89D EOD Specialist Duty Descriptions

Battalion Operations NCO
Responsible for operations and training for seven companies with 2200 Soldiers, all aspects of training, parades, and ceremonies, community projects, contingencies/mobilization, and special events for the battalion; directs the S2/3 portion of battalion Command Inspections; responsible for consolidated AIT graduation ceremonies for over 2500 Soldiers per year; manages ammunition accounts and school allocation for the battalion.

89D30 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Leader (Tech Escort)
Serves as an EOD Team Leader in a highly specialized Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High Yield explosives (CBRNE) Response Team (CRT) with a worldwide, no notice mission to locate, identify, render safe, mitigate, neutralize, package, and escort Chemical/ Biological weaponized or non-weaponized material, improvised explosive devices, and conventional ordnance to support Weapons of Mass Destruction Elimination (WMD-E) for US and NATO Combatant Commanders.

Coordinates and supervises an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team in support of III Corps and other units assigned to Fort Hood, civil authorities in 189 counties within the state of Texas, the US Secret Service for the security of the President, Vice President and designated heads of state; leads the team in the identification, render safe, recovery and final disposition of foreign and domestic unexploded ordnance, explosives and IEDs; on order deployed and provided EOD support to combatant commanders of the 172d Brigade Combat Team during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM XI-XII in a deployed operational environment (OE); supervises two Soldiers.

Battalion Senior Operations Sergeant 89D40
Senior Operations NCOIC in support of Homeland Defense mission in the NORTHCOM AOR; provides technical application to joint intra-agency and Law Enforcement officials with regards to critical force protection, UXO and Counter-IED operations for six Explosive Ordnance Disposal Companies and the HHD; supervises the training of deploying companies and their deployment in support of GWOT; assists in the development and enforcement of command policies; provides counsel and guidance to officers and NCOs; Planner and technical expert for EOD operations in the battalion; assists in mentorship and the development of junior officers as well as BN Staff.

EOD Sergeant 89D2O
Serves as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Sergeant; assists in the identification, render safe, and disposal of conventional ordnance and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) within Regional Command-South (RC-S), Afghanistan; assists in providing Counter Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) technical and tactical assistance to the maneuver company operating from COB Shoja; assists as a subject matter expert (SME) and trainer on all CIED equipment; assists in the protection of coalition forces and civilians from the effects of explosive hazards; responsible for over $2,000,000 of team equipment; responsible for the safety of two Soldiers.

89D Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist (89D48 or 89D38)
Phase One Instructor/Writer; Responsible for the growth, development, training and counseling of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Phase One IET Soldiers, NCO's and Officers; Supervises and conducts Physical Readiness Training; Assists in the management and writing of technical training releated to EOD tools, equipment, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs); instructs 1500 Phase One EOD students annually; responsible for the safe conduct of all operations during instruction of live demolition, explosive actuated tools, range operations and the EOD Challenge culminating event.

89D Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Sergeant
Serves as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Sergeant responsible for the identification, render safe and final disposition of hazardous conventional, chemical, nuclear and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); assists in the initial exploitation of IEDs on the battlefield; advises Soldiers on Anti-Iraqi Forces (AIF) IED Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs); accountable for maintaining over 800,000 dollars worth of EOD tools and equipment; performs as an EOD Team Member in support of the US Secret Service for the protection of the President, Vice-President, and foreign dignitaries; provides EOD support to civil law enforcement agencies in six states.

89D No Duty Title Provided
Leads an EOD team in locating, identifying, rendering safe and disposal of conventional, biological, chemical, nuclear weapons, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) for city, 75 counties in WA and OR, state, federal, and military agencies; supports nine districts in RC-E Afghanistan; provides support to the U.S. Secret Service and Department of State for the protection of the President, Vice President and designated Heads of State; provides unexploded ordnance (UXO) and improvised explosive devices awareness and safety training to Soldiers and civilian agencies; responsible for two Soldiers.

89D Platoon Sergeant for an EOD Company
Serves as a Platoon Sergeant for an EOD Company with a peacetime and wartime mission to provide technical advice and EOD support to military operations as well as Federal, State, and Local agencies for domestic incidents involving conventional, nuclear, chemical, biological, and improvised explosive devices; responsible for the administrative and supervisory functions in their entirety for 3d Platoon as well as Unit Movement and NBC sections; responsible for $11 million worth of organizational, theater provided, platoon, and team equipment.

89D Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist - 1SG
Serves as a First Sergeant for a deployable MTOE Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Company with the mission to identify, render safe, and dispose of IEDs, conventional U.S., foreign, and CBRN weapons across the spectrum of combat and peacetive operations to protect U.S. Forces and civilian personnel and property both in CONUS and while deployed; responsible for the health and welfare, training and mentorship of a 44 Soldier unit; advises the commander on all enlisted matters and EOD operations.

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