Munitions Handler (DEMIL) – Hawthorne Army Depot

Janus Global Operations, LLC

Hawthorne, NV

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Supports the Munitions and Environmental Remediation Department and is responsible for the production, storage, receipt, shipment, inspection, maintenance, or testing of explosive ordnance items or components to meet productivity and quality goals at the Hawthorne Army Depot, Hawthorne, Nevada. Position reports to the Director of Operations, Ammunition Demilitarization Operations.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which Acuity International is recognized. Actively support and uphold the Company’s stated vision, mission, and values.

***This position requires the individual to be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance***


  • Perform manual, technical, and mechanically assisted duties involved with the production, storage, receipt, shipment, inspection, maintenance, or testing of explosive ordnance items or components
  • Follows 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, disassemble, assemble, warehouse arrangement, accessibility, clean, repair, rework, inspect, test, load, package, move, or mark any ordnance items or components
  • Must ensure all doors and windows are properly secure in work areas
  • Munitions Handlers can be assigned to various areas including but not limited to: Ammo Processing and Disposal Operations, Production Support, and Inventory
  • Operate mobile equipment such as MHE, vehicles for transporting personnel, tools, equipment, ammunition components, or machines used in the manufacture or demilitarization of munitions such as chemical stripping vats, stress relief ovens, grit blast machines, spray paint and electrostatic paint systems, melt kettles, hydraulic presses, overhead hoists, etc.
  • 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, cleaning work and common areas, and restrooms in or around explosive operations buildings and/or magazines
  • Additional duties as directed / assigned

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • No prior experience required. Previous Munitions experience preferred
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required training in accordance with Acuity’s training requirements for the position
  • 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 a Nevada Flagger qualification as required
  • Ability to use any equipment in a safe manner as it pertains to job
  • Skill in using small hand tools
  • Ability to operate a vehicle and forklift in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • 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 and Common Access Card (CAC), and must pass local agency background check
  • Must act with high ethical values and uphold corporate philosophy
  • Must live within commuting distance to Hawthorne Army Depot. No relocation expenses or housing allowance offered
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and Real ID

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience at Hawthorne Army Depot preferred
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Strong initiative
  • Problem resolution
  • Time management skills / backwards planning time management
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Physical Requirements

  • Pass an annual OSHA physical and no notice and semi-annual drug screenings
  • Ability to wear and respirator and PAPR
  • Work involves a small percent of sitting and the remainder of the time devoted to walking, standing, stooping, and bending
  • May be required to do moderate lifting from 15 to 85 pounds for instruction and emergency situations
  • Alertness is required to observe conformity to the various specifications as issued in instructions to accomplish the job
  • Color vision is a very important fact to be able to distinguish various color codes for identification of ammunition.

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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