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Staff Physician

Requisition ID:  239228

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Grade:  29-30
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes  
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 10/12/2021  
  • Salary Range: $164,100 - $241,320 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.



  • Treats work related patient/employee illnesses and injuries and provides follow-up treatments as needed.

  • Performs suturing or emergency procedures to sustain life, to repair injuries, or prevent diseases.

  • Provides medical examinations and immunizations to employees; reviews patient medical records to identify medical problems.

  • Assists with the development, implementation and administration of preventive medicine which may include flu vaccines, x-ray examinations and blood pressure screening. Provides advice on hygiene and methods of disease prevention.

  • Assist with the planning and development of cost effective procedures and programs for administering health services and promoting general health maintenance.

  • Supervises, as assigned, medical services staff, including responsibility for staffing, work assignments, training, and monitoring performance.

  • Responds to emergency situations and directs medical operations accordingly.

  • Administers advanced life support and stabilization in accordance with privileges, clinical guidelines and local protocols. Writes appropriate medication prescriptions in accordance with license regulations/certifications.

  • Supervises the evacuation of patients as needed to ensure continuous treatment en route to tertiary medical facilities. Monitors patients’ recovery and rehabilitation as appropriate.

  • Performs the Medical Response Team Leader responsibilities.

  • Performs medical support to the personnel reliability program/surety program as an assigned Competent Medical Authority.

  • Provides medical examinations and illness/injury treatment to employees at the jobsite in accordance with State Workers’ Compensation requirements.

  • Provide radio/telephonic medical direction as required.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).

  • Colorado licensed as MD or DO or eligible for Colorado licensure within 90 days of employment.

  • Possesses current American Heart Association healthcare provider basic life support and advanced cardiac life support certifications.

  • Legally able to perform as collaborating physician for mid-level providers and medical control for nurses and paramedics.

  • Maintain capability of passing a chemical agent category I physical for mustard agent.

  • Maintain ability to be assigned to the Unescorted Access Program.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in treating both major and minor trauma injuries, including multiple anatomical areas and physiologic/organ systems.

  • Knowledge of organizational and medical management and the principles and methodologies involved in medical practice/administration.

  • Experience in occupational health, emergency department, intensive care unit or cardiac care unit setting.

  • Proficient in primary care principles and practices, occupational health and handling of emergency medical situations.

  • Ability to input and manage necessary data within electronic medical management information systems.

  • Experience with Workers’ Compensation procedures, requirements and clinical guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Occupational Medicine.

  • Has been a Competent Medical Authority in an Army surety program.

  • Certified Medical Review Officer.

  • Currently certified as a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist through Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).

  • Currently certified to perform spirometry testing per National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) approved training course.

  • Has taken the Toxic Chemical Training for Medical Support Personnel Course.

  • Has taken the Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties Course.

  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health Manager software.

  • Working knowledge of Army Surety program.

  • Experience in interfacing with medical organizations and outside agencies such as Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Research Council (NRC) and other local, regional and federal agencies.

  • Experience in writing site policies and procedures.

  • Current certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support.

  • Current certification in Advanced Burn Life Support.

  • Previous occupational health clinical care experience.

  • Has experience in medical continuing quality improvement processes.

  • Level I Accreditation for Worker’s Compensation.

*PCAPP Project Only* "Surety Program Statement" required for all posted positions

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.    

*PCAPP Project Only" SCA-covered Occupation codes must include this additional statement: 

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. 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.



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