Gunsmith II (Shop D) (21257)
Under the supervision of the Shop D Supervisor, performs a full range of work involved assembly and disassembly of military small arms and other infantry weapons including troubleshooting and repairs.
- Determines the nature and extent of repairs required; disassembles and examines parts and assemblies for serviceability; replaces parts and assemblies as required.
- Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions of small arms and other infantry weapons.
- Determines serviceability of parts; exercises initiative to maintain productive progress and accepts responsibility for the results.
- Safely uses common hand-tools and shop equipment effectively without assistance.
- Diagnoses and determines remedies for failures commonly encountered in the repair of tow artillery or small arms weapons, with little or no supervision, using a variety of diagnostic techniques and practices.
- Assists other employees in the proper repair maintenance procedures and capabilities of small arms maintenance and related TMDE. .
- Performs other duties as assigned to meet organizational/operational objectives.
- Job duties and responsibilities may change due to contractual requirements.
- Minimum Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- At least three (3) to six (6) years' of experience in Gunsmith II or an equivalent.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be proficient in servicing, troubleshooting and repairing military weapons.
- Must be familiar with the use of electronic technical manuals.
- Working knowledge of GCSS-Army preferred.
- Gunsmith II receives guidance and direction as necessary from the Shop D Supervisor with regards to policies, directives and professional development.
- Working Environment:
- Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the outdoors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic condition.
- Work requires stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolong sitting and occasional working in cramped and awkward position.
- Frequent exposure to conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.
- A normal work week is 40 hours (5 days a week).
- Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires.
- Must be able to climb up and down ladders and stairs, as well as bend, twist, and squad for prolonged periods.
- Must be able to pull, push and lift up to 50 pounds.
- Function in conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.