*** This position is contingent on the award of the OSIS contract.
The Diplomatic Security/Facilities Support Branch/Project Management and Engineering program is charged with the installation and upgrade of technical security systems critical to the protection of personnel, facilities and National Security information. This is accomplished through a robust lifecycle replacement program featuring the latest in available security technologies.
The Contractor position will serve as a Security Installation Supervisor within the Installation section of the Overseas Security Installation Services program. Under limited supervision the Security Installation Supervisor must be able to install and troubleshoot complex technical and physical security systems at diplomatic facilities overseas.
Primary Responsibilities :
- Install cables, conduit, wire ways, equipment cabinets, panels, terminations and electronic equipment
- Install hardware and software for I-Star and C-Cure access control, CCTV, intrusion detection and related systems.
- Performs security system installations based upon the specifications, the National Electrical Code, application guidelines and DS-standards.
- Insures installation schedules and resource requirements are in compliance with project plan.
- Acts as company representative in field to customer and contractor personnel, exercising a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment, conforming to company policy directions with minimum supervision.
- Produces a variety of written documentation including memoranda, trip reports, and project correspondence with stakeholders and project personnel.
- Performs extensive worldwide travel to service overseas embassies and consulates, often in remote locations.
Supervisory Responsibilities :
The Security Installation Supervisor will directly supervise security technicians and electricians during the completion of specific facility projects for a variety of complex installation tasks including the installation of cables, conduits, wire-ways, equipment cabinets, panels, and electronic equipment.
Education and/or Experience :
- Trade School or Military Equivalent.
- Two years experience as an installation supervisor.
- Four to six years hands-on work experience in security system installation and electrical construction.
- Ability to read and understand schematics, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and associated engineering and shop drawings.
- Must be able to complete manufacturer’s certification on various equipment and systems.
- Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, International Building Code, and CADD Standards.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- Effective oral and written communication to stakeholders, project team and program personnel.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite of products including, Word, Excel, Access and E-mail business software. Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team. Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations :
Physical Demands :
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Medical conditions or physical impediments may disqualify candidates from overseas work where comprehensive medical care may be limited or unavailable, or where the condition or impediment would put the individual at unacceptable risk. Duties may be performed in an ac tive combat zone where the employee would be required to seek shelter. There may be stress, psychological and physical hardships, and the possibility of temporarily living in field conditions associated with this position.
O verseas travel will be required up to 75% of the calendar year with the potential for high-threat areas. Domestic travel may be required for training and coordination.
Full-time, 40-hour work week when located in the United States. Typical work week overseas will be 60 hours. Performance of duties will be in industrial shops, warehouses, and light construction sites, as well as in a typical office setting.
The Stateside work location will be in DoS annexes in Arlington or Springfield, VA. Overseas work locations will be in diplomatic facilities worldwide to include areas where personnel may receive hazardous or hardship pay in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulations, Chapter 650-Danger Pay Allowance and Chapter 530-Hardship Differential Applicable to Post.
The candidate must be a US citizen granted an active SECRET security clearance; will subject to a
government security investigation to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at
the TOP SECRET level; and must be able to obtain and maintain a US passport.