UXO Technician II

Munitions Response Tamuning, Guam


Description

ECC is looking for a UXO Technician II for a temporary project in Guam. This position is 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. This position is primarily responsible for the operational execution of DoD and ECC related policies, standard operating procedures, and practices that support the requirements and goals of the project.

In addition to being capable of fully performing all of the UXO Sweep Personnel and UXO Technician I functions, UXO Technician II personnel may be required to:

  • Properly store explosive materials per applicable guidance
  • Determine precise location in field environment using a variety of techniques such as use of global positioning equipment, or basic land navigation techniques using topographical map and compass.
  • Perform field collection procedures to identify contaminated soil
  • Prepare an on-site holding area to temporarily stow MEC that has an acceptable risk of movement
  • Operate modes of transportation for transporting UXO, for which the risk of movement has been determined acceptable, when appropriate
  • Perform limited technical supervision of UXOSP
  • Escort personnel who are not directly involved in UXO-related operations (e.g., personnel performing environmental monitoring), but have activities to perform within exclusion areas
  • Inspect MPPEH for the presence of explosives safety hazards
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position

Requirements

  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal formats
  • Must be able to perform all principal accountabilities of UXO Tech I
  • Competent in use of personal data assistants (PDAs)
  • Will need DBIDS passes
  • Will require a current Passport and Current and Valid Federal Approved State Driver’s license
  • 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 and annual 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher training
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in EOD, UXO, range clearance and/or other munitions response operations
  • Education- This position requires a high school diploma and 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. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An Explosives Blaster’s License for the multiple states
  • A commercial Drivers License with HAZMAT endorsement
  • Proficiency in operating a certain types mechanical equipment, such as dozer, back hoe, loader, track hoe, and gravel sifting plants
  • Construction Safety Certification
  • Experienced in sifting operations
  • First Aid training
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows

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.