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Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Technician Supervisor

Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Technician Supervisor

Job ID 5736
Job Location
Category Other
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Technician Supervisor supervises and provides technical guidance to the Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Technicians performing the receipt, storage, issue, maintenance, modification, destruction and demilitarization of

explosive items.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Prepares and reviews ammunition storage waivers.


Ensures ammunition quality assurance/quality control procedures are followed.


Interprets technical data and instructs subordinates in the technical aspects of ammunition, missile and other explosive items receipt, storage, maintenance and supply.


Performs as technical advisor on ammunition surveillance and safety matters. Additional responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Delivers briefings of operational effectiveness
  • Ensures accuracy of reports and clear written communications
  • Provides team leadership to alight staff with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Maintains the project/operational Quality Management System
  • Works effectivity with cross-functional DOD Staff, Client Program Office and CNI Program/Project Management Teams

Operates ammunition supply points (ASP) and Ammunition Transfer Holding Points (ATHP) at field, semi-fixed or permanent storage areas of various sizes.


Receives, configures, inspects, manages, issues, ships and retrogrades class V stocks utilizing distribution enablers.


Performs munitions field maintenance duties such as destroying, packing/crating, and banding, inventory and decontaminating ammunition stocks.


Prepares and maintains ammunition records and reports.


Operates and maintains data in automated information systems (Standard Army Ammunition System-Modernized) in support of supply operations.

Facilitates, optimizes and assures proper operational procedures and policies meet physical security standards and criteria for the physical security of sensitive conventional arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E), including nonnuclear missiles and rockets IAW AR 190-11.


Complies with ammunition and explosives regulatory requirements for secure handling and storage.


Demonstrates understanding of representative risk categories for ammunition and explosives and complies with the regulatory physical security measures required in AR 190-11.

Provides support as a trained operator for the Ammunition Information System to include, but not limited to:

  • SAAS-MOD (Standard Army Ammunition System-Modernization)
  • Munitions History Program (including):
  • Ammunition surveillance information system
  • Ammunition multimedia encyclopedia system
  • Total Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS)
  • Worldwide Ammunition Reporting System (WARS)
  • National level ammunition capability, conventional ammunition packaging and unit load data index.

Supports all ammunition supply points (ASP) and ammunition transfer holding points (ATHP) using SAAS-MOD and communicate daily with the Worldwide Ammunition Reporting System (WARS) and supports Total Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS) servers.


Coordinates and supports the assigned USG accountable officer for the stock record accounting and ammunition surveillance activities (quality of operations) as controlled by USG Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASASs).


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of five (5) year’s relevant experience and/or training with an arms, ammunition and explosives or equivalent combination of education / experience. Operational experience with supply policies and procedures contained in AR 710-2 and AR 735-5 when managing US Military supplies. Supervisory experience.



Must be U.S. born or naturalized citizen due to government or federal requirement

Secret Security Clearance required



Knowledge and understanding of the combat arms program and ground munitions requirements, authorizations, forecasting, and allocations within the Security Forces functional community

Knowledge and understanding of appropriate documents to derive munitions requirements for their functional area

In-depth knowledge of arms, ammunitions and explosives security publications

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to create / review / edit briefing materials and other correspondence intended for senior level leadership

Skill in solving complex technical and/or procedural problems

Ability to demonstrate experience with rough terrain container handling capability to receive, issue, ship and retrograde containerized class V munitions stocks

Ability to develop effective working relationships and to work in a team environment

Solid organizational and leadership skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities

Highly organized and detail-oriented with ability to effectively multi-task

Solid computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Windows, Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.