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Unexploded Ordnance Technician (UXOTI) - Guam Operations

H&L Environmental Services LLC Guam, GU

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At HL Environmental, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems. At HL we specialize in UXO remediation, operational range sustainment , Facilities Operations and Maintenance and 3rd Party Quality Assurance.

HL Environmental is looking for qualified unexploded ordnance (UXO) Technician I to support a UXO Clearance Operation in Guam

Primary Function

Responsible for locating, identifying and disposing of foreign and domestic explosive devices using advanced geophysical equipment and techniques per the specific project according to the Project Manager and the Client's specifications. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission and values.

Essential Functions
  • Perform UXO duties including:
  • Reconnoiter and classify UXO and DMM
  • Identify all types of military munitions, including possible fuzes and their condition, armed or unarmed
  • Examples of these military munitions are: bombs, guided missiles, projectiles, rockets , land mines and associated components, pyrotechnic items, military explosives and demolition materials, grenades, submunitions
  • Excavate subsurface UXO and DMM
  • Move and/or consolidate UXO and DMM that has been determined acceptable for movement within a Munitions Response Site (MRS) or Munitions Response Area (MRA)
  • Transport demolition materials and/or UXO and DMM that have been determined safe for transport
  • Prepare firing systems, both electric and non-electric, for demilitarization operations
  • Operate personnel decontamination stations
  • Assist in the inspection of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) for the presence of explosive hazards
  • Construct UXO related protective works
  • 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
  • Perform limited technical supervision of UXOSP
  • Escort personnel who are not directly involved in UXO related operations (e.g., personnel performing environmental monitoring)
  • Inspect MPPEH for the presence of explosives safety hazards
Job Requirements
  • Prior military EOD or graduate of formal UXO training course of instruction
  • Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of prior military EOD and/or commercial UXO experience
  • If former military must have received a honorable discharge
  • Must be available to work outside the normal schedule when dictated by needs of the company
  • Ability to work in harsh working conditions, outdoors, and/or in extreme temperatures
  • Ability to work in a remote and potentially austere location for up to six months
  • Basic user level of computer systems related to Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), databases, and documentation control systems
  • Must be capable of moving through rough terrain for extended periods of time (8 plus hours per day)
  • Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation
  • Must be able to pass a physical approving candidate for overseas work
  • Must have 40 Hour HAZWOPER
  • Must have current 8 Hour annual HAZWOPER Refresher (if applicable)
  • Must have valid U.S. driver's license
  • U.S. Passport is Optional (but preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Strong initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

H&L Environmental Services LLC

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