Explosives Operations and Logistics Specialist (EOLS) - Contingent
- - VA-Charlottesville
- Huntsville, AL, USA
- Full Time
About Signature Science:
For nearly two decades, Signature Science, LLC has brought together bright scientists and engineers to apply their expertise to programs that help keep our nation safe. Our scientists and technicians perform analyses and conduct research and development activities in our laboratories or at our clients' site laboratories, advancing science while working with state-of-the-art instrumentation. We are poised to continue to our corporate growth in the service of national security and criminal justice.
The EOLS supports the EU - Explosives Unit and other TEDAC - Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center units that work with the EU by performing operations and logistics duties as directed by the Unit Chief.
This position is contingent upon Signature Science winning a position on the FBI Laboratory Support Services contract. Contract award is anticipated in September 2020.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following services:
Manage the inventory of non-expendable equipment using a database to reconcile balances and produce reports.
Ensure equipment service contracts are current and equipment is properly serviced under warranty or service contract.
Assist the Planning and Budget Unit (PBU) with the disposition of obsolete or excess equipment.
Ensure adequate on-hand stock of expendable supplies.
Maintain records for all property inventory and equipment / supply procurement actions.
Research the availability and pricing of equipment.
Provide purchasing recommendations and assists in preparing procurement requests.
Recommend budget forecasts, monitor expenditures, and report on all external engineering development and service contracts and equipment purchases.
Plan, coordinate, and schedule explosive operations on various ranges in the National Capital Region (NCR).
Teach a variety of classes related to explosives and IEDs for both the EU and the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG).
Ensures that all essential SSABT and other qualified personnel in the EU receive and maintain the Quantico Range Safety Officer (RSO) certifications.
Assist EU device examiners by assisting them in identifying military ordnance evidence, their explosive hazards, and countries of origin.
Maintain and improve liaison with the DoD, United States Marine Corps (USMC), Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) to obtain various items needed or required for EU or TEDAC cases involving hard to obtain military ordnance items or foreign explosives.
Serve as lead instructor for the CIRG Tactical SABT course. The EOLS has conducted this instruction for eleven (11) FBI Tactical SABT courses and six (6) FBI / Department of Energy (DOE) stabilization courses. This activity requires travel.
Schedule and manage all explosive range operations for United States Marine Corps Base (USMCB) Quantico, Virginia, Fort Pickett, Virginia, and Fort Lee, Virginia. This includes orders, draws, stores, and delivers all explosives used in EU range operations.
Serve as the EU representative to the USMCB Explosive Safety Office, Operations Office, and Range Control.
- Serve as the EU representative and subject matter expert (SME) on various explosives and operations safety issues and findings at the Bomb Squad Commanders Conference, International Explosive Breaching Symposium, the DOE Explosive Breaching Program and the Technical Support Working Group.
- Work with the National Institute of Health (NIH) to identify ways to protect tactical operators (bomb technicians and explosives breachers) from blast related injuries such blast related traumatic brain injury (TBI) and repeated low level over pressure exposure.
- Support activities, functions, or duties as defined in future TOs.
- Research, develop, and author whitepapers and information papers, as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Logistics management.
- Customer services.
Education: B.S. degree.
Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in logistics services.
Certificates and Licenses:
Candidates should be eligible for or possess a TS clearance.
Working Conditions/ Equipment:
EOLS's will work at the client site in Huntsville, AL.
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
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