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Public Assistance Specialist/Technical Specialist - Project Delivery Specialist II (89803)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Pleasanton, California, United States

Are you a big-picture thinker who connects the dots and identifies the possibilities? Are you passionate about helping Government and Public Services (GPS) organizations prepare for challenges and overcome threats? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Join our team of Strategic Risk professionals who work with clients to understand how embracing risk can drive performance. If you seek a role that offers you the opportunity to advise GPS clients through critical and complex issues while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory's Strategic Risk practice.

Work you'll do

We are looking for a number of individuals to serve as Specialists within the Public Assistance program in areas including:

Engineering (including Civil, Structural, Systems, Electrical, Coastal, or Water Resources Engineering)


Construction or Construction Inspections

  • Review supporting documentation for grants to ensure that each sub recipient receives appropriate reimbursement for approved, federally funded programs
  • Provide reconciliation, accounting support, and compile supporting documentation
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable policies, regulations, and laws. Including, the Stafford Act, 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 44 CFR, the Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG), and other client Policies
  • Oversee multiple grant development, from a variety of incidents with different policy requirements
  • Conduct site inspections as needed to develop a Damage Description and Dimensions (DDD)
  • Develop a Scope of Work (SOW) and cost estimates related to complex repair and/or replacement grants
  • Search for comparable costs to validate the estimated cost
  • Site locations include: Denton, Winchester, Oakland, or Guaynabo

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

Our Crisis & Grants Management team delivers innovative, connective, human-centered and sustainable crisis and grants management services to help organizations and communities prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from and mitigate risks caused by operational disruptions and crises. We help our clients define future state visions, develop strategic roadmaps, establish governance infrastructure, operationalize processes, measure and monitor performance, innovate through technology, and deliver quality program outcomes in an expedited, cost effective and compliant manner. Together we create more resilient communities and responsive ecosystems through incident action planning, grant risk assessments, improving grant processes and operations, future and contingency planning, and data analytics.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Experience providing technical support to Federal government programs in one or more of following areas including:

Engineering (including Civil, Structural, Systems, Electrical, Coastal, or Water Resources Engineering)


Construction or Construction Inspections

  • Possess knowledge of the technical aspects of the federal program and will be expected to exercise independent judgement within the limits of applicable Federal and State statutes, regulations, policies, and procedure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ability to learn new software quickly
  • Travel may be required for training and to conduct site visits


  • Master's degree in construction management, environmental science, environmental planning, community planning, engineering, architecture or other relevant field
  • Professional accreditation in engineering, architecture, construction management, or other relevant field
  • Experience advising on the technical aspects of or writing grants within the Public Assistance program
  • Professional accreditation in engineering, architecture, construction management, or other relevant field
  • Proficient in RS Means and Cost Estimating Format (CEF)

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $89,000 to $148,000.

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.