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Indirect Fire Weapons Operator

Job Tracking ID:  85347-296288
Location:   Huntsville, AL
Job Type:  Part-Time
Date Updated:  October 25, 2019
Radford Job Code: 08242
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Job Description:

General Job Summary

Work in Government environment supporting test, research, and development of emerging weapons technology.
Support warfighter training and qualification by directly participating in rehearsals, exercises, and other events.
Interface with customers in order to determine desired stimulus in test/training environment.

Essential Job Functions

Troubleshoot, maintain, operate various US and foreign weapons systems from 60mm - 127mm..
Provide highly accurate aerial targets to customers in support of operational assessments, research and development, and testing scenarios.

Work Environment/Physical Conditions

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers (i.e., frequent computer use, typing and writing).
Frequent sitting.
Indoor office environment and/or laboratory environment (potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, odors, hot/cold depending on location).
Moving items of up to 50 lbs and lifting to a height of 3 to 4 feet is potentially required (frequency by exact position).
Extended hours outside.
Long hours standing.
Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
Interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Experience and Skills:

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Must have an Active Security Clearance
Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
Ability to adhere to workplace rules and safety protocols.
Experience in working on a military base, extended hours, and in austere locations.
Excellent writing and speaking skills
Previous experience in risk management processes, working knowledge of risk reduction strategy and mitigations.
Customer service minded, able to understand and capture unique customer needs and convey them to supervisor.
Proven experience in ammunition and explosives handling, packaging, transport, and storage.

Experience working in a classified government facility with DoD systems.
Experience in mapping and surveying to accurately set up launch sites, fire azimuths and impact points.
Mathematical competency to convert units of measurement, both foreign and domestic (e.g.-milliradians, degrees, minutes of angle, meters, miles, decimal degrees).
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of indirect fire, trajectories, meteorological effects, fire control, fire commands, and adjusting impacts.
Experience operating military radio systems and familiar with radio net protocols.

Education and Experience

5 years of job related experience is required
High School Diploma or equivalent
Travel required: 75%

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP