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Munitions Handler

Government and Military

Materials Handler


Hawthorne, Nevada, United States

Typical Responsibilities Include:

Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.

Perform manual, technical, and mechanically assisted duties involved with the storage, receipt, shipment, inspection, of explosive ordnance items or components. Follow all pertinent local, state and federal compliance documents and procedures.Under Leader/Crafts direct supervision, perform warehousing duties involving stock movement into or out of storage facilities, physical inventory, warehouse arrangement, accessibility, inspect, load, package, move, or mark any ordnance items or components.

Must ensure all doors and windows are properly secure in work areas. May perform other duties as assigned and may be reassigned to other depot locations as workload fluctuates.

Operate mobile equipment such as MHE, vehicles for transporting personnel, tools, equipment and ammunition components. May operate computer based programs such as the Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) and AIT scanning tools.Accurately record and report all Munition and Munition component accountability and discrepancies to the appropriate authority.

Remove dunnage and maintain a clean, secure and safe work area to include but not limited to pulling weeds, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms in or around explosive operations buildings and/or magazines. Must be able to obtain and maintain required training in accordance with Amentum’s Master Training Plan.

Must satisfactorily complete the Training and Certification Program for Personnel Working Ammunition Operations required by AMC Regulation 350-4 within 90 days of hire.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license unless physically unqualified to obtain such a license.

Must also be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance as well as a clearance through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and be favorably vetted through the NCIC III System.Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).

Frequently: standing, walking, sitting, lifting,pushing, carrying and pulling 25lbs, pulling 50lbs, stooping, bending, crouching, squatting, ,kneeling reaching out, overhead, grasping, gripping, dangerous or moving machinery, power/hand tools, discriminate colors. Constantly:motor vehicle use, keyboard/mouse use, verbal communication/written communication; hearing audible alarm, high acuity; Vision close up, depth perception. Occasionally lifting and pushing 50lbs, twisting, fine motor control, sense of touch, sense of smell, repetitive manual task, extreme cold, heat, frequent temperature changes, hazardous substances/waste, potential for skin lacerations, Overtime/irregular hours, work alone Never: carrying 50lbs, crawling, apply torque, ultra violent exposure, noise >80 decibels, confined spaces, high energy sources, hazardous material team member, vibration hazards, climbing ladders/scaffolds/stairs, working at heights >6, potential for thermal burns

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Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma/equivalent. Must be a US Citizen or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain PCAPP site access.

Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment.Must be 18 years of age or older.

Must be willing to work overtime, varying hours and/or rotating shifts.Must be willing and able to be trained to operate forklift/fork truck or material handling lifting devices.

Must be willing and able to be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.Must be willing and able to work in a procedural compliant environment.

Must be willing and able to work in an environmental and safety compliant environment.Must be willing and able to wear various levels of personal protective equipment

Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Hawthorne Army Depot (HWAD) site access.Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment. Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any HWAD drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement

Ability to speak publicly and communicate clearly during normal and crisis situations.

Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-orientated work.

Demonstrated willingness to be a team player.

Takes initiatives to meet or exceed performance expectations.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience operating lifting devices, hoists, and overhead cranes.
• Experience working in a hazardous materials environment.
• Unexploded ordnance experience.
• Experience in a production or work management atmosphere.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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