AECOM Security Guard (Sharp) in BAGRAM, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150064BR

Position Title Security Guard (Sharp)

Job Category Security / Force Protection

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram


Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the MOSC-A contract for a Security Guard (Sharp) . Responsible for providing observation security and force protection support IAW the PWS. Enters billeting areas and latrines to ensure a safe and worry free work and living environment depending on gender requirements of the facility. Responds and reports alarms, suspicious activities, and violators in accordance with established procedures and policy. Remains vigilant and takes all reasonable measures to protect life and property and reports all information in a timely manner. Reports any loss, damage or destruction of Government or Company property to the Security Operations Supervisor. Alerts supervisors of apparent security violations. Maintains logs and journals. Controls access of vehicles and pedestrians. Ensures all vehicles entering AMC compounds are in safety compliance, i.e. ground guides, hard hats, safety glasses, and seatbelts being worn when applicable. Checks identifications and authorizations granting entrance to persons and vehicles with proper authority and denying entrance to those unauthorized. Provides directions and other information to visitors and maintains records of entrances and departures of visitors. Guards a broad range of highly sensitive items applying stringent security measures and procedures. Protects items from fire, theft, sabotage, loss, damage and destruction. Inspects cargo on arriving commercial vehicles and ensures visitors have required escorts. Checks buildings and gates to ensure they are secured. Reports fire, accidents, and hazards to supervisors and renders first aid when appropriate. Directs personnel to leave areas of fires and other dangers. Uses necessary force for personal and employee defense. Performs roving guard duties to ensure buildings are secure and light sets and lighting is adequate. Special attention in providing security is mandatory when patrolling around billeting and female latrine areas. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • 2-3 years of civilian or military security or law enforcement experience required.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • Must be able successfully complete the security guard training.

  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work and communicate with others effectively.

  • Must have the ability to speak and write effectively English and to evaluate written and oral reports.

  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other officials and general public.

  • Must have the ability to work in multicultural, international environment.

  • Must be able to enter and patrol female billeting areas unaccompanied.

  • Must be able to handle confidential company information with complete discretion.

  • Must be a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and team work (required).

  • Driver’s license may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree preferred.

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.