AECOM Hazmat Specialist in Bagram, Afghanistan

Business Line Environment

Position Title Hazmat Specialist

Afghanistan - Bagram


Job Summary

AECOM is hiring for DoD projects supporting US Forces in Operation Resolute Support. This is a Contingent Task Order with personnel deployed with the U.S. military at joint installations in Afghanistan. Services provided under this Task Order include response to environmental issues facing the U.S. military, including solid waste recycling, responding to fuel spills, and providing Subject Matter Expertise and other specialized support for various Environmental Corrective Actions in theatre.

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

  • Participate in emergency response to spills and incidents, hazardous materials management, environmental remediation, and corrective action efforts at the deployed locations

  • Support technical application of hazardous materials management, spill response, environmental corrective actions, and environmental remediation/protection concepts

  • Liaison with client in regards to environmental issues and corrective actions

  • Manage hazardous waste IAW with best practices and SOPs

This is a deployed assignment in Afghanistan. Austere living conditions and travel from primary base of operations to Forward Operating Locations is required. Candidate must be physically and mentally fit for duty.

Minimum Requirements

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER, and HAZWOPER 8-hour Supervisor

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check.

  • Must also complete and pass any required government security clearance.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Must also complete Fort Bliss’ Conus Replacement Center physical and medical testing as required.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, dust, noise, and chemicals (e.g., fuel oil, lubricants, etc.); position requires often operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, keyboard/mouse operations, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending & stooping, standing/walking, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs. or less), wearing fall protection (weight must be 310 lbs. or less), operating of heavy, moving or dangerous equipment, performing repetitive fine hand movements, and lifting of 25-50 pounds; rarely working at heights, climbing stairs, performing work on electrical circuits, work in confined spaces, working alone on isolated/remote areas, and lifting of greater than 50 ->75 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in austere environments

  • Previous experience supporting U.S. military environmental efforts

  • Forklift certification/training

  • AHERA Asbestos Inspector/Supervisor

  • OHSA 30 hours DOL

  • US DOT Hazmat Shipper Training

  • IATA Dangerous Goods Training

  • RCRA Generator Training

  • RCRA Generator Training

  • Professional Certifications in HSE

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Afghanistan

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184844BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.