As a DoD Energetics Center and leader in the Navy’s
energetics enterprise, our workforce provides energetics research and
development, manufacturing technology, engineering, testing, manufacturing, and
fleet support. We accomplish this with expert personnel utilizing flexible,
modern facilities. We are dedicated to safety, customer satisfaction, high
quality, and environmental compliance in support of the warfighter. The Human
Resources staff is very excited to support the Navy’s warfighter and assist
management in meeting critical staffing needs by utilizing the resources and
Some of the advantages of working at Naval
Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology
Division (NSWC IHEODTD) are: competitive compensation, advancement
opportunities, alternate work schedules, scientist and engineering development
programs, job rotation, graduate education program, overtime/compensatory time,
liberal vacation accrual, 10 paid holidays a year, and 13 days sick leave a year
which can be accumulated.
NSWC IHEODTD is an Equal Employment Opportunity
employer. We employ a variety of persons in professional, technical,
administrative, clerical, and trade occupations. We are looking for scientists
and engineers in many different disciplines. NSWC IHEODTD also offers employment
opportunities for high school and college students.
Scientists and Engineers
NSWC Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC-IHEODTD) hires Scientists and Engineers in a variety of disciplines to support our mission requirements. From a BS to a PhD, there is a place for you at NSWC IHEODTD.
As a civilian scientist or engineer at NSWC-IHEODTD, you may be working with explosives; propellants; pyrotechnics; chemicals; rocket, missile, and gun propulsion systems; missile simulators; test and diagnostic equipment; tri-service cartridge-actuated devices; propellant-actuated devices; and aircrew escape propulsion systems, to name a few. We also provide special weapons support, explosives safety support, and ordnance environmental support to the United States and foreign military and others in the ordnance industry.
If you would like to be considered for employment as a Scientist or Engineer, please submit your resume and transcripts to our recruiting office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate which location(s) you are interested in (Indian Head, MD or Picatinny Arsenal, NJ).
Wounded Warriors, Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
NSWC IHEODTD seeks to match Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and Schedule A Candidates (individuals with a disability) with a variety of full time employment opportunities. Candidates who are interested in employment at NSWC meet the requirements can submit their resume and proof of eligibility (listed below) to our recruiting office at email@example.com. Please see required documents listed below:
To speak with the Recruiting and Student Outreach Team, please call 301-744-4519.