Ballistics Lab Electronic

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



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 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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