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Gunsmith II (Shop D) (21257)





Fort Benning, Georgia, United States


  • 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.


  • Qualifications
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Education/Certificates:
    • 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.
  • Skills/Experience:
    • 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.
  • Supervision:
    • 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.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.