Ballistics Lab Electronic
Technician

General Summary

The successful candidate will be an experienced reloader, have working knowledge of firearms and the hunting/shooting industry, and have a basic understanding of ballistics theory.  The individual should be task oriented, detailed, focused, and have the ability to work with little supervision.  Work experience or education of a scientific or technical nature is a definite asset.  Strong computer and light typing skills are required.  This position will include some swing and weekend shifts.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

Handload and function/accuracy test Barnes bullets

 

Pressure testing using Conformal transducers

 

EPVAT pressure testing

 

Working knowledge of  all transducer types and testing methods

 

Working knowledge of Universal receivers, pressure barrels, charge meters and Oehler equipment

 

Calibration and maintenance of transducers

 

Maintenance and trouble shooting of all electronic ballistic testing equipment

 

Ballistics research testing

 

Develop load data

 

Assist with R&D projects

 

Record and summarize test data

 

Firearms maintenance

 

Lab cleanup and maintenance

 

Shift work may be required on an as needed or permanent basis

 

Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

 

Some domestic travel will be required

Some training courses will be required


Educational, Skills, and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or equivalent


Strong knowledge of  firearms, reloading, bullets, ammunition and their various end-use applications is required

 

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and regulations

 

Ability to record data and write reports legibly and correctly

 

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors and managers

 

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts (e.g. multiply, divide, add, subtract) and fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

 

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

 

Email, MS Word, Excel and database programs required

 

Highly organized and able to follow procedures

 

Self-starter, able to communicate and work independently and effectively within cross-functional teams

 

Sound analytical skills and acute attention to details, adept at creative thinking and problem solving

 

Passionate about the business opportunity and strong interpersonal communication skills

 

Personal tool requirements:  0-1” micrometer (.001 increments) and 0-8” caliper (.001 increments) (Employee is required to keep these tools calibrated and in good working order.)

 

Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:

 

 

Compensation Package

Starting salary: DOE

Vacation

Holiday

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available

401(k) plan

Employer paid Life Insurance

Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets and Remington products and services


Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

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