AECOM Project Manager, Disaster Recovery - Black Belt in San Diego, California

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

Work is to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with developing process improvements for delivery of public and individual assistance services in Puerto Rico. This task will require support at the Joint Field Office for DR-4339-PR, which is currently located in Guaynabo, PR, and at other locations, e.g., the four Branch Offices, all of which are located in Puerto Rico. Tasks may require intervals of continuous, extended hours, and an onsite presence.

Responsibilities include:

  • LSS development of a disaster operations process assuring our systemic issues are aligned with Agency and Departmental strategic goals

  • Develop, track, and report LSS program and project measures

  • The flexibility to develop Guidance, SOPs, and Job Aids as a result of the streamlined process

  • The flexibility to provide LSS classroom training, (Yellow Belt and other personnel / practitioner levels as necessary)

These positions will require highly motivated and self-directed individuals that are comfortable interacting with FEMA senior leadership. The assignment duration is anticipated to be 18 months with short rotations home every 2-3 months. Travel expenses are reimbursable.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years’ experience leading LSS projects in a large organization in both the public and private sectors

  • Master Black Belt certification

  • Experience applying agile and rapid prototyping best practices

  • Experience delivering Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt training to non-technical federal audiences

  • Experience with business processes in austere environments and across multiple locations

  • Able to relocate to Puerto Rico for a period of 18 months, starting in May 2018

  • Must be able to be badged (US citizen, pass high level criminal and financial background checks)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previously badged for FEMA

  • Locally based near San Juan, PR

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or a related discipline

  • 15+ years of professional experience

  • Project manager certified as a Project Management Professional

  • Expertise in the following areas:

  • Communications and IT infrastructure

  • Water or Waste Water

  • Transportation

  • Power

  • Housing

  • Economics

  • Public Buildings

  • Health and Social Services

  • City Planning

  • Natural and Cultural Resources

  • Education

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199197BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.