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Helping FEMA with Natural Disaster Recovery

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A joint venture between CDM Smith and Jacobs Engineering Group (formerly CH2M Hill), the CDM PA TAC Recovery Services (CCPRS) team is providing aid in the wake of major disasters to state and local governments. 

Floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and wildfires. Natural disasters threaten the U.S. every year and while they can't always be predicted or prevented, we can help communities to recover more efficiently, quickly and resiliently. Under the national Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC IV), CCPRS provides engineering and archi­tec­tural support services to state and local munic­i­pal­i­ties following nationally declared disasters. These services include assessments of permanent restoration of damaged infra­struc­ture, emergency protective measures and debris removal. Under the five-year contract, CDM Smith employees must maintain a constant state of readiness, often facing deployment within 48 hours of the government’s noti­fi­ca­tion. We continue to badge employees and recruit qualified candidates to fill these critical roles.


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Disaster Recovery Jobs
We are helping FEMA with response and recovery efforts across the U.S. and territories and need qualified candidates with a passion for improving lives to add to our roster.

Our contract includes project work in FEMA Regions 2, 7, 9 and 10

FEMA Regions 2019

We are primarily looking for individuals who have specialty backgrounds in:

  • Coastal Engineering
  • Geot­ech­ni­cal Engineering
  • National Envi­ron­men­tal Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Biology 
  • Archeology
  • Archi­tec­tural History
  • Archi­tec­ture
  • Construc­tion
  • Engineering (Civil, Structural, Electrical, Water, etc.)

Deployments currently require Federal badging (background check & finger­print­ing) and U.S. citizenship.

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10 Steps to Disaster Preparedness
Firas Makarem provides 10 ways for citizens, businesses and communities to be prepared before a disaster strikes.
Stories that Matter - Managing the Disaster Cycle

The CDM Smith team, local communities, nations and federal agencies are working together to better prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.