Native Hawaiian Veterans
  • 13-Apr-2018 to 12-Jun-2018 (HST)
  • Business Unit Pacific
  • AK, USA
  • Full Time

Native Hawaiian Veterans, LLC is a Native Hawaiian Owned, Service Disabled Veterans Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), SDB, MBE, UDBE, and EEO/W/M/Vet/Disabled Company that provides services, solutions, and products in the areas of Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Information Technology, Communication Equipment, Professional Staff Augmentation, Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) Remediation, and Strategic Communications/Creative Services.

Our mission is to be a trusted partner earning customer loyalty while fostering growth and profitability for our Ohana and enriching our community.

We are seeking a UXO Technician II CDL to join our Ohana. This position will be located at in Adak Island, Alaska; notice Adak Island is an extremely remote location with an austere environment.  

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Perform the duties and responsibilities of a UXO Technician in accordance with Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB) Technical Paper (TP) 18 in support of munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) removal action at 4 different sites on Adak Island (RAA-01 OB/OD Area, RAA-03W, RAA-05 Andrew Lake Disposal Area, and RAA-05 Andrew Lake Sea Wall).  Work week consists of six 11-hour work days. This job requires overtime.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In addition to all Tech I duties, the UXO Technician II duties may include, but are not be limited to, the following:
  • 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, etc.
  • Perform field collection procedures to identify contaminated soil
  • Prepare an on-site holding area to temporarily stire MEC that has an acceptable risk of movement
  • Inspect MPPEH for the presence of explosives safety hazards
  • Transport explosives from the sited magazine to the demolition area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (must provide proof of certifications, training, and licenses)

  • Meet the minimum requirements of a UXO Technician II in accordance with DDESB TP-18
  • Successfully completed formal course of instruction in accordance with DDESB TP 18
  • Prior military EOD experience or experience in response munitions, response actions, or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation, plus specific project/explosives safety training
  • 40 hours of HAZWOPER training
  • 8 hours of OSHA refresher training
  • Medically fit for Hazardous Waste Operations in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120, DOT requirements, and state and local requirements
  • Must provide a USACE UXO Number
  • Current Commercial Driver's License with HAZMAT Endorsement

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Provide a UXO Project Resume in USACE Format.  Must maintain a UXO Technician Log. May be asked to provide a UXO Technician Log.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must pass a drug screening.
  • Must meet the minimum physical standards in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.
  • As a UXO Technician II, one may be expected to perform the duties of a UXO Tech I or a UXO Tech II.  

UXO-TI. When directed or supervised by a UXOQP, must be able to:

  1. Investigate for and identify MEC and MPPEH, including explosive residues in media (soil, oil, etc.), buildings and installed equipment.
  2. Identify different types of military munitions, including identifying whether a military munition's fuze is armed or unarmed.
  3. Excavate subsurface anomalies for identification.
  4. Move (e.g., consolidate) MEC and MPPEH, within a munitions response site (MRS) or on an operational range after the UXOSO and SUXOS have jointly evaluated and determined the risk of movement to be acceptable.
  5. Operate vehicles transporting explosives, MPPEH or MDEH on site. (Individuals must be appropriately licensed for the class of vehicle being operated.)
  6. Transport military munitions, commercial explosives, and/or MDEH that meets the above criteria that has been determined safe for transport over public traffic routes (PTR). Such munitions and explosives must be packaged in a manner that allows their safe transport and complies with Department of Transportation (DOT) and other applicable federal and State laws, and DoD policies. (Note: Only UXO determined to be safe for transport by EOD personnel may be transported over a PTR.)
  7. Prepare electric and non-electric firing systems.
  8. Set up decontamination stations and decontaminate CA-contaminated personnel, military munitions and other material of interest (e.g., munitions debris, glass vials) per approved plans. The performance of these functions may require additional training.
  9. Assist UXOQP in documenting the explosives safety status of MPPEH.
  10. Construct engineering controls (protective works).
  11. Escort personnel who are not directly involved in MEC-related activities (e.g., SW, SP, visitors to cultural sites) on property known or suspected to contain MEC, but have an operational requirement and authorization to access such property. Although escort by a UXOTI is typically performed under the supervision of a UXOQP, the responsible commander or authority may approve UXO-TI personnel to perform escort duties without supervision. Such approval must be based on an approved risk assessment and implementation of methods to mitigate potential exposures.

UXO-TII. Must be able to:

  1. Meet the criteria for and perform the functions of a UXO-TI.
  2. Store explosive materials per applicable guidance, including preparing on-site holding areas to temporarily store and secure MEC or MPPEH, and other explosives (e.g., donor charges).
  3. Determine, using a variety of techniques (e.g., global positioning equipment, land navigation techniques), and record the location of subsurface anomalies, surface MEC and other material of interest in a field environment.
  4. Perform field-collection and -testing procedures to identify explosives contaminated media or material (e.g., equipment used for the load-assemble-pack of military munitions).
  5. Inspect and document the explosives safety status of MPPEH.
  6. Supervise, as required, SW, SP, and UXO-TI.

 

 Please complete our online Employment Application, only applicants that apply via our Employment Application will be considered.

Native Hawaiian Veterans, LLC is an EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled and E-Verify Employer.

 

 

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