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Experienced Background Investigator

Experienced Background Investigator – DCSA – Nationwide

POSITION: Experienced Background Investigator – DCSA

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct federal background investigations and prepare reports of investigations in compliance with Federal Investigative Standards, all laws, and other required federal agency regulations. Work cases throughout the geographic area of responsibility and travel to various places of employment, residence, and education institutions.

$24.00 – $41.32/Hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • U.S. Citizenship;
  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 1 year within the last five (5) years of investigations experience on the OPM/NBIB/DCSA contract or similar contract utilizing Federal Investigative Standards (FIS);
  • Reliable personal vehicle, valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record;
  • Willing to travel on temporary duty assignments as needed (by car or plane);
  • Successfully pass background checks and all required training;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence;
  • Ability to work in a MS Window based operating environment, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet and E-mail;
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret (TS) clearance.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Conduct in-person, one-on-one subject interviews to obtain factual information about the individuals’ background and character, in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.
  • Obtain factual information from a variety of personal and record sources to produce a report of investigation that contains all pertinent facts of an individual’s background and character in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.
  • Travel throughout the geographic area of responsibility to conduct investigations at various places of employment, residence, and education institutions as cases are assigned.
  • Must be willing to travel in and around assigned location within 30-50 miles (or more) as needed.
  • Engage in dialogue on a regular basis with managers and representatives at contractor facilities, various U. S. Government organizations, and law enforcement agencies to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
  • Adapt to changing situations and environments as they occur and be able to interact with people from all walks of life and socioeconomic levels.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills and exhibit professional demeanor in all situations.
  • Work load based on availability of cases in geographic area.
  • Some voluntary, temporary duty assignments in other areas of the country (typically 2-4 weeks at a time) are possible.
  • Other duties as required.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
  • Current Top Secret clearance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  

Work is typically based in the investigator’s home office as well as in the investigator’s personal vehicle traveling to various field locations to conduct interviews. Coverage area varies and could include some extended drives. Work hours vary depending on availability of leads and do not always fall within normal business hours, to include potential weekend hours or third-shift appointments.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires intermittent standing, writing/typing, walking, sitting, and driving throughout the workday, and may include multiple hours.

BENEFITS:

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision, & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skill Development & Certifications
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Instructor/Range Safety Officer

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Northern New Mexico Integrated Security, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is a subsidiary of Constellis. For additional information regarding this position please contact Destinee Martinez at destineemtz@lanl.gov or 505-667-4686.  Position closes March 22, 2024 at 7:00 pm EST.

The Instructor/Range Safety Officer is responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, executing and evaluating training, including live-fire activities, in accordance with the Annual Training Plan.    The Instructor interacts with internal and external customers in a professional manner to best meet both their training objectives and the Northern New Mexico Integrated Security (N2MIS) mission.  The Instructor is responsible for compliance with safety plans, procedures & requirements, and enforcing the use of personal protective equipment during training.   Ensures work is executed in accordance with Integrated Safety Management (ISM) and Integrated Safeguards and Security Management (ISSM) principles.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze, design, develop, execute, and evaluate training classes and courses. Provide classroom instruction using lesson plans, visual aids, demonstrations, and practical applications in accordance with the approved training program and/or verbal guidance.
  • Strictly accountable for the appropriate use and operation of live fire and simulator facilities, as well as the accountability of weapons, munitions, and equipment in accordance with all Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and N2MIS policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Prepare, review, and revise lesson plans to include training aids, student handouts, and evaluation material based on Task Analysis, DOE, NNSA and LANL directives, standards, criteria, and associated multi-media reference material. Review N2MIS orders and procedures with respect to post and patrol procedures and revise lesson plans accordingly.
  • Perform firearms instructor duties to include Range Officer and Range Safety Officer. Prepare, conduct, and evaluate performance-oriented training executed on the range. Conduct, supervise, and document required semi-annual weapons qualifications for the protective force. Conduct remedial and refresher training as required.
  • Evaluate performance using established knowledge and performance-based evaluations including Limited Scope Performance Tests (LSPT). Document completed training and results in accordance with established procedures.  Conduct performance counseling.
  • Maintain qualifications and certifications as required by DOE, NNSA, LANL and N2MIS directives for current position assigned, to include Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Advanced Firearms Instructor, and Tactical Response Force Instructor.
  • Perform controller, observer, and evaluator duties as well as other support to exercises.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Work is performed onsite. Position is not remote.
  • BS or BA degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent combination of academic, military and/or law enforcement training or a minimum or five (5) years of Protective Force experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, effective communication skills and knowledge of security practices.
  • Must be current in Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration and N2MIS medical, physical fitness and weapons qualifications.
  • Must be capable of meeting the job-related physical requirements and provide the direction and support necessary in an emergency situation.
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Department of Energy Q level security clearance. Obtaining this clearance requires US citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances.
  • Currently participate, or be able to participate, in the Human Reliability Program (HRP).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral, written and interpersonal communications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, all instructor certifications required to conduct Protective Force Training.
  • Must be able to pass the Advanced Readiness Standard as specified in 10 CFR 1046:
    • One mile run qualification in eight (8) minutes thirty (30) seconds or less.
    • Forty-yard (40) dash, from the prone position, in eight (8) seconds or less
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid NM driver’s license.

Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • DOE Basic Security Police Officer Training (BSPOT) or Tactical Response Force 100 Certification (TRF-100)
  • DOE MIT-111 Basic Instructor Training Certification (BIT)
  • DOE PFT-401 Firearms Instructor Certification (FIC)
  • DOE PFT-403 Intermediate Force Instructor Certification (IFIC)
  • DOE PFT-402 Advanced Weapons Systems Instructor Certification (AWS)
  • DOE PFT-405 Basic Tactical Entry Certification (BTE)
  • DOE TRF-200 Tactical Response Force 2 Certification
  • DOE PFT-406 Basic Tactical Entry Instructor Certification (BTEIC)
  • DOE TRF-420 Tactical Response Force 2 Instructor Certification
  • DOE PFT-501 Live Fire Shoot House Instructor Certification

 

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in an office setting and in the field in various conditions, including inclement weather. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical demands of this position vary from situation to situation and include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and stand for up to 8 hours per day.  Must have visual acuity to make general observations of facilities, structures or personnel.  May be subject to hazards including firearms and moving vehicles.  Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.  Must meet all physical and psychological standards required by the contract.

Performance Tester

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Northern New Mexico Integrated Security, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is a subsidiary of Constellis. For additional information regarding this position please contact Destinee Martinez at destineemtz@lanl.gov or 505-667-4686.  Position closes on March 1, 2024 at 7:00 pm EST.

The Performance Tester is responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting performance tests as directed by the Performance Testing Manager. The Tester conducts performance assurance and testing activities in accordance with policies, procedures and safety requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct performance tests as required including Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Integrated Testing, Northern New Mexico Integrated Security LLC (N2MIS) Alarm Response and Assessment Performance Tests (ARAPTs), Limited Scope Performance Tests (LSPTs) and No-notice performance tests.
  • Evaluate the validity and sufficiency of specific site plans to address threats and provide recommendations for change as appropriate.
  • Evaluate the quality and adequacy of training and supervision in preparing and managing Protective Force personnel to perform specified tasks. Provide recommendations for change as appropriate.
  • Monitor and ensure performance test safety plans include personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements. Support Force-on-Force activities by providing exercise briefings to participants, coordinating exercises with facility personnel and other LANL personnel.
  • Assist in development of exercise scenarios, Force-on-Force activity plans, Hazard Identification Mitigation Plans (HIMPs) and Safety Plans and/or any other assignments intended to support the safe conduct of the activity.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience:

  • Work is performed onsite. Position is not remote.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Department of Energy (DOE) Protective Force Operations or military experience as an evaluator/observer controller or law enforcement evaluator/observer controller.
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, an active Department of Energy Q level clearance. Obtaining this clearance requires US citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances.
  • Must obtain and maintain a DOE Human Reliability Program (HRP) certification.
  • Intermediate level proficiency in the Microsoft Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to convey information professionally and tactfully.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid NM driver’s license.

Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Three (3) years of experience in security or exercise planning through the armed forces or other government agency or contractor employment with special emphasis on oversight assessment preferred.

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in an office setting and in the field in various conditions, including inclement weather. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical demands of this position vary from situation to situation. Physical work demands are considered medium with lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.  Must have visual acuity to make general observations of facilities, structures or personnel.  May be subject to hazards including moving vehicles.  Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. 

 

ES&H Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Northern New Mexico Integrated Security, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is a subsidiary of Constellis. For additional information regarding this position please contact Destinee Martinez at destineemtz@lanl.gov or 505-667-4686. 

The Environmental Safety & Health (ES&H) Specialist is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and maintaining plans, policies, procedures and programs necessary to maintain a safe and healthy environment for Northern New Mexico Integrated Security (N2MIS), subcontracted employees, the public and the environment.   The Specialist will assist the Environmental Safety and Health Director (Director) responding to issues, conducting inspections, assessments, appraisals, employee training, surveys and accident investigations. These activities may require fieldwork and the development of new ideas and approaches to stimulate safety awareness.  The ES&H Specialist ensures work is executed in accordance with Integrated Safety Management (ISM) and Integrated Safeguards and Security management (ISSM) functions and principles and complies with the requirement of 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program (WSHP).  The position requires the use of various sampling instruments and attention to detail is critical.  The ES&H Specialist should be able to make independent decisions and evaluations with the ability to provide alternative solutions to a problem or existing situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to understand and apply the requirements of DOE 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety & Health Program.
  • Assist in managing the N2MIS Integrated Safety Management System.
  • Assist with accident and injury investigations and reporting.
  • Assist in the administration of the Motor Vehicle Safety Program.
  • Assist in the administration of the Firearms/Explosives Safety Program.
  • Manage the radiation dosimetry program for N2
  • Administer the Hazardous Substance Inventory Program.
  • Provide Environment, Safety and Health training.
  • Collect, analyze, maintain and report safety performance indicator data for ES&H program activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience:

  • Work is performed onsite. Position is not remote.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Understanding of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Energy (DOE) safety programs including investigative and report writing techniques.
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Department of Energy Q level security clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license.

Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

 

BENEFITS

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in an office setting and in the field in various conditions, including inclement weather. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical demands of this position vary from situation to situation. Physical work demands are considered medium with lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.  Must have visual acuity to make general observations of facilities, structures or personnel.  May be subject to hazards including moving vehicles.  Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. 

Armed Security Officer

POSITION SUMMARY

Centerra is looking for an Armed Security Officer who can obtain their NRC Secret Security Clearance for our site in Eunice, NM.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the protection of every person’s safety on the site.
  • Prevent and minimize theft of client’s property or classified matter, damage and trespass on client’s premises.
  • Provide access into Controlled Access Area to persons with valid credentials and take appropriate action with all others.
  • Report all unusual incident or hazardous conditions.
  • Complete rounds of assigned locations as requested.
  • Be familiar with and implement emergency security, safety, fire or fire alarm procedures.
  • Be able to be a member of the Alarm Station Operator.
  • Qualifications and Education Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Will be subjected to a Security investigation and meet the eligibility requirements for National Agency Check Inquiry.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain an NRC Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal and credit background investigation.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and participate in random drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Level III New Mexico State Guard certification which includes:
    • Initial/Annual rifle/handgun qualification.
    • Pass a psychological examination.
    • Graduate from the Centerra URE Basic Training Security Officer Academy (240 hours).
    • Initial/ Annual physical fitness test (complete ½ mile run in 4 minutes and 40 seconds, and a 40 yard dash in 8.5 seconds from the prone position).
  • Must have a driver’s license.
  • Must be able to relocate (at your own expense) and live within 100 miles of the site (this would include cities like: Midland/Odessa, TX; Andrews, TX; Hobbs, NM; Carlsbad, NM; Lovington, NM).

Required Education/Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Active NRC, DoD, or DOE Secret clearance preferred.
  • Prior armed security, law enforcement, corrections or military experience preferred.
  • Level III New Mexico State Guard Card

 

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.