Job Description

PBE- Range Technician

Department: R&D Overhead

Job Description


Creates or obtains ammunition samples and tests them for compliance to process and/or industry standards or R&D specifications. Maintains written documentation of test results and provides timely feedback to supervisors, technicians and R& D personnel as required. Applies working knowledge to operate and perform routine maintenance on various electronic ballistics measuring and firing safety devices and their peripheral equipment, under the guidance of senior technician. Provides operations and preventative maintenance on ballistics scoring and measuring systems. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission.

Duties & Accountabilities

R & D Support:

1.      Test samples per direction provided by Engineering Work Requests.  Engage engineers for any clarification on testing requested.

a.      Testing includes ballistic only

2.      Knowledge/Understanding/Ability to learn and apply the following standards:

a.      NIJ 0101.04/05 Interim

b.      NIJ 0101.06

c.      NIJ 0108.01

d.      NIJ 0115.00

e.      HOSBD 2017 CAST

f.       FBI protocol

g.      DEA

h.      MIL-STD-662

i.       US Military Standards

3.      Ability to ballistically test the following protective products:

a.      Soft Body Armor

b.      Helmets

c.      Hard Body Armor

d.      Shields

Quality Support:

4.      Lot testing of commercial soft armor raw materials per SOP.  Prioritize time sensitive raw materials as required. 

5.      End item testing for Military contracts per SOP. 

6.      Lot testing of helmet shells per SOP. 

General Ballistic Range Duties:

7.      Loading of small arms ammunition with appropriate velocity control

8.      Marking targets for appropriate shot locations per applicable standard

9.      Ability to operate/troubleshoot all in range equipment: receiver, barrels, velocity screens, test fixtures, and clay calibration oven.

10.   Ensure clay is calibrated properly via drops, pack clay prior to testing as required

11.   Proficient at data acquisition software (i.e., Dubam)

12.   Populate accurate ballistic data sheets

13.   Assist with live gun demonstration


-        Associates degree or 2-5 years in technical support role

-        High standard of quality and efficiency

-        Effective communication and interpersonal skills

-        Basic PC knowledge (MS Outlook, Excel, Word)

-        Must be able to work in a physical capacity, lifting and moving heavy objects and stand for long durations

-    Must authorized to work in the USA


  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs such as Word and Excel.
  • Must read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function for this position.

 Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Requires sitting for a prolonged period of time.
  • Requires dexterity and coordination to handle files, boxes and materials with occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. unassisted.
  • Requires minimum reaching for items above and below desk level.
  • Requires strength, coordination, and vision to use keyboard and video display terminal for prolonged periods.

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1157-1158.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

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Job Type
Full Time