AECOM Firefighter in Tullahoma, Tennessee

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152415BR

Position Title Firefighter

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Tennessee

City Tullahoma

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

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

Exercises caution to avoid damage/loss of property including injury to self and others. Ensures safe/prompt arrival of assigned personnel, vehicles, & equipment at emergencies.

Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment. Promptly and accurately reports unsafe conditions or injuries sustained while on duty to the appropriate supervisor.

Works as part of a company of firefighters performing structural fire suppression, airport rescue and firefighting, emergency first aid, special rescue (includes confined space, high angle rope rescue, and automobile extrication), Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response and limited natural cover firefighting.

Maintains firefighting equipment and fire station facilities by performing functional tests and inspections, performing preventive maintenance on equipment, and performing housekeeping duties within assigned facilities.

When first to arrive at the scene, establishes Incident Command and takes charge of all firefighting or emergency response activities until relieved by a more senior firefighter.

Identifies, protects and reports evidence indicating cause of fire, especially during salvage and overhaul operations.

Becomes fully trained and certified to drive and operate all assigned support vehicles and qualifies to drive and operate specific fire apparatus, tools and equipment when assigned such a tasking by fire protection managers or supervisors.

Renders BLS/ALS emergency medical treatment according to individual training and certification.Participates in practice drills and training classes in accordance with the Annual Training Plan encompassing all phases of firefighting techniques, equipment maintenance and use.

Supports or manages assigned fire and safety related programs. Conducts tests & training, performs inspections, and documents results as programs require using automated computer programs or other methods as directed.

Performs duties in other Fire Department job classifications as required, providing all necessary certification/licensing requirements of the assigned job are maintained.

Creates pre-fire plans by physically going through structures to become familiar with the layout, fire hazards, and location of fixed fire protection systems and creates or maintains written pre-fire plan forms.

Performs work in accordance with the Performance Work Statement and applicable directives including but not limited to Department of Defense (DoD) and USAF Instructions, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, and Company policies and procedures.

Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users. The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly. May be required to sit for extended periods of time.

Use of personal transportation for travel within the AEDC area and company-provided transportation to other users’ facilities. Basic physical requirements include walking, bending, stooping, stretching, and carrying/lifting up to 25 pounds.

Minimum Requirements

Not less than three years of progressive experience as a full-time Firefighter with a regular professional paid firefighting force or equivalent experience.

To qualify, selectee must possess all certifications, to include prerequisites, which are required for a Firefighter in accordance with the DoD Instruction 6055.06M, DoD Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Certification Program.

Required certifications include HAZMAT Awareness; Fire Fighter I; HAZMAT Operations; and Fire Fighter II. Airport Fire Fighter is desired. Certifications must be from the International Fire Service Accredidation Congress (IFSAC), the National Professional Qualification System (ProBoard), or Department of Defense.

Be trained and qualified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and must maintain current state or national Basic Life Support emergency medical care certification.

Must have no physical defects or grooming habits which would impede ability to wear protective clothing and equipment, climb ladders, and perform other strenuous tasks under adverse conditions.

Must submit to and pass (prior to assignment of duty) an initial physical examination which conforms to NFPA 1582, Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments and pass the same physical examination annually thereafter.

Must be capable of and participate in a mandatory physical fitness program.

Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be capable of driving and operating all support vehicles, and driving/operating assigned fire suppression vehicles should duty assignments require.

Possess capability to attend and complete on- and off-site training courses and any certification required by the Air Force and company.

May be required to obtain an Interim Security Clearance and obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. Must be able to obtain and maintain access to the AEDC local area computer network.

Preferred Qualifications

Tennessee EMT Advanced; Rescue Technician I or II; Airport Firefighter; Driver/Operator Pumper, ARFF, and Mobile Water Supply

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.