UXO Technician II

UXO Technician II

Job Category: Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

Job Location: Undisclosed

Job State: Undisclosed

Job Description:

Responsible for locating, identifying and disposing of foreign and domestic explosive devices using advanced geophysical equipment and techniques per the specified project according to the Project Manager and the Clients specifications and to actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission, and values.

Essential Functions

Perform UXO duties including: 
•Reconnoiter and classify UXO and DMM 
•Identify all types of military munitions, including possible fuzes and their condition, armed or unarmed 
•Examples of these military munitions are: bombs, guided missiles, projectiles, rockets , land mines and associated components, pyrotechnic items, military explosives and demolition materials, grenades, submunitions 
•Excavate subsurface UXO and DMM 
•Move and/or consolidate UXO and DMM that has been determined acceptable for movement within a Munitions Response Site (MRS) or Munitions Response Area (MRA) 
•Transport demolition materials and/or UXO and DMM that have been determined safe for transport 
•Prepare firing systems, both electric and non-electric, for demilitarization operations 
•Operate personnel decontamination stations 
•Assist in the inspection of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) for the presence of explosive hazards 
•Construct UXO related protective works 
•Properly store explosive materials per applicable guidance 
•Determine precise location in field environment using a variety of techniques such as use of global positioning equipment, or basic land navigation techniques using topographical map and compass 
•Perform field collection procedures to identify contaminated soil 
•Prepare an on-site holding area to temporarily stow MEC that has an acceptable risk of movement 
•Operate modes of transportation for transporting UXO 
•Perform limited technical supervision of UXOSP 
•Escort personnel who are not directly involved in UXO related operations (e.g., personnel performing environmental monitoring) 
•Inspect MPPEH for the presence of explosives safety hazards

Job Requirements

•Prior military EOD or graduate of formal training course of instruction
•Must have a minimum of 3 years of EOD/UXO experience
•If former military must have received a honorable discharge
•Must be able to pass a US Government Background Check
•Must be available to work outside the normal schedule when dictated by needs of the company
•Ability to travel to, and/or work in, an austere, hostile, or remote location.
•Ability to work at a remote location for up to six months continuous
•Basic user level of computer systems related to Microsoft office software (word and excel), databases, and documentation control systems

•Must be able to meet the physical requirements dictated by project requirements

•Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation at a frequency as required by contract

•Must be capable of moving through rough terrain for extended periods of time (8 plus hours per day) 
•Must have current OSHA Physical
•Must have 40 Hour HAZWOPER
•Must have current 8 Hour annual HAZWOPER Refresher
•Must have valid U.S. driver license

 Preferred Qualifications

• Strong written and oral presentation skills 
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organization skills
• Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously 
• Strong initiative
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

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