SCA UXO Tech II (deploy to Guam)

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Job Description:

Are you interested in making the world a safer place through your expertise and experience with unexploded ordnance (UXO)? If so, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We need your help with the reconnaissance, classification, and removal of UXO from affected communities.


Perform the duties of a UXO Technician II as outlined in DDESB TP 18.

(a) Meet the criteria for and perform the functions of a UXO-TI.

(b) Store explosive materials in accordance with applicable guidance, including

preparing on-site holding areas to temporarily store and secure MEC or MPPEH and other explosives (e.g., donor charges).

(c) Determine, using a variety of techniques (e.g., global positioning equipment, land navigation techniques), and record the location of subsurface anomalies, surface MEC, and other material of interest in a field environment.

(d) Perform field collection and testing procedures to identify explosives contaminated media or material (e.g., equipment used for the load-assemble-pack of military munitions).

(e) Inspect and document the explosives safety status of MPPEH.

(f) Supervise, as required, SWs, SP, and UXO-TIs.

UXO Technician I duties:

(a) Investigate for and identify MEC and MPPEH, including explosive residues in media (e.g., soil), buildings, and installed equipment.

(b) Identify different types of military munitions, including identifying whether a military munition’s fuse is armed or unarmed.

(c) Excavate subsurface anomalies for identification.

(d) Move (e.g., consolidate) MEC within a munitions response site (MRS) or on an operational range after the UXOSO and SUXOS have jointly evaluated and documented the determination that the risk of movement is acceptable.

(e) Operate vehicles moving explosives or MPPEH on site. Individuals must be appropriately licensed for the class of vehicle being operated.

(f) Transport military munitions, commercial explosives, and MDEH that meets the criteria in Paragraphs 2.2.b.(1)(a) through (e) and has been determined safe for transport over public traffic routes (PTRs). Such munitions and explosives must be packaged in a manner that allows their safe transport and complies with Department of Transportation (DOT) and other applicable federal and State laws and DoD policies. Only UXO determined to be safe for transport by EOD personnel may be transported over a PTR.

(g) Prepare electric and non-electric firing systems.

(h) Set up decontamination stations and decontaminate CA-contaminated personnel, military munitions, and other material of interest (e.g., munitions debris, glass vials) in accordance with approved plans. Performing these functions may require additional training.

(i) Assist UXOQP in documenting the explosives safety status of MPPEH.

(j) Construct engineering controls (protective works).


  • 3+ years of experience as a UXO Technician I or graduate of military EOD school.

***job location is Guam***

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$15.68 - $71.30

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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