Job Category: Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

Job Location: OCONUS/CONUS

Job State: Somalia/Moyock, NC

Job Description:


FTE - CONUS (60%) Location is in Moyock, NC | OCONUS (40%) Location is in Somalia

ACADEMI Training Center is seeking applicants for an experienced Explosives Ordinance Disposal (EOD) and Counter-Improvised Explosives (C-IED) Training Manager/Mentor to assist in CONUS managing, coordinating, and training as well as providing occasional OCONUS Training & Mentoring duties for designated locations. Organizes, directs, and coordinates requested EOD training. Assists in developing additional EOD related Business opportunities.

  • Manages CONUS requirements to provide EOD Units with Marksmanship Ranges, HLZ/DZ, Urban Training Areas, Shipboard, Container Stack and Pier Training Areas, Explosive Training/Demolition Ranges.
  • Ensure full continuity of operations at all times.
  • Qualify designated EOD personnel as Range Safety Officers.
  • Teach Explosive safety / IED awareness and provided Explosive demonstration.
  • Teach Explosive safety / IED awareness and provided IED lane recognition of key indicators for
  • Develop relationships with prospective EOD customers, while maintaining existing customer relations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Provide customized Counter-IED training and subject matter expertise to in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
  • Presents assigned topics in accordance with approved curriculum, covering C-IED Familiarization Training, Basic Dismounted and/or Mounted Operations Training, IED-D Equipment Training, Basic Site Exploitation Training, Route Clearance Operations, and Convoy Operations.
  • Embed with Unit personnel after training completion to continue mentoring during local route-clearance operations as well as requested convoy and operational patrols.
  • Assist in the development of training/mentoring using and incorporating UNMAS Guidelines.
  • Assist and support the formation of a route clearance platoon.
  • Coordinate and interact with Task Order Project Manager and the-designated Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team as required.
  • Provide mentoring progress reports when required, to include but not limited to, objective and capability assessments, training input/feedback and After Action Reports (AAR).
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. BA/BS degree preferred.
  • Must have a valid U.S. passport and driver's license.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated C-IED, IED-D, or EOD operational experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year of C-IED, IED-D, EOD training experience and/or combat experience.
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated C-IED, IED-D, or EOD training experience with foreign military forces.
  • Recent experience (last 5 years) working as U.S. Military EOD preferred.
  • Expert in assessment, technical review, and validation of explosives-related content and reporting.
  • Experience in writing and editing of technical analytic products desired.
  • Business development and capture management experience desired.
  • Proposal development experience desired.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

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