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Job Description for Section 3 candidates

        Junior Project Managers - help applicants make sound preparations for their upcoming projects and facilitate the completion of a homeowner’s CDBG-DR funded housing construction project.

    • A four (4) year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
    • Minimum of four (4) years of work history to include three (3) years of experience in construction or related field.
    • Two (2) years of experience in construction management or related fields. Experience with CDBG housing and/or FEMA hazard mitigation programs is preferred.
    • Proficient in Windows operating systems and associated software. Experience working on smartphones and tablets.  Proficient in cost estimating software preferred. 

        Senior Construction Project Manager (Construction Pod Manager)  Manage Junior Project Managers who each provide construction-related guidance to homeowner applicants throughout the construction process.

    • A four (4) year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred
    • Seven (7) or more years of construction project/program management experience.  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
    • Five (5) years of experience in hazard mitigation, housing, community development, economic development, construction management or related fields. Experience with CDBG housing and/or FEMA hazard mitigation programs is preferred.
    • Proficient in Windows operating systems and associated software. Experience working on smartphones and tablets. Proficient in cost estimating software

 

         We are also excepting resumes with Clerical and Financial experience as well.   

 

 Section 3 preferences include:

Persons residing in the project area and who are of low to very-low income

Participants in HUD Youthbuild

Homeless persons

Residents of the local Public Housing Authority

Residents of the local Section 8 Housing Assistance Program units


For more information about job descriptions or to apply for a position, visit http://www.iem.com/careers.


Estimated Project Start Date: To be determined

IEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled: We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

As the prime contractor, IEM strives to exceed a 30% new hire demographic of Section 3 residents, whether hired by IEM or a subcontractor on the IEM team. Outreach focuses on:

  • Residents of the Public Housing/Housing Choice Voucher Program, including persons with disabilities
  • Individuals that reside in 21 designated counties, (where HUD funds for disaster housing recovery are being expended) and whose income does not exceed the local HUD income limits set forth for low or very low income households
  • Participants in the Youthbuild programs (if applicable)
  • Homeless persons, as defined under the McKinney Act (42 U.S.C 11301 et seq.).

To meet the IEM Team’s Section 3 employment, training and contracting goals, IEM and its subcontractors conduct specific outreach activities targeted to Section 3 residents. Outreach activities are designed to educate Section 3 eligible residents about the Section 3 employment opportunities and encourage them to apply for available positions.


Updated, January 8, 2018