company is a growing and stable leader in the
demilitarization of munitions and explosives for the
Department of Defense. The job location is in NW
Louisiana and involves assisting in the design and
optimization of unit operations that dismantle, destroy
and recycle explosives from bombs, artillery shells,
mines and related munitions.
role will be to
and assist with the design of unit operations
through the use of Brainstorming, Hazard and
Operability Studies and troubleshooting existing
detailed design and equipment drawings in AutoCAD
daily a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Software and electronic e-mail.
and propose possible solutions to technical
equipment and solicit bids for equipment;
evaluate bids received.
and re-design existing equipment and processes to
accommodate similar operations that require
different configurations utilizing the same
(write) operational instructions and revise
existing instructions as required.
closely with team members to obtain the most
optimal design and work procedures possible.
specifications for new equipment and investigate
the best source for procurement of the equipment.
and/or supervise all aspects of the construction,
procurement, modification and startup of unit
operations and associated equipment.
and evaluate multiple bids for equipment and
contractor construction and maintenance projects
personnel in the use of new equipment and
processes as required.
the Director of Support Technology and other
managerial team members as required.
travel (less than 4 trips per year of 3 days duration
each) is associated with this position.
Requirements and Your Abilities
job requires work in the close proximity of high
explosives on a routine daily basis. This
work must appeal to you (it is about the same as
working in a refinery where being in close proximity
to large quantities of flammable, hazardous and
reactive chemicals is the norm).
thorough knowledge of AutoCAD 2009 is required.
organization (management team) is small and close
knit. The job requires very close consideration and
support for every managerial function and team
member. Occasionally, assistance with functions apart
from your normal duties is required.
work apart from Monday-Friday 7am-4pm is required.
This is especially true for construction, startup and
troubleshooting phases of a project.
cannot be stressed enough, how important
being able to communicate effectively with all levels
of the organization is for this position.
This communication means patience, understanding,
sympathy and technical competence being utilized
simultaneously for the benefit of your team as well
as the organization as a whole.
to grow with the position and take on more
responsibility over time.
in Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
from a generally recognized college or university.
years experience in a chemical manufacturing or
refining environment, or experience in a mining
operation where the use of explosives was routine
acceptable experience is former military personnel
with a BS in Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical
Engineering in the Corps of Engineers or one of the
apply for this position, please send a full resume to
Smith or Ferris Callihan
Explo Systems, Inc.
1600 Java Road
Minden, LA 71055
+1 318 382 8700
or e-mail to
successful applicants will be contacted