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Chenega Corporation Junior Media Destruction Technician in Hyattsville, Maryland


Junior Media Destruction Technician

Hyattsville, MD

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We believe taking care of our employees will deliver the best support to our customers and our community. Our success is attributable to our employees. We recruit and retain civic-minded people who fit our family-oriented small business culture.

Valued people deliver the highest level of professionalism and support to our customers. We provide our employees with a positive work environment and social activities that reinforce teamwork.

Articus Soluutions, A Chenega Company, has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Media Destruction Technician to support the customer at its facility near Cheverly, MD. The media destruction program involves the sanitization and destruction of digital media which contains or is assumed to contain classified information. The digital media is in mixed form and includes, but is not limited to computers, laptops, servers, loose hard drives, USB drives, CDs, DVDs, smartphones, and other portable electronic devices.


As a Junior Media Destruction Tech within our Media Destruction team, you will:

  • Prepare electronic assets that have been retired for either recycling or destruction.

  • Account for all media and devices received to ensure 100% disposal of memory components.

  • Separate all memory components from devices. Memory components include, but are not limited to hard drives, memory modules, and board-mounted chips.

  • Sanitize all memory components to National Security Agency (NSA) standards and NIST SP 800-88 Guidelines for Media Sanitization.

  • Separate incompatibles in hazardous materials and ensure all hazardous materials are marked and stored properly in ventilated, dry, cool areas.

  • Ensure all hazmat containers are adequately labeled and that all chemicals are stored in the appropriate containers.

  • Sanitize unclassified printers, computers, and Top Secret (TS) equipment before shipping to locations daily.

  • Build pallets and check and process assets using internal systems.

  • Ensure proper destruction of all memory components and media in accordance with NSA and NIST standards and guidelines.

  • Ensure waste is separated into proper streams (plastics, metals, batteries, etc.) and routed to the correct place for recycling or disposal as appropriate.

  • Coordinate with the customer’s Property Turn-in (PTI) Team to ensure policies and procedures of the media destruction program are being met.

  • Ensure sanitization and destruction processes are implemented according to the customer’s policy.

  • Assist the field with office relocations and IT refreshes to include Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) spaces, including sanitizing computers, printers, and other media as well as properly destroying all memory components as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Ability to have some physical exertion, like long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities, and recurring moving, lifting and carrying of moderately heavy items

  • Proficient computer skills required.

  • Knowledge of NSA, and NIST procedures for disposition of hardware required

  • Must adhere to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods regulations when handling hazardous materials

  • A+ certification required within 6 months of starting on contract

  • 1+ years of relevant work experience sanitizing IT equipment

  • Hazardous material or dangerous goods training course required

  • Forklift and Hazmat training certification is required

  • TS clearance required with ability to obtain SCI

How you’ll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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