Kaspar Outdoors: Rifle Builder

Job Description:

Primary Function:

Work to build high-end precision guns while using attention to detail and the ability to problem solve and adapt.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Strictly adhere to Kaspar Outdoors Safety guidelines
  • Perform the start to finish assembly, function testing, and packaging of Horizon Core and Horizon Select Series or any other series of firearm as needed
  • Making sure products are produced on time and are of superior quality
  • Shop maintenance / Basic housekeeping and organization of designated workspaces
  • Assembly of small components
  • Hands-on work with firearms
  • Assist Inventory Control with parts accountability
  • Coordinate with warehouse admin for shipping firearms out to manufacturer
  • Maintains and conducts all aspects of vault operations, security and documentation of sensitive items, and applicable regulations
  • Perform physical firearm count for gunsmithing Bound Book
  • Travel up to 10% may be required
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Provide continuous updates for Job order status to Customer Service and leadership
  • Complete daily checklist and Lean Daily Management board updates
  • Willingness to grow in knowledge and skill under the direction of a mentor
  • Teammate mentality and positive attitude and personality required
  • Competent and thorough when completing tasks and managing time
  • Must be extremely detailed oriented
  • Operate the engraver to engrave ATF required information or any custom stenciling on all Horizon Firearms
  • Must possess mechanical competency of firearm schematics and be able to use them to disassemble and reassemble firearms without supervision or direction
  • Stock modification, bedding, woodworking and finishing.
  • Uses hand and machine tools, precision gauges, test instruments and jigs and alignment devices in manufacturing, repairs, modifications and adjustments
  • Perform daily scheduled maintenance on designated equipment
  • Bead blast and paint barreled actions and warranty repair items as needed
  • Ability to build and paint rifles – Application of KG, Durakote, Cerakote on production and custom rifles


  • High school graduate or GED
  • Professional Gunsmith or Armorer’s Certifications preferred
  • General knowledge of the firearms industry and latest technology within the industry
  • High level of respect for firearms safety
  • Mechanically inclined with good manual capabilities and common sense
  • Appreciation for the aesthetic and artistic aspect of unique custom firearms
  • Background in firearms and interest in the industry and the outdoors preferred
  • Must agree to and sign non-compete and non-disclosure agreements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, walking and sitting required up to 10 hours per day (67-100%)
  • Hand and foot usage required up to 10 hours per day (67-100%)
  • Climbing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and twisting required occasionally (33-66%)
  • Frequent lifting and moving up to 50+ pounds (0-33%)

Work Environment (This position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements):

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment; however, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Loud Environments
  • Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
  • Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles