UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE TECHNICIAN II
Mission Department/Explosive Test
Munitions, Test Site C-74A
Open Position Request Number R-110-21
CBA Rate $32.63/hr
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions include receiving, unpacking, preparing, and delivering munitions, missiles, and rocket components, chemicals and explosives for use or storage. May be required to prepare finished explosive charges from supplied raw materials using various operations such as blending, mixing, coating, casting and pressing. May prepare explosives processing instruction sheets from formulation descriptions, and provide innovative suggestions for improving current and proposed explosive processing operations. May work with standard or developmental formulations for explosives performance evaluation. Must be capable of working with a variety of hand tools such as drills, wrenches, screwdrivers, and special tools required to assemble and disassemble munitions and other explosive devices. Operations, mechanical support of gun and feed system, and troubleshooting of Gatlin gun systems including 7.62mm, GAU-2B, 20mm, M61A1, 25mm, GAU-12/U, 30mm, and GAU8-A may be required. Must exercise independent judgment to ensure adequate safety at all time. Works from detailed procedures, often self-developed, that provides adequate safeguards to be employed while working with the various types of munitions. Must be capable and knowledgeable of the classification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and identification of U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and grenades, fuses, rockets, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnics, military explosives and demolition materials. Locates surface UXO using visual means and operates motor vehicles to transport these materials. May be required to locate subsurface UXO using specialized equipment. Supervises all salvage of UXO related operations. Works directly with the customer to ensure adequate safeguards and proper criteria are met at all times. Must be capable of accurately diagnosing the probable cause of test item malfunction, relying heavily on precedent cases as well as on the basic knowledge of equipment and explosives. Must be able to use laboratory scales and calibrated presses to prepare items for special support requirements and must be capable of setting up, making electrical connections, and firing or detonating a variety of explosive devices and munitions. May be required to follow technical orders for maintaining gun and feed systems and performing periodic maintenance as required utilizing standard and special tools.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports to a supervisor. Must be a Naval
ordnance school graduate or equivalent and have six years applicable experience. The Unexploded Ordnance Specialists specializing in the preparation of explosive charges will be required to have technical/military training and four years’ experience in conducting explosive processing/loading operations in a research and development environment. Must be able to use laboratory scales, machinery and other instruments as needed. Must have an outstanding knowledge of explosive devices, fuses, solid propellants, pyrotechnics, and munitions. May provide research and development level support in preparing explosive charges from raw materials. May be required to have outstanding knowledge of explosive chemicals. May be required to work from detailed procedures and processes, often self-developed, that ensure adequate safeguards and proper criteria are met at all times while working with the various types of explosives/munitions. Exercises independent judgment directly reporting to the UXO Supervisor.
GENERAL DUTIES: Will provide day-to-day assistance on all Munition cleanup operations on the E-OMS contract. Must be capable and knowledgeable of the classification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and identification of U.S. and foreign guided missiles, bombs and grenades, fuses, rockets, land mines and associated components, pyrotechnics, military explosives and demolition materials. Experience in MEC clearance operations and proper disposition of range residue required. Will have 6 year combined active duty military EOD, contractor UXO experience, must be able to fully perform all functions required for UXO Sweep Personnel, UXO Technicians I and II. Locates surface UXO using visual means and operates motor vehicles to
transport these materials. May be required to locate subsurface UXO using specialized equipment.
Required to operate forklifts, loaders, dump trucks, roll-off truck and general-purpose vehicles.
Must be capable of working with a variety of hand tools such as drills, wrenches, screwdrivers,
and special tools required to assemble and disassemble munitions and other explosive devices.
OTHER DUTIES: May be required to advise and work closely with higher-level personnel to
ensure that adequate coordination and safety parameters have been established prior to acceptance of non-routine task assignments. Other functions require housekeeping and other job related tasks. May be required to handle hazardous materials and/or hazardous waste.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Supports E-OMS operational objectives. Observes company
Quality, Safety, Environmental, Security and Administrative policies; supports Process
Improvement. Required to operate forklifts and general-purpose vehicles. Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. All selected candidates must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation and drug test as a condition of placement into this
position. Other functions require housekeeping and other job related tasks. May be required to
handle hazardous materials and/or hazardous waste. A Florida Commercial Driver License
(CDL) and training to meet CFR 49/DOT requirements for storage and transporting hazardous
materials/explosives are required. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret security
clearance. May be required to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and shift work. Occasional
TDY/travel may be required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed both inside and outside under a variety of
environmental conditions, subjected to noise, fumes, and dirt from explosions and other
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Occasionally required to stoop, bend, kneel, and work in tiring and
uncomfortable positions, and move heavy items.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be interpreted
as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of
employees assigned to this position.
RT&T is committed to safeguarding the health of our employees and their families; our
customers and visitors; and the community at large from COVID-19. As a federal
government contractor, RT&T must comply with all customer, federal, state, and local
requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations and safety protocols. These requirements
may include vaccination, attestation regarding your vaccination status and/or COVID-19
testing, and you may be required to show proof of vaccination status and/or negative
COVID-19 test results as a condition of your employment.