• Reston, VA, USA
  • Required Clearance - Secret
  • USN
  • Construction

Job title: Construction Security Team Lead - Copenhagen (OCONUS)



Copenhagen, Denmark


FLSA status:

Full Time, Exempt


Clearance level:

Active Secret Clearance



Summary of essential job functions:

The Construction Security Team Lead provides construction support services at various domestic and overseas facilities to detect unauthorized access to internal controlled areas, to deter the introduction of unauthorized materials to the site, and to surveil the activities of uncleared construction workers to prevent the implantation of clandestine surveillance devices or systems into the structure being constructed or its surroundings.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Assists Site Security Manager (SSM) with the day-to-day security coordination and management of overseas construction project.
  • Reads and analyzes designs and blueprints, and recognizing the architect's intended use.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all construction disciplines, to include Civil, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering principles
  • Exercises knowledge of Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, construction principles and devices used by hostile and friendly intelligence services for the purpose of clandestine surveillance.
  • The Team Leader is typically called upon by the SSM to become very involved with the General Contractor's foreman to ensure upcoming work requirements are addressed and able to be covered. 

Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • Shall have a minimum of eight (8) year of security experience specifically related to SCIF construction, Intelligence Operations, Counter-Intelligence Operations, Counter-Surveillance Operations, Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures, Physical Security, or a combination of these experiences.
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Shall have a minimum of four (4) years of direct experience working on classified construction projects. (Direct experience means working at a project location as a CST, SSC, SSM or SME.)
  • Shall have served on a minimum of two previous construction projects
  • Shall be familiar with the sixteen (16) standard divisions of construction and must have knowledge of technical listening devices commonly used by foreign intelligence services.
  • Shall have an expert understanding of the classified construction directives as demonstrated by experience working on multiple classified projects.
  • Shall have at least five (5) years working experience in OCONUS.
  • Successful candidates will be sponsored for a twenty (20) hours or greater Site Security Manager (SSM) Training Course.
  • Successful candidates will be sponsored for a forty (40) hours or greater Construction Surveillance Technician (CST) Training Course.

 Physical requirements and working conditions:

  • Ability to remain stationary for long periods of time.
  • Ability to continuously walk, stand and move about.
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches.
  • Requires close visual acuity to perform activity such as reviewing technical documents, drawings and blueprints. 
  • Ability to work in harsh, outdoor climatic conditions including potential exposure to adverse weather, fumes, dust, extreme temperatures, noise and other environmental hazards.


Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.


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