UXO Safety Office - UXOSO - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

United States of America - Alaska, Anchorage

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented UXO Safety Office - UXOSO

for employment in Umnak Island, Alaska

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Meet the criteria for and perform the functions of UXO-TIII in accordance with DDESB TP-18.

  2. Develop and, upon approval, implement explosives and health and safety plans and programs per applicable DoD, federal, State, and local requirements.

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

  4. Analyze the potential risks (e.g., operational, explosives safety, general safety) associated with MEC-related activities and develop and implement required mitigating measures.

  5. Establish and ensure compliance with site-specific explosives safety requirements, including, but not limited to:

  6. Enforcing personnel limits and explosives safety quantity distance (ESQD) arcs for explosive-related operations.

  7. Conducting, documenting, and reporting the results of safety inspections and ensuring implementation of corrective actions.

  8. Ensuring protective works and safety equipment within an exclusion zone are used, when required; and operated per manufacturer’s specifications, applicable DDESB approvals, DoD policy, and federal, State, or local statutes, regulations, and codes.

  9. Ensure that air-monitoring equipment is operated and maintained properly at sites with known or potential airborne contaminants (e.g., CWM sites).

  10. Evaluate the risk of movement (e.g., consolidation) of MEC within an MRS or on an operational range with the SUXOS, and provide approval for movement by UXOT when the risk of movement is determined to be acceptable.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 4+ Years of relevant experience

In accordance with Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board Technical Paper 18 (DDESB TP-18), an Unexploded Ordnance Safety Officer (UXOSO) shall meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Graduate of a military EOD assistant course; or an accredited UXO technician training course; or military EOD school of the US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, or Australia.

  • Minimum 8 years prior military EOD experience (minimum 1 year MEC-related experience and minimum ½ year MEC-Supervisory experience) or 10 years (8 years MEC-related experience and 2 years MEC-Supervisory experience) prior MEC-related experience as defined by DDESB TP-18 in munitions response actions or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation.

Additionally, the candidate must possess:

  • 40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate

  • 8-hr HAZWOPER Supervisor training certificate

  • OSHA-compliant 10-hr or 30-hr Construction Safety certificate

  • Valid driver’s license

Candidate must also:

  • Pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment baseline physician physical IAW 29 CFR 1910.120. Once the baseline is established, this is physical is required annually.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dryness, dust, noise, and in the presence of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; position requires frequent standing/walking; often operation of vehicles; occasional repetitive bending & stooping, keyboard/mouse operations, and repetitive or fine hand movements; rare lifting of less than 25 to 75 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, stair climbing, work in confined spaces, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection (e.g., respirator).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal certificate.

  • Prior site experience at Former Fort Glenn, Alaska.

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 Construction Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233788BR

Clearance Required No

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.