Job Description: Explosive ordnance disposal specialist Soldiers are the Army’s preeminent tactical and technical explosives experts. They are warriors who are properly trained, equipped and integrated to attack, defeat and exploit unexploded ordnance, improvised explosive devices and weapons of mass destruction. Explosive ordnance disposal specialists are the culmination of the best¬†tactical and technical training the Army and civilian academia can¬†provide. They are prepared to perform missions in support of Army units worldwide, across all operational environments. Job duties include: research and identify ordnance; assist in the preparation and use of advance robotics; explosively disposing of hazardous ordnance; prepare and maintain tools, equipment and vehicles.

  • Branch Branch: Army
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  • Desinnation Designation: 89D
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $50,535
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: ST: 110
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Intelligence & Combat Support
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