UXO/QC Safety Officer - Military veterans preferred

2020-05-19
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Fallon
Nevada
United States

Provides technical Quality and Safety oversight for UXO personnel conducting operational range clearances, processing and documentation of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) and other contract required explosives related operations. Develops and implements an approved explosives and UXO health and safety program in accordance with (IAW) applicable DoD policy and federal, state, and local health and safety statutes, regulations and codes. Analyzes operational and explosive hazard risks, and assists UXO personnel with risk hazard analysis documentation. Verifies and enforces personnel limits and safety exclusion zones for explosives related operations. Ensures all protective works and equipment used within the exclusion zone are operated in compliance with all applicable DoD policy, DDESB approvals, and federal, state, and local health and safety statutes, regulations and codes. Conducts, documents, and reports the results of safety inspections to ensure compliance with all applicable explosives safety policies, standards, regulations and codes.

Develops and implements the Ordnance Quality Control Program Plan for all explosive related operations. Conducts and documents quality control inspections of all explosive operations for compliance with established procedures. Identifies, documents, reports and ensures completion of all corrective actions to ensure all explosive operations comply with requirements.

Monitors and may assist UXO personnel with searching for, gaining access to, identifying, classifying U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuses, projectiles and projectile fuses, grenades and grenade fuses, rockets and rocket fuses, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnic items, military explosives, demolition materials, and the location of subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers.

Observes the excavation and recovery of subsurface UXO, construction of UXO-related protective works, the location of surface UXO by visual means, preparation of a UXO disposal site for the disposal of UXO by detonation; the donning and doffing of personal protective equipment, operation of personnel decontamination stations, and maintenance and operator checks of all team equipment assuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Monitors and documents UXO-related safety inspections and prepares quality control reports. Observes the segregation of UXO-related scrap from range debris, safe explosive handling procedures, certifies MPPEH as safe for final disposition, team preventive medicine, and field sanitation procedures.

Monitors and documents inspections of the UXO Personnel Conventional Ammunition and Explosives Handling Qualification and Certification (QUAL/CERT) Program IAW OPNAVINST 8023.24 (series).

Will be operationally qualified at designated tech level within 90 days of hiring or promotion, to include QA/SO certification within the QUAL/CERT Program IAW OPNAVINST 8023.24 (series).

Monitors and may assist UXO personnel with searching for, gaining access to, identifying, classifying U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuses, projectiles and projectile fuses, grenades and grenade fuses, rockets and rocket fuses, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnic items, military explosives, demolition materials, and the location of subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers.

Observes the excavation and recovery of subsurface UXO, construction of UXO-related protective works, the location of surface UXO by visual means, preparation of an UXO disposal site for the disposal of UXO by detonation; the donning and doffing of personal protective equipment, operation of personnel decontamination stations, and maintenance and operator checks of all team equipment assuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Monitors and documents UXO-related safety inspections and prepares quality control reports. Observes the segregation of UXO-related scrap from range debris, safe explosive handling procedures, certifies MPPEH as safe for final disposition, team preventive medicine, and field sanitation procedures.

Monitors and documents inspections of the UXO Personnel Conventional Ammunition and Explosives Handling Qualification and Certification (QUAL/CERT) Program IAW OPNAVINST 8023.24 (series).

Will be operationally qualified at designated tech level within 90 days of hiring or promotion


Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

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. May involve work in different environments (labs, outside locations, etc.) Works in proximity to toxic chemical munitions. May enter areas containing explosive devices, toxic chemicals or chemical munitions. Work occasionally involves standing for long periods. May lift up to 50 pounds. May require work in high temperature, dusty or confined areas. May require work using and/or wearing protective equipment. Must be able to acknowledge and respond to Emergency lights and sirens and be capable of wearing a protective mask. Position may require travel.


Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of a military EOD School.
Graduate of an OSHA-compliant (29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4)) 8-hour Management and Supervisor Training course.
Possess 10 years' experience in explosive ordnance recognition, handling, retrieval, and disposal.
Eight years' experience in all phases of range clearances or munitions response actions.
Five years' experience in UXO supervisory positions.
Experience in managing an Explosive Safety Program. Possess ability to speak, read, and write English.

Must be trained and qualified/certified in accordance with Department of Defense Explosives Safety
Board (DDESB) Technical Paper (TP) 18, Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel and OPNAVINST 8020.14.

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


Required Certifications:

Must have completed a 10-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training and earned a Department of Labor Construction Safety Course Completion Card

40 Hour HAZWOPER Training

8 Hour HAZWOPER Training Refresher, if applicable

Maintain annual HAZWOPER physical in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120


Must have either:

1) Successfully completed training as a quality professional (i.e., International Standards Organization 9001 internal auditor, American Society of Quality Certified quality auditor), or

2) Possess a quality-professional certification by a recognized organization (e.g., U.S. Army the Corps of Engineers and Naval Facility Engineering Command Training Course Construction Quality Management for Contractors; or

Receive company- and project-specific QC training and work under the supervision of a certified quality professional.


Must be a US citizen.

Must possess and maintain an active DoD Security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications

ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Certification

Safety Trained Supervisor (STS)

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)