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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

29491 Unexploded Ordanance (UXO) Technician I

Assist in performing: reconnaissance and classification of UXO. Identification of U.S. and foreign guided missiles; bombs and bomb fuzes; projectiles and projectile fuzes; grenades and grenade fuzes; rockets and rocket fuzes; land mines and associated components; pyrotechnic items; military explosives and demolition materials.
Perform location of subsurface UXO using military and/or civilian magnetometers. Assists in performing excavation procedures on buried UXO. Perform operator maintenance of military and/or civilian magnetometers. Locate surface UXO using visual means. Assist in transporting and storing UXO and demolition materials.
Assist in preparing non-electric firing system for an UXO disposal operation. Assist in preparing electric firing system for an UXO disposal operation disposing of ammunition/ explosives by burning; disposing of ammunition/explosives by detonation. Assist in the operation of a personnel decontamination station. Don and Doff appropriate personal protective equipment in contaminated areas. Assist in the inspection of salvage UXO-related material and erection of UXO-related protective works.