Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00169 Ammunition Technician

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00169 - Ammunition Technician (AMMO TECH)

General Duties:

AMMO TECH shall perform duties related to

  • storage,
  • inspection,
  • movement,
  • repair,
  • modification,
  • testing and
  • destruction of ammunition

both in the field and in Depot by: lifting, storing, preparing for movement, and moving

  • ammunition, tools, and specialized ammunition support equipment;
  • conducting range clearance operations;
  • preparing for destruction and destroying ammunition.

Materiel is usually packaged in crates, boxes and pallets weighing up to 35 Kg but may weigh up to 64 Kg. Materiel Handling Equipment is limited in the field but is available in Depot. AMMO TECHs are regularly and continuously dealing with the stress of working with ammunition and explosives and must be capable of working long hours against severe time constraints.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Climb onto/off vehicle cargo decks, 1.75 m repeatedly, up to 10 times per four hour period.       X X X
2. Load/unload stores weighing up to 35 Kg continuously for 1 hour. X X X
3. Endure 10 hours jarring/bumping when travelling cross-country in 5 Tonne trucks.       X X X
4. Drive military and civilian vehicles in low/no light conditions.   X X X X X
5. Cope with the stress of working with ammunition and explosives on continuous basis. X X X X X X
6. Work up to 12 hour shifts in tactical or emergency situations.   X X X X X
7. Stand for up to 4 hours at a time.     X X X X
8. Physically capable of working with Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant (POL), paints, solvents and adhesives.   X X X X X
9. Dig a personal trench.   X X X X X
10. Bend and twist at waist level while working on production line to constantly move items of ammunition weighing on average 5 Kg.       X X X


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