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Materials Engineering Technology (MET) Engineer, PCAPP (215762)

Requisition ID:  215762

Project Background

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). 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.

 

Role Overview
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for a Materials Engineering Technology (MET) Engineer at the Pueblo, CO location with experience evaluating materials of construction for the chemical manufacturing/processing industry including determining erosion and corrosion impacts.  Familiarity with welding, fabrication and Code interpretation is a must.  The ideal candidate will have experience in using industry and national codes and standards as it relates to the development and review of welding and nondestructive examination (NDE) specifications and procedures.  This position will report to the Deputy Design Engineering Group Supervisor at the PCAPP project.

 

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.

 

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


Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with oversight from more senior engineers.
  • Develops material requisitions and specifications for non-standard equipment and bills of material for off-the-shelf equipment and components.
  • Conducts document and design checking as required.
  • (24) Develops engineering analyses and reports based on data gathered independently and in coordination with other disciplines and departments.
  • Executes assignments concerned with specialized or unique engineering/scientific requirements in a global business unit. 
  • Reviews preliminary engineering designs, drawings, and specifications for materials, fabrication, and NDE content. 
  • Selects and evaluates materials of construction proposed for pipe, pumps, valves, storage tanks, pressure vessels, stacks, bolting, etc. 
  • (24) Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • (24) Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.
  • Participates in field walkdowns.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Day to day responsibilities may include support to: operations, maintenance, operations support, acquisitions, safety, and/or quality.
  • Assists in constructability reviews. Responds to formal requests for information from vendors.
  • Prepares/Responds to Nonconformance Reports for equipment and material defects. Prepares Corrective Action Plans to address deficiencies.

 

Basic Qualifications:

Grade 23

  • BS degree in a related field of Engineering or Science from an accredited institution with 1 years of progressive related experience.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

 

Grade 24

  • BS degree in a related field of Engineering or Science from an accredited institution with 3 years of progressive related experience.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of metallic and non-metallic material selection as it relates to corrosion and erosion due to a range of chemical process conditions.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.
  • PE Registration
  • Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and/or additional working hours during Key Project initiative time periods.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a related field of Engineering or Science from an accredited institution.
  • Degree in Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering preferred.
  • Current participation in industrial Codes and Standards writing bodies highly desirable.
  • Bechtel Cert - Engineer
  • Experience in using industry and national codes and standards as it relates to the development and review of welding and NDE specifications and procedures
  • Field experience evaluating material degradation/compatibility issues.
  • Experience working on a Department of Defense Project.
  • Experience working within an engineering group in an operating facility.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel corporate guides and standards.

 

This project will be subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) and 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 PRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

Licenses/Certifications

 

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.

 

 

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