Armorer – LANL

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Los Alamos
State: New Mexico
Country: United States
Job Description

Centerra-Los Alamos, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for DOE/NNSA and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of D.C. in Reston, VA.


Position Overview

The Armorer is responsible for armory operations. The Armorer ensures armory operations are conducted in compliance with all federal, state, and local weapons requirements. The Armorer maintains, tests and evaluates protective force weapons as required and ensures that work is executed in accordance with Integrated Safety Management (ISM) and Integrated Safeguards and Security management (ISSM) functions and principles



Required Education and Experience:

  • Three (3) years of specialized experience in a Department of Energy (DOE) security operation, or a comparable military/law enforcement operation, supporting the functional duties of armory management operations
  • Two (2) years of experience in a Logistical position supporting a military/law enforcement or security operation to include supporting evidence of weapon maintenance, repair and recordkeeping
  • Ability to participate in the Human Reliability Program (HRP)
  • Current in, and able to maintain, DOE NTC Armorer courses of instruction
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks while maintaining strict attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF software effectively
  • Must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to function as an effective team member while interfacing with company employees, management, and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) oversight
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a DOE Q level security clearance
  • Possess a Milkor Factory Certification


Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Two (2) years of Protective Force security experience with DOE armed security operations
  • Gunsmith Certification
  • H&K Factory Certifications
  • Glock Factory Citification
  • S. or A.A.in an appropriate discipline from accredited institution, college/university or equivalent combination of academic/military law enforcement training and experience


Internal Applicants:

Internal applicants are not required to submit a new employment application. Please do not apply via this link. Qualified, interested internal applicants MUST submit a resume and cover letter clearly describing how your experience meets the "Required Education and Experience" and the "Desired Education, Certifications and Experience" requirements. Discipline on file does not disqualify an applicant, however, it may be taken into consideration as part of the hiring process.


Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 25, 2021. Please contact Renee Baker at rgbaker @lanl.gov or 505-667-4686 if you have questions.


External Applicants:

Apply at https://www.constellis.com/careers and Search by City: Los Alamos


Working Condition and Physical Requirements

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, trainers, etc.).
  • May be subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • Must meet all physical and psychological standards as required by the contract
  • Travel may be required


Why Constellis?

With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places