AXO / IED Team Leader

Employer: Janus
Location: Iraq
Job ID: 2016-1707

Primary Function:

Each AXO/IED Team Leader will have personal experience of state-of-the art IEDD tactics, techniques and procedures, and will be able to provide hands-on expertise in destroying or rendering AXO/IEDs safe. Each team Leader will assist in the training of Iraqi EOD technicians in dealing with complex AXO/IEDs. AXO/IED Team Leader will also train and mentor the Iraqi Search Team in their day-to-day operations. Actively supports and upholds the Company’s stated vision, mission, and values.

Essential Functions:
To provide relevant Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) capability, oversight and leadership to SIG’s PM/WRA IEDD remediation project. In accordance with SIGs Standing Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
Perform as the overall safety officer for his assigned site, this is not limited to the IEDD operations, but encompasses the well-being and morale of his team members, USG & SIG equipment, living areas and storage facilities. Develop a network of contacts that support the overall mission and assist in the security of operations.
Ensure that adequate supplies and logistics support are available to sustain mission requirements.
To assist the Operations Officer to update and correct as required all developing SOPs’ in accordance with the objectives of the IEDD remediation project.
Participate with or oversee all related IEDD training.
Where required assist the Team Leader develop Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP’s) as the project evolves.
Maintain situational awareness abreast of current threats as they apply to performing IEDD operations in Iraq.
Monitor morale health and overall well-being of all assigned employees.
Conduct other duties appropriate to the post of IEDD Team Leader / Operator / as directed by the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer
Conduct, develop, update and maintain safe principles of IEDD remediation operations under the direction of the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer / Team Leader. Conduct risk assessments prior to all operational tasking.
Ensure weekly monthly and quarterly reports are submitted in a timely manner
Ensure the security and accountability of all USG and SIG property.
Work within the framework of SIG’s core values, promoting its ethos and mission statement.
Recommend modifications/adjustments to safety procedures as required to the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer / Team Leader.

Job Requirements:
Qualified as a IEDD high threat / US equivalent, Joints Service Operator
Minimum 10 years’ relevant military experience with at least five years’ experience as an operator conducting IEDD
Thorough understanding of concepts, related practices, in recent conflict and post-conflict areas
Comprehensive knowledge of IEDD operations and TTP’s
Recent “real-world” in theatre experience, regarding the conduct of IEDD operations and threat management
A demonstrated experience in training and capacity building
Experience while operating in a multi-cultural environment
Computer literate and conversant with all programs within MS office
Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation
Must be willing to travel OCONUS
Must be able to pass a physical approving candidate for overseas work
Must be able to meet the physical requirements dictated by project requirements
If former military, must have received an honorable discharge
Must possess valid passport
Must have experience in applicable safety standards

Preferred Qualifications
Strong written and oral presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent organization skills
Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
Strong initiative
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Janus is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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