• Armorer (ARM)

    Location Other-Worldwide
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Operations - WPS
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    SOC is a trusted global provider of mission solutions with a history of assuring safe and effective operations for U.S. Government and commercial customers. SOC provides a guarantee of discrete and effective service so that customers can do their best work. We employ over 5,000 professionals engaged in the delivery of mission critical safeguards and security, facility management and operations, engineering, explosive ordnance storage and disposal, and international logistics and life support services. Our customers include the U.S. Departments of State, Energy, and Defense, Fortune 500 companies, and non-governmental organizations.


    • The Armorer shall report to the DoS Weapons Program Officer from DEAV for all work related technical activities.
    • Maintain weapons for all personal protective, static guard and emergency response team security service personnel. 
    • Perform only authorized maintenance as per DEAV.
    • The Armorer shall maintain weapons qualification, as outlined in this contract and all Task Orders (TOs).
    • Repair and maintain weapons in accordance with OEM standards.
    • Account for all weapons in his/her custody.
    • The Armorer shall possess weapons repair certifications from various gun manufacturers including but not limited to: 
      • Colt, Glock, Remington, and FNH 
    • The Armorer shall also be responsible for the installation of special technical equipment for DoS weapons to include but not limited to: 
      • USG provided optical devices 
      • Flashlights 
      • Grenade launchers 
      • Night vision equipment 
      • Laser sights


    • US citizenship required
    • US Passport and US State Driver's License required
    • Must possess valid certifications from the manufacturer or other source of instruction approved by DS/PSP/DEAV on all weapons identified in the task order.
    • Must possess a minimum of four (4) years of military (MOS 2111, 45 Bravo, or equivalent) or law enforcement armorer experience.
      • A minimum of one (1) year of this experience must have been earned overseas.
    • Shall have well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must possess the ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
    • The Armorer shall possess a technical knowledge of weapon repair/maintenance principles, methods, and procedures.
    • He/she shall be Factory certified on a continual basis, as required, on all weapons for which he/she is responsible.
    • **Must have active certifications from the following manufacturers (this requirement cannot be waived)**
      • FN 249/240B
      • Glock
      • Remington M700/870
      • Colt M4/M16/AR15 and M203
      • Knight's Armament SR25


    Upon approval, and before beginning work on the contract, the ARM shall:

    • Attend and successfully complete the NPSS training course
    • Attend and successfully complete armorer in-brief and orientation conducted by DS/PSP/DEAV.
    • Qualify with the Glock-19 and M4, re-qualifying as required by the task order. 
    • Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification as identified in the task order.
    • Complete the WPS Physical Readiness Test at the 50% performance level, and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order. 
    • Must possess the ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
    • Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries assigned in the applicable task order in specific.



    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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