Unexploded Ordnance Safety Officer (UXOSO)

MEC (UXO) Denver, United States


Position Title:  Unexploded Ordnance Safety Officer (UXOSO)                       

This job description identifies the major responsibilities of this position. It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential additional duties requested by supervisors/managers and the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the Company’s overall benefit.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Manage MEC site safety and health program under the auspice of the MEC (UXO) Health and Safety Manager. 


Implementing and enforce all requirements of the Project Work Plan, Accident Prevention Plan and Site Safety and Health Plan.  Monitor all aspects of the UXO Clearance activities.  Ensure compliance with CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER and CFR 1910.1200 HAZCOM requirements, as well as state and local environmental safety and environmental requirements.  Ensure compliance with federal and state blasting/demolition requirements.  Perform risk hazardous analysis and risk assessment of all UXO clearance tasks.  Develop and review standard operating procedures, engineering controls, administrative controls, and work practices to ensure safe UXO operations are conducted. Ensure public safety.   Provide all OSHA safety training to on-site employees and sub-contractor personnel.  Observe and evaluate safety performance during field operations on a daily basis. Conduct daily safety inspections, weekly safety audits and maintain all safety forms and logs.  Investigate all close calls and accidents.  Conduct daily safety briefings for all site employees and sub-contractors.  Interact with Environet Safety Manager on a routine basis. Perform First aid and CPR training to the work force to keep employee qualifications current.  


  • Graduate of a qualified explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) school with at least eight years combined military and commercial UXO experience. As an exception, a UXOSO may be a graduate of a qualified UXO school and have at least eight years commercial UXO experience, as required by DDESB TP18.
  • Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification IAW 29 CFR 1910.120.
  • Successful completion of OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Course and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course.
  • Current 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER Physical.
  • Qualified American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid and CPR. 
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Broad understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  • Ability to work outside normal work hours at short notice as dictated by workload.
  • Ability to work away from primary work location in excess of normal workday.
  • Ability to travel, whenever required and for extended periods both inside and outside the US.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; ability to interpret and explain company policy concerning MEC safety practices to executives, managers, employees, and clients.
  • Intermediate user level of computer systems; Microsoft office software (word, excel, outlook), inventory databases, and documentation control systems.
  • Valid Driver License


Selected candidate will be responsible for the satisfactory execution of these duties, responsibilities and functions. Duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without these changes being specified in this job description and that this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed when filling this position.


GSI Service Group Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that consciously builds inclusive teams and is proud to support a diverse environment that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.