Staff Engineer

Job Details

Post Date: July 01, 2022

Application Deadline: September 1, 2022 12:00 am

Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery | Territorial


The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Staff Engineer will oversee and provide solution for all technical engineering components of the Community Development Block Grant- Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Infrastructure Program. The candidate will interpret project specifications and scope of all engineering discipline. This employee will provide engineering and construction management expertise, to CDBG-DR, from project design to execution and completion. This is a Territorial position.

Essential Functions

⇨ Coordinates technical engineering initiatives to ensure that all CDBG-DR Infrastructure Projects can be completed within the approved budget and according to schedule.
⇨ Ensures that CDBG-DR Infrastructure Projects are a fit for the programs policy objectives, and cost effectiveness. ⇨ Reviews infrastructure projects scope and design according to established regulations, policies, timelines, and project budgets.
⇨ Conducts field activities to ensure that project is being constructed in accordance with approved design and scope.
⇨ Reviews plans and specifications during the pre-construction bidding and construction phases of the project.
⇨ Provides quantitative and qualitative engineering and design analysis for public facilities.
⇨ Conducts analysis of infrastructure projects and provide independent cost analysis in advance of procurements.
⇨ Monitors design changes.
⇨ Provides infrastructure solution(s), project specific technical advisory services for subrecipients of CDBG-DR funds.
⇨ Prepares weekly and monthly reports to management.
⇨ Coordinates with federal, local and nonprofits entities to ensure design and construction activities are aligned with program mandates and policies.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

⇨ Education: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (Civil, Structural, Mechanical), Construction Management or comparable field.
⇨ Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an engineer or construction manager or comparable field. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in project management. Experience in working with CDBG/DR or other disaster recovery program preferred.
⇨ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent organization, problem-solving, leadership and time management skills; Firm understanding of complex mathematical concepts; Proven project management skills; Expertise in data analysis; Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook; Strong oral and written communications skills; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards; Virgin Islands Driver’s License.


Salary: $90,000-$110,000 per annum depending upon qualifications. CDBG-DR grant funded position.

How to Apply

Application packages will only be accepted electronically at Signed original documents will be accepted at our main office at a later date.

Letters of Recommendations Are No Longer Required

To apply for a vacant position, please download our Application for Employment. Each question must be fully and accurately answered. Incomplete, illegible or unsigned applications will not be considered. Original application and your supporting credentials should be submitted to our Offices located at:

St. Thomas/St. John

3202 Demarara No. 3
Frenchtown Plaza, Suite 200
St. Thomas, VI 00802
TEL : (340) 777-4432
FAX : (340)775-7913

St. Croix

100 Lagoon Complex
Suite 4, Frederiksted
St. Croix, VI 00840
TEL : (340) 772-4432
FAX : (340)772-4002

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