General Engineer (EM15-010)

Fort Belvoir, VA

E&M Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. E&M provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

E&M Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a General Engineer to join our team in Fort Belvoir, VA in support of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). DTRA protects national security interests in a rapidly evolving, globalized threat environment through its trans regional focus while enabling the understanding of our adversaries and providing solutions to WMD threats.

Job Description

  • Assess the water system vulnerability assessment and fire risk management surveys conducted by the installation.
  • Conduct Structural Engineering vulnerability assessment of perimeter, Access Control Points, facility standoff, facility protection in support to the Mission Assurance
  • Conducting vulnerability assessments of the above utilities to identify single points or lines of failure to terrorist attacks, insider actions, or natural disasters.
  • Surveying HVAC systems for ground level air intakes and shut down switches.
  • Assessing the supporting infrastructure for critical assets, including communication hubs and command and control facilities.
  • Assessing fire protection infrastructure for adequacy to protect critical assets and primary gathering buildings.
  • Assessing lightning protection and preliminary Electromagnetic Pulse protection/requirement for critical facilities.
  • Assessing existing facilities, future facilities and all other planned facilities considering standoff requirements IAW Unified Facility Criteria, CCMD OPORDS and related DoD documents.
  • Reviewing protection-related documents including: AT Construction Annex, Barrier Plans, and related Annexes.
  • Identifying probably natural hazards that could affect the mission survivability of mission critical facilities and assets.
  • Preparing Engineering tutorial and presenting during assessments when requested by the assessed location.
  • Evaluating and making recommendation to MILCON projects under design.
  • Preparing Assessment Team Reports based upon vulnerabilities observed during the assessments.
  • Conducting blast analysis utilizing “Vulnerability Assessment and Protection Options (VAPO)” and other comparable software program, assess damage to facilities and personnel, and provide recommendations to reduce the blast effects.
  • Conducting other assessment areas defined by the SME Benchmark matrix.
  • Travel required to CONUS and OCONUS locations; about 16 weeks per year.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline with a minimum of five (5) years of experience working in a related engineering discipline
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have and be capable of maintaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance at the required level.
  • Must have the ability to travel.

Preferred Requirements

  • Ability to evaluate designs and provide recommendations as needed
  • Knowledge of risk management concepts employed by DoD or Department of Homeland Security.
  • Understanding of the effects of blast on various types of facilities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Unified Facilities Criteria associated with design, infrastructure, DoD AT Minimum Building Standards, minimum standoff distance, fire protection, etc.
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments in the engineering discipline.
  • Ability to effectively communicate via written and oral means.
  • Ability to write well understood assessment reports.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with little to no supervision.
  • Trained or ability to complete training on the Vulnerability Assessment Protection Option (VAPO) software
  • The ability to pass a federal background check and a drug screen
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

To Apply for this Position:

You must have the Minimum Qualifications in your resume to be selected as a candidate.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, E&M Technologies, Inc. provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. More benefit details here.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Travel Required

Yes, up to 25%

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