AECOM Assistant Superintendent in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147014BR

Position Title Assistant Superintendent

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Tennessee

City Oak Ridge

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 works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

This position reports to the Supply Chain Compliance and Subcontracts Manager and the working title is Receiving and Disposition Supervisor.


  • Provides comprehensive operational support to project within the UCOR material receiving and excess government property disposition function.

  • Performs duties associated with the daily operation of the receiving and disposition facility including the direct supervision of the represented labor workforce.

  • Duties require a thorough knowledge of specific subject matters, e.g., receiving and excess material disposition practices, and procedures. Assists in employee development/utilization by sharing general knowledge of company and people issues. May direct the activities of others. Coordinates and monitors work flow and quality of work within assigned area.

  • Supervises represented labor personnel as assigned.

  • Provides functional and operational guidance to projects and departments on materials handling and excess government property management and other specialized activities.

  • Performs special assignments that require comprehensive knowledge of administrative systems, processes, and procedures, with the ability to analyze, interpret, and make recommendations.

  • Ensures that lessons learned on projects are communicated to new and existing projects and associated staff.

  • Ensures that the UCOR safety culture is fostered and maintained through daily meetings, lessons learned reviews, tailgate discussions, and operational area walk downs.

  • Helps recruit and train material handling clerks and other support personnel.

  • Provides input to daily work planning of assigned material handling staff.

  • Coordinates staffing, training, counseling, employee development, and other personnel-related programs

  • Develops complex administrative procedures.

  • Keeps abreast of advances in automation technology, equipment, and software applications associated with material handling practices.

  • Provides input and assists in the implementation of material handling and excess government property disposition management systems.

  • Investigates and evaluates new technologies and approaches to improve material handling work processes.

  • Coordinates and executes the independent annual government personal property physical inventories on a sample basis as established by the UCOR Personal Property Administrator.

  • Ensures that receiving and disposition staff are current in their qualifications to perform assigned duties and including equipment operations.

  • Prepares complex reports with emphasis on information analysis. Independently resolves problems in specialized areas.

  • May act as the building Emergency Warden.

  • Support the LEAN Program by identifying and working to eliminate waste from work processes.

Relocation: Yes

Assignment Ends: 7/31/2020

URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) prohibits smoking in enclosed areas, including company vehicles.

NOTE: Candidates eligible for 3161 status must so indicate on their résumé or cover sheet and provide a copy of their 3161 Preference-In-Hiring Eligibility form with each résumé. Section 3161 of the National Defense Authorization Act requires UCOR to give preference-in-hiring to qualified 3161 eligible displaced Department of Energy (DOE) contractor employees before other external hiring on DOE-funded work takes place. To be 3161 eligible, you must have worked for a DOE contactor on or before September 27, 1991.


Only web applications are going to be considered.

PLEASE NOTE: This position will close on Tuesday, November 27, 2016. In order to be considered for this position you MUST apply through using one of the application UCOR websites listed just below.

For External applicants (i.e. non-employees): go to the UCOR Employment external web site: to submit your cover letter and résumé for a job posting.

For UCOR employees, go to the UCOR internal web site: and click on “J” for Job Postings.

URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education

  • Minimum 10 years of administration experience

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building

  • Skilled in business usage of the English language

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to extract and compile data for reports and conduct studies of an analytical nature

  • Ability to motivate and direct personnel

  • Ability to analyze and interpret information and make recommendations for studies, such as financial performance and workload forecasts

  • Understanding of operation of UCOR standard computerized systems and other information transmission systems

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline, contracts administration and/or cost and scheduling relating to the construction of heavy industrial projects or commercial complexes

  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications in accordance with current UCOR Standard Application Program standards

  • Awareness of environmental compliance laws and requirements

  • Awareness of government compliance standards

  • Knowledge of UCOR’s “Zero Accident” safety program

  • Familiarity with current industry quality standards

  • Ability to obtain a DOE security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • N/A

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.