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Ammunition Technician - Permanent Full-Time

July 21 2022
Categories Defence, Security, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Meaford, ON


Canadian Base Operators’ Meaford team is growing! If you are a committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Ammunition Technician position is located in Meaford, Ontario at the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre and typically reports directly to the Ammunition Supervisor. Their primary focus is storing, packaging, issuing, receiving, inspecting, and shipping of live and inert ammunition and related items under the direction of the Supply Services Manager. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Selection, inspection and preparation of issues of ammunition.
  • Inspection and repackaging of stores received.
  • Receipt of stores from other ammunition facilities or manufacturers.
  • Vets and completes all supply documentation before forwarding to ammunition inventory control.
  • Conducts periodic ammunition inspections.
  • Inspection and segregation of aides-to-production, ammunition scrap and munitions scrap.
  • Disposal and demilitarization of non-serviceable non-explosive stores and non-serviceable salvage.
  • Assist in the disposal and demilitarization of non-serviceable, surplus and obsolete ammunition and explosives.
  • Warehousing and repackaging of all stores respective of all policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of shipments of ammunition, explosives and explosive components and general stores.
  • Originates applicable transportation documentation in accordance to laws, policies and procedures for corresponding shipments of both dangerous goods and general stores.
  • Observes compliance with and advises on all laws and regulations concerning the handling, storage and transport of explosives and ammunition.
  • Complete assigned special projects by required deadlines, as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • The employee is expected to produce good customer service and a safe working environment at all times.
  • Comply with all Department of National Defense (DND), Transport of Dangerous Goods and Canadian Base Operators (CBO) regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Promote and abide by the DND Explosives Safety Program.


  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
  • Coaches and Develops


  • Ammo Technician Journeyman (QL5) or CAT 2, minimum
  • Current in AT trade related competencies
  • Current 3K Transport of Dangerous Goods certification would be considered an asset.


  • 5 years of working as either a military Ammo Technician or Civilian Ammo Technician or a combination of both


  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of the following is considered an asset:
  • Forklifts
  • Pallet jacks
  • Carts
  • 3 ton truck with airbrake certification
  • Zoomboom (RTFL)
  • Hold a valid class G driver’s licence with a clear driving record and be able to obtain and maintain a military 404 driving license
  • Must hold a Level 2 Security Clearance or be eligible to obtain one

Proficient user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • AIMS, DRMIS, AESIMS would be considered an asset

Due to many mandatory vaccination requirements at client projects / facilities, in order to provide substantial employment by ensuring compliance with our clients’ mandates, the successful candidate may be required to validate full vaccination prior to hire.

Please forward your application prior to close of business on August 2, 2022

Canadian Base Operators welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.