Unexploded Ordnance Tech III in Nassau at PAE

Date Posted: 7/26/2020

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Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Unexploded Ordnance Tech III

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities.  In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Responsible for performing handling, preparation, post run and transport of exercise torpedoes and associated equipment in accordance with NAVAIR/NAVSEA/NAVFAC guidelines on the AUTEC project.


  • Perform mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair on exercise torpedoes (MK-46/MK-50 REXTORP's, MK-48, MOD 4, 5, 6, 7 and MK-46, 54 EXTORP's) and associated equipment in accordance with NAVAIR/NAVSEA guidelines.
  • Operate tractor-trailer, forklift, and overhead cranes per NAVFAC guidelines.
  • Conduct rigging operations of heavy equipment per NAVFAC standards.
  • Handle, package, transport hazardous ordnance material up to 1.1 per NAVORD standards.
  • Operate torpedo data extraction computer per NAVSEA standards.
  • Operate and maintain the breathing air system in support of the torpedo operations.
  • Provide training and technical guidance to lower level technicians.
  • Will assist in supervision of lower level technicians.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Three (3) or more years related experience working in a torpedo shop environment preferred. 
  • One (1) or more years certification in forklift, tractor-trailer, and overhead crane operations.
  • One (1) year electronics technology experience or locally obtained certification in REXTORP preps and weapon data extractions.
  • One (1) or more years supervisory experience.
  • Must pass NAVOSH/OSHA respirator certification upon hire. 
  • Must meet qualifications for Naval ordnance certification program within six months of hire.
  • Must pass annual CPR / First Aid training upon hire. 
  • Must pass NAVSEA/NAVAIR Torpedo Certification programs as required. 
  • Must pass NAVFAC Crane Certification for CAT III overhead cranes within 30 days of hire.
  • Must obtain/have licenses for Cat-4 Mobile Crane.   
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with all levels of personnel in a multi-cultural team-oriented environment.
  • Good personal computer and Microsoft Office products skill with emphasis on Word.
  • Analytical skills to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds of material or equipment.
  • Must be able to pass an HEP physical yearly.
  • Must be able to work and wear 30 pounds of equipment regularly.
  • Must be able to regularly work in a controlled environment where temperatures can exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit in full hazmat suit and utilizing a breathing apparatus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • A valid US Passport and Driver’s License is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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