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Operations Shift Administrative Assistant, PCAPP (208886)

  • Requisition ID:  208886
  • Position Title: Operations Shift Administrative Assistant, PCAPP (208886)
  • Project: PCAPP
  • Location:  Pueblo, CO
  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Surety Program: UAP 
  • Other Requirements: Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical Examination, Adherance to AR (Army Regulation) 50-60, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements


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 an Operations Shift Administrative Assistant at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the O&AS Support Lead at the PCAPP project. Provide clerical and administrative support of a responsible and confidential nature to the Operations Organization for the Pueblo Chemical-Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) Project. Individual will exercise a high degree of individual initiative, discretion, diplomacy, accuracy and judgment; Independently anticipate problems and changing priorities; alerts departmental managers and may take action to adapt manager's schedule and commitments accordingly; Function well in fast paced environment and deals with pressure in a professional and positive manner. Individual will adhere to company and department policies and objectives.


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 and will require employees to go on a DuPont Shift Schedule (up to 12 hours on at a time, rotating day and night shifts).


Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain controlled hard copy files of project documents for Operations
  • Process, review, log, copy, distribute and file various Operations documentation
  • Perform data entry and query functions as needed using InfoWorks (Bechtel’s electronic document management system) and other databases as required; interfacing with Document Control
  • Prepare and process documentation for scanning and archiving
  • Extract reports and perform a variety of queries using other standard office automation and InfoWorks
  • Prepare and distribute notices, agendas, information packets, and minutes
  • Provide word processing support, as needed, including correspondence, meeting minutes, proposals, presentations and reports
  • Interface with document control personnel to ensure necessary project records are captured.  May set up and maintain project files
  • Make recommendations for work process improvements, procedures and practices
  • Provide support for special assignments, as requested
  • Flexible to work overtime on an as-needed basis
  • As determined appropriate, compose routine correspondence
  • Completes business independently, as appropriate 
  • Generate and organize material for meetings or presentations
  • Coordinate and ensure smooth flow of information 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Office and Administrative Services Manager or Operations Management
  • Performs varied clerical and secretarial duties requiring knowledge of programs and procedures related to site administrative activities 
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50lbs


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • High school diploma and 5 years related experience
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic to intermediate skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, intermediate skills in Word and exposure to MS Access and SharePoint
  • Knowledge of document control and associated work processes
  • Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain project, document control or departmental filing systems and procedures
  • Demonstrated familiarity with a variety of project documents and document processing requirements
  • Data entry experience/skills
  • Works well with others as a team and independently


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration /Management
  • Prior experience in an operations environment
  • Prior experience within an Operations organization
  • Knowledge of Operations processes and procedures
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word with basic to intermediate skills in MS Access and SharePoint
  • Demonstration of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience performing proofreads and technical edits of documents and or presentations

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.


The following items 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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