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    This National Guard position is for a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, Position Description Number D228000and is part of the ID USPFO, USPFO, Idaho Army National Guard.



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    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.

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    As a AMMUNITION INSPECTOR, WG-6501-7/8, you will:

    Be located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO) Supply & Services Division, Ammunition Supply Point (ASP). 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.

    Performs Ammunition Inspections pertaining to the receipt, classification, storage, issue and shipment of ammunition items. May receive shipments of all types of ammunition and verify DA form 1348 against Depot surveillance Records for correct NSN and Condition Code. Insures commercial carrier delivering ammunition has been inspected in accordance with regulations and standing operating procedures. Verifies quantity of containers for accuracy of nomenclature, stock and lot numbers against shipping documents and signs for shipments. Receives turn-ins from using organizations, counts each item received and inspects for serviceability. Classifies material to assure compatibility of explosive items. Studies new material to determine how it functions, how it is constructed and compatibility for storage purposes according to technical manuals. Assures that off post shipments of ammunition by commercial carriers are in accordance with ammunition policies and procedures and in compliance with Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and DoD regulations. Assures that ammunition is managed by class in accordance with established regulations.

    Conducts inspection of ammunition being turned-in to determine suitability for further training needs. Takes appropriate steps in this disposition of CCH material. Ammunition Condition Reports (ACRs) are prepared and sent to item manager for disposition of restricted and/or suspended items. If disposition is determined to be locally demilitarized; contact designated EOD team and assist with demilitarization mission.

    Prepares items for shipment to other depots and/or installations. Using the correct DOT regulations and packing requirements, makes sure all shipments meet DOT requirements. Items to be shipped are palletized and banded according to the hazard class division. Takes each pallet and establishes the correct weight and cube. Uses appropriate technical manuals, determines the proper name and UN number. Using this information, the appropriate 1348's are filled out and sent to Transportation Officer. Studies new material to determine how it functions, how it is constructed and compatibility for storage purposes according to technical manuals. Conducts observations and inspections of ammunition: In storage, inspects ammunition for corrosion from moisture and deterioration. Inspects for dents, loose detonators/fuses, discoloration and softness of dynamite and stains from nitroglycerin. Marks defective ammunition as prohibited for issue. Inspects ammunition of using organizations to determine its condition. Ensure that safety and storage requirements are properly observed. Responds to units which have misfires and/or malfunctions with ammo items.

    Conducts inspection of ammunition being turned-in to determine suitability for further training needs. Maintains a list of suspended ammunition and prepares listing for reporting excess to proper authorities for disposition. Assures suspended ammunition is withdrawn and no lots issued. Prepares condition reports on all bad ammunition, suspended lots, etc. Directs packaging, stenciling proper loading and blockage of excess ammunition.

    Verification Inspection. Performs 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. Assists QASAS when requested. Maintains a variety of publications, regulations and files pertaining to work of the unit. The following are typical, but not all inclusive examples of work performed:

    Performs periodic, storage and special inspections and tests to determine quality safety and condition of a wide variety of ammunition, subcomponents, and materials used in the maintenance, modification and manufacture of ammunition items. Inspects such items as small arms ammunition, artillery and mortar ammunition, rockets, missiles, mines, grenades, bulk high explosives, propellants and propelling charges, etc. Inspects container, checks rounds and other items for defects and deterioration, and separates any questionable items for further inspection. Under the technical direction of a Quality Assurance Specialist Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) or designated representative, assists in the disassembly of ammunition and components to make inspections.

    Travel Required

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

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