• Explosives Instructor

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 5:13 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2403
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    Overview of key duties and responsibilities:  Delivers and presents FBI curricula to HDS students.  Demonstrates proper and safe use of equipment used in classrooms and training exercises.  Leads and conducts classroom, practical problem exercises, and explosives range training consistent with established course curricula and in conformance with applicable rules, policies, and explosive site safety plans.  Assists other instructors and curriculum design specialists in drafting, updating, and reviewing lesson plans for existing and proposed courses.  Follows HDS standard operating procedures, to include the use of explosives and energetic tools.  Follows HDS and Redstone Arsenal safety practices and standards.  Works with students and provides informal and formal evaluations of progress and feedback to students.    Maintains knowledge of all applicable safety and training rules and regulations applicable to HDS training and training operations.  Assists other instructors and curriculum design specialists. Maintain accountability of issued HDS training aid inventory, equipment, supplies, and materials.

    Serves as either a Primary or Assistant Instructor, as assigned.

    Work is performed both indoors and outdoors.  Explosives Instructors are subject to noise and fumes from explosives materials and detonations.  Exposure also includes the possibility of explosions or burning items which are experimental, defective, or operating at the limits of their capability.  Protective clothing, such as bomb suits, specially treated coveralls, safety shoes, ear protection, safety glasses, and gloves, etc. are worn on a regular basis.  Explosives instructors must be able to perform strenuous physical task in loading and unloading explosives materials and equipment that can weigh approximately 80 pounds or more.  Lifting and movement of boxes of training materials for classes can result in heavy exertion by the instructor.  Work occasionally involves long periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. 

    Required Active Clearance:  Top Secret Eligibility

    Minimum Education:  Possess a High school diploma or a GED.

    Responsibilities

    • Desired Work Experience: Possess ten (10) years recent operational experience as either an Active Duty Military EOD Technician/Specialist or a HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician and certified bomb squad member or a certified Federal bomb technician.  Recent Active Duty Military EOD Technician/Specialist operational experience is defined as overseas deployments in support of counter-IED operations occurring within the past 20 years.  Recent HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician and Federal bomb technician operational experience is defined as active, continuous assignment to an accredited bomb squad in a U.S. law enforcement or public safety agency within the past 20 years. 
    • Minimum Work Experience: Five (5) years recent operational experience as either an Active Duty Military EOD Technician/Specialist or a HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician and certified bomb squad member or a certified Federal bomb technician. Recent Active Duty Military EOD Technician/Specialist operational experience is defined as overseas deployments in support of counter-IED operations occurring within the past 10 years.  Recent HDS certified Public Safety Bomb Technician and Federal bomb technician operational experience is defined as active, continuous assignment to an accredited bomb squad in a U.S. law enforcement or public safety agency within the past 10 years.  Status as a former HDS civilian Army instructor is considered to satisfy the Minimum Experience requirement. 

    Meet the Minimum Physical/Medical Requirements.   

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