Unexploded Ordnance Technician I (UXO Tech I)

MEC (UXO) Waimanalo, Hawaii


This job description identifies the major responsibilities of this position. It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential additional duties requested by supervisors/managers and the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the Company’s overall benefit.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Unexploded Ordnance Technicians identify all types of discarded military munitions. They locate, extract, move, and consolidate any discarded military munitions. Unexploded Ordnance Technicians prepare firing systems, inspect materials to determine risks, and transport demolition materials.

  • Perform clearance sweep personnel functions
  • Reconnoiter and classify UXO and Discarded Military Munitions (DMM); identify all types of military munitions, including possible fuzzes and their condition, armed or unarmed.
  • Examples of these military munitions are: · Projectiles · Rockets · Land mines and associated components · Pyrotechnic items · Military explosives and demolition materials · Grenades · Excavate subsurface UXO and DMM;
  • Move and/or consolidate UXO and DMM that has been determined acceptable for movement within a Munitions Response Site (MRS) or Munitions Response Area (MRA), but not over public traffic routes.
  • Transport demolition materials, 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.
  • Assist in inspections of Material Potentially Presenting an explosive hazard;
  • Construct UXO-related protective works.
  • Other assigned duties.


  • Graduate of a qualified explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) school. As an exception, a UXO I may be a graduate of a qualified UXO school, per DDESB TP18
  • Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification IAW 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Current 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER Physical
  • Ability to work outside normal work hours at short notice as dictated by work load
  • Ability to work away from primary work location in excess of normal work day
  • Ability to travel outside the US
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  •  Valid Drivers License & clean driving record.


Selected candidate will be responsible for the satisfactory execution of these duties, responsibilities and functions. Duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without these changes being specified in this job description and that this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed when filling this position.

GSI Service Group Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that consciously builds inclusive teams and is proud to support a diverse environment that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.