Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Summary

Provides technical oversight, support and sets standards for UXO and support personnel conducting range clearance operations including unexploded ordnance (UXO)-related operations. Assigned tasks include ordnance response projects, performs reconnaissance, classification, disposing, transporting, and storage of UXO complying with Federal, state and local laws.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Investigate for and identify MEC (Munitions and Explosives of Concern) and MPPEH (Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard), including explosive residues in media (soil, oil, etc.), on range, targets, target elements, buildings and installed equipment.
  • Identify different types of military munitions, including whether a military munition's fuse is armed or unarmed.
  • Perform on-site demilitarization of MEC and handling of demolition materials.
  • Inspect munitions, munition components, and targets for the presence of explosive hazards.
  • Supervise personnel assisting in range clearances to ensure hazardous items are not inadvertently moved or removed.
  • Inspect MPPEH IAW DoDI 4140.62 to identify and remove MDEH before it can be declared MDAS.
  • Able to fully perform all UXOSP and for UXOTI and UXOTII functions.
  • Perform risk-hazard analysis, maintenance and operator checks on all team equipment.
  • Assist in performing reconnaissance and classification of UXO identification of US and foreign guided missiles, bombs and bomb fuses, grenades and grenade fuses, rockets and rocket fuses, land mines and associated components.
  • Locate subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers.
  • Direct operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers.
  • Locate surface UXO using visual means and assist in transporting and storing UXO.
  • Responsible for demolition of materials, preparing non-electric firing system for all UXO disposal operation, preparing electric firing system for an UXO disposal operation and disposing of ammunition/explosives by burning.
  • Dispose of ammunition/explosives by assisting in the operation of personnel decontamination station.
  • Assist in the inspection of salvage UXO-related material and erection of UXO-related protective works.
  • Provide additional operational mission, test, and exercise support as required.
  • May provide instructions or work direction to lower level technicians.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent and 8 years of EOD/UXO experience, prior military EOD and/or commercial UXO experience in munitions, response actions or range clearance activities, as appropriate for the contracted operation, plus specific project/explosives safety training. Shall be a graduate of U.S. Naval School EOD and meet the requirements of the DoD Explosive Safety Board (Technical Paper-18).Completed 200 hours of training on MEC (Munitions and Explosives of Concern), and MPPEH (Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard). Graduate of an OSHA-compliant (29 CFR 1910.120) 40-hour HAZWOPER course. Explosives safety; recognition of munitions and MEC, particularly UXO; and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment. Must be able to operate forklift or material handling/lifting devices, and demonstrate experience working in procedurally, environmental and safety compliant environment. Unexploded ordnance experience desired. Must possess and maintain a valid state issued motor vehicle drivers' license. Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) endorsement. Position requires the ability to qualify for and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Works in proximity to toxic chemical munitions. May enter areas containing toxic chemicals or chemical munitions. Work involves standing for long periods. May lift up to 50 pounds. May require work in high temperature, dusty or confined areas. May require work using and/or wearing protective equipment. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The individual's supervisor assures that the degree of risk is reduced to the lowest level. Required to work a schedule of rotating eight, ten (normally), or twelve-hour shifts, including weekends and holidays. Required to travel frequently with overnight stays. Must be able to acknowledge and respond to emergency lights and sirens and be capable of wearing a protective mask.

Preferred Qualifications

Local Candidates

Active DoD Security Clearance

Las Vegas, Nevada

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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