IED Instructors, Fabricators, & Technician/Repair (EISS-20-0663-W):
Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to a potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted.
Bowhead seeks IED Instructors, Fabricators, & Technician/Repair for a proposal effort not currently funded. The IED Instructors, Fabricators, & Technician/Repair provide Explosives Instructional Support Services (EISS) to support the planning, preparation and delivery of standardized certification, re-certification, and advanced training for students attending the HDS (Hazardous Device School).
The scope of services anticipated includes the full range of activities required for delivery and presentation of classroom instruction and conducting practical problem training exercises that are required of HDS students to satisfy requirements for standardized certification, re-certification, and advanced training, students attending regional schools, and other Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sponsored or partnered explosives-related training
Personnel sought would lead and/or assist Government instructors in the delivery of the following HDS courses of instruction:
• Basic Certification: 6-week course all U.S. public safety bomb technicians are required to successfully graduate once they are considered a member of an accredited bomb squad; class size is typically 24 students
• Re-certification: 1-week course all public safety bomb technicians are required to successfully complete every 3 years to maintain certification; class size is typically 24 students
• Stabilization (Level 3): a 1-week course for FBI Special Agent Bomb Technicians (SABTS) required for compliance with applicable Presidential Policy Directive; class size is typically 12 students
• Electronic Countermeasures: a 1-week course for selected and cleared public safety bomb technicians (SABTs and FBI Task Force Officers) on ECM operations and use; class size is typically 16 students
• Advanced Electronics: a 1-week course for public safety bomb technicians on advanced electronic circuitry; class size is typically 12 students
• Manual Techniques IED Defeat (MTIEDD): a 1-week course for public safety bomb technicians on manual entry of life-threatening IED placement; class size is typically 8-12 students
• Chemical / Biological Device Defeat for bomb technicians: a 1-week course for public safety bomb technicians focusing on Render Safe Procedures for Chemical / Biological hazardous devices; class size is typically 12 students
• Vehicle-Borne IED (VBIED) Render Safe Procedures (RSP): a 1-week course for public safety bomb technicians on rendering safe techniques for life-threatening and non-life threatening VBIEDs; class size is typically 8-12 students
Basic Blocks of Instruction - within these courses, contractor instructor would be required to be able to present the following blocks of basic instruction for students attending HDS:
• Protective Equipment for a bomb technician, to include Med-Eng EOD models 8/9 and Level B Chemical suit
• Basic DC electricity to include knowledge of series and parallel circuits
• Bomb Threat Search
• Military Ordnance – Basic recognition
• Protective Works for IED mitigation
• Five (5) years recent experience as an Active Duty EOD Technician/Specialist or HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician operational experience, though, Recent HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician operational experience is defined as active, continuous assignment to an HDS accredited bomb squad in a U.S. law enforcement or public safety agency
• Recent Active Duty EOD Technician/Specialist operational experience is defined as deployments to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) or U.S. Pacific Command (PACO), or equivalent experience
• Recent HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician operational experience is defined as active, continuous assignment to an HDS accredited bomb squad in a U.S. law enforcement or public safety agency
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.
Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
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