Small Arms Repairer

Department of Defense Lakehurst, NJ
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This National Guard position is for a Small Arms Repairer, Position Description Number D1226000 and is part of the NJ CSMS 1, National Guard.

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As a Small Arms Repairer, WG-6610-8, you will:

* Perform overhaul, maintenance, and repair on a variety of small arms

* Diagnose and identify mechanical deficiencies and/or malfunctions in weapons

* Disassemble weapons, assemblies, subassemblies and other components

* Examine for defects, mechanical misalignment, and malfunctions

* Replace parts and assemblies

* Modify small weapons

* Apply finishing agents and test fires and/or perform operational checks of arms

* Apply modification work orders as required

* Use hand and power tools, precision gauges, test instruments, jigs and alignment devices in making repairs, modifications, and adjustments to small arms

* Ensure the accountability, storage, and security of arms and other sensitive items

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

6610 Small Arms Repairing

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

* National Guard Membership is required

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory

* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service

* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background Investigation

* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period

Areas of Consideration:

Areas I: All current, permanent technicians within the New Jersey Army National Guard

Areas II: All current members of the New Jersey Army National Guard

Military Grades: Warrant Officer- WO1/W1 to CW2/W2; Enlisted - PFC/E-3 to SGM/E-9

Compatible Military Assignments: Warrant Officer - WOBR: 91, WMOS:920A/B; Enlisted - CMF: 91 or MOS: 92Y/Z

Selectee has two (2) years to obtain required WOBR/CMF/MOS

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: A pre-placement physical will be required for anyone selected for this position. Placement into the position will not be made until results are received.



Experience or training which demonstrates a working knowledge to read and interpret instructions, repair manual, specifications and drawings; must have a knowledge of shop mathematics sufficient to use testing devices and measuring instruments; and be proficient in the use and maintenance of hand tools and equipment.


Must have at least 12 months of experience or training;

* Demonstrating the ability to work effectively and efficiently on weapons and mechanical systems in disassembly for repair, inspection to diagnose mechanical malfunctioning, wear and/or damage is required.

* Adjusting levers, gear linkages and synchronization of interrelated mechanical systems.

* Applying technical manuals, regulations, specifications and drawings to determine operation, assembly and a tolerance of the variety of weapons cleaned, repaired and modified

* Using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools and gages is required

* Tools include; drills, files, saws, hammers, vises and precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnafluxing machines and/or borescopes to determine when parts are worn or damaged beyond acceptable tolerances