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Socorro, New Mexico, United States

Bomb SME /Ordnance Tech
Socorro, New Mexico, United States

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Bomb SME /Ordnance Tech


Amentum is actively seeking a Bomb SME/Ordance Tech to plan, prepare, and conducts experimental explosives and gun tests. Abides by New Mexico Tech/EMRTC safety policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and security policies.



Transports explosives and specialized equipment to test sites.

Accomplishes pre-operational briefs, test set up and pre-test system checks.
Sets up explosives test articles according to written plans, ensures area is properly cleared, detonates test articles, clears test pad, and conducts site remediation.
Consults with management on solution sets to misfires and/or unusual occurrences during tests. Conducts experimental gun tests.
Builds customized rounds to meet pressure and velocity requirements.
Conducts all capacities of a firing sequence; load gun, install initiator, connect firing circuit, retreat to designated safe area, ensure range is safe, fire gun when instructed, clear gun, and ensure test pad is safe for data collection.
Operates wreckers, forklifts, and front-end loaders to support storage and clean-up operations.
Employs mechanical hand tools, power tools, and hoisting equipment to assist in the preparation of incoming and outgoing explosive shipments.
Conducts magazine maintenance and reorganizes stores as directed.
Assists with inventory control as directed.
Employs heavy equipment and specialized tools while assisting with assemblage, repair and maintenance on all EMRTC or customer owned gun systems.
Attends safety meetings, training classes, and maintains required certifications and/or licenses. 
Presents a positive, professional attitude while communicating with all levels of EMRTC personnel and customers.
Under the direct supervision of qualified technicians, may be required to assist instrumentation, mechanics, field operations, or machine shop tasks.


Required Qualifications:

Must have a high school Diploma (or GED).
Working knowledge of data entry into Microsoft and Windows software applications.
Must be able to obtain a valid or have current New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License with HazMat Endorsement required; Class C or a desired Class A.
Graduate of Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) or Hazardous Devices School with no less than eight years recent EOD/Bomb Tech and explosive RDT&E experience combined. 
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearm background check (Subject to the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968).
Must go through a background check.


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.


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBAMN R0085602 2023.02.10

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