Gun Examiner

Examine small arms returned by customers for repair.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gun Examiners do?

Examines small arms returned by customers for repair to determine causes of malfunctioning: Reads correspondence to ascertain request or complaint. Disassembles gun, using handtools. Examines components, and measures dimensions and clearances, using gauges, to detect malfunction. Test-fires guns to evaluate performance of loading, firing, ejection mechanisms, and accuracy of bore and sights. Prepares list of parts and repair operations required to restore function of weapon. Determines whether customer or company is responsible for malfunction and records information for subsequent billing. May replace worn or broken parts and be designated Gun Examiner And Repairer.

Should I be a Gun Examiner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    How to become a Gun Examiner

    Most Gun Examiners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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