Position Available - Gunsmith / Optics Technician


NIOA is seeking a professional and motivated Gunsmith and Optics Technician to join our busy Armoury and Technical Services team.

• Rewarding and interesting role
• Established and growing Australian company
• Brisbane based, Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm

NIOA is Australasia's leading supplier of firearms, ammunition and related products, servicing the commercial, law enforcement and military markets. We currently have a vacancy in our Armoury and Technical Services team for an experienced Gunsmith to assist with day-to-day maintenance, repair and service requirements.

The successful applicant will have a solid background as a Gunsmith, have supporting trade qualifications and a well-developed understanding of the firearms industry. Experience with the maintenance and repair of optics would be highly desirable but is not essential. As a Gunsmith, you will support the provision of services to both government and commercial customers and be responsible for: 

  • The maintenance and modification of firearms and related equipment 
  • The repair and modification of firearm optics
  • Inspection, troubleshooting and repair of firearms and related equipment
  • Quality control and testing procedures
  • Assisting with goods receiving, storage, and dispatch
  • Operating machinery
  • Ensuring the safe handling of firearms and ammunition
  • Supporting team outputs and coordinating tasks with team members 
  • Other support duties as required.


To be successful in this role you will require demonstrated experience in a similar role or related qualifications and industry knowledge, including:

  • Trade qualifications as a fitter / machinist, toolmaker or similar
  • Knowledge of relevant industry legislation and regulations
  • Experience in threading, chambering and fitting replacement barrels to rifles and pistols
  • Refinishing experience in chemical hot blue, phosphating, and spray-on coatings
  • Sound computer literacy and strong communication skills
  • Experience with automatic engraving machines

The successful applicant will be offered an attractive remuneration package proportionate to their skills and experience. Maintaining a Defence security clearance will be mandatory and relocation costs to Brisbane considered.

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