Nov 3, 2016

Explosive Hazard IED Instructor in Iraq

Employer: Janus
Location: Iraq

The Explosive Hazard IED Instructor (EHI) will be primarily responsible for training civilian/police/military personnel in Basic Explosive Hazard Awareness and Basic IED Search Techniques. Actively supports and upholds the Company’s stated vision, mission, and values.

Essential Functions:

Primary Responsibilities:
The objective of this training is to expedite the return of IDP's to their homes and businesses by providing a Train-the Trainer program to volunteers who will then train their fellow citizens on the basic search techniques to more safely search their properties for potential IED contamination.
The EHI will provide training on safety precautions, TTP's, explosive hazard awareness, basic search techniques, threat notification process, and how to conduct training.
The EHI will instruct the volunteers on the use of remote pull systems and other procedures to safely locate AXO/IEDs and their precursors.

Additional Responsibilities:
Participate with or oversee all related IED search training.
Assist the Team Leader develop Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP’s) as the project evolves where required.
Maintain situational awareness abreast of current threats as they apply to performing IED search and BAC operations in Iraq.
Monitor morale health and overall well-being of all assigned employees.
Conduct other duties appropriate to the post of Explosive Hazard IED Instructor (EHI) as directed by the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer or Team Leader, including but not limited to fulfilling the purpose and responsibilities of Search Team Leader.
Conduct, develop, update and maintain safe principles of IED search / BAC remediation operations under the direction of the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer / Team Leader. Conduct risk assessments prior to all operational tasking
Recommend modifications/adjustments to safety procedures as required to the Task Order Leader / Operations Officer / Team Leader
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
Additional duties as assigned by the Task Order Leader


The EHI will be a former US or Coalition EOD/IEDD technician or High Risk Search instructor (RESA, REST Command or FSC) with several years of experience in Iraq, Afghanistan, or other conflict areas.

The EHI will have at least three years of experience conducting high risk search training and/or search operations in support of military, civil, or humanitarian efforts.

Thorough understanding of concepts, related practices, in recent conflict and post-conflict areas

Comprehensive knowledge of IED TTP’s and their application in Search Operations

Recent “real-world” in theater experience, regarding the conduct of C-IED 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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