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Ballistics Technician I

Yuma Proving Ground - Arizona (AZ),

TRAX Test Services

Job Description:

Applies working electrical and mechanical knowledge to operate and perform routine maintenance on various electronic ballistics measuring and firing safety devices and their peripheral equipment, under the guidance of senior technicians. Provides operations and preventative maintenance on ballistics acoustic scoring and measuring systems, to include but not limited to, system setup, tear-down, and transportation throughout Yuma Proving Ground (YPG). Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Qualifications
Pay Rate: $22.38/hour

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have one of the following: 1 year Electro-mechanical, electrical, or instrumentation related experience OR Associate’s Degree or Military training.

Job Skills Requirements:

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Must be proficient with hand tools.
  • Knowledge of test equipment like multi-meters and oscilloscopes.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
  • Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Must be capable of frequent squatting, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and standing.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Ballistics Section.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.
  • Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
  • Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
  • Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.
  • Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
  • Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.
  • Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.
  • Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.
  • Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
  • Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with gun and rocket firing systems.
  • Experience with acoustic munition scoring systems.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and software.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
  • Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.

***Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Other Job Information (if applicable) •TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.
  • TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
  • TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.

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