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What this job is about

This isn't Call of Duty – it's the real deal. As a Weapons Technician, you're a member of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Forces and are responsible for everything from repairing training modules to maintaining various weapons – think grenade launchers, light weapons, machine guns and anti-tank weapons – so they're ready whenever they're needed. You'll also need to maintain scales, hydraulic lifts, locks and security containers, personal flotation devices, rebreathers, and equipment for heating, cooking and lighting in the field. You'll definitely need technical skills and nothing less than perfect attention to detail, so past Xbox experience won't really count.

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What it Takes

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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