AECOM Control Room Operator in Richmond, Kentucky

Business Line Government

Position Title Control Room Operator

United States of America - Kentucky


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Control Room 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.

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

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

  • Responsible for monitoring computer controlled process equipment associated with demilitarization of chemical weapons, including: projectile/mortar disassembly machine, munitions washout station, metal treatment unit, and off-gas treatment system or agent neutralization batch process equipment and process support equipment (i.e., air compressors, chillers, HVAC systems).

  • Initiate and control process functions to operate demilitarization systems according to all standard operating procedures and environmental regulations, and will monitor toxic area entries related to their respective plant equipment.

  • Must comply with conduct of operations.

  • Ability to correctly follow assigned procedures and processes.

  • Monitor computer controlled process equipment associated with demilitarization of chemical weapons, including robotic disassembly equipment, process support equipment (i.e., air compressors/chillers, HVAC systems and pollution abatement equipment).

  • Initiate and control process functions to operate demilitarization systems according to all standard operating procedures and environmental regulations.

  • Respond to system operating parameter deviations from the desired band and alarms, and assume semi-automatic or manual control, as situation requires.

  • Responsible for directing operators as required to maintain control of all systems under their control.

  • Monitor, control and support all activities of personnel working in contaminated and exclusion areas.

  • Operate and control closed-circuit television (CCTV) system throughout the plant.

  • Control and mitigate events under the direction of Plant Shift Manager during plant contingencies, which involves public address announcements, personnel notifications, CCTV monitoring, radio communications and plant systems monitoring.

  • Monitor systems under control for desirable trends and report same to Control Room Supervisor.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate log books, data sheets and other historical systems under control.

  • Responsible for security key control and issuance of all plant security keys.

  • Assist in analysis and development of solutions to operating system problems, alarms, and unusual occurrences.

Relocation is provided with position

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 2 years’ experience as an industrial plant or control room operator in power or chemical plant, hazardous waste incinerator, waste water treatment facility, petrochemical plant, boiler, utility system, or related industry or plant operator certification within a chemical demil facility

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

  • Industrial equipment troubleshooting skills (i.e., pumps, compressors, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), conveyors)

  • Ability to speak publicly and communicate clearly during normal and crisis situations

  • Demonstrated experience working in a procedurally compliant environment

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environmental and safety compliant environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical or trade school in related area

  • Experience in computerized control room operations

Experience working in toxic/hazardous materials 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 Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 169825BR