Calling all NIBIN Lab Techs! Come join our team of professionals in Walnut Creek, CA!
Shearwater Systems, LLC is a Mission Support Services and Facility Support Services company providing support to government and commercial entities. Shearwater is an 8(a) Program certified, Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)-owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB). We are a subsidiary of Three Saints Bay, LLC, which is owned by Old Harbor Native Corporation. Our Corporate Headquarters is located in Anchorage, AK and our Operational Office is in Manassas, VA.
This Laboratory Technician uses the Integrated Ballistic Identification System (IBIS) or other ballistic imaging equipment to examine physical evidence associated with firearm investigations. Record test results on standard forms, works under close technical guidance of the Section Chief, a senior Firearm and Toolmark Examiner or IBIS Specialist. Responsibilities:
Examine physical evidence associated with firearms cases, using microscopy, measuring devices, photography and IBIS imaging techniques.
Assist firearms examiners in interpreting, analyzing and evaluating the results of IBIS and/or firearms examinations and preparing draft reports based on results.
Clean and maintain firearms and examination related resources such as bullet recovery systems, ranges and tools.
Handle, operate and test fire a variety of firearms and ammunition following all safety procedures.
Assist firearm examiners with the inventory, preparation and examination of firearms evidence associated with complex cases.
Establish and maintain outside sources for information concerning materials and items examined in IBIS casework.
Assist in other areas of the Forensic Science Laboratory, such as evidence control, instrument maintenance and administrative duties.
Conduct and complete assigned tasks with a level of independence requiring some guidance but not repeated in same or similar circumstances.
Ability to pass and ATF Clearance Check
Ability to pass a background check
Minimum of BS Degree
Knowledge of scientific and specialized terminology used in a laboratory. Must be able to recognize and use scientific terminology to deal with callers (such as equipment vendors, repair personnel, and customers) and in preparing scientific documentation and laboratory reports that are based on rough drafts or verbal instructions. Previous experience with Firearms is desired
Ability to independently plan and complete assigned work
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Three Saints Bay, LLC and its subsidiaries offer a diverse, team-oriented working environment and the opportunity to work with exceptional dedicated industry professionals. We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to take part in exciting projects with government and commercial clients, both domestic and international. We are an EEO/AA employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.