Ammunition Technician
Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Quebec
Saguenay, Quebec
4d ago

Ammunition Technicians are responsible for all Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) ammunition, explosive stockpiles, as well as ammunition and explosives safety programs.

They also perform technical inspections, tests, proofs, maintenance, modification and disposal of all CAF ammunition and explosives.

The primary responsibilities of Ammunition Technicians are to :

  • Provide advice on all ammunition and explosive safety matters - Manage the storage of ammunition and explosives - Prepare and ship ammunition and explosives -
  • Maintain static facilities, field and deployed installations - Perform render safe and disposal procedures on explosive ordnances -

    Certify ammunition, explosive items, munitions and non-munitions scrap to different degrees of classification - Conduct improvised explosive devices disposal operations -

    Operate equipment in support of operations Ammunition Technicians may work in a wide variety of locations and environmental conditions.

    Ammunition Technicians are initially posted to an ammunition facility to gain experience and knowledge. Once all training is complete, they may be posted within Canada or deployed on operations around the world.

    Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs.

    For more details about the job :

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    bit.ly / FAC00169E You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions :

  • To have completed at least 24 secondary school units (Secondary 4 and / or 5); OR Have completed a diplôme d'études professionnelles (DEP);
  • OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED). Salary :

    35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*

  • The minimum wage mentioned above is the first year of service. The military member will earn a base salary of approximately $ 60,200 after approximately four years of service.
  • The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017.

    To know more about the rates of pay :

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    bit.ly / payratesE No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.

  • Engineering and regulatory inspectors · Material handlers · Civilian Ammunition Technician · Civilian Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range Clearance Operator · Heavy Industial Machinery Operator Why you should choose the Canadian Armed Forces?
  • We are actively looking for motivated and talented members just like you! Members of the Canadian Armed Forces work to protect Canada and defend its sovereignty.

    They contribute to peace and international security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are always ready to respond to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises in Canada or around the world.

    Experience unique adventures, stimulating challenges, rewarding friendships, and the opportunity to see and shape the world while serving your country.

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    Training and continuous advancement - 100% free medical and dental care - One of the best retirement plans - 20-25 days of paid leave from the first year -

    Work-family balance - Free services to the family - Sports and fitness on work hours - Respect and appreciation of human diversity -

    Free learning of a second language - Definitely the best team to join! For more information about our advantages :

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