DynCorp International Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA
May 11, 2018
Job Description Job Summary The Gunsmith position designs, fabricates, modifies, repairs and services foreign and domestic firearms, weapons and accessories. Principal Accountabilities Performs detailed assembly and disassembly of foreign and domestic small arms weapons including small arms inspection, maintenance, and minor repairs. Builds custom pistols and rifles as needed. Works from blueprints without supervision. Fabricates and develops prototype small arms systems from a drawing or from customer input. Designs 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. Follows basic shop safety procedures needed to work in a small arms environment. Plans and conducts training as required. Perform other duties as requested. Knowledge & Skills These are SCA jobs and will vary accordingly by assignment within and across contracts. Gunsmith II - In addition to performing all functions of Gunsmith level I, the level II usually requires attendance at factory Armorer's courses of small arms in the arms room inventory, performs major repairs on foreign and domestic standard and non-standard small arms weapons, can build either custom pistols or rifles with little or no supervision, possesses excellent knowledge of gun-smiting tools and procedures, and possesses moderate knowledge of firearms operating principles and ballistics. This worker has a thorough understanding of firearm operation principles, has a moderate knowledge of internal/external ballistic theories, can fabricate special jigs, fixtures and other special tooling with some supervision, can read and understand blueprint drawings, and can work from those drawings under direct supervision. The Gunsmith II can perform as primary instructor on most standard and non-standard small arms weapon systems. Gunsmith III - Qualification for this position usually requires attendance at a formal one to two year accredited in-house gun-smiting course, or equivalent work experience. This worker has a 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. In addition, this incumbent can do the following: work 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. The Gunsmith III 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. Experience & Education Typically requires attendance at a formal one to two year accredited in-house gun-smiting course, or equivalent work experience. Travel No travel required Company Description DynCorp International is a leading global services provider offering unique, tailored solutions for an ever-changing world. Built on more than six decades of experience as a trusted partner to commercial, government and military customers, DI provides sophisticated aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever we are needed. For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.