Forensics Firearm And Tool Mark Examiner

Shine Systems Forest Park , GA 30297

Posted 2 months ago

Firearm and Tool Mark Examiner

Shine Systems is currently seeking a Firearm and Tool Mark Examiner II based in Fort Gillem, GA

Will be required to travel OCONUS

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Examine evidence and forensic materials and render all items safe
  • Examine evidence items for any signs indicating make, model, modifications, place of origin, manufacturer or maker, and serial numbers.
  • Examine evidence items for unique or indicative tool marks, using magnification, etching, x-ray, and/or photographic techniques to best exploit the evidence items
  • Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
  • Perform forensic examination of tool marks on a wide variety of weapons and IED related evidence
  • Produce detailed notes and reports
  • Perform technical and administrative reviews of other examiners casework
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Interact and collaborate with other group/team members and other forensic staff to ensure a high quality and accurate product

Required Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience in one or more of the following fields:
    • Examination of lead and other metal fragments
    • Examination and microscopic comparison of bullets, ammunition components, and firearms
    • Examination of tool marks as having been produced by a particular tool
    • Shot pattern examinations, gunshot residue examinations, trajectory analysis
    • Collection, preservation, and processing of evidence and event reconstruction
    • Experience in more than one of the above fields is preferred
  • One (1) year of experience as the lead of a team of firearms and tool mark examiners is desired.
  • Experience working with an OIF/OEF Laboratory, TEDAC facility, or other NGIC, DoD or ATF Lab; interagency or state/local law enforcement forensics labs preferred
  • Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Able to obtain a U.S. Passport.
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