Employment Opportunity

Firearms and Took Mark Examiner

SHINE Systems & Technologies, Atlanta, GA; deploy to Afghan or Kuwait

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

SHINE is searching for a Forensic Firearms and Tool Mark Examiner to be part of a high-powered team working in support of expeditionary forensic laboratories. This is an opportunity to expand your professional credentials and gain global experience to support mission critical security programs and processes. Your collaborative work ethic, high energy, along with your skills to perform a variety of physical and microscopic laboratory analyses, comparisons and identifications on all types of firearms, ammunition and tool mark-related evidence utilizing established protocols. The position is located outside of Atlanta with a 6-month assignment overseas.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Examiners are responsible for performing various quality control procedures;
  • Ensuring the integrity of evidence through the use of proper evidence handling protocols;
  • Performing examinations of ammunition and ammunition components for determinations of caliber and source of origin using various micrometers, calipers and other measuring equipment;
  • Performing comparison examinations of fired bullets, cartridge cases and shotgun shells;
  • Conducting necessary research, development, and validation of new technical procedures;
  • Restoring serial numbers and other obliterated markings;
  • Training firearm technicians and junior level firearm examiners;
  • And other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Requires TS/SCI.
  • In addition to the technical skills above, additional attributes such as innovation, self-motivation, professionalism, organizational skills, exemplary work habits, and flexibility are highly regarded.

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: February 19, 2016

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