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Gunsmith II - Small Arms Repairer

Job Description and Requirements

Qatar - Al Wakrah, Camp As Saliyah

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­ Gunsmith II (Small Arms Repair) in Qatar.

The Gunsmith can design, fabricate, modify, repair and service foreign and domestic firearms, weapons and

accessories. This position will work on external/internal and terminal ballistics; build custom pistols and rifles, as well as other types of weapons systems with minimal supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Perform detailed assembly and disassembly of foreign and domestic small arms weapons including

small arms inspection, maintenance, and minor repairs.

  1. Performs ammo inventory and residue turn-in, publication and catalogue updates, tool and capital

equipment maintenance, calibration control, weapons cleaning and organizational level weapons


  1. Design, fabricate, modify, repair and service foreign and domestic firearms, weapons and accessories

and is capable of designing computer prototypes from customer input, has necessary knowledge of

munitions and ballistics to accomplish assigned tasks.

  1. Possesses 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.

  1. 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


  1. Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience

  • Armor certification or Gun Smith certification(s) preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Requires knowledge in the use of hand tools, machine tools, and other equipment necessary to

  • perform assigned duties, has the knowledge and skill to design and construct prototype small arms

  • from drawings or customer input.

  • Qualification for this position usually requires attendance at a formal one to two year accredited in-house

gun-smithing course, or equivalent work experience.

  • Training and related experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in the

  • contract/delivery order.

  • Active Secret clearance is required.

  • Position may require travel.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.