Munitions Specialist - Amarillo, TX

Position Description: Support the Munitions Lead in the operation of OST’s Munitions Management Program (MMP). Assist in the munitions operation and maintain assigned munitions and pyrotechnics support efforts that assure proper shipment, storage, accountability, receipt, delivery, and transportation of munitions (Hazard Classification 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4) and other related services.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide annual applicable departmental data input to the Logistics Management Branch such as budget concerns, goals and objectives, initiatives, accomplishments, and other information as required.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of departmental plans and activities for maintaining, administering, and controlling of all government-owned munitions and pyrotechnics.
  • Maintain an automated inventory management system to account for all munitions and pyrotechnics received, issued, and/or expended.
  • Ship and receive munitions and pyrotechnics and ensure all actions, to include packaging, labeling, marking, and shipping papers, are accurate and consistent with CFR 49.
  • Review, prepare, inspect, record, and maintain lost, stolen, or damage records for all munitions and pyrotechnics received or stored.
  • Perform and coordinate munitions and pyrotechnics inspections to ensure serviceability and operational readiness.
  • Augment the logistics function as necessary to support issue, receipt, and storage/warehousing of inventory items and on-site/off-site exercise setup and property recovery.
  • Operate assigned fleet equipment such as operational and non-operational vehicles, forklifts, hazardous material transports, and specialized fleet equipment pursuant to Federal and State regulations.
  • Perform all other assigned duties as required.
  • Ensure that integrated safety management principles are applied to all duties. Perform all activities and tasks in a safe, ergonomically, and healthful manner.
  • Serve customers (external and internal) by focusing on quality as it relates to the customer; anticipating/understanding customer needs and expectations; responding expeditiously to customers’ questions, requests, and concerns; and satisfying reasonable customer needs and expectations.
  • Contribute to team effort by focusing on IR/ITP-OST mission, goals, and objectives. Accomplishing tasks and assignments in a professional and timely manner; keeping appropriate staff and management informed regarding the status of tasks and assignments; establishing and maintaining professional working relationships; working amicably, cooperatively, and productively with team members; assisting others as needed, and accomplishing other duties/tasks as assigned/directed or as necessity dictates.
  • Maintain all drivers licensing and certification requirements and an understanding of DOT regulations as needed to effect the safe and timely movement of vehicles and/or equipment necessary to support IR/ITP-OST contract requirements.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of five years on-the-job experience in a related position.
  • Within this classification some duties may require unique electrical, mechanical, and/or electronic skills and abilities.

Additional Skills:

  • A working knowledge of PC’s and related MS programs and office equipment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate DOE security clearance.
  • Knowledge of munitions management principles.
  • Knowledge of automated supply systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of CFR 49 as it pertains to the shipment of hazardous materials over public highways.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Class A CDL license containing Hazardous Materials endorsement.
  • Ability to obtain licenses and certifications to operate motor vehicles and any specialized equipment required for supporting and maintaining the requirements of the OST training program.
  • Ability to lift 68 pounds.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to plan and interact with support personnel.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate the work/training schedule.
  • Ability to travel for training and other IR/ITP-OST business.

Location: Amarillo, TX

Work Environment: Work is performed in an office, warehouse, or classroom setting or outdoors on a range or in support of a training exercise. Worker may be exposed to dust, fumes, loud noises and the environment

Physical Demands: Work involves much standing or walking. Some kneeling or bending involved. Occasionally, long periods of driving will be required. When in the office, work is sedentary, which requires sitting most of the time. Work will involve some moderate and heavy lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri/8 hours a day. Normal working hours are 07:00AM – 4:00PM. Several times a year there will be a requirement to support night shift operations.

License and Other Requirements: Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License and certified to operate motor vehicles and any specialized equipment required for supporting and maintaining the requirements of the OST training program.

Security Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate DOE security clearance.

Travel: Ability to travel for training and other OST business.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Munitions Operation Work: 5 years (Required)
  • Munitions Transportation (Hazard Classification 1.1, 1.2, 1): 5 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Amarillo, TX (Preferred)


  • DOE Security Clearance (Required)
  • Class A CDL (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan