Chemical Engineer

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Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN)
Yes, 10% of the time
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Leidos has an opening for an Chemical Engineer to support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) programs BGCAPP Field Office (FO) providing technical input during the systemization, pilot testing, operations, and closure of the BGCAPP, including the Main Plant and the Static Detonation Chamber.   This position is located in Richmond, KY.



The primary responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer are to perform document reviews, technical research, equipment walk downs, interviews, and provide technical input associated with the Systems Contractor activities to provide the necessary information for the Government to perform their oversight mission. The Chemical Engineer shall perform project related engineering activities as specified by the Site Project Manager or Government SME for the functional area.



The Chemical Engineer shall review ECPs and temporary configuration changes and provide technical input to the Government pertaining to the justification of the ECP or temporary change, cost and schedule impacts, and configuration management requirements. The Chemical Engineer shall support the Government configuration control board and provide technical input to assist the Government in resolving technical issues and interface with the SC to collect, review, analyze, and evaluate data associated with ECPs. The Chemical Engineer shall upload ECPs and related data on the HQ Inside PEO ACWA Share Point internal website.  The Chemical Engineer shall remain current on design changes for both Main Plant and the SDC and provide technical input to the Government. For any design changes, the Chemical Engineer shall review SC vendor design documentation maintained on SC information management systems and attend ongoing reviews, status meetings, and design discussions and provide technical input to the Government to support their evaluation of the BGCAPP design, configuration management process, and configuration documentation. Technical input should support the Government’s evaluation whether the BGCAPP design documentation is complete and meets the BGCAPP design criteria and requirements.

The Chemical Engineer shall review Field Change Notices, Field Change Requests, Design Change Notices, Supplier Deviation Requests, and NCRs and provide technical input to the Government to assist the Government in evaluating whether the BGCAPP (to include the Main Plant and SDC) design documentation is in compliance with the accepted design and the constructed facility. The Chemical Engineer shall provide timely notification to the Government of concept flaws, design inconsistencies, testing and evaluation issues, and specific equipment interoperability issues. Reviews and evaluations shall be documented IAW BGCAPP plans and procedures.  The Chemical Engineer shall review and the SC’s Preliminary, Final, Sub-System Safety, and ongoing Hazards Analysis and provide technical input to the Government. The Chemical Engineer shall establish a process for tracking and verifying FO issues are considered in BGCAPP facility design, test, and operational documentation.  The Chemical Engineer shall observe the SC’s activities related to investigation or testing of demilitarization process chemistry issues. The Chemical Engineer shall provide technical input to the Government to include technical approach, progress, and potential issues and risks related to process chemistry.

The Chemical Engineer shall review test plans, data and reports to verify that the demilitarization plant equipment will meet performance requirements.




Four year degree in chemical engineering; five years’ experience in chemical demilitarization plant processes and operations or equivalent experience in an industrial chemical processing facility.

Must be a US Citizen willing to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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