AECOM Gunsmith III - Armament in Fort Polk, Louisiana

United States of America - Louisiana, Fort Polk

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening for a Gunsmith III in Department

Armament & COMMEL at Ft Polk, LA.

The Gunsmith III can design, fabricate, modify, repair and service foreign and domestic firearms, weapons and accessories.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Possesses required knowledge in the use of hand tools, machine tools, and other equipment necessary to perform assigned duties, has the knowledge and skill to design and construct prototype small arms from drawings or customer input

  • Capable of designing computer prototypes from customer input, has necessary knowledge of munitions and ballistics to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Thorough understanding of, and can instruct in external/internal and terminal ballistics, can build custom pistols and rifles, as well as other types of weapons systems with no supervision, and has a thorough understanding of machine tools and equipment

  • Works from blueprints without supervision, design, fabricate and develop prototype small arms systems from a drawing or form customer input, work to Special Repair Facility Level maintenance, and can design computer prototypes from customer input

  • Consults with government officials in all facets concerning the Weapons Department, such as, but not limited to, indoor/outdoor range design, ammunition fundamentals ballistics, weapons mounts, suppressors, optic systems, prototype development and reverse engineering projects, and performs direct supervision and training of subordinate gunsmiths.

  • Direct the day to day weapons maintenance operations of the Arms Room.

  • Accountability of all sensitive items and accessories, preparation for shipment, receipt, handling, turn-in and storage. IAW AR 190-11.

  • Ensures that equipment received is stored in the proper location and documentation is posted in AWRDS within the required time.

  • Locate, retrieve and issue weapons to maintenance for service or repair ensuring the proper documentation is correct and the weapons are signed over to authorized personnel.

  • Maintain accountability of weapons accessories, which include ensuring all BII & AAL is on hand, or on ordered.

  • Ensures that weapons are properly received, tagged and secured in order to maintain positive control.

  • Maintain the storage area in clean and orderly fashion.

  • Ensure weapons are store in a configuration designated by management and maintained.

  • Plan, prioritize and execute weapon repair missions as directed by the Supervisor.

  • Service and repair US military firearms IAW TM’s. Properly document services performed.

  • Verify that all services performed are properly documented.

  • Apply FAM’s, MAM’s, SOUM’s and MWO’s as required.

  • Direct and conduct packing operations for outbound shipments as directed by the Logistics Manager or Storage Supervisor.

  • Locate, retrieve and issue/transport weapons for turn-in or issue in accordance with MROs, Taskers or directives from management.

  • Receive, store, and sort unserviceable equipment and supplies for turn-in.

  • Verify, and sort, incoming weapons for storage. Enforce all security requirements under AR 190-11, 13 & 51 and other applicable security requirements.

  • Examine and inspect storage crates and racks for serviceability.

  • Compile and maintain reports on location changes, issues, receipts, and shipping.

  • Move or transports weapons or supplies to other sections (as necessary), using Pallet Jack, Forklift or industrial truck.

  • Ensure all movements of sensitive items are record in AWRDS

  • Maintain inventory and other stock records for material, equipment, and product stored, i.e. Barrel, BII and Plates.

  • Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation.

  • Must utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices.

  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Must be able to work at heights.

  • Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles of various sizes and heights

  • Must be able to work under pressure and strenuous conditions.

  • Must be able to meet short suspense dates.

  • Must be able to conduct work in the out-of-doors area with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions (i.e. extreme temperatures, high humidity, rain and blowing dust).

  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of stooping; climbing; standing; and sitting for long periods of uninterrupted time.

  • May require shift work.

  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • During the usual work period, the worker may be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident

  2. Attendance at a formal one to two year accredited in-house gun-smiting course, or equivalent work experience.

  3. Four (4) years of experience in the repair of US military small arms to include crew served weapons and have been working in an Armorer position within the last 2 years.

  4. Must have a valid certificate for MOS schools and/or GSA/OEM Factory Certifications as stipulated below in Preferred

  5. Applicant should be thoroughly familiar with US military Technical Manuals.

  6. Must have or be able to obtain licenses/certifications as needed to perform duties.

  7. Must have a valid and current state driver’s license.

  8. Must be able to complete paperwork associated with the position as required

  9. Excellent written communications skills

  10. Must possess working knowledge of word processing and integrated software applications

  11. Ability to perform detail oriented work as required

  12. Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  13. Must have the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  14. Position may require travel.

  15. Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with U.S. Army combat and tactical equipment preferred.

  • Valid US Army MOS 45 Bravo, 93 Juliet or USMC MOS 2111 certificate and/or GSA/OEM Factory Armorer certifications for required weapons

What We Offer

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Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203776BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.