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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Kirtland Afb, NM

Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
Kirtland Afb, NM
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
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EOD Technician

Explosives EOD Technician: The Shock Physics Division of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has an immediate full-time job opening for an Explosives Technician within our Explosives Group. Explosive Ordnance Disposal experience is required with 10+ years of EOD experience is preferred. This position will require handling, storing, transporting, arming and firing of explosives in support of test requirements. Additionally, this position will require preparation of the test sites to include basic construction, fabrication and operation of heavy equipment. Explosive test sites are located locally and at remote sites both in and out of the state with some out-of-town travel required. An electronics background and knowledge of high-voltage firing systems is desired.

The successful candidate will have advancement opportunities associated with a fast-paced and growing company. Integrity, initiative, and dependability are a must. We are located on Kirtland Air Force Base and applicants must possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and a current vehicle registration to gain access onto the Base. Salary range is dependent upon skill level, appropriate certifications and education. ARA provides a complete benefits package.

Employment is contingent upon obtaining an interim DOD security clearance. US citizenship is required in order to obtain a security clearance and a current clearance is highly desirable.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Company Information:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1000 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. We realize that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company's success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Our motto is 'Engineering and Science That Matters for Fun & Profit' and we live our core values of Passion, Freedom, Service and Growth every day.

To submit your resume, please apply on line at Please include salary requirements and three references. ARA and is an EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran employer.

- Knowledge in safe handling, storage, transportation and firing of explosives.

- Basic fabrication with wood and metal.

- Ability to operate various types of heavy equipment.

- Electronics experience to build, troubleshoot and maintain electrical systems and components.

- Position requires having a class A license or acquiring and maintaining Commercial Driver's License class B with Hazardous Materials endorsement.

- Graduate of Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal.

- Demonstrated experience with hand and power tools.

- Basic equipment maintenance experience.

- Demonstrated experience in operating heavy equipment is preferred.

KAFB, New Mexico, United States