Explosives Ordnance Technician
New Zealand Government
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandWhat you will doThe NZDF Explosive Ordnance Technician is responsible for the issue, receipt, inspection, maintenance, assembly, repair and breakdown of Explosive Ordnance in the depot.

In addition, you will also be required to assist with logistic disposal and explosive stevedoring operations.What we needWe are ideally looking for a person with experience as an explosive ordnance technician level 1.

You may have been previously employed by NZDF as an Army Ammunition Technician, Air Force Armament Technician or civilian Explosive Ordnance Technician.

We realise this experience and skills are hard to find, so we would also consider a person who can demonstrate good mechanical knowledge and a sound technical background.

Due to the nature of the role, you will be handling and maintaining complex items, so you need to be able to interpret technical publications and drawings, aiding the maintenance of these items.

Meticulous attention to detail is key.In addition to the practical skills, we are also seeking a person with very good interpersonal skills who can relate to a wide range of people and operate in small teams.

Naturally within this environment, you will need the ability to maintain a high level of concentration and heightened situational awareness at all times, when handling or working with explosives or chemicals.

Stevedoring / dogman duties also form part of this role. It would be preferable if you have a class 2 driver's licence with Dangerous Goods and Forklift Endorsements.

A full driver licence is essential for this role and there is occasional travel outside of Auckland; typically to Waiouru.

Who we areDefence Munitions Management Group (DMMG) is responsible for : The delivery of all depot level logistic functions associated with the safe procurement, introduction into service, inventory management, storage, maintenance, distribution and disposal of all NZDF ammunition, explosives and associated non-

  • explosive stores in order that the NZDF can train, fight and win;Optimising the delivery of quality, timely and cost effective munitions to support NZDF's capabilities, this includes : through life munitions management;
  • compliance and governance; and technical advice.Providing appropriate advice and technical guidance for single service munitions policies and procedures in respect of ammunition technical training.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-

    being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why UsRare opportunity to work in a logistics environment like no other! This a role with a lot of responsibility which requires a specific skill set.

    There are three levels within this role which means you can really start to develop and progress within this unique are.

    Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! How to ApplyTo view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

    Please note : If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

    Applications close on Thursday 19 September 2019.Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

  • The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows : Low level Security Clearancemost preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, ORis a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA);
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

    If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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