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Public Works Project Funding Analyst

Company: Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Freese and Nichols is seeking a Public Works Project Funding Analyst in our Charlotte, Raleigh or Winston-Salem offices. As a Public Works Project Funding Analyst, you will advise and help our public clients identify options for funding water-related and urban design infrastructure. Our clients include cities, counties, and utilities. You will help advise our clients and internal technical teams on state, federal, local, and private funding strategies and alternatives including low interest loans, grants, disaster relief and hazard mitigation funding programs for water, wastewater, stormwater, urban planning/design, and parks and recreation projects.

* Supporting our technical teams by advising clients on meeting requirements for available funds
* Analyzing financial needs and opportunities for clients
* Analyzing project and program funding and financing options
* Developing a business case for infrastructure investments
* Leading the development of written reports and supporting grant applications
* Supporting and/or leading client meetings and workshops
* Providing strategic support in all phases of infrastructure planning and project development
* Track funding projects step-by-step through the funding life cycle
* Assist with client reporting and program compliance
* Interacting with local, state, and federal governments/agencies
* Research and build database of client needs, funding sources and current pursuits
* Create and maintain materials for clients, both internal and external, on funding

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, marketing, communications, public administration or related field
* Experience with grant strategy, writing and management
* Experience with data collection and analysis
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Advanced professional writing skills

Preferred

* Experience in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry
* Knowledge of water, transportation or municipal sector infrastructure challenges and/or capital planning process
* Experience with federal grants (e.g. FEMA, HUD, USBR, USEDA, etc.)
* Experience with disaster recovery and hazard mitigation and transportation grants and funding mechanisms a plus

At Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We've built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at freese.com/careers.

Freese and Nichols is a federal contractor subject to President Biden's Executive Order 14042 requiring COVID vaccinations for employees of firms that have federal government contracts. All persons hired by Freese and Nichols are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption. Proof of vaccination, an approved medical exemption form or an approved religious exemption form will be required.

Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

We recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we strive to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. As a Federal Contractor, Freese and Nichols is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.

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Keywords: Freese and Nichols, Inc., Raleigh , Public Works Project Funding Analyst, Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina

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