Senior UXO Supervisor - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Beatty And Indian Springs
United States

United States of America - Nevada, Beatty and Indian Springs

Job Summary

Dedicated SUXOS with at least 10 years MEC experience including working on Operational and Test Ranges performing range clearance operations. This experience must include managing range clearance operations and target maintenance; range and range road maintenance; target processing and placement; range salvage demilitarization and recycling. Candidate must be versed in all aspects of target maintenance to include clearance, survey and target cover, concealment and deceptive techniques.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Meet the criteria for and perform the functions of a UXO-TIII, UXOQCS, and UXOSO as defined in DDESB Technical Paper 18.

  • Ensure compliance with a DoD Military Service- and/or DDESB-approved site plans.

  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise all on-site munitions response and operational range clearance activities.

  • Supervise up to ten UXO teams and additional range maintenance support personnel.

  • Assist in development of required plans (e.g., health and safety plans).

  • Review all field reports (e.g., daily reports, audits) and approve UXO team reports.

  • Evaluate the risk of movement of UXO or DMM within operational range with the UXOSO/QCS, and provide approval for movement by UXOT when the risk of movement is determined to be acceptable.

  • Supervise the investigation for and identification of MEC (Munitions and Explosives of Concern) and MPPEH (Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard), including explosive residues in media (soil, oil, etc.), on range, targets, target elements, buildings and installed equipment.

  • Supervise the identification of different types of military munitions, including identifying whether a military munition’s fuse is armed or unarmed.

  • Supervise on-site demilitarization of MEC, and handling of demolition materials.

  • Supervise the inspection of munitions, munitions components, and targets for the presence of explosive hazards.

  • Supervise personnel assisting in range clearances to ensure hazardous items are not inadvertently moved or removed.

  • Inspect MPPEH IAW DoDI 4140.62 to identify and remove MDEH before it can be declared MDAS.

  • Perform risk-hazard analysis, maintenance and operator checks on all team equipment.

  • Supervise reconnaissance and classification of UXO identification of US and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuses, grenades and grenade fuses, rockets and rocket fuses, land mines and associated components.

  • Supervise locating subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers.

  • Direct operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers.

  • Responsible for demolition of materials, preparing non-electric firing system for al UXO disposal operation, preparing electric firing system for an UXO disposal operation and disposing of ammunition/explosives by burning.

  • Assist in the inspection of salvage UXO-related material and erection of UXO-related protective works.

  • Provide additional operational mission, test, and exercise support as required.

  • May provide instructions or work direction to lower level technicians.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work involves areas that may contain explosive hazards. Work in involves outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust, noise, and confined areas. Work requires walking/standing greater than 50% of the day. Work may include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respirator equipment. May lift up to 50 pounds. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May involve work typical office environment with no unusual hazards, sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. Required to work a schedule of rotating eight, ten (normally), or twelve-hour shifts, including weekends and holidays. Required to travel occasionally with overnight stays. Must be able to acknowledge and respond to Emergency lights and sirens and be capable of wearing a protective mask.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. Ten years of EOD/MEC experience in explosive ordnance recognition, handling, retrieval, and disposal. Prior military EOD and/or commercial UXO experience in all phases of range clearance operations and munitions response actions. Five years MEC-supervisor experience. Shall be a graduate of U.S. Naval School EOD and meet the requirements of the DoD Explosive Safety Board (Technical Paper-18). Graduate of an OSHA-compliant (29 CFR 1910.120) 40-hour HAZWOPER course. Graduate of an OSHA-compliant (29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4)) 8-hour Management and Supervisor Training course. Must have completed a 10-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training and earned a Department of Labor Construction Safety Course Completion Card. Experience in managing an Explosive Safety Program; recognition of munitions and MEC, particularly UXO; and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Must be able to demonstrate experience working in procedurally, environmental and safety compliant environment. Possess ability to speak, read, and write English. Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment. Must possess and maintain a valid state issued motor vehicle drivers’ license. Position requires the ability to qualify for and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Required to provide documention of:

  • Completed OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER course.

  • Graduate of U.S. Naval School EOD

  • DD214

  • Completed OSHA 8-hour Management and Supervisor Training course.

  • Completed 10-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training.

  • Department of Labor Construction Safety Course Completion Card.

  • Work Logbook.

Preferred Qualifications

Local Candidates

Active DoD

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Job Category Management

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222864BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.