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Senior Operations Planner

Location: Aiken
Posted on: May 25, 2023

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Job Details


Job Location
Aiken, SC - Aiken, SC

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
Bachelor's Degree

Job Category

Senior Operations Planner

Primary Location: Aiken, SC

Must be a U.S Citizen

Security Clearance: Ability to maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance. Also, you must have the ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.

This position is contingent on Contract Award

Job Summary

Obsidian Solutions Group (OSG) is seeking Senior Operations Planner to join our team!

The Senior Operations Planner will provide full-time support to emergency preparedness and response activities. You will collaborate with scientists, engineers, and technical personnel both internal and external to the organization; lead the development and coordination of operations at a variety of on- and off-site locations. In addition, this position will serve as an on-call member of a response team to support emergency operations in the region.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as the focal point for planning, analyzing, developing, and implementation of readiness operations and activities
  • Execute scenario plans, with input from program components and external partners, including those for large scale, multi-agency emergency response readiness activities.
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of TTP (Tactics, Techniques, Procedures) CONOPS (Concept of Operations), and the application of nuclear weapons engineering fundamentals as related to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) WMD Defeat operations.
  • Provide input to scientists, engineers, technicians, and instructional designers for training curriculum and aides for readiness activities under guidance from federal program requirements.
  • Ensuring effective relationships are established and maintained with DoD, FBI, DHS, National Laboratories, International Partners, and other emergency response/operations stakeholders.
  • Assist in research and development, and TI (Technical Integration) of new COTS and laboratory developed equipment.
  • Assist in implementation of related performance metrics and quality assurance processes; and ensuring that security and classification-related aspects of readiness activities, training and related hardware are anticipated and addressed.
  • Fill on-call positions on a rotational basis to maintain 24/7 coverage of nuclear emergency response programs to ensure 100% operational readiness
  • Maintain appropriate on-call position readiness through program directed training (both initial and recurring) by the program coordinator, master scheduler and skill set managers
  • Deploy and perform tasks in radiation environments at forward locations that require in-depth knowledge with Radiological Worker II requirements and maintain required medical qualifications

    • EOD Technicians or Hazardous Devices School certified bomb technicians with 8 years or more of experience
    • Ability to maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship. Also, you must have the ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
    • Bachelor's degree in a related technical discipline and 8 or more years job-related experience; in lieu of a degree, a combination of formal education and experience will be considered
    • Experienced as a supervisor, manager, or lead; skilled in mentoring, planning, and delivering training
    • Experience e in developing, organizing, and leading theoretical and practical classroom experience and hands on and field trainings.
    • Experience developing creative solutions to highly complex problems.
    • Ability to deliver a high quality, polished product in a timely manner, as part of a team or as an independent contributor.
    • Must be an independent, self-starter with excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and comfortable working with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, technicians, and program managers
    • Significant communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to present, explain, and advise peers, management, and/or external customers/sponsors.
    • Extensive computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a qualified responder Personnel Qualifications Standards (PQS) certification.

      Desired Qualifications
      • Experience as an EOD technician supporting nuclear emergency preparedness and response to conduct actions to defeat WMD devices.
      • Radiography and X-Ray Tool Kit (XTK) experience

        Physical Requirements and Work Environment
        • Garrison work environment including but not limited to:
          • Occasional field/tactical environments
          • Occasional extended working hours will be required
          • Schedule: M-F 0700 to 1700
          • Ability to stand greater than 6 hours, climb stairs, work at night, and manage items greater than 50 lbs
            • Up to 35%

              Company Description

              Obsidian Solutions Group LLC (OSG) is a fast-growing professional services firm based in Fredericksburg, VA. We create value for our customers by delivering technology-enabled & mission-oriented technical solutions that solve complex problems, protecting people, information, and assets. Our core capabilities are in providing Enterprise IT, Intelligence Analysis, Production & Development and Knowledge-Based Professional Services Solutions that enable the customer's mission. Obsidian Solutions Group LLC is a certified 8(a), service-disabled, veteran-owned small business.

              A career at Obsidian Solutions Group means you are able to put your expertise, credentials, and talents to great use working with customers in the DOD and Intelligence Community, while enjoying the excitement of working in a fast-growing organization committed to making a difference for our customers and in our community. Contribute independently and collaboratively alongside our amazing team of doers and thinkers. Obsidian Solutions Group is small enough to offer a family atmosphere yet large enough to deliver a highly competitive compensation package. We hire and retain the best in the industry, offering exceptional benefits that protect the well-being of our employees, their spouses and domestic partners, and their families.

              Our corporate philosophy is centered on hiring and retaining employees with the requisite skills, professional experience, personal commitment, and ethical standards necessary to foster a culture of operational excellence necessary to surpass our customer's expectations.


              The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

              Obsidian Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, protected veteran status, and any other non-merit factor, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: OBSIDIAN SOLUTIONS GROUP LLC, Augusta , Senior Operations Planner, Other , Aiken, Georgia

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