AECOM Underground Facility Engineer in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Business Line Government

Position Title Underground Facility Engineer

United States of America - New Mexico


Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Underground Facility Engineer in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of plant equipment and systems operations and procedures and full knowledge of regulatory requirements. Knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities involved with the Work Control process for authorization and work release. Knowledge of radiological control procedures. Be able to apply specific plant knowledge and experience to support operations of equipment and systems and on theory of operation. Analyze breakdowns or problems to determine optimal solutions and develop procedures accordingly. Develop and direct maintenance or operational test activities to ensure plant operability and compliance. Prepare and conduct related training programs for affected employees as a qualified subject matter expert. Coordinate with engineering on equipment and system installations and develop appropriate maintenance and operation procedures. Plan and execute equipment or system outages for maintenance and repair. Report all issues or concerns related to integration of facility activities/readiness, environment, or quality to management. Follow all safety procedures, regulations, and policies. Conduct frequent inspections of assigned work area to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained. Promptly report any hazards or unsafe conditions to management. Implement standards contained in NWP "Code of Business Ethics and Conduct”. Note: Three years nuclear project experience (or equivalent) will be required to become a fully qualified Underground Facility Engineer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree, or

  • Associate of Science plus four years of experience, or

  • High School Diploma plus eight (8) years of experience is required.

  • Must be able to qualify and maintain respirator qualifications.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Underground Operations experience is preferred.

  • Previous WIPP experience is 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 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 Engineering

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161558BR