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Amentum Gunsmith II – Small Arms Repairer in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Job Summary

AMENTUM has an opening for a Gunsmith II (Small Arms Repair) in Kuwait.

The Gunsmith can design, fabricate, modify, repair and service foreign and domestic firearms, weapons andaccessories. This position will work on external/internal and terminal ballistics; build custom pistols and rifles, as well as other types of weapons systems with minimal supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:1. Perform detailed assembly and disassembly of foreign and domestic small arms weapons includingsmall arms inspection, maintenance, and minor repairs.

  1. Performs ammo inventory and residue turn-in, publication and catalogue updates, tool and capitalequipment maintenance, calibration control, weapons cleaning and organizational level weaponsmaintenance.

  2. Design, fabricate, modify, repair and service foreign and domestic firearms, weapons and accessoriesand is capable of designing computer prototypes from customer input, has necessary knowledge of

munitions and ballistics to accomplish assigned tasks.4. Possesses knowledge of the tools (i.e. hammers, punches, files, stones, etc.) and gauges needed toperform assigned duties, has limited knowledge in the operation of gun-smiting machinery such aslathes, milling machines, surface grinders, etc., as well as limited knowledge of tooling used withthose machines.

  1. Has knowledge of basic shop safety procedures needed to work in a small arms environment,performs support functions for the shop, to include bead blasting and preparing metal parts forrefinishing.

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

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 2-3 years experienceArmor certification or Gun Smith certification(s) preferredHigh school diploma or equivalent is required.Requires knowledge in the use of hand tools, machine tools, and other equipment necessary toperform assigned duties, has the knowledge and skill to design and construct prototype small armsfrom drawings or customer input.Qualification for this position usually requires attendance at a formal one to two year accredited in-housegun-smithing course, or equivalent work experience.Training and related experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in thecontract/delivery order.Active Secret clearance is required.Position may require travel

Preferred Qualifications


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