Lead Range Conducting Officer (RCO)

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Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

About us:


Remaya is a leader in ensuring the highest levels of survivability for military and security personnel – whether on the battlefield or on a mission – REMAYA has been entrusted with protecting interests and advising clients, including governments, international entities and corporations operating across the globe.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

 

  • Be part of the trial planning team ensuring all tests are achievable having an adequate amount of RCO’s and Technical and logistical services are adequately planned.
  • Ensure range command and control are aware of all activities planned for a day at least 48 hours beforehand.
  • The lead RCO will be the main contact and the ultimate decision maker of starting, stopping or interrupting any test if deemed unsafe at any given time.
  • Ensure clients are aware of the final approved plan of their trials and coordinated accordingly.
  • Ensure that the right RCO is applied to each test.
  • Ensure that all of the RCOs are competent to conduct the tests that they are responsible for.
  • Work as the RCO on complex and novel tests
  • Produce an occupational risk assessment for each test that the lead RCO is responsible for (checked by the HSEA).
  • Conduct safety briefings at each test that the lead RCO is responsible for. 
  • Work with all range functions and contractors to put all of the test equipment and infrastructure in place that the lead RCO is responsible for. 
  • Manage contractors when they are working during the preparation elements of the tests that the lead RCO is responsible for. 
  • Ensure that the correct remediation activities are conducted post-test for the tests that the lead RCO is responsible for. 
  • Supervise the range team at each test that the lead RCO is responsible for.
  • Ensure that the test plan is followed at each test that the lead RCO is responsible for.
  • Ensure that the safety trace applied to each test is implemented correctly, with sentries deployed as per the safety plan that the lead RCO is responsible for.

 

Experience & Education:

 

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an RCO
  • Knowledge of land, sea and air defence equipment & Testing
  • Bachelor degree in engineering or other disciplines 

 

Key Skills:

 

  • Good communication skills 
  • Leadership Qualities


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