SCWO Supervisor

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer? Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles. Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities as well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology. Parsons is currently seeking a Group Supervisor.

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.
  • Assign, supervise and direct work activities of assigned personnel.
  • Responsible for performance evaluations of assigned personnel.
  • Responsible for training and development of assigned personnel.
  • Counsel assigned personnel on company policies, procedures, performance and personnel issues.
  • Brief management daily concerning administrative, mechanical and operation related issues.
  • Direct emergency repairs to systems, equipment, and components. Investigate operational reports of equipment failure and analyze system characteristics to determine cause of failure and necessary corrective action.
  • Interpret designs, drawings, and operations and maintenance manuals and procedures, in locating and diagnosing trouble in mechanical equipment, components, and systems.
  • Direct the replacement of worn, damaged, or failed equipment and components in support of facility operations.
  • Demonstrate and conduct any required inspection and testing of equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensure systems are returned to operational conditions.
  • Under general supervision, provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to subordinate group.
  • Initiate and communicate a variety of personnel actions (such as interviews, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, scheduling and/or approving overtime).
  • Develop condition reports to ensure corrective actions are identified and corrected.
  • Oversee the operations of utility systems such as Condensate and Hydrolysate loading, chemical transfers, tank cleaning etc.
  • Operate the equipment in the SCWO area of the plant.
  • Assist in performing any tagging operation in support of a LOTO program.
  • Perform daily inspections of work areas.
  • Manage and oversee the handle of hazardous waste and other types of process chemicals.
  • Perform daily inspections of Hazardous Waste Storage areas.
  • Bring obvious deviations or inconsistencies to the attention of management.
  • Properly respond to emergencies in accordance with established contingency procedures, including participating as a on scene commander if required.
  • Must comply with Conduct of Operations (CONOPS).
  • Follow specific direction of AECOM Area Supervisor or AECOM Plant Control Room Operators as appropriate and as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent and 6 years' related industrial maintenance experience with 2 years' supervisory experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service, or manufacturing plant in one or more of the following crafts: pipe fitter, boilermaker, welder, millwright, machinist, plant mechanic, or heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC).

  • Completion of formal apprenticeship, similar accredited training program (such as vocational, trade, commercial, or military) in the mechanical or chemical processes and 4 years' related industrial maintenance experience with 2 years' supervisory experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service, or manufacturing plant in one or more of the following crafts: pipe fitter, boilermaker, welder, millwright, machinist, plant mechanic, or HVAC.

  • 8 years' technical experience working in a technical or skilled trade capacity at a Chem Demil or other hazardous industry, with 2 years of supervisory experience managing people or projects.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • Able to effectively communicate using oral and written reports and instructions
  • Have thorough understanding of equipment maintenance requirements and restrictions imposed by safety and environment regulations
  • Skilled with hand and power tools, test equipment, mobile and fixed cranes, and other material handling equipment
  • Able to read and interpret designs, drawings, layouts and specifications in performance duties
  • Must be able to demonstrate good judgment and ability to read and comprehend explicit operating procedures and plant processes.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to review and maintain accurate records necessary to ensure conformity to established requirements in a highly-regulated environment.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Have working knowledge of plant process equipment including utility systems, high pressure air compressors and high pressure liquid pumps/equipment and high pressure letdown systems.
  • Experience in toxic or hazardous materials environment
  • Experience in systemization and start-up of mechanical systems
  • Experience writing maintenance plans and operating procedures
  • Experience supervising multi-discipline personnel in an industrial operations and or maintenance setting

Special Job Requirements:

BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59 Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship and the ability to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Local Credit Check. (NACLC).

BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace. 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.

This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.

Lifting/Carrying: Occasionally, up to 50 lbs. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Infrequent. Walking/Standing: Frequently. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.

Ability to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) site access is required. Access requirements include completion of a local records check and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule including weekends and holidays. Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.