Munitions Worker (901) Enlisted Personnel

Performs various tasks in connection with storage and issue of all types of ammunition, including bombs and pyrotechnics.
Loads, unloads, and stores ammunition at ammunition dumps, magazines, or ammunition supply points. Loads and unloads heavy projectiles and powder charges from trucks and freight cars and transports them by hand, hand trucks, or carts.
May assist in the destruction of defective or deteriorated ammunition.
Must have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations and ammunition handling procedures, including Ordnance ammunition identification code system.
Should be familiar with the examination of ammunition for such defects as dented or corroded cartridge cases. Should be familiar with operation of ammunition supply system.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Ammunition Handler
  • Packer, High Explosives

Suitable Substitutions