AECOM Site Manager (OCONUS - Afghanistan) in Bagram, Afghanistan

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Site Manager (OCONUS - Afghanistan)

Afghanistan - Bagram


Job Summary

AECOM is currently supporting the US Government with Environmental Response Teams in Afghanistan. This is a United States Corps of Engineers (USACE) Task Order with personnel deployed at Bagram, Kandahar, and other U.S. military installations. Services provided under this Task Order include response to environmental issues facing the U.S. military, including solid waste recycling, responding to fuel spills, and providing Subject Matter Expertise and other specialized support for various Environmental Corrective Actions in theatre.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed.

  • Serving as AECOM representative to client on-site

  • Managing subcontractors and overseeing day-to-day operations and logistics;

  • Creating work plans and scopes of work;

  • Overseeing safety of operations;

  • Performing quality control operations and inspections;

  • Assisting with soil sampling and laboratory result evaluations

This is a deployed assignment in Afghanistan. Austere living conditions and travel from primary base of operations to Forward Operating Locations is required. Must be physically and mentally fit for duty in Afghanistan.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Emergency Management, Earth Science, Public Health or related field

  • 8+ years of experience in hazardous materials management, response to hazardous materials incidents, and corrective actions

  • Experience in management and supervision of managing technical personnel

  • Must be able to live and work in austere environments under harsh working conditions

  • Must be fluent in English and have strong verbal and writing skills

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must hold an active Secret level security clearance

  • OSHA 8-Hour On-Scene Incident Command Certification

  • 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) certifications, including Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Registered Environmental Manager (REM), and/or Safety Trained Supervisor (STS)

  • Previous overseas assignments

  • Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint (LBP) certifications

  • Military Veteran

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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 Sciences

Country Afghanistan

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163214BR