Bechtel Corporation Paramedic, BGCAPP in Richmond, Kentucky
Requisition ID: 222463
Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is the systems contractor selected by the Department of Defense’s Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program to design, build, systemize, test, operate, and close a facility to destroy the chemical weapons stockpile at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of mustard and nerve agent in projectiles and rockets. Neutralization followed by supercritical water oxidation is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the nerve agent, while the Explosive Destruction Technology will be used to destroy the mustard in the Blue Grass chemical weapons stockpile.
Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.
The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is looking for a Paramedic at the Richmond, KY site location. This position will report to the Medical Director at the BGCAPP project.
This BGAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires BGCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.
This is a long-term position. Standard work schedule for this position is based on that used previously on Chemical Demilitarization sites (24 hours on, 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 5 days off, repeat the rotation). The initial work shift during project training and qualification may be 4-10's. BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays.
Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provides emergency medical care to ill or injured employees, attends to follow-up treatment, and refers serious injuries to the designated physician, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant or to a hospital per written protocol and standing orders.
Administers medications and treatments in accordance with approved project treatment protocols and standing orders.
Maintains medical records of employees treated, including case histories and health examination reports; prepares accident reports for worker’s compensation or other purposes as directed.
Assists in planning health education programs and in providing information to employees, either written or verbal, on prevention of illness.
Conducts drug and alcohol screenings as required.
Assists the project medical director in providing immunizations and medical treatment to employees per individual scope of practice.
Maintains an adequate medical supply inventory as required.
Participates in training of First Aid/Rescue Teams as assigned.
Participates in medical support to the chemical surety program.
Participates as a member of the Medical Response Team as defined by Secretary of the Army Memorandum, Army Directive 2013-03 (Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance), 04 April 2013.
Conducts occupational health screens as approved in scope of practice and per standard operating procedures.
Executes all other medical duties as assigned by the project medical services coordinator.
Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Medical Services or Paramedicine and completion of an accredited paramedic training program
In lieu of a degree, completion of an accredited paramedic training program and 6 years or experience in Emergency Medical Services
Current certification as a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic
Current state certification or licensure as a paramedic (Must be able to obtain a Kentucky state certification as a paramedic within 90 days).
Current healthcare provider CPR and ACLS certification.
Must successfully complete a physical agility test.
Must be a US Citizen
Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *
The ability to lift and maneuver with assistance and without difficulty.
The ability to walk up and down stairs without difficulty and the ability to lift and carry up and down two flights of stairs with assistance and without difficulty.
The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
The ability to walk one quarter of a mile without difficulty and without affecting the immediate performance of job-related duties.
Extricate persons from constrained places, bend and lift, and perform CPR for extended periods of time.
Can handle extreme stress in crisis situations
Ability to assess emergency scenes
Operate standard equipment; such as stretchers, cots, patient care monitors, and standard diagnostic equipment
Currently certified to collect urine drug screens.
Currently certified to conduct saliva and breathe alcohol testing.
Currently certified as a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist through CAOHC
Currently certified to perform pulmonary function testing per NIOSH
Has taken the Toxic Chemical Training for Medical Support Personnel Course.
Working knowledge of Surety program.
This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.
The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:
None / No Program
_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.
X This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.
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