Weapons Maintenance Trainer Mentor (AFG)

Weapons Maintenance Trainer Mentor (AFG)

Job Category: Subject Matter Expert / Advisor

Job Location: OCONUS

Job State: Afghanistan

Job Description:

The Weapons Maintenance Trainer/Mentor for the ASSF Afghanistan Contract shall Train, Advise, Assist and Mentor (TAAM) Special Operations Brigades (SOB), General Support Kandak (GSK) and subordinate organization counterparts to independently conduct tasks to include repair, service and cannibalization; weapons condition codes, weapons maintenance repair levels; weapons maintenance flow chart IAW ANA Weapon Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Decree 4.9, 12

Job Functions and Responsibilities

The Weapons Maintenance Trainer Mentor shall train intelligence officer(s) on the following tasks:

  • Provide direct and general support level (depot level) maintenance of the following specific (but not limited to) weapon systems: M4, M9, M240, M249, M203, M24 Sniper Systems, 60MM Mortars, 81MM Mortars, M1014 Shotgun, M2, MK19, AK-47 series, PKM, RPG series, 82MM Mortars and additional weapons systems added to the Tashkil or issued to the SOB/SOK
  • Perform armorer duties to include identifying differences between Garrison and Field Duty
  • Oversee file management, publication management, supply management, maintenance management, physical security, key control and firearm operating characteristics’ Cycle of Function
  • Create Weapons Cooling Systems, Operations System Design, safety awareness concepts, safety rules and weapon clearing procedures
  • Ensure safe use of cleaning products, power tools and support shop safety and maintenance discipline
  • Maintain armorer tools and shop equipment, ensure proper handling, use, and care of tools; maintain inventory, and shop management and maintenance management system
  • Establish ANA Weapon Maintenance SOP, identify weapon repair process, determine weapon condition codes, control substitution on weapons, utilize various MoD Forms IAW ANA Weapon Maintenance SOP as needed.
  • Establish and maintain LL stocking list, parts room, inventory PLL parts, and turn-in process of weapons and NVGs, weapons; schedule services process, maintain troubleshooting procedures and IAW technical manuals.
  • Complete operator organizational maintenance to include, initial inspection, corrective action, and final inspections; perform equipment PMCS on weapon systems, NVDs, and PEQ-2A; unit level maintenance and repair on weapon systems; basic issue items inventory; and operator level PMCS on Night vision Devices IAW ARMY TM 11-5855-262-10-2.
  • Provide support Level Maintenance including troubleshooting procedures, initial inspection, corrective action, final inspection, maintenance, and repair of weapons systems

Minimum Requirements

The Weapons Maintenance Trainer Mentor must have:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Military pay grade E7 or higher or service equivalent with eight (8) years experience
  • Small Arms repair experience with M2, M4, M10, M110, M240, M249, M203, M24 Sniper Systems, 60MM Mortars, 81MM Mortars, and M1014 Shotgun.
  • Twelve (12) months experience in Afghanistan and Special Operations experience preferred
  • Combat experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • MS Office and personal computer skills
  • Interpersonal and people skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Willingness to work in hostile areas
  • Ability to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR and wear protective clothing and equipment as In the conduct of their training contractors may encounter hostile forces

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear. The employee must use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms frequently. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds.

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