AECOM UXO Technician I in Indian Head, Maryland

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Position Title UXO Technician I

United States of America - Maryland

Indian Head

Job Summary

Candidates must be a graduate of a formal UXO training course of instruction (as defined in the Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB) TP 18 chapter 3 with an additional 200 hours of documented experience in munitions response actions or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation, plus specific project/explosives safety training. Must be able to successfully complete required Background Check and Medical Surveillance Program.

The UXO Tech I must be able to perform the duties of the UXO-Sweep Personnel (UXOSP). In addition the UXO Tech I is responsible for the duties listed below:

  • Reconnoiter and classify UXO and DMM

  • Identify all types of military munitions, including possible fuzes and their condition, armed or unarmed. Examples of these military munitions are:

  • Bombs

  • Guided missiles

  • Projectiles

  • Rockets

  • Land mines and associated components

  • Pyrotechnic items

  • Military explosives and demolition materials

  • Grenades

  • Submunitions

  • Excavate subsurface UXO and DMM

  • Move and/or consolidate UXO and DMM that has been determined acceptable for movement within a Munitions Response Site (MRS) or Munitions Response Area (MRA), but not over public traffic routes

  • Transport demolition materials and/or UXO and DMM that have been determined safe for transport over public traffic routes, when required

  • Prepare firing systems, both electric and non-electric, for demilitarization operations

  • Operate personnel decontamination stations

  • Assist in the inspection of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) for the presence of explosive hazards

  • Construct UXO-related protective works

Minimum Requirements

Training Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Texas Engineering Extension Service UXO200 - Unexploded Ordnance Technician Level Course and 200 hours of on-site training on MEC and MPPEH project sites

  • 40 HR Hazwoper Certification

  • 8 HR Hazwoper Certification (If applicable)

  • OSHA Physical Certification

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193422BR

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.