E200:Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians locate, identify, render safe and dispose of all forms of ordnance (conventional, nuclear, chemical and biological, military and improvised) both U.S. and foreign made. In addition to working closely with other military services, EOD technicians assist civilian law enforcement agencies in ordnance related Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection procedures.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat

Military Duties:

The duties performed by EOD include performing render safe procedures on any type of ordnance including Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and Weapons of Mass Destruction. They conduct demolition of hazardous munitions, pyrotechnics, and retrograde explosives using detonation and burning techniques. Members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal rating perform underwater location, identification, render safe and recovery (or disposal) of foreign and domestic ordnance using SCUBA and specialized mixed gas diving equipment, and perform parachute/helicopter insertion operations in support of missions.

Military Duties Translated:

Prepare and maintain a personalized lesson plan for each subject matter area assigned using the lesson plans furnished by EODTEU-ONE. Prepare quizzes and remedial homework assignments as needed. Review all Instructor Lesson Plans for technical accuracy. Review all test items, quizzes, homework, and other instructional materials for completeness and conformity with the curriculum, submitting written recommendations for change to the Division leadership.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

EOD Instructor