BALLISTICS & FIREARMS TECHNICIAN - Weatherby, Inc. - Sheridan, WY

Weatherby, Inc

DESCRIPTION

The Ballistics & Firearms Technician position will support the engineering team in ammunition and firearms manufacturing through quality testing, verification, reloading, and research and development of ammunitions and firearms.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform ballistics testing for quality control of ammunition production.
  • Calibrate and maintain all test equipment.
  • Clean and maintain test firearms and components.
  • Clean and maintain shooting range and range equipment
  • Use and maintain ammunition reloading tools and supporting equipment
  • Assist in engineering research and development
    • Perform ballistics testing on existing and new cartridges
    • Perform testing on various firearm platforms for function, reliability, and accuracy
    • Maintain documentation for all testing and development


ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education & Experience

  • Associate degree in a technical field such as manufacturing preferred
  • Firearms and ammunition experience required

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity
    • Strong knowledge of firearm mechanical properties and ballistics
    • Strong knowledge of ammunition and its components
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Able to demonstrate and consistently follow proper firearms safety
    • Able to problem solve and find creative solutions
  • Communication Proficiency
    • Strong communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment in a manner that facilitates teamwork.


ACCOUNTABILITIES AND MEASURES

  • Meet objective goals assigned during quarterly performance coaching.
  • Perform duties in a timely manner and report outcomes.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to acknowledge:

  • Working expectations: such as stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee will be subject to prolonged standing. The employee must be able to manipulate and assemble small parts.
  • Specific vision abilities: such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Weight requirement: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 56 pounds and push/pull up to 52 pounds.


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position generally operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment including computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets. While performing the duties of this job, this position may be exposed to the manufacturing environment and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in this work environment can be loud.

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