The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Chemical Engineer to work in Pueblo, CO and the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) located on the Pueblo Chemical Depot. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and expertise to support the United States Chemical Weapons destruction program.
- The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to; performing document reviews, technical research, equipment walk downs, interviews, and providing technical input associated with the Systems Contractor activities.
- Evaluate batch chemistry and chemical destruction effectiveness
- Evaluate material compatibility with chemicals used in the facility
- Field validation of chemical storage and hazardous materials management
- Field validation of chemical management and handling unit installation
- Observe Systems Contractors' activities and provide insight related to investigation or testing of demilitarization process chemistry issues and provide technical input to the Government to include technical approach, progress, and potential issues and risks related to process chemistry.
- Review of Engineering Change Proposals and temporary configuration changes and provide technical input to the Government pertaining to the justification, cost and schedule impacts, and configuration management requirements. Support the Government configuration control board and provide technical input to assist the Government in resolving technical issues and interface with the Systems Contractor to collect, review, analyze, and evaluate technical data.
- Review Systems Contractor design documentation and attend ongoing reviews, status meetings, and design discussions and provide technical input to the Government to support their evaluation of the PCAPP design, configuration management process, and configuration documentation.
- Review Field Change Notices, Field Change Requests, Design Change Notices, Supplier Deviation Requests, and Non Compliance Reports and provide technical input to the Government to assist the Government in evaluating whether the PCAPP (to include the Main Plant and Static Detonation Chamber (SDC)) design documentation is in compliance with the accepted design and the constructed facility.
*This position will be certified and expected to participate is a rotating shift work schedule.
- Four year degree in engineering, technical discipline (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree).
- Minimum of 8 years experience in chemical demilitarization, or equivalent chemical industry, processing operations to include process startup, operations and safety.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a NACi Clearance.
- Experience in Conduct of Operations and Government oversight.
- Must be able to work in a team-based environment.
- Must have the ability and desire to initiate and execute new projects.