AECOM DSA Operator in Richmond, Kentucky

Business Line Government

Position Title DSA Operator

United States of America - Kentucky


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a DSA Operator for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant project located in Richmond, KY.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

  • Demilitarization Support Area (DSA) Operator will perform exclusion area entry control and air monitoring of entrants existing toxic areas of the facility.

  • Perform services and operate equipment relevant to demilitarization protective equipment (DPE) and other toxic entries.

  • Operate DPE suit sealer verifying proper seal.

  • Work with vendors on equipment repair and training.

  • Conduct toxic area pre-entry meetings.

  • Assist entry personnel in donning and doffing protective equipment.

  • Assist in procedure updating and review as required.

  • Assist in housekeeping throughout the facility.

  • Prepare work authorizations and safety permits pertaining to relevant tasks.

  • Perform toxic entries as required.

  • Complete all associated logbook entries and other documentation as required.

  • Perform duties as rescue personnel for DPE entries.

  • Transport DPE entrants as required.

  • Perform routine maintenance on DPE equipment.

  • Perform care and maintenance of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and emergency breathing apparatus (EBA).

  • Operate DPE radio system and ensure serviceability. Return unserviceable radios to telecommunications personnel for repair.

  • Operate life support air compressor.

  • Fill SCBA and EBA compressed air cylinders.

  • Perform monthly inspections on SCBA, EBA, and associated compressed air cylinders.

  • Perform disassembly, sanitation, reassembly and inspection of industrial respirators used on site.

  • Perform industrial fit testing as required.

  • Perform Flow Testing on SCBA and EBA as required.

  • May be required to serve as an Emergency Response Team Member.

  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly RCRA inspections.

Relocation Assistance Provided.

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.


Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1 years’ experience in a power, chemical, petrochemical, petroleum or other related industry

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment

  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical examination consisting of a cardiac stress test and a post-employment rescue 300lbs sled pull strength test while wearing a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and OSHA Level A fully encapsulated chemical agent protective suit.

  • Must be able to maintain physical fitness to perform rescue operations and to wear supplied air respirator for extended periods of time under strenuous hazardous conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

  • Chemical demilitarization experience

  • Experience working in a procedurally compliant, environmental or safety environment

  • Experience working in a toxic/hazardous materials environment

  • Emergency response experience in an industrial, military, rescue service, or related environment

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193984BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.