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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Closeout Buyer opportunity for our customer in Pueblo, CO for the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP)

Job Posting Title: Purch Spec I - Closeout Buyer

Project Overview:
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016. Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area candidate 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. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site. Eligible Foreign National applicants must possess a US Government issued Green Card and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

Position Summary:
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for a Buyer at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Procurement Manager, or Designee at the PCAPP project working under direct to general supervision. Performs primary task involved in purchase order close-out activities of low complex purchase orders. Other roles may include the formation and administration of low complex purchase orders and the identification and administrative control of materials. This PCAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires PCAPP 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 short terms assignment in support of purchase order close out.

• Performs purchase order close-out activities.
• Performs tasks involved with the cradle to grave administration of purchase orders.
• Communicates in a professional manner with suppliers and personnel within Bechtel to establish clear definition of requirements, and to assure performance to purchase order terms and conditions. Prepares bidder pre-qualification, bidder lists, bid solicitation, bid analysis, makes commitments and administers purchase orders through the closeout of the orders.
• Communicates with suppliers as necessary to achieve required service and results from potential and actual suppliers to meet project needs.
• Communicates with Engineering, Operations and other project departments to assist and/or guide them in the preparation of material requisitions for the procurement of materials and equipment and to achieve the understanding needed to process these requisitions.
• Ensures personal knowledge of the Bechtel and PCAPP Procurement processes and procedures and maintains work within those parameters.

Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply and Logistics Management, or similar discipline or
• In lieu of a degree, 6 years of progressive, relevant work experience in general procurement, materials handling, buying, warehousing, and expediting
• Must have the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *. Minimum

• Good written and oral communications skills
• Good knowledge of general business practices, procurement and administrative procedures.
• Proficient in organizing tasks for completion by an agreed deadline.
• Proven ability to function as part of a multi-discipline project team and to support team goals.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Basic knowledge of schedules and budgets
• Basic understanding of materials and equipment being expedited.
• Knows how to deal professionally with suppliers and project personnel.
• Basic understanding of the purchase order close-out process
• Basic understanding of materials and equipment being expedited.
• Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.
• Basic understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:
_X____ None / No Program

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website: https://edgewatertech.net/careers/

Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

View all Edgewater opportunities at www.edgewatertech.net/careers

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