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GUNSMITH POSITION OPENING 8/22/17

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WE ARE NOT HIRING MACHINISTS AT THIS TIME.

ABOUT GUNSMITH POSITION:

Nationally known firearms gunsmith has an immediate full-time opening at our Cypress, TX location. Five-day work-week, Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm.

Ranger Point Precision, a full-service gunsmith and machine shop that designs and manufactures precision parts, has an immediate full-time opening in our Cypress, TX location (Houston). We’re nationally recognized as a leader in custom lever-action rifles and aftermarket parts along with having extensive experience in match-grade rifle builds, caliber conversions, trigger and action tuning, performance services, and KG Gun Kote / Duracoat paint coatings.

DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NO PRIOR GUNSMITH EXPERIENCE / DEGREE.

GUNSMITH WORK INCLUDES:

      General repair, function checking, and cleaning of rifles, shotguns, and pistols

      Working knowledge of firearms function, troubleshooting and technical problem solving

      Stock bedding, recoil pad grinding and general stock fitting

      Fitting, chambering, head spacing, shortening and threading custom barrels

      Fitting and installing sights and barrel band swivel studs

      Fitting and installing stocks

      Trigger and action tuning on pistols and rifles

      Machining and installation of muzzle brakes

      Manual lathe setup and operation for barrel threading and chambering, action truing, muzzle threading, muzzle brakes, and muzzle device installation

      Manual mill setup and operation for drilling and tapping sight base holes, cutting sight dovetails, removing stuck screws, etc.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS

      Familiarization and/or proficiency with mills (manual and CNC), lathes, custom jigs, drill press, sanders, buffers, welding operations, and a variety of other machines commonly used in the gunsmith craft

      Use of common hand tools to include files, chisels, hones, stock scrapers, and taps

      Use a standard lathe to perform turning, facing, boring, and reaming operations, and cutting threads

      Technical/mechanical certifications or gunsmith degree preferred

      Knowledge of pistols, rifles and firearm accessories. Lever-action rifles experience a PLUS.

      Must be able to multitask while being safety-conscious

      Proficient learner and pupil while taking direction from Lead Gunsmith

      Must have a high level of mechanical competency. It is also important to be organized, as it is the gunsmith’s responsibility to keep a clean work-space and stay on top of shop maintenance.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

      Certificate of completion or degree from an in-residence gunsmith school.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

      Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

      Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.

REASONING ABILITY:

      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

WHAT SETS RANGER POINT PRECISION APART:

      We believe there is value in tradition and virtue in improvement; big focus on R&D and developing first-of-its-kind offerings

      Confidence is best built on quality

      Precision always counts and performance is proof

      Good customer service is the outstanding kind (customer reviews)

      The best place to work is one that’s open, honest, fun and collaborative

      Provide opportunities for fast advancement, raises, and continued professional and personal growth; generous hourly wages + per billable hours commission commiserate with experience and skill-set; five days of annual PTO