Third Party Unexploded Ordnance Operations Quality Assurance Technician

Position Details

Job Title: Third Party Unexploded Ordnance Operations Quality Assurance Technician
Position Number: UXO-QA-001
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Worksite: Nellis Test and Training Range (NTTR) Complex
Relocation: No relocation offered for this position
Status: Full Time (Contingent upon Award)
Clearance: Secret required
Date Added: October 11, 2017

Job Summary:

The Third Party Unexploded Ordnance Operations Quality Assurance Technician (UXO QA Tech) will support the Range Support Services to the U.S. Air Force at the Nellis Test and Training Range (NTTR) complex and Leach Lake Training Range (LLTR). Independent inspections by the UXO QA Tech are coordinated with R3 to optimize efficiencies.  Although coordination to optimize efficiencies must occur, the UXO QA Tech inspections are independently conducted and evaluated to ensure compliance utilizing separate monitoring equipment other than the prime or sub-contractor.

The UXO QA Tech prepares and provides all non-conformance reports, monitors and ensures Team URS compliance to DOD, Air Force and RSS II requirements for Target Maintenance Operations to R3 Munitions Manager, then to the Team URS Target Manager and the government. Verbal notification of matters affecting safety or quality are made to the R3 Munitions Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct QA Surveillance of Target Operations in the field.
  • Conduct QA Audit Reports for each field surveillance.
  • Coordinate daily with on-site management and any sub-contractors to identify the daily operations and any scheduled inspections being conducted.
  • Attend any onsite meetings held by the contractor.
  • Inspect, certify, and verify range residue per DODI 4160.21-M which includes being present (on-site) during all phases of processing and loading of processed (demilitarized, mutilated, certified and verified safe range residue) into the roll on/off containers for either recycling or landfill disposal (material dependent).
  • Signoff of inspection, certification, and verification of range residue per DODI 4160.21-M on the DD1348-1 along with the program SUXOS ensuring chain of custody is maintained (locked and sealed containers).
  • Verify/validate weight of material to be recycled to ensure maximum recycling value is returned to the contract.
  • Ensure all shipment of range residue complies with Federal, state and local regulations and those required by the USAF and DOD prior to the material leaving the range.
  • Evaluate and inspect any facet of the operation to determine if Data Quality Objectives (DQOs) are being met and procedures are being performed IAW plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


  • Qualified as a UXOQC/QA and UXO Safety Officer (SO) per Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB) TP-18.
  • Minimum of 8 years MEC related experience with 2 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of QC and QA practices associated with munitions and explosives of concern (MEC)-related activities and managing and processing Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH), including documentation of its explosives safety status.
  • Must possess an understanding of applicable explosives safety criteria and experience in the various phases of a munitions response to MEC or the conduct of range clearance activities, as appropriate for the operations to be performed.


  • Graduate of a military explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) School of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, or Australia.
  • Current UXO Physical per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120.
  • 40-hours of HAZWOPER training per 29 CFR 1910.120 and 8-hour Refresher of HAZWOPER training if 40-hour training is over a year old.
  • Graduate of an OSHA compliant (29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4)) 8-hour Management and Supervisor Training course.
  • Completion of a 10-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training course and possess a Department of Labor Construction Safety Course Completion card.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Meet the applicable requirements of 18 United States Code (U.S.C.) 842 as amended by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 555.26 and State requirements.
  • Must have one of the following:
    • Successfully completed training as a quality professional (i.e., International Standards Organization 9001 internal auditor, American Society of Quality Certified quality auditor);
    • Quality-professional certification by a recognized organization (e.g., U.S. Army the Corps of Engineers and Naval Facility Engineering Command Training Course Construction Quality Management for Contractors; or
    • Company- and project-specific quality control (QC) training and work under the supervision of a certified quality professional.


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