Small Arms Repairer Job in West Point, New York – Department of the Army



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Army. The opening is for a Small Arms Repairer in West Point, New York Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Small Arms Repairer – West Point, New York
U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 262638
Start Date: 05/21/2020
End Date: 06/03/2020

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Small Arms Repairer without more than normal supervision to include performing repairs, maintenance and inspections of small arms weaponry; and ability to disassemble, reassemble and test operations of small arms. – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Trouble shootingUse of Measuring Instruments Physical Effort: Frequently lifts weapons and subassemblies weighing 15 to 80 pounds. Occasionally lifts crates of ammunition and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds when physically loading boxes from trucks into loading areas. Assistance is provided when lifting at or above 50 pounds. Uses loading aids such as hand trucks, dollies, etc. Work requires frequent walking, bending and long periods of standing. Working Conditions: The work is performed in the two Cadet Armory’s which are lighted and ventilated. The degree of heat is controlled for optimum temperature for storage of weapons. Long periods of standing on concrete floors are required. Employee is subject to noise while using various tools and machinery in the repair and maintenance of the small arms. Exposed to grease, oil and solvents when cleaning and lubricating weapons. Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises from tools or sharp edges of metal. May be required at times to work out doors in a field environment and all types of weather. Required to utilize and follow all safety equipment (e.g., goggles, ear plugs) and procedures, regulations, etc.

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