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Fire Control & Optics Repairman


Posted on November 30, 2017

1 - 5 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Secondary School. Any Nationality

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Under the supervision of the Armament Supervisor, performs a full range of field and sustainment maintenance (troubleshooting, repair, service and maintenance) of all armament related fire control systems and optical devices belonging to combat vehicles, infantry and on/off carriage artillery fire control systems and equipment and related test equipment.




1.        Performs field maintenance on laser range finders, ballistic computers, laser observation devices, laser designators, thermal imaging systems, periscopes, telescopes, commander's weapon station/auxiliary sights, aiming circles, image transfer assemblies, quadrants, mount assemblies, fire control support equipment, and test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).

2.        Performs battlefield damage assessment and repair (BDAR).

3.        Provides technical guidance on how to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in fire control systems and related equipment at the field maintenance level.

4.        Determines the nature and extent of repairs required; disassembles and examines parts and assemblies for serviceability; replaces parts and assemblies as required.

5.        Determines serviceability of parts; exercises initiative to maintain productive progress and accepts responsibility for the results.

6.        Safely uses common hand-tools and shop equipment effectively without assistance.

7.        Diagnoses and determines remedies for failures commonly encountered in the repair of fire control equipment with little or no supervision, using a variety of diagnostic techniques and practices.

8.        Assists other employees in the proper repair maintenance procedures and capabilities of related TMDE.

9.        Account for benchstock items including and other sensitive items.

10.     Performs QA/QC functions such as initial, in-process and final inspections in the absence of the Technical Inspector.

11.     Maintains physical security, supply and maintenance management operations as it pertains to assigned equipment to include operator maintenance.

12.     Accounts for and tracks recoverable items to ensure compliance with Exchange Pricing (EP)/recoverable items program.

13.     Determines root causes of non-conformances, take corrective action and provides feedback on systemic problems.

14.     Adheres to K-BOSSS PWS and enforces standards within the work area.

15.     Performs routine inspections on safety and environmental controls and provides reports on safety, quality, and armament related issues.

16.     Property Custodian for Government Furnished Equipment and Army Installation property assigned to the section.

17.     Key Control Custodian for the Fire Control Shop.

18.     Prepares and present/submit reports and briefings to management or for external agencies as required.

19.     Performs other duties as assigned.

Defence / Military / Government

Installation / Maintenance / Operations / Repair

Desired Candidate Profile


MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:  Electronic Computers, Electronic or General Mechanic tool boxes, TM’s, laser, precision tools, generators, power tools, overhead lifts, and military/commercial vehicles.  


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally conducted in a maintenance shop environment; however, duties may involve the conduct of work in outdoor areas with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions/ambient temperatures. Work will require lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, and Fire Regulations and published company work rules.


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Work may require lifting up to 70lbs, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.
Education/Certifications: One
year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree
is required.
school graduate or equivalent; Technical
Certification as a Fire Control Equipment Repairman (MOS 45G) or Civilian
Equivalent; A valid driver s license and the ability to obtain a U.S.
Government Motor Vehicle Operator s License and Kuwait Driver s License; HAZMAT
Handling/Transportation Training desired; DD214
required to validate prior military training.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of work related technical experience required.
Collaborative work style fostering cooperation and
teamwork; must be able to work with people of diverse background.
Ability to communicate proficiently in English, both
verbally and written; Must have effective communication, customer service,
interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
Possesses thorough knowledge of Armament related
Fire Control Systems maintenance.
Possesses in-depth knowledge of The Army
Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Ability to work effectively with employees and
management of all levels to include multi-national staff, superiors, and
ranking military officers; must be knowledgeable of/possesses the ability to
identify the military rank structure.
Possesses ability to perform root cause analysis
and prepare Corrective Actions Plans
Must be able to function effectively with little to
no guidance.
Possesses excellent computer
skills (MS Word, Powerpoint, Outlook and Excel).
Ability to handle confidential company and employee
information with complete discretion.
10. Ability
to identify all variants of military arms and associated equipment
11. Must
be knowledgeable of Physical Security Requirements for AA&E IAW ARs 190-11
and 190-13
12. Must
be knowledgeable of Key and Lock Control procedures IAW AR 190-51
13. Must
be knowledgeable of the supply control requirements of AA&E IAW AR 710-2
and DA Pam 710-2-1
14. Must
possess a High-level organizational and planning skills to ensure workflow is
managed efficiently and accurately.
15. Must
possess excellent knowledge of HAZMAT control measures for Tritium, DU and
other environmental hazards
16. Must
possess excellent knowledge of Laser Safety and Eye Protection measures.
17. Ability
to read, analyze, understand and interpret reports, wiring diagrams/schematics drawings,
blueprints and documents.
18. Knowledge
of electronic and mechanical principles and concepts; Ability to operate
electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment.
19. Knowledge
of operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems.


Fire Control & Optics Repairman Customer service English Workflow Physical security Maintenance management Root cause analysis Effective Communication Word Planning skills Computer skills


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