Unexploded Ordnance Technician II (Eagle River)


: $84,495.00 - $171,530.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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The Unexploded Ordnance Technician II (UXOT2) assists in conducting visual and/or detector aided UXO and discarded military munitions (DMM) searches.

Conduct visual and/or detector aided UXO and discarded military munitions (DMM) searches.

  • Locate subsurface UXO and DMM by operating geophysical detection instruments and related equipment.

  • Perform field maintenance and calibration checks on geophysical detection instruments and related equipment.

  • Remove non-hazardous munitions debris and range-related debris, only after such items have been inspected by a or UXO qualified personnel and determined to be safe for handling.

  • Perform site/area security functions.

With direction and supervision, may:

  • Reconnoiter and classify UXO and DMM.

  • Identify all types of military munitions, including possible fuses and their condition, armed or unarmed. Examples of these military munitions are:

    • Bombs

    • Guided missiles

    • Projectiles

    • Rockets

    • Land mines and associated components

    • Pyrotechnic items

    • Military explosives and demolition materials

    • Grenades

    • Submunitions

  • Excavate subsurface UXO and DMM.

  • Move and/or consolidate UXO and DMM that has been determined acceptable for movement within a Munitions Response Area (MRA), but not over public traffic routes.

  • Transport demolition materials and/or UXO and DMM that have been determined safe for transport over public traffic routes, when required.

  • Prepare firing systems, both electric and non-electric, for demilitarization operations.

  • Operate personnel decontamination stations.

  • Assist in the inspection of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) for the presence of explosive hazards.

  • Construct UXO-related protective works.

In addition to being able to fully perform all of the above functions, UXOT2 personnel perform the following functions:

  • Properly store explosive materials per applicable guidance.

  • Determine precise location in field environment using a variety of techniques such as use of global positioning equipment, or basic land navigation techniques using topographical map and compass.

  • Prepare an on-site holding area to temporarily stow munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) that has an acceptable risk of movement.

  • Operate modes of transportation for transporting UXO, for which the risk of movement has been determined acceptable, when appropriate.

  • Perform limited technical supervision of Unexploded Ordnance Sweep Personnel (UXOSP)

  • Escort personnel who are not directly involved in UXO-related operations (e.g., personnel performing environmental monitoring), but have activities to perform within exclusion areas.

  • Inspect Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) for the presence of explosives safety hazards

  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

  • Perform other duties as directed.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Job Requirements


  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel to various job sites as required.
  • Ability to work in an Alaska Native Corporation multi-business environment.


  • Graduate of a recognized Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)/UXO institution.
  • Minimum of three years experience in a UXOT1 position.
  • 40-hr or 8-hour Refresher - OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate.
  • This position is contingent upon passing a Fit for Duty exam by receiving a medically qualified fit for duty result letter indicating the employee is medically qualified to conduct work activities at the jobsite.
  • Ability to pass drug and background screening.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Frequent: Sitting, Walking, Talking

Frequent: Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus
Continuous: Close Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception

Frequent: Using Effective Written Communication, Handling Stress & Emotions, Concentrating on Tasks, Remembering Details, Adjusting to Changes
Continuous: Thinking Analytically, Using Effective Verbal Communication, Making Decisions, Examining/Observing Details

Frequent: Working with Others and Working Alone
Continuous: Exposure to Inside Hot/Heat/Cold

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, Brice Environmental Services Corporation s policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship or other protected status. When applicable, Brice Environmental Services Corporation s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Calista Corporations business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Associated topics: blood collection, laboratory, medical laboratory science, microbiology, molecular, sample collection, scientist, technician, technician ii, technologist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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