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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Construction Management QA/QC Lead in Des Moines, Iowa

Join the ICF team and make a difference! Our growing Disaster Management Division makes BIG things happen every day. ICF is seeking a Construction Management QA/QC Lead to help the State of Texas manage federal grants to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in its communities.

The right candidate will have experience in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), and Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) programs as well as an understanding of other federal disaster recovery programs and applicable cross-cutting regulations. You will work with senior staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to QA/QC all construction documentation, develop and deliver training and technical assistance, and all construction-related activities in support of Oregon's’ mitigation and recovery efforts.

Requires relocation to Salem, OR at the client's request or travel/deployment as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team providing expert services to support disaster recovery and mitigation efforts, focusing on QA/QC of construction activities.

  • Ensure quality and accuracy of inspections, cost estimations, scopes of work, builder invoices, cost reasonableness determinations, and environmental requirements (lead-based paint, asbestos, mold, section 106).

  • Review inspector and builders’ change orders requests for reasonableness and necessity.

  • Review and verify milestone inspection documentation is complete and consistent with the project scope.

  • Ensure all programmatic documentation has been supplied and in the system of record.

  • Review builder assignment methodology, and builder scoring.

  • Assist with the development or refining of QA/QC procedures and processes for implementation.

  • Other tasks, as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications: 

  • High school Degree or GED

  • 3-years of experience in CDBG-DR construction programs

  • 6+ years of experience in the construction or related fields

  • 2+ years of management of teams/programs

  • Proficiency with Xactimate 28 or later as it relates to CDBG-DR construction, damage assessments, and cost estimates.

  • Knowledge of IRC 2016, IBC, and residential construction and building practices.

    Professional Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel including use of advanced formulas, charts, and formatting to create polished and “client-ready” deliverables.

  • Ability to work on several projects or tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently or as a team.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( .

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights ( and Pay Transparency Statement ( .

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is :

$85,153.00 - $144,760.00

Oregon Remote Office (OR99)

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