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Tracking Code EAGLE-22-0663-F
Job Code 22-0663
Posting Title Gunsmith
Post Date 5/13/2022
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Pay Rate $25.03
Travel No Travel Required
City Aberdeen
State MD
Country US
Description GUNSMITH (EAGLE-22-0663-F):

Bowhead seeks a Gunsmith to join our team on a contract at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, MD. The Gunsmith is responsible for detailed assembly and disassembly of small arms weapons as well as inspection, maintenance and repairs.

Essential functions will include:

• Using tools (hammers, punches, files, etc) and gauges to inspect, maintain and repair small weapons
• Performing repairs on foreign and domestic standard and non-standard weapons
• Building custom rifles or pistols from specifications and/or blueprint drawings
• Qualified candidates must possess a thorough understanding of firearm operations, knowledge of internal/external ballistic theories, the ability to fabricate special jigs, fixtures and other special tooling and can work with minimal direct supervision
• Will perform basic shop safety procedures
Requirements In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.

• A high school diploma or equivalent is required in addition to two to five (2 to 5) years of experience
• Qualified candidates must have a Class C CDL with HAZMAT & Air Brake Endorsement, a forklift license, HAZWOPER and a clearance for unaccompanied access to Arms, Ammunitions and Explosives (AA&E)
• Must have completed training at an accredited in-house gunsmithing course or equivalent work experience
• Qualified candidates must be able to obtain an Ammunition Certification Level II within one year of beginning employment
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

Link to Apply:

https://rn21.ultipro.com/UKP1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*C406B796A211B4FF

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  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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