Chemical Engineer

10 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Leidos has an opening for a Chemical Engineer to support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) program.  The successful candidate will support the PCAPP Field Office (FO) Project Manager by providing technical insight into chemical reaction processes developed to result in neutralization and bio-treatment of chemical agents and byproducts


This position Frequently interacts with customers and/or functional peer group managers.  May interact with senior management.  Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.

The successful candidate will perform analysis of engineering documents, technical research, mass balance calculations, rate of reaction calculations, and provide technical input associated with site activities to provide the necessary information for the Government to perform their oversight mission. Perform project related engineering activities as specified by the Government Site Project Manager or Government Subject Matter Expert for the functional area. The following activities are included as typical work effort:

1. Provide Chemical engineering in identifying systems contractor management systems responsible for identifying and managing process safety and providing insight to the government regarding the effectiveness of such systems

2. Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) temporary changes, and controlling document (SOP / LOP / MOP etc.) for changes to chemicals, recipes, and timing associated with approved neutralization chemistry including justification of the change, analysis of cost and schedule impacts, and configuration management requirements. 

3. Review Field Change Notices, Field Change Requests, Design Change Notices, Supplier Deviation Requests, and NCRs and PEO ACWA Systemization, Operations, and Closure Support Contract as it relates to chemical engineering issues

4. Provide technical input to the Government to assist the Government in evaluating whether the PCAPP design documentation is in compliance with the accepted design and the constructed facility. 




BS in Chemical Engineering

5+ years’ experience in chemical demilitarization or equivalent chemical industry processing operations to include process startup and operations

Ability to be approved for a government security clearance


5+ years’ experience in chemical demilitarization or equivalent chemical industry processing operations to include process startup, operations, chemical process shutdown, decontamination, and closure to appropriate environmental standards. 

Analysis of Controlling documents and processes for controlling the safe evaluation and operation of high hazard chemical or demilitarization facilities

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 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.