AECOM Security Lead in BAGRAM, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148993BR

Position Title Security Lead

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 Lead . The Lead is Responsible for providing observation security and force protection support. Responds and reports alarms, suspicious activities and violators in accordance with established procedures and policy. Assists in force protection operations throughout security force areas of operation as directed. Ensures assigned guard forces are fully versed in the duties and responsibilities of the position to which

assigned and that they perform those duties in an efficient, effective, and professional manner. Assists in establishing, updating, and maintaining force protection standard operations procedures. Prepares, publishes and posts daily duty scheduling and ensures duty logs are correctly completed. Provides daily support and guidance to the Foreign National (FN) guard force. Ensures that all FN guard members adhere to all security instructions and procedures as outlined in the PWS,U.S. Army Regulations, and verbal guidance from the supervisors. Ensures all posts are manned as stated on the duty roster and security guards are manning their post per established SOPs, WIs, and the PWS. Ensures all security guards remain “fit for duty” and are in proper uniform and within the grooming standards. Provides leadership and guidance consistent with, and in support of section / corporate goals and objectives.Remains vigilant and ensures to take all reasonable measures to protect life, 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. Maintains alert notification and recall rosters. Provides input to Supervisors for performance appraisals on subordinate personnel. 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.

  • 4-5 years of civilian or military security or Law Enforcement experience is required.

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

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of security procedures and operations. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

  • Must have effective computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office Programs.

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

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

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Driver’s license may be required.

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.