Munitions Handler

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


The position of Munition Handler, with SOC LLC, A Day and Zimmermann Company, is located at the Hawthorne Army Depot, near the modest, west central Nevada, “High-desert, mountain-side”, community of Hawthorne. Interested applicants are invited to search on-line sites for additional information regarding the renowned Hawthorne Army Depot. (Note: SOC Nevada LLC typically does not deploy personnel overseas.)

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Hawthorne Army Depot, known as “The Largest ammunition storage facility in the world,” is centrally located near the modest community of Hawthorne, Nevada, at the base of 11,000 ft. Mt. Grant and at the south end of large and historical Walker Lake on Highway 95. We are located within a comfortable 1 to 2 hour drive of numerous communities and cities, located in Northern Nevada and Northern California, including South Lake Tahoe, Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Fernley and Sparks, all of which offer abundant opportunities and access to high quality shopping, recreation, health care, education and entertainment.

HWAD, is also located near the East Gate to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Heavenly and Mt. Rose ski resorts, and a comfortable 4 -5 hour drive North West of Las Vegas , NV. For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant opportunities nearby for hiking, biking, fishing, camping, ATV/UTV and other sports.  

Interested applicants with questions are encouraged to contact the SOC Human Resources office at 775-945-7582, Monday through-Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement.


  • Under Leader/Crafts direct supervision, performs warehousing duties involving stock movement into or out of storage facilities, physical inventory,disassembles, assembles, warehouse arrangement, accessibility, cleans, repairs, reworks, inspects, tests, loads, packages, moves, or marks 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.
  • Operates 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 records and reports all Munition and Munition component accountability and descrepancies to the appriopriate authority.



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.



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