Current Openings

Transportation Specialist

Job Position No: 1811-29
Date Posted: 11-08-2018
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: 8-10 years
Education: Bachelor Degree
Degree Field: Business, Operations, Political Science, Security, Technical
A combination of training, certifications, and relevant work experience may be considered to meet the education requirement.​
Clearance: Secret
Applicant is subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for clearance level required for the job.​
An Active DoD Secret clearance is required for this position.
Travel: CONUS & OCONUS 25%
Candidate must possess a current passport with 8 months remaining until the expiration date.
Location: San Diego CA

Telecommuting is authorized for this position.

Job Description and Requirements:

Risk Mitigation Consulting, Inc. (RMC), a DoD mission assurance and risk mitigation Government contractor, is seeking a Transportation Specialist in the Northern Virginia area.

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for the employee is paid in full by RMC and dependent health care is subsidized by RMC.
  • This position participates in the Annual Bonus Program.

The Transportation Specialist is part of a Mission Assurance Assessment Team and will conduct assessments of defense critical assets and infrastructure to assess mission readiness across Navy and DoD installations and sites worldwide.  The Transportation Specialist will also support mission analyst functions, conduct risk assessments and requirements validations.  Additionally, this employee will have the ability to provide technical writing and review of Mission Assurance/Critical Infrastructure Protection reports and information papers in a timely manner to support report publication timelines.  The Transportation Specialist will assist in the coordination and research of protection policies, directives, and initiatives. The employee will communicate effectively, be an excellent writer, and be able to manage high-level multitasking challenges. Candidates should clearly demonstrate interest in public policy, defense, and security studies.


  • Develop and enhance mission assurance program transportation assessment criteria based on mission requirements and collect capability data prior to, during, and after the mission assurance assessment process.   
  • Review applicable mission data, plans, instructions, and commander’s guidance to help determine the criticality of specific assets, identify single points of failure and degradation to tenant, installation, Navy, and DoD missions. 
  • Identify and report transportation infrastructure/assets and capability vulnerabilities, program policy gaps, and provide recommended risk mitigation measures. 
  • Perform risk analysis and provide recommendations to mitigate mission impact resulting from the loss of asset capabilities, infrastructure, maintenance, training, or supporting services. 
  • Develop briefing slides, reports, manage assessment scheduling and coordination requirements, and participate in the report editing review processes. 
  • Submit reports to MAAT leads within timeline requirements.  


Port experience and understanding of:

  • DoD, USN, CONUS and OCONUS Operations
  • DoD, USN and Maritime Sealift Command requirements and missions
  • Management procedures
  • Maritime communications systems
  • Fueling transfer processes and storage
  • Logistical movement of stores and personnel
  • Husbanding operations and contracting
  • Fleet maintenance procedures and requirements
  • Hazardous material and environmental concerns
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning engineering, maintenance, and repair
  • Munitions movement and safety requirements
  • Explosives Ordnance Disposal coordination
  • Aids to Navigation, restricted water areas, and Code of Federal Regulations
  • General knowledge of infrastructure and support requirements:
    • Electrical power
    • Lighting
    • Potable water
    • Auxiliary Saltwater
    • Pure water
    • Oily waste and spill response
    • Collection, Holding, and Transfer waste removal
    • Wireless networks and phone services
    • Tug and Pilot support
    • Structural assessments
    • Crane support and limitations
    • Rail systems for embark/debarking operations
    • Laydown area and warehouse storage requirements
    • Natural disaster and severe weather response
    • Emergency Medical Services coordination and fire suppression capabilities
    • Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosives program requirements
    • Physical Security and Security Forces program requirements (landside, waterside, and waterborne)

 Airfield understanding of:

  • DoD, USN CONUS and OCONUS airfield and airspace operations
  • DoD, USN air training and range operations
  • FAA requirements, radar, navigational aids, and communications maintenance structure and responsibilities.
  • Facilities and site airfield operations plans, policies, and procedures
  • National airspace management utilization and planning principles
  • Environmental requirements applying to airfield operations management
  • Management procedures
  • Airfield fuel, weapons and Explosive Ordnance Disposal requirements
  • Navigational aids, meteorology, and facility airfield operations
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and support requirements:
    • Electrical power, Airfield lighting, Runway concrete assessments, Drainage and flood control, Fuel spill response and cleanup, Wireless networks and phone services, Cargo movement support and limitations, Natural disaster and severe weather response, Apron and hanger utilization for maintenance and equipment storage, Emergency Medical Services coordination and fire suppression capabilities, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosives program requirements

 Common understanding of:

  • Installation and site operational functions
  • Military Construction and Facilities Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization processes
  • Memorandums of Understanding and Agreement, Implementing Agreements, and Inter-Service Support Agreements


Additional Requirements:
Compliance with a drug-free work environment, U.​ S.​ Citizen, possess valid State driver’s license.​

RMC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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