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Become An Explosive Ordnance Technician

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Working As An Explosive Ordnance Technician

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • $44,040

    Average Salary

Example Of What An Explosive Ordnance Technician does

  • Conducted weekly, classified briefings to fellow EOD technicians.
  • Performed render safe procedures utilizing in depth technical data on all types of munitions.
  • Established plans for Emergency Response and Crisis Management, Physical Security, Information Protection and Contingency Operations.
  • Prepare and maintain explosive ordnance disposal tools, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Aided the United States Secret Service in protection of visiting VIP's around the Pacific area.
  • Skilled in Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Operations and in the Reconnaissance and rendering safe of chemical and nuclear ordnance.
  • Assisted in the evaluation process to qualify two teams to deploy to a combat area.
  • Provided protective support through U.S. Secret Service for the President of the United States and foreign dignitaries.
  • Inventoried and stored a variety of materials, primarily hazardous explosives and ammunition components.
  • Instructed other military personnel and civilians on UXO and IED awareness.
  • Conducted multiple range sweeps to clear UXO from live fire ranges.
  • Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
  • Rendered safe unexploded ordnance and other dud-fired explosive devices.
  • Selected to be the lead EOD Technician to fully integrate within a Naval Special Warfare Squadron.
  • Provide training and assistance for military, federal, state, and local civilian law enforcement agencies in Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection procedures.
  • Served as Team Lead for EOD emergency responses during bomb threats, aircraft emergencies, and munitions accident and recovery operations.
  • Operated as the EOD/UXO Subject Matter Expert while conducted POW remains'recovery in Korea.
  • Graduated from advanced WMD, robotics and HAZMAT Technician training.
  • Created Counter IED training lanes for 3rd Armor in Beuhring, Kuwait with 3rd Armor trainers.
  • Participated in live fire range clearance operations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Explosive Ordnance Technician Demographics


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  • White

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  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • German

  • Arabic

  • French

  • Spanish

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Top Skills for An Explosive Ordnance Technician


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Top Explosive Ordnance Technician Skills

  1. Explosive Devices
  2. Military Personnel
  3. Safe Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Conducted high-risk diving and demolition operations in response to recovered military ordnance and improvised explosive devices.
  • Trained Military Police and Republic of Korea military personnel on recognition of IEDs and hazardous devices.
  • Task included developing curriculum and instructing above allied nations in safe procedures related to explosives, diving, and combat operations.
  • Prepare and maintain explosive ordnance disposal tools, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Augmented United States Secret Service security details providing protection for American dignitaries.

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