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Institute for Building Technology and Safety
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Kemah, Texas
United States
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Field Project Manager

Institute for Building Technology and Safety

Job ID 2017-1340
# of Openings 3
Job Locations US-TX-Kemah
Posted Date 8/29/2017
Category Hidden (24895)


Bring your passion, expertise, and experience to IBTS, where we appreciate and are committed to our employees. We offer outstanding benefits, growth opportunities and work hard to maintain a culture that values our employees.

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that was established to provide unbiased professional building code compliance services, while enhancing the communities in which we work. At IBTS, our mission is to deliver quality services to meet the challenges of governance at all levels while enhancing public safety, economic development, and the general welfare of the community. Our services include Building and Community Development, Energy and Sustainability Services, Disaster Planning and Recovery, Quality Assurance, as well as Compliance and Risk Monitoring.

IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, with additional offices in Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, DC.

We are committed to building a community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives who are passionate about our mission. IBTS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. S3 Residence, disability, and veterans encouraged to apply.

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This position is in support of IBTS's effort to inspect Manufactured Housing Units for FEMA in response to Hurricane Harvey. The Project Manager will develop the Inspection and Administrative team, organize the team, modify processes to the specific project and launch activities.

Essential Functions:
  • Develop post disaster response activities plan with disaster impacted states, counties, and cities including establishing a 30-90 days schedule, staff responsibilities and skills, and goals/objectives including:
    • Establish travel budgets,
    • Establish liaison activities,
    • Establish training and information sessions for communities with recommendations, action material, etc.,
    • Determine webinar and social media support needs,
    • Assure proper training, equipping, and oversight
    • Interface with the response manager to assure effective delivery supporting the DR Deputy Director
  • Develop / coordinate the staffing plan attending to the scope and terms of the contract; recruit, train, acclimate new staff to the project plan, processes, contract scope, etc.
  • Establish billing and compliance.
  • Visit field inspection sites etc for all project using available transportation (in many cases this will require extensive driving).
  • Establish client, stakeholder, subcontractor, and support contractor points of contacts.
  • Develop workflows, production goals, and launch project operations.
  • Transition to permanent project staff
  • Other requirements as needed


  • Requires leadership skills, clear direction, and is required to issue Non Conformance Reports (NCR's) when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain the company's corporate image and identity
  • Respond to requests for information about employers' activities or status.
  • Facilitate consumer relations or the relationship between parts of the company, such as the managers and employees, or different branch offices.
  • Provide customer service to IBTS staff, contractors, homeowners, and clients in accordance to Local, City or State requirements
  • Foster positive attitude towards IBTS staff, contractors, homeowners, and clients.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to effectively management multiple projects, multiple initiatives, multiple direct reports, and multiple subcontractors.
  • Protect and foster the integrity of the team, the division, and the company
  • Be prepared and in good standing to drive to disaster locations and to disaster impacted homes and infrastructure sites; in some cases, conditions may be significantly deteriorated.
  • Act ethically in all situations
  • Requires Bachelor's degree (engineering is preferred)
  • 5+ years of project management experience in construction projects

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to remain stationary in a stationary position while in the performance of your duties
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside and outside of offices.
  • Frequently moves equipment weighing up to 10 pounds.