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Electrical Engineer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
7542052
Company Name
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Physical Address
1525 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Job Description

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Electrical Engineer

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking ideal candidates who have past experience supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster recovery efforts or have experience in professional disciplines incidental to disaster recovery with a preferred background in engineering, science or archaeology. We are looking for consultants who are available to join our team for future deployment to locations affected by natural disasters.

Hanson has been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster response and recovery assignments by providing engineering evaluations of damaged public infrastructure, cost estimates, debris monitoring, and environmental services.

Performing FEMA Public Assistance is a noble undertaking and great opportunity to give back. You will work helping communities, schools, cities, hospitals, libraries, departments of transportation and organizations recover from disasters. FEMA PA provides you with an opportunity to see how cities and state agencies can work with you to help them secure grants and rebuild. You will be an integral and essential part of this process and will learn many unique skills to help these applicants move ahead.

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for progress and innovation.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment. Some of this equipment includes electric motors; machinery controls, lighting, and wiring in buildings; automobiles; aircraft; radar and navigation systems; and power generation, control, and transmission devices used by electric utilities. Although the terms electrical and electronics engineering often are used interchangeably in academia and industry, electrical engineers have traditionally focused on the generation and supply of power, whereas electronics engineers have worked on applications of electricity to control systems or signal processing. Electrical engineers specialize in areas such as power systems engineering or electrical equipment manufacturing.

General Duties:

  • Evaluate the eligibility of disaster-related damages, facilities, work and costs.
  • Develop Damage Descriptions, Scopes of Work essential to the formulation of disaster recovery grants.
  • Support production of detailed, organized reports and reviews.
  • Develop and communicate processes and procedures and methodologies that streamline disaster recovery efforts.
  • Must be prepared to operate in an intense, dynamic, challenging work environment and be experienced working in a team atmosphere but also able to deliver independently.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidates will have the necessary experience based upon the positions needed for deployment. Due to the nature of this specific disaster work in and throughout the Continental US Territories, selected candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience working with FEMA
  • Completion of required FEMA training courses
  • Due to the nature of this specific FEMA disaster work, candidate must have excellent communication skills
  • Extraordinary attention to details; ability to process work accurately
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with team members, clients, and stakeholders with diplomacy and tact
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing needs of client and project team
  • Must be willing to travel and mobilize on short notice
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully pass a comprehensive FBI background screening (credit record, criminal record, tax history, criminal felonies, misdemeanors, DUI/DWIs, bankruptcy, tax or other financial evasion)
  • Must have a valid US driver’s license

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires the obtainment of a FEMA badge. In order to pass the FEMA security process, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • No convictions or criminal history (including DUIs)
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must have a good credit rating

Join the Hanson team and love what you do. Focus on making a difference as you support the development of infrastructure that has a positive impact on communities across the country. Hanson – Hands On. It’s how we work.

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERANS

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