Senior UXO Supervisor

Munitions Response Edison, New Jersey


ECC is seeking candidates with chemical weapon munitions (CWM) experience for an Senior UXO  Supervisor position for project in Lakehurst, NJ.  This site is not a chemical site, but CWM experience is a requirement of the position.  Hiring now for the project, with the start date in March 2024, position is approximately 5-6 months.  Additional work with ECC may be available, but not guarenteed.  This position is full-time with ECC benefits package provided.

The SUXOS is primarily responsible for the operational execution of DoD and ECC related policies, standard operating procedures and practices that support the goals of the assigned project.  Additionally, responsible for performing munitions response and unexploded ordnance (UXO)-related operations.  Such operations include but may not be limited to military munitions responses, range clearance activities, range maintenance, inspection and certification of munitions debris and range-related debris being considered for transfer or release from DoD control, munitions/UXO disposal operations.  Provide field supervision over UXO Technicians III/Team Leaders other field support personnel. In this position you will:

In addition to being able to fully perform all of the UXO Technician I, II and III functions, the Senior UXO Supervisor (SUXOS):

  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises all explosives operations
  • Supervises multiple teams
  • Assists in development of munitions response plans
  • Is responsible for the execution of all operations such as military munitions responses, range clearance activities, range maintenance, and inspection or certification of munitions debris and range-related debris being considered for transfer or release from DoD control.
  • Is responsible for executing all phases of work in accordance DoD guidance and policy
  • Responsible for the health and welfare of all assigned personnel within his charge
  • Responsible for the security of all assigned personnel and assets
  • Manage equipment maintenance, calibration (as required), inventory accuracy and report any failures or deficiencies of all assigned equipment
  • Supervises the inventory control of all recovered munitions, UXO, scrap and donor explosives
  • Coordinate site operations and activities with local authorities, non-essential personnel and official visitors
  • Supervise the excavation and recovery of subsurface UXO; construction of UXO-related protective works; the location of surface UXO by visual means; transporting and storing UXO assuring compliance with Federal, state, and local laws
  • Supervise the disposal of UXO by burning/detonation; preparation of an UXO disposal site; preparation of an on-site safe holding area for UXO
  • Determine UXO-related storage compatibility
  • Supervise donning and doffing of personal protective equipment; operation of a personnel decontamination station; maintenance and operator checks on all team equipment
  • Prepare project-related field administrative reports
  • Manage supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position

Basic Requirements

  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal formats
  • Proven ability to implement operational requirements to address complex needs and issues or problems
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, Windows and personal data assistants (PDAs)
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience with significant experience in all aspects of EOD, UXO, range clearance and/or other munitions response operations. 
  • Five years of experience must be in supervisory positions
  • Must be able to perform all principal accountabilities of UXO Tech I, II and III
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of regulations, requirements, references, policies and guidance documents pertaining to the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP)
  • Chemical weapon munition (CWM) experience
  • Travel: Must be able and willing to work on-site at project location with periodic travel home with project management approval.
  • Education: Must be a graduate of US Naval EOD School, acceptable Allied Nation EOD school (Great Britain, Germany, Australia, Canada) or accredited UXO Technician Level I training program and with appropriate experience as required by Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB) Technical Paper (TP) 18
  • Divers conducting underwater detection and identification of munitions must have completed both the basic and the underwater portions of NAVSCOLEOD (or foreign equivalent) training
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training, annual 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher training, and 8-hour OSHA Supervisor training

Preferred Proficiency Requirements

·       An Explosives Blaster’s License for multiple states

·       A commercial Driver's License with HAZMAT endorsement

·       Proficiency in operating certain types of mechanical equipment, such as dozer, backhoe, loader, track hoe, gravel sifting plants, etc.

·       30-Hour OSHA Construction Safety certification

·       Experienced in sifting operations

·       First Aid training

ECC targeted base salary range for this position is $95,000 to $100,000 annually. 
Actual salary offered may be affected by education, training, certifications, experience, skills, level of responsibility, and location.

Benefits Offered – full-time positions

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time off and Holiday Pay
  • 401k with deferral matching, ESOP, Student Debt Reduction Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Educational Assistance, Mentorship Program, ECC University
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Company-matching charitable giving program

ECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact TeleSign HR at [email protected]. This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not email about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.