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Indirect Fire Weapons Operator (On-Call)

Company: Kratos Defense
Location: Lawton
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGeneral Job SummaryDesigns, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment.Plans and arranges labor, schedules, and equipment as required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices.Provides test area with parameters for sample testing and plans tests to be performed. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.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 terface with customers in order to determine desired stimulus in test/training environment.Essential Job FunctionsTroubleshoot, 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 ConditionsRepetitive movement of hands and fingers (i.e., frequent computer use, typing and writing).Frequent door 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 standardsInteract effectively with peers and supervisorsRequired Experience:Must have an Active Security Clearance5 years of job related experienceHigh school diploma or equivalentAbility to interact effectively with peers and supervisorsAbility to interact appropriately with the public when necessaryAbility 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 skillsPrevious 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.Desired Experience: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.College education (BS preferred but professional military education may be substituted) LI-AC1Travel required: 100%

Keywords: Kratos Defense, Lawton , Indirect Fire Weapons Operator (On-Call), Other , Lawton, Oklahoma

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