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AECOM UXO Tech II - AK, HI, NM, SC, VA, & CA in Albuquerque, New Mexico

United States of America - New Mexico, Albuquerque

Job Summary

AECOM is immediately seeking for experience UXO Technicians II for employment in AK, HI, NM, SC, VA, & CA


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

UXO Technician II:

a. Performs reconnaissance and classification of UXO. Identifies U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuzes, projectiles and projectile fuzes, grenades and grenade fuzes, rockets and rocket fuzes, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnics, military explosives, and demolition materials.

b. Locates subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers or all-metals detectors.

Performs excavation procedures on buried UXO by manual means; mechanical means.

Performs operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers or all-metals detectors.

Locates surface UXO using visual means.

Operates motor vehicle transporting UXO.

Prepares an on-site safe holding area for UXO.

Performs storage of UXO and demolition materials.

Prepares a UXO disposal site.

Prepares non-electric firing system for a UXO disposal operation, electric firing system for a UXO disposal operation, and a detonating cord firing system.

Disposes of UXO/explosives by burning or detonation.

Operates a personnel decontamination station.

Dons and doffs appropriate personal protective equipment in contaminated areas.

c. Inspects salvage UXO-related material.

Erects UXO-related protective works.

Determines a magnetic azimuth using a lensatic compass.

Performs field expedient identification procedures to ID explosive-contaminated soil.

Performs emergency leak seal and packaging of chemical warfare material.

Uses radiographic (x-ray) equipment.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • 2+ years of experience

In accordance with Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board Technical Paper 18 (DDESB TP-18), a UXO Technician II shall meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Graduate of an EOD assistant course; or an accredited UXO technician training course; or military EOD school of the US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, or Australia.

  • Minimum 1.5 years prior military EOD experience or 3 years prior MEC-related experience as defined by DDESB TP-18 in munitions response action or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation.

Additionally, the candidate must possess:

  • 40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate

  • 8-hr trained

  • Valid driver’s license

Candidate must also:

  • Pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust and noise; position requires lifting of weight up to 25 lbs for 50% of the day; lifting of weight 25-50 lbs for 25-50% of the day; walking/standing and stooping/bending greater than 50% of the day. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respirator equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal certificate.

  • Heavy equipment certifications.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250930BR

Virtual: No

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.