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Amentum Field Operations Specialist I in Las Vegas, Nevada

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and air crews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.


Provides field operations control, coordination, and direction to current and future customer base. Work performance contributes to meeting program objectives in a variety of unique and conventional methods. Performs complex assignments in austere remote areas with widely varying duties. As a technical advisor and/or group leader, methodically determines cause/effect, reaches conclusions, and recommends a solution in real-time. Must have the ability to conduct a multitude of functions under stressful conditions in a constantly changing environment.

  1. Independently performs a range of field operational tasks involving designing, locating, and developing remote areas for testing and training applications.

  2. Contributes to development of the design specifications, analyses, or design reviews for complex projects.

  3. Coordinates and works closely with logistics, financial, and project management to meet the customers' requirements.

  4. Verifies and complies with the test plan and customer test/training objectives within the parameters of safety and security.

  5. Prepares, delivers, and submits technical papers and performs operational studies.

  6. Supports development of customer testing/training proposals and provides comments on the technical/operational level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

  7. Conducts testing/training objectives with Project Director for each test.

  8. Directs interface and liaison with customers at all levels to comply with requirements and specifications, from inception to final test activities.

  9. Conduct site visits and experimental investigations and analyzes problems, proposes solutions and alternatives, and provides recommendations.

  10. Maintains program schedules, status reports, budgets, plans and other administrative tasks as required.

  11. Performs other related duties and tasks as requested.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor duties may be performed on even or uneven surfaces, which may be dry or wet. Outdoor duties may be performed on gravel or a shingled roof. Climbing stairs, ladders, towers, and scaffolds, indoors and outdoors, is required. A government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Grease or oil may be found on working surfaces. Must have the ability to work in a field environment with some shift work, at remote locations, and with occasional over-night assignments. Incumbent must be able to lift 50 pounds. Travel to remote working locations required.


A Bachelor's degree or completion of equivalent academic, military, or vocational technical training and possess 4 years directly related experience in a similar operational environment. Must be intimately familiar with the area in which operations are conducted and must have extensive knowledge of special equipment locations and capabilities, areas of population, Military Operating Areas (MOA), Explosive Ordnance Disposal, and range operations. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of The Sandia Corporation, rules for the use of restricted air and ground space, the range utilization periods of foreign national military agencies, and Red/Green Flag operations. This position requires knowledge of local area procedures including incident/accident procedures, unauthorized personnel entry contingency plans, and other local operating caveats required to conduct an effective and viable test/training program. Extensive knowledge of what constitutes a hazardous mission and the coordination steps to ensure safety is required. Familiarity with the government organization, structure, and supply is mandatory. The incumbent must have good verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to work duty days in excess of 10 hours and, on occasion, be separated from family for 3 weeks or longer to meet mission requirements. Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and possess a valid, state issued driver's license.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.

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