Explosives Safety Specialist

in Redstone Arsenal, AL

Explosives Safety Specialist Job

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    Redstone Arsenal, AL, US

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  • You’ll be joining a dynamic forensics team with many opportunities to grow professionally and working with other forensic experts in various fields to support the FBI and TEDAC missions.
  • This is a unique opportunity to work with the FBI laboratory.
  • You’ll obtain some or enhance your experience working in a fully functional government laboratory working closely with other forensics experts.


  • Assist in performing a range of work involving many different and unrelated processes related to IED and explosives ordinance defeat.
  • ESS personnel must complete an internal training program for working with evidence.
  • Perform and document safety-check practices on all evidence submitted for explosives testing.
  • Utilize EMU x-ray equipment to produce clear x-rays that are sufficient for accurate interpretation of potentially hazardous devices submitted.
  • Perform x-ray interpretation, in collaboration with other qualified individuals, to determine if a device is safe, or needs to be rendered safe, by qualified Special Agent Bomb Technician (SABT) or FBI Forensic Device Examiners.
  • Assist SABTs in the disposal of, and / or render safe, live explosive devices IAW all applicable laws, rules, regulations, methods, and procedures.
  • Assist in the proper transport and storage of explosive devices and materials IAW all applicable laws, rules, regulations, methods, and procedures.
  • Assist SABTs, or Forensic Device Examiners, in conducting comprehensive assessments if requested.
  • Prepare detailed documentation and reports associated with explosives storage, explosives inventory, explosives safety, explosive management program, and range activities.
  • Receive, open, and inventory evidence. Initiate and maintain proper evidence administrative documentation, including chain-of-custody of all forensic evidence under examination and be able to perform the duties associated with evidence management and data entry into various databases for evidence processing.
  • Support activities, functions, or duties, as defined in future TOs.
  • Research, develop, and author whitepapers and information papers, as required


  • Education: B.S. degree.
  • Experience: At least five (5) years handling explosives.
  • Skills: Explosives Ordinance Disposal (EOD), performing and interpreting x-ray capture/images, explosives demolitions, explosives safety management, and explosives range safety.
  • Certifications: DOD or FBI certification to perform explosives operations.
  • Equipment: Steel Toe Boots required for range work or work with power equipment

Clearance:       US Secret Clearance

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Who We Are

Our company values innovative and intuitive people who want to help identify and develop creative, unconventional solutions for our clients.

Ideal Innovations Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned company specializing in innovative solutions to our client’s most difficult challenges utilizing biometrics, forensics, scientific and I/T SMEs. We staff the greatest number of contractors to the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) Biometrics Operations Division (BOD) in Clarksburg, West Virginia. At Ideal Innovations, we are:
+ Innovators

Innovators of creative services, solutions and products for our clients.

+ Intuitive

Intuitive to our client’s needs and desires.

+ Identifiers

Identifiers of unconventional, rapid solutions for our client’s challenges.

What We Offer

+ Learning & Development

You will be encouraged to reach your full potential. You will be provided the resources to grow professionally & enhance your skills through Tuition Reimbursement & LinkedIn Learning (with unlimited access to 13,000 online training courses and videos)

+ Join a Team of Innovators

You will work with very innovative and intuitive people. You will enjoy collaborating on teams that identify and develop the most impressive thought-provoking solutions and products for our clients.

+ Flexibility

You will experience the flexibility needed to balance work and manage your personal life while accomplishing great things both professionally and personally.

+ Competitive Compensation

You will receive competitive compensation with access to a comprehensive benefits package to include generous paid time off/paid holidays and lucrative 401(k) matching with 100% vesting at the completion of your first year, plus a host of other perks.

+ Rewards & Recognition

You will be recognized & rewarded for achieving ground breaking results that lead to the continued success & growth of the company.

Perks & Benefits

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