Armorer - Iraq

Employer: Triple Canopy
Location : Baghdad, Iraq

Position Summary
Weapons Maintenance Technicians are skilled in the maintenance of small arms weapons.
Responsible for maintaining and repairing all weapons assigned to the contract and all equipment within the scope of repairs and maintenance approved by DEAV (Diplomatic Security’s Defensive Equipment and Armored Vehicle Division).

Position Responsibilities
•Maintain PRS detail and guard force weapons
•Maintain weapons for all personal protective, static guard and emergency response team security service personnel. Perform only authorized maintenance as per DEAV.
•Repair and maintain weapons in accordance with OEM standards
•Account for all weapons in his/her custody
•The weapons armorer shall perform general maintenance, repair and rebuilding of all provided weapons systems, as directed, to include:
semi-automatic pistols, submachine guns, pump action shotguns, automatic carbines, and automatic machine guns
•Shall also be responsible for the installation of special technical equipment to weapons to include optical devices, flashlights, grenade launchers, night vision, and laser sights

Job Requirements:
Essential Skills and Experience

•US Citizen
•Must have previously possessed a DOS Secret Clearance or be eligible to receive a clearance (preference given to those
applications who have held DoS clearance.)
•Must have a valid US Driver's License and US Tourist Passport
•Level 3 English proficiency
•The Armorer shall possess a technical knowledge of weapon repair/maintenance principles, methods, and procedures.
•He/she may qualify through completion of a military, law enforcement, or equivalent civilian weapons Armorer school and four (4) years military, law enforcement, or equivalent civilian Armorer experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
•One (1) year of overseas experience performing as an Armorer.
•Shall be Factory certified on a continual basis, as required, on all weapons for which he/she is responsible. These certifications must be in your possession as the company will not pay for initial certifications.

Colt M4
Sig-Sauer P228/229
Glock 19 Pistol
Remington 870 Shotgun
Remington M24/700 Sniper Rifle
FN Manufacturing M240 Machine Gun
FN Manufacturing M249 Squad Automatic Weapon
Knight's Armament Company SR-25 Sniper Rifle
Colt M203 Grenade Launcher

Note: Documentation of certification must accompany the resumes. These certificates shall be current and maintained by the contractor at all times and shall be made available to the Government upon request.
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Must be prepared to live and work in an austere environment. Must be willing to work seven days a week, 12 hours a day. The Armorer shall have the physical ability to lift and move equipment up to 50 pounds.

General Sign-Off:
Must adhere to and support company policies, procedures and standards. Triple Canopy, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer..

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