This position is located
in Joint Force HeadquartersState, USPFO, Supply and Services, Ammunition
Supply Point (ASP). The primary purpose of this position is to perform the handling,
examining, and identifying of ammunition and explosives to detect defects,
serviceability, deterioration, compliance, etc.
Secondary duties involve the receipt, storage, packing, issue, and
transfer of ammunition and explosive items.
Work requires a primary knowledge of handling, examining, and identifying
ammunition and explosives; and a secondary knowledge of the receipt, storage,
packing, issue, and transfer of ammunition and explosive items.
b. DUTIES AND
(1) Handles, identifies,
and examines ammunition and explosives items, components, storage areas, and
transportation conveyances to detect defects, serviceability, and
deterioration; and assures compliance with directions and regulations. Uses a variety of test gauges and equipment,
such as, multi-meters, galvanometers, ring gauges, pull a part test tables,
(2) Handles, identifies
and examines stored ammunition and explosives to determine true condition,
deterioration trends, and non-standard and hazardous methods of storage. Assures that associated reports are completed.
Visually examines and tests lightening
protection systems by performing electrical tests and records findings to
assure proper documentation. Properly
condition codes ammunition and completes appropriate documentation of
ammunition transfer records, condition reports, etc.
(3) Handles, identifies,
and examines the live turn-in of ammunition to determine the condition and
packaging of ammunition. Takes appropriate action to return ammunition to a
serviceable condition and properly packages unserviceable ammunition for
storage. Determines causes of ammunition
un-serviceability and takes appropriate action when ammunition deterioration is
found to be other than fair wear and tear.
damage-in-transit, periodic, receipt, and visual examination of ammunition
received by ASP to determine the true condition. Assigns condition codes. Completes the proper and required
documentation of ammunition transfer records, surveillance records, ammunition
condition reports, quality deficiency reports, magazine data cards and numerous
other documentation and/or reports.
(5) Visually examines
vehicles prior to loading to determine if the vehicle is suitable for
transportation of hazardous materials and ensure that the correct ammunition
has been issued and is properly packaged, marked and labeled, and in compliance
with directives and regulations. Assures
the load is compatible and properly blocked and braced for transportation and
that all hazardous material manifests, fire fighting instructions, vehicle
inspection reports, and issue documentation has been properly prepared. Briefs ammunition drivers on proper route
plans, fire fighting procedures and safety concerns prior to release of the
(6) Advises using units
on the proper procedures for completion of documentation for issue and turn-in
of ammunition and residue. This requires
an in-depth knowledge of ammunition administrative procedures as outlined in
Department of the Army (DA) regulations, pamphlets, and other applicable
(7) Operates forklifts,
stake bed trucks, pallet jacks, and various hand tools, as needed.