AECOM Gunsmith III in Fort Polk, Louisiana

Business Line Government

Position Title Gunsmith III

United States of America - Louisiana

Fort Polk

Job Summary

Small Arms Repairer will primarily be responsible for the quality assurance and maintenance on a wide range of small arms equipment. Major emphasis placed on OPTICS REPAIR of mortar sights, artillery sights M198 and various equipment. The repairer will diagnose and locate mechanical deficiencies and malfunctions in automatic pistols, revolvers, shotguns, carbines, automatic rifles, submachine and machine guns, mortars, recoilless rifles, rocket launchers, along with other small arms and accessories.

Duties include disassembly of weapons, assemblies, subassemblies and other components, examine for defects, mechanical misalignment and malfunctions; replace barrels, firing pins, springs, trigger mechanisms, shell ejectors, sights, safety devices, bolts, stocks and other parts and assemblies; will modify small arms weapons by replacing obsolete parts and/or assemblies; use hand and machine tools, precision gauges and test instruments, and jigs and alignment devices in making repairs, modifications, and adjustments; apply acids and/or other bluing or finishing agents; test fire and/or make operational checks of repaired weapons to assure safety, accuracy, and ease of operation.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED and must have at least 5 years actual and recent experience in repairing and maintaining armament equipment

  • Desired- 3 years actual and recent experience in Direct Support Shop in Small Arms Repair, to include Mortars, Heavy and Light Crew Served Weapons.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 169880BR