Ordnance Equipment Worker Job in FLOWOOD, MS

Vacancy No. Department Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Salary $17.39 to $20.30 Grade 6 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/29/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/29/2018

  • Salary

    $17.39 to $20.30 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 6

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  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    This National Guard position is for a ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT WORKER, Position Description Number D1435000and is part of the MS 172 AW, National Guard.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    MILITARY MEMBERS WITH BONUSES: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period).

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    This position is located in the Munitions Maintenance and Inspection Section of the Equipment and Maintenance Branch. As a ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT WORKER, WG-6641-6, you will he perform organizational and intermediate level maintenance of munitions utilizing associated test and support equipment, as well as operate manual/automated documentation systems. Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on unguided munitions according to technical orders. receives, stores, ships, inspects, inventories, and performs intermediate maintenance on assigned conventional munitions. Ensures implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Military Munitions Rule.

    Munitions Inspection: Inspects, maintains, repairs, and reconditions conventional munitions, containers and munitions maintenance handling equipment (MMHE). Performs periodic, special, shipping, receiving, pre-issue and returned munition inspections in accordance with applicable item technical orders. Inspects munitions for evidence of exudation, corrosion, rust, dents, burrs, scratches, cracks, broken or bent parts and checks components for applicable Time Change Technical Orders (TCTOs) compliance. Removes dirt, rust and corrosion from metal parts with compounds and solvents, to include use of special tools. Uses lubricants and preservatives, applies metal finishes or paints munitions items using conventional brushes and paint spray equipment. Paints and stencils munition as required. Prepares Hazardous Materials for Military Air shipments.

    Links and repositions ammunition by operating electrical or manual machines and inspects for defects such as short or long rounds, corrosion and dented cases, and removes unserviceable rounds. Adjusts, inserts and removes cartridges and squibs for explosive components. Performs safety and electrical continuity inspections on electrically actuated munitions. Tags munitions for quantity, serviceability, and identification. Loads munitions onto trailers and delivers to aircraft loading areas or other maintenance shops. Processes/reprocesses chaff and flares by performing pre-issue/returned munition inspections (RMI) on unloaded/downloaded ammunitions.

    Performs electrical functional tests on munitions by utilizing appropriate test sets. May be required to load chaff/flares. Performs tasks qualification loading and downloading procedures on ALE-40 and ALE-47 Chaff and Flare canisters. Uses voltmeters and ohmmeters in performing continuity voltage tests involved in loading operations.

    Munitions Storage: Receives, issues, identifies, inspects and stores conventional munitions such as ammunition, starter cartridges, flares, fire extinguisher squibs, claymore mines and other explosive items. Unpacks, identifies, sorts, and judges the physical conditions of received munitions. Compares the material identification markings and obvious physical characteristics against shipping documents. Checks munitions shipping documents as needed. Determines proper storage and safety requirements as to quantity distance, compatibility, pilferability, and applicable stacking or piling regulations. Uses forklifts and lifting equipment. Conducts periodic
    inventory, and rotates munitions in storage based on shelf life, priority issue, etc.

    Munitions Supply (FV): Operates Combat Ammunition System - Base (CAS B) in accordance with applicable regulations and manuals. Maintains document files and accountable records. Manages the excess serviceable/unserviceable munitions program. Coordinates scheduling of complete, sample and special munitions inventories. Monitors and maintains munitions related report cycle, processing of repairable items, and bench stock activities. Provides detailed account management training to custodians and alternates.

    Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online, on the FASCLASS website. https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT members of the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, Reserves or Active Duty Military. You must be eligible to immediately transfer to the Mississippi Air National Guard, if selected.

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