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UXO Technician  



Job Title: UXO Technician

Equivalent Labor Category: UXO Technician

Division/Department: AP Division/Polk ASP Report to: ASP Supervisor

Scope: The Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technician I will provide technical support and set standards for UXO personnel conducting ordnance response projects, perform reconnaissance, classification, disposing, transporting, storage of UXO complying with Federal, state and local laws, will perform risk-hazard analysis and maintenance and operator checks on all team equipment, and will plan and supervise range clearance operations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspects and classifies conventional and non-standard ammunition to include shells, grenades, pyrotechnics, and mines, together with projectiles such as bullets, shots, and their necessary primers, propellants, fuses and detonators, turned in by using units.

  • Verifies nomenclature and lot numbers entered on turn-in document with markings on the ammunition and quantities listed.

  • Checks safety devices and serviceability.

  • Recommends disposition for damages or deterioration.

  • Cleans, repacks, and seals containers of ammunition for storage.

  • Assists Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammo Surveillance (QASAS) in continuity checks on ammunition, periodic inspections, receipt inspections and initial receipt inspection.

  • Classifies ammunition as serviceable, condemned for EOD destruction, or demilitarized for delivery to Property Disposal.

  • Directs and inspects work of military details and 3 to 5 civilians to insure proper inspection, classification, and packing of all turn-ins of ammunition.

  • Receipt, storage, and issue of ammunition, ammunition components, and ammunition related material.

  • Receives turn-in from units, unloads trucks, vans, etc.

  • Inspect vehicles.

  • Warehouses or stores ammunition by type, class or lot In accordance with regulations.

  • Conducts inventories.

  • Performs 100% inspection of all returned residue to ensure it is explosive free.

  • Observes strict key control procedures.

  • Mentors and assists with on-the-job training and cross training.

  • Favorably interacts with internal / external customers.

  • Performs daily PMCS on all government furnished and/or leased equipment operated.

  • Supports/Participates in Company Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) and QA Program.

  • Participates in training and cross-training sessions as required or necessary.

  • Complies with all Company rules, policies and procedures.

  • Complies with all safety, environmental & quality standards & applicable COPs / DOPs.

  • Provides for accountability and proper care of all GFE / CFE.

  • Assist in overall operation of the ASP.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Position Requirements

Minimum Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have three (3) years’ experience military or civilian in classification and inspection of ammunition.

  • Must have specific knowledge in storage and warehouse functions of an Ammunition Supply Point.

  • Must be able to identify all packing material and residue.

  • Must have or be able to pass Introduction to Ammunition (Ammo-45).

  • Must have or be able to pass Technical Ammunition Course (Ammo-60).

  • Must have or be able to pass Explosive Safety (Ammo-63).

  • Must have or be able to pass Class V Issue and Turn-in Procedures (Ammo-64, 1 and 2.)

  • Must have or be able to pass Hazmat Familiarization and Safety in Transportation (Ammo-67).

  • Must comply with AMC Drawings.

  • Must understand and be able to use Technical Manuals, Supply Bulletin, SB 742-1, Technical Bulletins, MIL-STD.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.

  • Must possess a valid Louisiana class D driver’s license.

  • Must be able to obtain a military operator’s permit for each type of vehicle or equipment required to perform all FDP Activity functions including MHE (forklifts up to 15K).

  • Must be authorized to work in the US.

  • Knowledgeable in inspections, classifying ammunition IAW regulations.
  • Ability to complete paperwork associated with ammunition.
  • Basic understanding of supply and warehouse operations.

Special Physical/Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs with or without accommodation.

  • Must utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices.

  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Must be able to work at heights.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and strenuous conditions.

  • Must be able to meet short suspense dates.

  • Must be able to conduct work in the out-of-doors area with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions i.e. extreme temperatures, low humidity, rain and blowing sand and dust.

  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of stooping; climbing; standing; and sitting for long periods of uninterrupted time.

  • May require shift work.

  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • During the usual work period, the worker may be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position UXO Technician  
Division Eagle Systems and Services  
Req Number LOG-18-00003  
Location Fort Polk, LA  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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