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Armament Artillery Mechanic

Government and Military

Aircraft Mechanic


Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Kuwait

Artillery Mechanic can repair and service towed artillery to include M119A3 and M777A2 Howitzers, M120, M252, M224 Mortar systems and accessories. This position will work with minimal supervision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Armament supervisor.

  • Perform detailed assembly and disassembly of towed Howitzer and mortar systems to include inspection, maintenance, services, rebuilds, and minor repairs.

  • Performs detailed disassembly, assembly, inspection, cleaning, maintenance, PMCS, gauging and minor repairs of foreign / domestic small arms and accessories.

  • Will perform 10-30 level of maintenance as an operator\maintainer.

  • Possesses knowledge of the tools (i.e. hammers, punches, files, stones, etc.) and gauges needed to perform assigned duties. Has limited knowledge in the operation of gun-smiting machinery such as surface grinders, etc.

  • Has knowledge of basic shop safety procedures needed to work in a small arms environment and performs support functions for the shop.

  • Conduct pre-checks of weapon serviceability prior to the Quality Control Inspection.

  • Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.


  • Must have 5 years of experience in field level maintenance, with at least 3 years of the experience on towed artillery.

  • Prior Military experience in a Field Artillery Unit required (US Army 91F, 13BU6, USMC 2131)

Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to speak English and read/comprehend technical manuals printed in English.

Certification & License: Driver’s license may be required.

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Must be able up to 50 Lbs.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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