Intern (Hazard Mitigation / Resiliency Planner) – Durham, NC | 11.2.18

Name of Employer: Wood

Employer Website: 

Durham, NC

Job title: Intern – Hazard Mitigation / Resiliency Planner

Job Details / Description

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an On-call Intern position available with our highly-regarded Hazard Mitigation program to support hazard mitigation, resiliency, and emergency management services and other comprehensive planning opportunities for state and local governments and other clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working in a team environment to support the development of Hazard Mitigation Plans that meet Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000) standards. This includes: ◦Perform risk assessment analyses on hazard data and write significant portions of planning documents
  • Evaluate clients’ existing mitigation “capabilities” through on-line research of local plans, regulations, policies and programs, and review of programs and documents
  • Support planning team for development of committee and public meeting materials
  • Oversee data collection and documentation from clients (state and local government)
  • Assist with the identification and description of cost effective, technically feasible, and environmentally sound mitigation actions (projects)
  • Assist with emergency management projects and plans in preparedness, response and recovery
  • Provide research and writing tasks as necessary to support a wide range of planning (e.g. comprehensive planning) and resiliency projects

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Job Candidate Qualifications:

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, emergency management, civil/environmental engineering, geography, environmental science, or related field
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and capable of independent work, but demonstrated ability to work on project teams
  • Strong writing and document preparation skills a must; strong MS Office skills, particularly related to planning documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Work sample will be required
  • Experience developing or reviewing DMA 2000 hazard mitigation plans preferred
  • Knowledge of FEMA programs preferred, including working knowledge of federal pre- and post-disaster grant programs including HMA, PDM, HMGP, FMA and CDBG-DR
  • Knowledge of Hazus/GIS, FEMA Benefit Cost software, EMAP, NFIP and CRS a plus
  • Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: hazard mitigation planning, community rating system, comprehensive planning, recovery planning, climate change adaptation planning, resiliency planning, emergency operations planning, energy assurance planning, and business continuity planning

How to Apply:

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Posted on

November 2, 2018

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