This position is located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO) Supply & Services Division, Ammunition Supply Point (ASP). This is an Army National Guard (ARNG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to perform the handling, storage, examining, transporting, and identifying of ammunition and explosives to detect defects, serviceability, deterioration, and compliance with all ammunition and explosives regulations, acceptable standards, specifications, or contractual requirements, as well as policy and procedures.
As a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, WG-6501-7/9, you will:
b. WG-07 AMMUNITION and EXPLOSIVE HANDLER MAJOR DUTIES:
(1) Perform Ammunition Inspections pertaining to the receipt, classification, storage, issue and shipment of ammunition items.
(2) Prepare items for shipment to other depots and/or installations. Using the correct Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and packing requirements, ensures all shipments meet DOT requirements, are palletized and banded according to the hazard class division, and establishes the correct weight and cube.
(3) Verification Inspection. Perform a variety of routine and special inspections of conventional ammunition. Performs quality monitoring of maintenance operations, area inspections magazine storage inspections and basic load inspections.
(4) Transportation Related Inspections. Inspect empty military vans and trucks to ensure that carriers meet standards for transporting ammunition, explosives, and other hazardous materials.
(5) Propellant Inspections. Inspect propellant charge containers and bulk propellants in storage. Inspects condition of powder bags for service-ability, safety, and markings.
c. WG-09 AMMUNITION INSPECTOR MAJOR DUTIES:
(1) Conducts pre-issue inspection of ammunition items prior to issue. Check each item for restrictions or suspensions. Inspects vehicles, equipment, and storage areas relating to the safety and security of Ammunition and Explosives (A&E).
(2) Inspect ammunition, performs maintenance, care, preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, etc. during operations. Conducts visual, mechanical, functional, static or dimensional tests as required.
(3) Responsible for the requirements of all ammunition management documentation. Researches, analyzes, and 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.
(4) Assists in the National Level Ammunition Capability (NLAC) resupply and excess management process as required. Receives shipments of all types of ammunition. Inspects conveyances carrying incoming/outgoing ammunition for damage, proper lot numbers, compatibility of contents, and compliance with directives and regulations.
(5) General knowledge of ammunition processes, regulations, and inspection requirements.