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Ballistics Equipment Technician - Gunsmith - Level 3A - Shift 7-3 - Remington

Remington Arms Co., LLC • Lonoke, AR
a month ago

Job Description

General Summary

Obtains, tests, maintains modifies and repairs a wide variety of commercial and specialty firearms and associated maintenance and test equipment. Responsibilities will include maintenance of firing test range and will crosstrain to function as a Ballistics Tester and Materials Auditor as required. Follows oral and written instructions, wears protective equipment where and when directed and obeys all plant and safety rules and regulations. Supports the facility's mission, safety and ISO goals and directives and is an active participant of the Remington Team.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

  • Works in a safe and orderly manner at all times. Obeys plant, department and area rules and regulations and proactively encourages other team members to do so.
  • Obtains, maintains and wears or uses all necessary safety equipment as directed by work instructions or area supervisor.
  • Attends shift, department and plant meetings in a timely manner as directed by supervisor.
  • Responsible for ordering, receiving and shipping a variety of firearms.
  • Maintains firearms in clean and serviceable condition.
  • Disassembles, cleans, inspects, repairs, reassembles and tests firearms.
  • Disassembles, cleans, inspects, repairs, reassembles and tests associated test equipment such as but limited to universal receivers, drop test equipment and bullet pull equipment.
  • Operates handguns, rifles and shotguns of various types, calibers and manufacture to functionally test the firearms and the various parameters of manufactured and procured ammunition.
  • Operates various test equipment which may include drop testing, scales, bullet pull tester, shell cut-down devices and other related equipment to test various parameters of raw, semi-finished and finished materials.
  • Records and/or charts inspection results and provides timely feedback to supervisors or technicians in an effort to correct or prevent the manufacture of nonconforming products.
  • Maintains process integrity with proper documentation and observance of process records
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area at all times.

May handle hazardous waste, including labeling, inspecting, storing and transferring.

*NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and

responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good

attendance is required. Overtime, including working extended shift hours and/or during scheduled days off, may be required.

Educational Skills and Experience

  • High School diploma, G.E.D. certificate or recognized equivalent
  • Must not be a convicted felon or otherwise restricted by law from handling or using firearms.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:
    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • Record pertinent process information as required
  • Must satisfactorily pass the comprehension and technician test and a mechanical aptitude evaluation.
  • Ability to use and interpret gauges to measure and record product performance characteristics, weights and dimensions.
  • Must possess the skills and abilities to use powered equipment like, but not limited to, drill presses, pedestal grinders, sanders, band saws and various air tools.
  • Must possess basic personal computer skills sufficient enough to navigate menus and select, open, create, edit, save and print basic word and spreadsheet documents.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable challenged individuals to perform the essential functions provided this accommodation does not adversely affect other employees.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; extreme heat; explosives and vibration. Eye protection in the form of approved safety glasses with side shields or approved safety goggles is required. Approved steel-toe safety shoes are required. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually extremely loud and requires hearing protection to be worn in the work area.

Physical Demands

  • Vision correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision, depth perception and peripheral vision
  • Ability to wear ear plugs, ear muffs and a half-mask type respirator.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift and move up to 25 lbs. unaided
  • Ability to stand or sit for up to 3 hours at a time
  • Ability to occasionally kneel, crouch, bend or extend reach as required to perform tasks
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs
  • Ability to grasp and feel small parts with both hands.
  • Ability to securely hold and maintain control of handguns with both hands.

Note: One or more of the Physical Demands may be waived to enable challenged individuals the opportunity of employment provided this accommodation does not adversely affect other employees.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

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