Construction Surveillance Technician

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Construction Surveillance Technician Job Highlights

Title Construction Surveillance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/IT
Location Fort Meade, MD, United States
Company Amentum

Company Profile

Amentum is a premier global leader in designing, engineering, managing, and modernizing critical systems and programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and the environment.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Construction Surveillance Technician (CST) who will provide construction surveillance services at selected Government facilities (United States).

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the construction industry with knowledge of 2 or more of the following disciplines-
  • Carpentry (rough-in, finish)
  • Electricity
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Sheet Metal
  • Welding
  • Dry Wall
  • Masonry


  • Conduct inspections of the Protected Distribution System (PDS) and report any anomalies to the SSM.
  • Conduct surveillance and understand the construction trades to closely monitor all construction activities and materials to ensure the security integrity of the building.
  • Inspect, detect, and report any unauthorized technical penetrations and thwart implanted clandestine technical collection devices.
  • Provide basic physical security following Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF) policies and Intelligence Community Standard (ICS) 705-1, -Physical and Technical Standards for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities).
  • Supplement site security access controls implement screening and inspection procedures and monitor uncleared construction personnel under the Construction Security Plan (CSP).
  • Work closely with the assigned Government Site Security Manager (SSM) to ensure all established security policies and procedures are followed.


  • Ability to complete written reports and forms.
  • Knowledge of construction safety, construction project cycles, and common nomenclature of material/equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service skills.
  • Read, speak, and understand the English language fluently.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to stand for 8 or longer per day.
  • Must be able to make logical, mentally competent, and safe decisions when working on a construction site.
  • Must be able to walk across uneven surfaces, climb ladders, and able to frequently go up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to work all shifts and weekends to meet the customers’ requirements.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions including extreme heat, extreme cold, humidity, and various other adverse weather conditions for extended periods.
  • This position may require lifting (up to 20 lbs.), standing, walking, sitting, and bending throughout the workday.

Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Clearance: Must possess an active top-secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and polygraph; TS/SCI with polygraph.


  • Health and Wellness
  • Flexible Leave and Vacation
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Retirement Planning
  • Education Assistance and Support
  • Career Mobility

Employer’s Statement

Amentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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