H2M was retained as Program Manager supporting a FEMA funded Hazard Mitigation Program (FHMP) for a major New York electric utility. Administered by FEMA under Section 406 of the Stafford Act, H2M’s role is to provide overall Program Management. The project includes multiple engineering consultants and construction contractors to be coordinated and integrated. Program management includes project controls and scheduling for the design and construction of 1,025 miles of storm hardened mainline distribution circuits and the installation of Automated Sectionalizing Units (ASUs).
H2M’s scope includes tracking and ensuring that all required permits are filed and obtained prior to construction. This activity includes coordination with many stakeholders including the design professionals, contractors, municipalities and many other third parties.
The H2M Program team also acts as the lead Construction Manager to document and review all construction activity. This includes safety program implementation, incident review, construction tracking, field review and documentation, materials and design reconciliation, and RFI and change request reviews.