Munitions Handler

Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Operations - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


This position is an entry level position located in Hawthorne Nevada. Current SOC collective bargaining agreement employees will be considered for this position first.


Rate of Pay:

80%: $15.89

90%: $17.88

100%: $19.86

110%: $21.85



We would  like to invite you to Google information about Hawthorne and Hawthorne Army Depot. Below you will find a few facts about our area.

  • Hawthorne Army Depot is the largest ammunition storage facility in the world.
  • SOC Nevada LLC does not deploy overseas.
  • Hawthorne Nevada is a one mile square town with a population of about 3,500 people.
  • The nearest major shopping facility (Walmart) is about 75 miles away in Fallon Nevada.
  • The closest major city (Reno NV) is located about 2.5 driving hours away.
  • Las Vegas Nevada is located about 5 driving hours away.
  • Our climate compares to that of Afghanistan (dry desert) but the temperatures are not as extreme.

There are many opportunities in our area for outdoor recreation. Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes Ski Resort, and many back-roads for hiking, biking, fishing, ATV/UTV travel are a few of the amenities right out our back door. Hawthorne is a patriotic and peaceful town.


If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at the information below. Our office hours are 6:30 Am to 5:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)  Monday-Thursday.


Under Leader/Crafts direct supervision, perform warehousing duties involving stock movement into or out of storage facilities, physical inventory,disassemble, assemble, warehouse arrangement, accessibility, clean, repair, rework, inspect, test, load, package, move, or mark any ordnance items or components. Must ensure all doors and winows are properly sercure in work areas. * Note: Munitions Handlers can be assigned to various areas including: Ammo Process Operations, Supply Depot Operations, Fix it Crew, and Inventory. May perform other duties as assigned and may be reassigned to other depot locations as workload fluctuates. 

  • Operate mobile equipment such as MHE, vehicles for transporting personnel, tools, equipment, ammunition components, or machines used in the manufacture or demlilitarization of munitions such as chemical stripping vats, stress relief ovens, grit blast machines, spray paint and electrostatic paint systems, melt kettles, hydraulic presses, overhead hoists, etc. May operate computer based programs such as the Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) and AIT scanning tools.
  • Accurately record and report all Munition and Munition component accountability and descrepancies to the appriopriate authority.
  • Remove dunnage and maintain a clean, secure and safe work area to include but not limited to pulling weeds, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms in or around explosive operations buildings and/or magazines.
  • Uphold company values (Safety, Diversity, Integrity and Success).   Perform other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned. May perform occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty than those listed. Maintains high ethical standards, overall values of the business, and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct to include cooperating during Company investigations; Responsible for reporting potential known environmental and safety concerns to Suprv. or appropriate Dept


EDUCATION: Minnimum High school diploma or equivalent required.


EXPERIENCE:  No prior experience required. Previous Munitions experience helpful.


CERTIFICATIONS: Must be able to obtain and maintain required training in accordance with SOC's Master Training Plan.


LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license unless physically unqualified to obtain such a license. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms clearance, Common Acces Card (CAC), and must pass local agency background check.


OTHER: Must be able to perform work duties, routinely, in a safe and effective manner, remaining alert and aware of potential work/safety hazards at all times, and especially alert while performing safety sensitive duties.


Diversity, Inclusion, & Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company.  Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made.


Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status.  Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws.


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