AECOM Electrical Technician in Richmond, Kentucky

United States of America - Kentucky, Richmond

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Technician for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant project located in Richmond, KY.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 including rotating shift work

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

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

  • Work with other departments as necessary to cooperatively complete assigned tasks

  • Maintain housekeeping within assigned areas

  • Assist with development, review, and/or validation of all standard operating procedures associated with assigned duties

  • Assist with modifications or revisions to plant systems, equipment, and components

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, layouts and specifications in the performance of duties to ensure system integrity is maintained

  • Develop technical solutions to maintenance related problems minimizing cost and schedule impact

  • Communicate technical information to management, peers and subordinates ensuring sound operations are not compromised

  • Follow predetermined checklists in performance of preventative maintenance of facility equipment and systems

  • Assure code and building standards are met

  • Perform variety of electrical trade functions including modifications, revisions, and corrective and preventative maintenance of facility systems, equipment, and components (e.g., generators, switchgear, transformers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), motors, HVAC unites, control and power circuits)

  • Perform journeyman level duties in installation of conduit, cable trays, raceways, wiring, and other associated electrical equipment in support of plant configuration

  • Perform emergency repairs to systems, equipment, and components; record as-found condition as well as repaired condition; and analyze system characteristics to determine cause of failure

  • Demonstrate and conduct required inspection and testing of systems, equipment, and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensure they are returned to operational conditions

  • Assist vendors with performing electrical maintenance tasks beyond project’s capability

  • Perform other collateral duties as assigned for project operations

  • May be assigned to function in temporary lead capacity

  • May be required to serve as an Emergency Response Team Member

  • May be required to perform Munitions Handler duties

Relocation Assistance Provided.

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.


Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of formal apprenticeship or similar accredited training program (such as vocational, trade, commercial, or military) in the electrical field or journeyman certification and 4 years’ industrial maintenance experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant


  • High school diploma or equivalent and 6 year’s industrial electrical maintenance experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access

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

  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement

  • Must be proficient in computerized maintenance management systems such as MAXIMO or other industry standard planning software

  • Must have thorough understanding of electrical equipment operation and maintenance and restrictions imposed by safety and environmental regulations

  • Demonstrate competency in analog and digital process control loop and instrument maintenance repair and troubleshooting

  • Sound fundamentals in the use of measuring and testing equipment consistent with instrumentation and control (I&C) scope of work

  • Must be able to use common electrical hand tools such as screw drivers, pliers, strippers, knives, drill motors, and test equipment

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in a toxic/hazardous materials environment

  • Journeyman electrical license

  • Experience in heavy industrial work environment

  • Understanding of hazardous materials, furnaces, scrubber systems, management procedures, and techniques

  • Considerable knowledge or experience making real time process or production decisions representing plant management

  • Experience in start-up of facilities, utilities, and heating ventilation and air-conditioning systems

  • Experience with Explosive Destruction Technology (EDT) or chemical weapons demilitarization

  • Experience working with high voltage (480v-13.2kv)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196638BR

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.