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  • 1) Inspects, tests, maintains, stores, and prepares for use ordnance material, such as guns, primers, fuses, shells, mines, bombs, rockets and guided missiles, tanks, chemical, biological, and radiological munitions, and fire-control equipment for weapons: Tests and inspects material for functioning and serviceability, using prescribed gauges and test equipment, and by firing or detonating weapons and munitions.

  • 2) Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles ordnance of all types, using handtools, power tools, and material-handling equipment.

  • 3) Assembles and loads explosive and inert elements to prepare ammunition items for use.

  • 4) Cleans, stores, and maintains ordnance material according to technical manuals.

  • 5) May be designated according to ordnance item involved as Munitions Worker; Nuclear Weapons Mechanical Specialist; Torpedo Specialist.

  • 6) May maintain small arms and artillery and be designated Armorer.

  • 7) May deactivate unexploded bombs and mines and be designated Bomb-Disposal Specialist.




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Job Number: 6994