AECOM UXO Technician II in Las Vegas, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Summary

Provides technical oversight, support and sets standards for UXO and support personnel conducting range clearance operations including unexploded ordnance (UXO)-related operations. Assigned tasks include ordnance response projects, performs reconnaissance, classification, disposing, transporting, and storage of UXO complying with Federal, state and local laws.

Assigned work location will be in the vicinity of Beatty, NV.

Essential Responsibilities:

Investigate for and identify 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.

Identify different types of military munitions, including identifying whether a military munition’s fuse is armed or unarmed.

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

Inspect 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.

Able to fully perform all UXOSP and for UXOTI and UXOTII functions.

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

Assist in performing 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.

Locate subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers.

Direct operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers.

Locate surface UXO using visual means and assist in transporting and storing UXO.

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.

Dispose of ammunition/explosives by assisting in the operation of personnel decontamination station.

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.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent and 8 years of EOD/UXO experience, prior military EOD and/or commercial UXO experience in munitions response actions or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation plus specific project/explosives safety training. Shall be a graduate of U.S. Naval School EOD and meet the requirements of the DoD Explosive Safety Board (Technical Paper-18).Completed 200 hours of training on MEC (Munitions and Explosives of Concern), and MPPEH (Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard). Graduate of an OSHA-compliant (29 CFR 1910.120) 40-hour HAZWOPER course. Explosives safety; recognition of munitions and MEC, particularly UXO; and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment. Must be able to operator forklift or material handling lifting devices, and demonstrate experience working in procedurally, environmental and safety compliant environment. Unexploded ordnance experience desired. Must possess and maintain a valid state issued motor vehicle drivers’ license. Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) endorsement. Position requires the ability to qualify for and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Local Candidates

Active DoD Security Clearance

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 Military Support

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201825BR

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.