Facility Security Officer

Coachella, CA
Full Time
CAO - Security
Facility Security Officer, Armtec Defense Technologies

Armtec Defense Technologies (Armtec) is an operating unit of the Transdigm Group (NYSE: TDG), an industry leader in aerospace and defense products and services. Armtec is comprised of three business units producing subcomponents for ordnance in Coachella, CA; decoy countermeasure flares in Camden AR; and radar countermeasure chaff in Lillington NC. At Armtec, we welcome skilled and enthusiastic people who share our determination and high standards to join us in our mission-critical work supporting the US and allied war-fighters who serve us all by defending democracy and protecting freedom. This position is staffed in Coachella, at Armtec’s world-class, sole-source production facility for felted fiber nitrocellulose combustible cartridge cases for medium and large caliber military ammunition; and pyrophoric payloads for training grenades.

Company Profile
Company: Armtec Defense Technologies is an operating unit of the TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG).
Industry: Manufacturing Combustible Ordnance and Countermeasures

Job Overview

Title: Facility Security Officer
Reports to: Director of Security
Works with: mid-level managers and supervisors, employees
Location: Coachella, California
Type:  Full-Time

Job Summary

Performs functions for compliance with DoD Security requirements. Must be eligible for a DoD “Secret” security clearance. Coordinate with internal groups and with DoD Organizations to properly maintain security clearances, classified documents, and the integrity of the facility.  Work side by side with Director of Security in the day-to-day security operations and represent the security department when the Director of Security is not available.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage implementation and management of security policy and guidance as outlined in the NISPOM and other government agencies. 
  • Oversight of security personnel and management of plant physical security.
  • Serve as a backup for notification of alarms.
  • Maintain document and visitor control records, coordinate classified visits and meetings.
  • Process visit request both domestic and international.
  • Maintain personnel security clearance records. Maintain security files, reports and correspondence as required by DCSA and other customer/regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare and process security briefings to include, new hire, initial, termination of personnel, including briefing and debriefing of employees holding clearances, annual, closed area, foreign travel, exit debriefings when employees separate from the organization on required topics including foreign travel, NATO, employee security education, etc. 
  • Perform self-inspections and review security processes to ensure compliance with NISPOM and security requirements as listed on DD-254’s.
  • Manage the closeout for all classified contracts received and issued.
  • Reinforce standards for a secure environment for the protection of all classified personnel, property, and information.
  • Perform duties of COMSEC Custodian and Controlling Agent for the COMSEC account. 
  • Oversee the overall security program and additional duties as assigned by the Director of Security.
  • Working knowledge of Homeland Security CFATS program.
  • Experience with classified operating systems as ISSM / ISSO.
  • Maintain highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above.
  • Understand and live by Armtec’s ethics and business conduct policies.
  • Thorough understanding of DoD security requirements and the NISPOM. 
  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance.   
  • Familiarity with AA&E and ATF requirements.
  • Should have a working knowledge of processing personnel clearances with DoD, visit requests. 
  • Should have in-depth knowledge of JPAS, e-QIP, eFCL, NISP, DISS, and have the ability to initiate, review, prepare, process and coordinate all appropriate documentation relating to initial, transfer and termination of personnel security clearances, investigations and re-investigations ensuring that all packages are properly completed and ensuring any required/associated documentation is included for both personnel and facility clearances.
  • Must be dependable, responsible, and accurate and have the ability to deal with people effectively.
Armtec Competencies
  • Demonstrate ability in the Armtec competencies as an employee: customer focus, ethics and values, problem solving, integrity and trust, functional/technical skills, listening, action-oriented, composure and values diversity.
Education/Previous Experience Requirements
  • College degree required in any field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of DoD NISPOM related experience. 
  • Capable of typing and formatting of electronic documents, calculator use and of maintaining an accurate filing system.
  • Knowledge & use of MS-word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of company sensitive information and possess good analytical/mathematical/writing/telephone skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic business mathematics and good grammar.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • To conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorization from the U.S. Government.

Work Hours
4/10 workweek

To Apply
Please apply on-line on the Armtec Career Website, www.armtecdefense.com  

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet

Salary Range: $68,432 - $119,168/Annual

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA - Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Life and Accident Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Parent Leave Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays (9 paid holiday including holiday shutdown weeks in July and December)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Tuition Assistance

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