Control Room Operator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Colorado, Pueblo

Job Summary


  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

  • Responsible for monitoring computer controlled process equipment associated with demilitarization of chemical weapons, including: Projectile/Mortar Disassembly Machine (PMD), Munitions Washout Station (MWS), Metal Treatment Unit (MTU), and Off-gas Treatment System (OTS) or agent neutralization batch process equipment and process support equipment (i.e., air compressors, chillers, HVAC systems).

  • Initiate and control process functions to operate demilitarization systems IAW all SOPs and environmental regulations, and will monitor toxic area entries related to their respective plant equipment.

  • Must comply with Conduct of Operations (CONOPS).

  • Ability to correctly follow assigned procedures and processes.

  • Monitor computer controlled process equipment associated with demilitarization of chemical weapons, including robotic disassembly equipment, process support equipment (i.e., air compressors/chillers, HVAC systems and pollution abatement equipment).

  • Respond to system operating parameter deviations from the desired band and alarms, and assume semi-automatic or manual control, as situation requires.

  • Responsible for directing operators as required to maintain control of all systems under their control.

  • Monitor, control and support all activities of personnel working in contaminated and exclusion areas.

  • Operate and control CCTV system throughout the plant.

  • Control and mitigate events under the direction of Plant Shift Manager during plant contingencies, which involves PA announcements, personnel notifications, CCTV monitoring, radio communications and plant systems monitoring.

  • Monitor systems under control for desirable trends and report same to Control Room Superintendent.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate log books, data sheets and other historical systems under control.

  • Responsible for security key control and issuance of all plant surety/security keys.

  • Assist in analysis and development of solutions to operating system problems, alarms, and unusual occurrences.


The following items marked with an “X” apply to this job:

X Assign, supervise and direct work activities of assigned personnel.

Responsible for performance evaluations of assigned personnel.

X Responsible for training and development of assigned personnel.

Counsel assigned personnel on company policies, procedures, performance and personnel issues.

Initiate and justify personnel actions and recommend salary adjustments.

X Other: Review work of assigned personnel for compliance with policies and procedures, effectiveness of coordination, technical adequacy, safety, surety, and attainment of objectives.

This job description outlines the principal duties and in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed in this position.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/equivalent and 2 years Industrial Plant Operations or Control Room Operations experience in power or chemical plants, hazardous waste incinerators, waste water treatment facilities, petrochemical plants, or related industry operating boilers or utility systems (i.e., compressed air, electrical distribution, hydraulics, HVAC, bulk chemical storage and distribution, etc.)


  • Fully certified (initial, primary, and all supplemental) chemical demilitarization Plant Operator

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a US or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain PCAPP site access

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment

  • Industrial equipment troubleshooting skills (i.e., pumps, compressors, HVAC, conveyors)

  • Ability to speak publicly and communicate clearly during normal and crisis situations

  • Understand and communicate control loop theory

  • Understand and communicate analog and digital control

  • Ability to maintain composure and make decisions during upset plant conditions

  • Demonstrated experience working in a procedurally compliant environment

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environmental and safety compliant environment

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in computerized Control Room operations

  • Experience with spreadsheet and word processing programs

  • Experience with collecting and analyzing trending information to evaluate equipment performance and forecast

  • Experience working in toxic/hazardous environment to include confined spaces

  • PCAPP Plant Operator Certification

  • PCAPP LOTO Worker Certification and experience

  • Understand and communicate Conduct of Operations concepts

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 232833BR

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.