AECOM Site Security Specialist in Springfield, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147579BR

Position Title Site Security Specialist

Job Category Security / Force Protection

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Springfield

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 for a Site Security Specialist on our BOS-E contract in Springfield, VA. The Site Security Specialist has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise and train security personnel in the areas of document control, personnel clearance processing, and visitor control.

  • Manage and maintain the classified document data base.

  • Manage and maintain the personnel clearance data base.

  • Ensure adherence to regulations for generation, transfer, storage and handling of classified materials.

  • Responsible for operation and maintenance of security equipment, alarms, and access control system.

  • Develop, implement and maintain procedures for classified and accredited AIS systems.

  • Plan and coordinate security services and related functions including the implementation and supervision of programs to ensure maximum utilization within the facility.

  • Manage budget for security staff in direct support of classified contact administration.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI.

  • Associate Degree in Business Administration or Security and/or at least 2 years DoD security related experience.

  • Must have or be able to obtain Industrial Security Management Certification.

  • Requires operating application software, including word-processing and spreadsheet programs.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position is part-time (20-39 hours per week).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Non-Applicable

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.