General Maintenance Foreman (Small Arms)

Colorado Springs, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-11928


Position Summary:

Supervises the operation of the Small Arms, Ground Support Equipment, Electronics, Fire Control, and the Allied Trades welding and machine shops. Equipment includes small arms weapons, night vision devices, communication, radio systems and generator ground support equipment. Develops performance standards, counsel’s employees on performance and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Reports to the Material Maintenance Manager.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures established policies and procedures are effectively enforced. Controls shop operations to ensure maximum utilization of personnel assigned. Maintains the highest quality of workmanship equal to or exceeding Army standard.

  • Maintains control over requirements for parts and materials, utilizes local purchase processes when parts are not readily available, enforces, supply economy and controls usage and care of Government parts, tools, and equipment.

  • Provides, reports applicable to his/her maintenance operation in the form of daily, periodic, or special reports. Exercises control over preparation of required shop equipment, forms and records, submission of exception time accounting and maintenance dates.

  • Maintains surveillance over the operation to detect areas of accident of injury potential, unsafe acts or conditions, and takes immediate action to correct unsatisfactory situations.

  • Repairs powered-support equipment in accordance with technical publications or manufacturer’s standards. Applies or verifies compliance of modification work orders.

  • Maintains security, records, strict key control and operations of Arms room vaults. Works with Provost Marshal updating PIC codes and Vault access for personnel.

  • Plans and coordinates yearly TDY trips for personnel in the inspection and repairs of multiple state avalanche gun systems.

  • Plans, receives, controls and expedites work through the repair shop. Maintains a bench parts supply stock age or repair parts and expendable supplies.

  • Interviews candidates for vacancies and recommends selections. Counsel’s employees on problems adjusts informal complaints through discussion with employees. Initiates proposals for formal and disciplinary action as needed. Identifies employee’s training needs and initiates recommendations to provide necessary training.

  • Performs other duties assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Formal military or civilian training in equipment maintenance procedures.

  • Five years’ experience in equipment maintenance and supply or equivalent combination of education and experience, pertaining to small arms repair, electronics, fire control and welding.

  • Three years leadership experience handling timecards, disciplinary actions, mentoring and guidance.

  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver's License prior to start date or by 30 days after employment.

  • Must be US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) to obtain a CAC and SECRET Clearance. Must receive a favorable Background check and drug testing results.

  • Material & equipment directly used:

  • Test and diagnostics equipment; materiel handling equipment.

Physical Demands & Working Environment:

  • Work is generally conducted in an office/shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions.

  • Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting.

Posted Salary Range

$73,500.00 - $76,500.00

Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11928