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Artillery Gunner Support Technician I **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
Job Code:2021:0402-072
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Job Description

Assists with the maintenance and cleaning of a variety of indirect and direct fire weapon systems – including but not limited to 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars; 105mm, 155mm and 8inch howitzers; and 105mm and 120mm cannons.  Uses mechanical and manual cleaning devises.  Assists with the transportation of weapons and weapon components to and from inspection and maintenance areas.  Assists with performing preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on the Weapons Operations Divisions fleet of non-tactical vehicles, such as golf carts, farm tractors, forklifts and tube trailers, using appropriate checklists, and reports equipment anomalies to senior support personnel.  Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission.  This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

Pay Rate: $18.49/hour

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a current AA&E certification.
Must be able to obtain and maintain licenses/certifications to operate Weapons Operations Division equipment such as forklifts, farm tractors, track vehicles, etc.

Job Skills Requirements:


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 lifting 100lbs unassisted.
Must be capable of frequent squatting, crouching, and stooping.
Must be capable of entering and existing self-propelled howitzers safely and comfortably.
Must be able to withstand wet or damp conditions for long periods.
Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Artillery Test Section.

Job Requirements:

Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.
Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.
Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.
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.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Experience on towed or self-propelled howitzers or a mortar system.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility:

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.

Closing Date: June 14, 2021 
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.