AECOM Ordnance Supervisor in Point Mugu, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146305BR

Position Title Ordnance Supervisor

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Point Mugu

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

This position is contingent upon award of the Naval Test Wing Pacific Aircraft Maintenance contract and will be based in Point Mugu, CA

Ensures the compliance of ordnance management policies and programs, military weapon systems and logistics, maintenance data systems, and support equipment transactions; manage and supervise the storage, handling, inspection, assembly, and testing maintenance; establish work schedules, modification requests and maintenance logs and equipment while complying with current directives. Utilizes well defined leadership skills; exercise critical and analytical thinking; apply effective oral and written communication skills; handle numerous administrative duties while also being able to guide and mentor subordinates. Works with other personnel or groups of personnel to resolve problems. Responsible for mission configuration, working with various civil service work centers with up loads and systems checks as required. Responsible for aircraft loads and ensure aircraft are properly configured as governed by applicable NATOPS manuals and Flight Clearances. Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and that all safety rules and regulations are observed. May work with other groups or personnel to resolve problems. Will instruct and assist in training of lower level employees in proper work methods and performance of their job duties. Performs related duties as assigned including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification. Assist other shops/skills as required. May reassign contract personnel between workcenters as needed to support the daily flight schedule requirements.

  1. Directs and supervises all personnel engaged in the storage, handling, transporting, inventory, maintenance, issue, and repair of aviation munitions and aviation armament handling/test equipment.

  2. Supervises the assembly, loading/downloading of aircraft, and arming/de-arming of all aviation munitions.

  3. Evaluates the aviation ordnance function for thoroughness and efficiency and promulgates changes when necessary.

  4. Advises the Site Project Manager on technical matters pertaining to aviation ordnance.

  5. Directs the Explosive Safety program.

  6. Supervises the requisitioning, receipt, allocation, and usage of aviation munitions.

  7. Supervises the training of aviation ordnance personnel.

  8. Administers the Explosive Handling Personnel Qualification and Certification Program for Class V Ammunition and Explosives and acts as the Chairman of the Certification Board.

  9. Develops aviation ordnance standing operating procedures and ensures timely submission of all required ordnance reports.

  10. Supervises and schedules personnel efficiently and effectively to meet work requirements and to protect against costly duplication of labor.

  11. Ensures employees use proper procedures, methods and practices in the performance of their duties.

  12. Conducts shift meetings and briefings as needed and participate in supervisor/management meetings.

  13. Provides, supervises and documents on-the-job training for Ordnance personnel.

  14. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy.

  15. Ensures shop area is clean, orderly, and free from workplace hazards.

  16. Provides liaison between the Maintenance Control Supervisor and the work group Leadmen.

  17. Performs any other maintenance duties or Supervisory functions that may be identified by senior management as appropriate.

  18. Ensures Ordnance personnel act as one homogenous work center.

  19. Ensures each ordnance technician is cross trained to perform ordnance functions on

  20. ALL T/M/S.

  21. Ensures ordnance technicians perform VAL/VER procedures in accordance with preliminary checklists / manuals on new ordnance and new procedures.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in an office, flight line and shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 75 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements


  1. Possess an extensive background in the field of Aviation Ordnance with a minimum of 20 years of experience with 10 years of the last 20 years in direct aircraft loading, maintenance, and weapons system testing.

  2. Of the 20 years of experience in Aviation Ordnance, 10 years shall be in a Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Officer/Master Chief Petty Officer/Master Sergeant position that included responsibility for weapons systems reliability, Ordnance Certification program adherence, weapons logistics, ammunition accountability through the Non-Combat Expenditure Allocation Program, and assigning workloads as well as duties for entire shifts.

  3. Must have experience supervising daily flight operations as well as personnel supporting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

  4. Must have experience supervising daily uploading/downloading evolutions and personnel supporting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.


  1. Must be knowledgeable of Flight Clearances, NATOPS manuals, Stores Loading Manuals and associated checklists, NAVSEA OP 5 OPNAV 8000.16 Series.

  2. Must be knowledgeable of technical directives and CNAFINST 4790.2 Series; be knowledgeable of and understand basic supply procedures; possess a working knowledge of applicable aircraft.

  3. Capable of writing with clarity and technical accuracy.

  4. Shall possess or can qualify for a U.S. states driver license.

  5. Must have a Secret clearance and be able to maintain it.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline is highly preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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