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AECOM Damage Assessor (Disaster Recovery) in Austin, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Damage Assessor to be based in either Baton Rouge, LA; Austin, TX or Houston, TX.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Mobilize quickly for local or interstate travel to the affected area

  • Inspect 4-6 sites per field day

  • Schedule site visits by phone with program Applicants, grouping site visits geographically

  • Conduct thorough residential inspections, including all required photos, measurements, functional tests, inspection documents and an interview with the Applicant.

  • Develop detailed scopes of work and a sketch of the dwelling using Xactimate, both for completed repairs and needed repairs

  • Complete all additional program-required inspection documents

  • QC work effectively prior to submission for final QC

  • Keep up with the evolving needs of the program, including policy and procedural revisions

  • Submit properly documented reports within a set time frame.

  • Cooperate fully with any requests for revisions or additional information.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma + six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Level I Xactimate certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of cumulative experience in CDBG-DR damage assessments and/or NFIP claims

  • Working knowledge of IRC 2012, NEC 2014

  • Level II or above Xactimate certification preferred

  • Familiarity with HUD Housing Quality Standards preferred

  • Work location is currently Southeast Texas/Southwest Louisiana

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257399BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 13640 Briarwick Drive, Suite 200, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway

Virtual: No

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.