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Mass Properties Technician I
Job Code:2021:0402-188
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations

Job Description

Performs the entry level duties of a Mass Properties technician, which include but are not limited to, assembly and disassembly of copper crusher gages, cleaning of gages, the measurement and reading of the sphere with precision measurement devices, then using a trage table to convert the sphere measurement into pressure reading, then input pressure data into computerized database. Assist senior technicians with measurements of ammunition such as, Center of gravity, moments of inertia, and diameter of projectiles. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Pay Rate: $18.95/hour

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must be able to obtain an ammo 45 certification within 90 days.
• Must be able to obtain an Arms Ammunition and Explosives (AA&E) training certification within 90 days.
• Must be able to obtain a YPG forklift certification within 90 days.

Job Skills Requirements:

• Must possess basic computer skills.
• Must be able operate precision measurement equipment such as calipers and micrometer.
• Must possess a strong math background.

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 working in outdoor weather conditions.
• Must be capable of frequent squatting, crouching, and stooping.
• Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Mass Properties.

Job Requirements:

• Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.
• 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:

• Possesses an Ammo 45 certification.
• Possesses an Arms Ammunition and Explosives (AA&E) training certification.
• Advanced computer skills.
• 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.
• Experience using precision measurement equipment such as calipers and micrometer.

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 me 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.