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Emergency Preparedness Manager

Requisition ID:  239042

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Grade:  26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes  
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 11/02/2021  
  • Salary Range: $95,520.. - $145,680. annually (determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant)

     

Project Overview:

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.  

 

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC) and Tier 3 Investigation. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

 

Project Summary:
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for an Emergency Preparedness Manager at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the ES&H Manager and is matrixed to the Plant Manager at the PCAPP project.

 

This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10’s schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.

 

Rresponsibilities:

  • The implementation and maintenance of all Emergency Preparedness (EP) Programs for the PCAPP Main Plant and the Static Detonations Chamber Complex.
  • Develop and implement project emergency preparedness policies, procedures, training, and briefings as assigned.
  • Review Operating and Project Procedures for emergency preparedness compliance.
  • Coordinates and provides guidance for the project emergency preparedness program, including the U.S. Government emergency preparedness program as it relates to the PCAPP contract with the Department of Defense and in compliance with RCRA.
  • Gathers and compiles information for EP reporting and performance monitoring.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of training for site management and the workforce.
  • Plans for and conducts emergency drills and Chemical Accident or Incident Assistance or Response (CAIRA) exercises.
  • Develop and implement emergency preparedness documents for PCAPP incorporating emergency preparedness program requirements.
  • Maintains relationships with internal organizations (e.g. Operations, Security, Training, Safety) to identify and mitigate situations or conditions potentially impacting project emergency preparedness programs.
  • Maintains relationships with external organizations (e.g. client, Pueblo Chemical Depot emergency planning and response departments) to identify and mitigate situations or conditions potentially impacting project emergency preparedness programs.
  • Maintains contact with professional colleagues and organizations in government and industry to assure currency of knowledge of requirements, advancements and practices impacting emergency preparedness.
  • Audits or surveys EP programs and drills, and aids project and client management, as needed. Ensures emergency response equipment and supplies are inventoried and maintained.
  • Provides advice on emergency preparedness and response procedures, as well as assistance during CAIRA and Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) exercises, and emergency preparedness training.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Environmental Safety and Health, or related science/ engineering degree from an accredited college or university with 9 years relevant professional experience including formal and specialized training in government and industrial emergency preparedness procedures.
  • In Lieu of a Degree 15 years relevant professional experience including formal and specialized training in government and industrial emergency preparedness procedures.
  • Must be US Citizen or lawful permanent resident.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to the Depot

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience coordinating emergency response plans across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Demonstrated skill in developing emergency preparedness program documents requiring the use of recognized emergency preparedness and response measures, procedures, and techniques.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience on Government (DOD or DOE) projects.
  • US Army Chemical Demilitarization program experience.
  • Experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication with management, contractors, external, and client representatives.
  • Proficient in using computers and relevant software programs.
  • Knowledge of the Department of Defense, EPA, and OSHA regulations, principles, procedures, and personal protective equipment (PPE) applicable to industrial and toxic chemical agent programs.
  • Knowledge of current EP principles, procedures, and equipment applicable to protection of project personnel, construction, and plant operations activities

 

 



 

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

_____ None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

_X       This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.    


 

This PCAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires PCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.
 

At Bechtel, our employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, along with optional disability and supplemental insurance options, generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, discretionary bonuses, and a well-designed 401K plan with matching and profit-sharing components. 


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