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain/transfer a DHS Public Trust Clearance.

  • As a condition of employment, pass a DHS/FEMA background investigation.

  • This position is contingent upon task order and customer requirements and/or their approval.

  • If the contingency does not occur, then the offer is rescinded.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range would be $85,000 to $135,200.00


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102658

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Quality

Work Location Model: Hybrid