Gunsmith l

SKC is currently seeking a Gunsmith I. This individual is responsible for performing detailed assembly and disassembly of foreign and domestic small arms weapons including small arms inspection, maintenance, and minor repairs. This individual must possess knowledge of the tools (i.e. hammers, punches, files, stones, etc.) and gauges needed to perform assigned duties, has limited knowledge in the operation of gun-smiting machinery such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, etc., as well as limited knowledge of tooling used with those machines. The Gunsmith I has knowledge of basic shop safety procedures needed to work in a small arms environment, performs support functions for the shop, to include bead blasting and preparing metal parts for refinishing. Other support functions include, but are not limited to, ammo inventory and residue turn-in, publication and catalogue updates, tool and capital equipment maintenance, calibration control, weapons cleaning and organizational level weapons maintenance. This individual may assist primary instructor in conducting Armorer’s courses on specific small arms systems. These tasks may be performed at unit arms rooms, on a range, or other areas as assigned within the installation. The individual shall maintain all tools and equipment, and clean the work areas in a clean and safe manner client site procedures and applicable industry standards for a maintenance work area.


  • Candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Must have a minimum of 12 months specialized experience with substantial mechanical skill to effectively and efficiently repair, overhaul, and rebuild small arms for both conventional uses and for weapons involving accurization. 
  • Must possess previous experience inspecting and diagnosing issues due to malfunctioning and/or wear and/or damage etc. 
  • Travel may be required.

SKC, LLC is an EO Employer- M/F/Veteran/Disability

Experience:  1 Year
Location:  Ft. Benning, Georgia
Date Added:  11/30/2016