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Fabrication Specialist Carpenter III
Job Code:2022:0402-094
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations

Job Description

Performs a variety of construction fabrication functions for the purpose of supporting military hardware testing and training operations, including targets, mock villages, and test fixtures using products commonly used in the construction trades.  Adapts materials to provide characteristics required for test item performance.  Performs setup of target systems and target arrays on standard direct fire Lot Acceptance Testing (LAT) with minimal supervision.  Performs custom fabrication of specialty test fixtures to support data collection equipment or items under test.  Provides guidance and direction to supporting crews to accomplish daily assignments.  Communicates with customers, co-workers, and subordinates concerning assigned tasks.  Understands and enforces jobsite safety procedures and current SOPs, regulations, and policies, including enforcing the requirement to use required PPE.  Understands and follows directions given by Test Officers and senior section personnel and distributes assigned tasks to appropriate on site personnel.  Provides mentorship and training to junior personnel.  Ensures assigned personnel are familiar with Kofa and Cibola ranges and capable of navigating in accordance with P-1000 and applicable range SOPs.  Operates and repairs all direct target systems used in the section.  Accurately and fully completes daily work order log entries.  Works alone or as part of a team to accomplish assigned tasks.  Provides guidance and direction to a crew supporting direct fire lot acceptance testing (LATs).  Provides material take off from verbal directions, sketches, and drawings.  Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Rate of Pay: $25.40

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
* Must be forklift certified.
* Must have a minimum of 8 years of journeyman level experience in carpentry OR 5 year’s journeyman level experience and 3 years of technical experience in direct fire target systems at YPG.

Job Skills Requirements:

* Must be able to provide guidance and direction to a crew performing target fabrication and site setup.
* Must be able to provide material take-off from verbal direction, sketches, and drawings.
* Must be able to fabricate new design concepts to enhance capabilities (such as relocatable for safety fan restrictions, no dig permit requirement) of target system requirements.
* Must be able to make calculations for target placement and alignment.

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 meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for General Support Service.
* Must be capable of lifting 100 lbs. chest high unassisted repeatedly during the duty day.
* Must be able to lift and transport 100 lbs. unassisted over uneven ground for 50 ft.
* Must be able to ascend and descend equipment.
* Must be tolerant of frequent weapons systems firings.

Job Requirements:

* 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 able to maintain own tools to the minimum required by the company.
* Must be detail oriented. 
* Must be familiar with KOFA and Cibola ranges and be able to navigate in accordance with P-1000 and applicable range SOPs.
* Must be able to follow and enforce all safety guidelines defined in current SOPs and regulations.
* 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:

* Possess a Class A CDL.

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.

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.