Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190626-9223: Waste Management - Foreman
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date6/26/2019

SOSi is seeking a Waste Management Foreman for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq. 

  • Leads a team of local nationals and foreign nationals by providing general supervision to accomplish waste management operations
  • Trains and supervision team to ensure compliance with regulatory, safety, and quality standards of all waste management operations and equipment
  • Assists and provides information to ensure all accounting documents are accurate, complete and ready for submission to the Waste Management Supervisor
  • Assigns, or delegates responsibility for work assignments or functional activities and disseminates policies and objectives to team
  • Ensure that services are provided in the most efficient and cost effective manner, taking into account total life cycle costs and impact of quality of service
  • Ensures daily preventive maintenance and repairs are being conducted and properly documented on all assigned equipment
  • Ensures employees comply with the company timekeeping policies and procedures
  • Protects and accounts for all assigned team property
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned
  • Technical degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and 1 years of experience directly related to life support services and/or logistics management, or 3 years of applicable experience without a degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repairs, etc.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, have a strong attention to detail and be able to adapt to rapid change in a positive manner whilst continuing to deliver to demanding timescales
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English at a professional level
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel
  • Valid home-country Class A/B CDL 
  • Prior overseas experience in Iraq, Afghanistan or a similar setting


  • Fluency in a foreign language

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary 
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.