AECOM UXO Tech I in Clackamas, Oregon

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158272BR

Position Title UXO Tech I

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Oregon

City Clackamas

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking UXO Tech I for immediate employmentat our Clackamas, OR project location.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Assist in:

  • Performing reconnaissance and classification of UXO.

  • Identifying U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuses, projectiles and projectile fuses, grenades and grenade fuses, rockets and rocket fuses, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnics, military explosives, and demolition materials

  • Performs location of subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers or all-metals detectors

  • Assists in performing excavation procedures on buried UXO

  • Performs operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers

  • Locates surface UXO using visual means.

  • Assists in transporting and storing UXO and demolition materials

Assists in:

  • Preparing non-electric firing system for a UXO disposal operation

  • Preparing electric firing system for a UXO disposal operation disposing of ammunition/ explosives by burning; disposing of ammunition/explosives by detonation.

  • Operating a personnel decontamination station. Dons and doffs appropriate personal protective equipment in contaminated areas. Assists in the inspection of salvage UXO-related material and erection of UXO-related protective works

Minimum Requirements

In accordance with Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board Technical Paper 18 (DDESB TP-18), a UXO Technician I shall meet the following minimum requirements:

Graduate of an EOD assistant course; or an accredited UXO technician training course; or military EOD school of the US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, or Australia.

Minimum 1 year prior military EOD experience and/or MEC-related experience as defined by DDESB TP-18 in munitions response action or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation

Additionally, the candidate must possess:

  • 40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate

  • Valid driver’s license

Candidate must also:

  • Pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire

  • Participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment baseline physician physical IAW 29 CFR 1910.120. Once the baseline is established, this is physical is required annually

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust and noise; position requires lifting of weight up to 25 lbs. for 50% of the day; lifting of weight 25-50 lbs. for 25-50% of the day; walking/standing and stooping/bending greater than 50% of the day. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment

  • This position is contingent upon passing a Fit for Duty exam by receiving a medically “qualified” fit for duty result letter indicating the employee is medically “qualified” to conduct work activities at the jobsite. The Fit for Duty medical exam consists of a Harvard Stress Test and a human performance evaluation with a requirement to demonstrate the ability to lift 50 pounds. The Harvard Stress Test is a type of cardiac stress test used for detecting and diagnosing cardiovascular disease. It also is a good measurement of fitness and a person's ability to recover after strenuous exercise. In addition to these tests, medical tests will be administered that are required for the annual HAZWOPER exam

  • Participate in and successfully complete post-offer, pre-employment baseline physical in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120. Thereafter, candidate must also comply with OSHA (29 CFR 1910.120) requirements including 40hr/8 hr, medical surveillance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal certificate

  • Heavy equipment certifications

  • Prior site experience at Camp Withycombe

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

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